Francisca Franzani

+56 2 2928 2207

Her practice focuses on all areas of criminal law, especially in complex litigation in white collar crimes, anti-corruption, money laundering, fraud, robs and industrial and intellectual property crimes.


  • Graña y Montero (G&M) and Adexus on three arbitration processes initiated by Sistemas y Redes, Asesorías e Inversiones Busso and Carlos Busso (shareholders and former sole owners of Adexus), for declaring the unenforceability and nullity of the acts that led G&M to acquire 91% of Adexus, including indemnification of damages for USD50 million which ended on a deduction of criminal actions on both sides, reaching a favorable agreement for G&M which involved the acquisition of 100% of Adexus and the withdrawal of all actions against them.
  • Several national and multinational companies on the defense of the company regarding investigated crimes of corruption in relation with criminal liability of legal entities and frauds.
  • Several multinational companies regarding investigated offenses of white collar crimes.
  • Several leading money transportation companies before the Public Prosecutor´s Office and Criminal Courts regarding criminal investigations of armed robbery cases involving large money sums.
  • A pharmaceutical holding facing enforcement actions by local law authorities on counts of bribery and money laundering.
  • A multinational education group on its defense before the Public Prosecutor´s Office regarding bribery, money laundering, incompatible negotiation, tax offenses, among other investigated crimes.


  • Professor of Procedural Law, Universidad Alberto Hurtado (since 2016).
  • Research Assistant in Civil Procedure, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2007-2008).
  • Teaching Assistant of Law and Society in Criminal Matters, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2005).
  • Coordination Assistant of the Jurisprudence Magazine, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2003-2004).
  • Member of the Chilean Institute of Criminal Laws.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


  • Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.
  • Degree in Criminal Procedure and Litigation Reform, Universidad Alberto Hurtado (2011).
  • Degree in Economic Criminal Law and Criminal Liability of the companies, Universidad de Talca (2014).
  • Summer School on Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany (2017).


  • Chile (2010).


  • Spanish.
  • English.