Héctor Juan Hernández


+56 2 2928 2231

His practice is focused mainly on compliance, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, corporate crime risk management, internal investigations, ethics and compliance programs, corporate law and general practice. He previously worked as a member of Carey’s Corporate and M&A Group.


  • Danone, a French multinational food company, on the sale of its subsidiary to Watt's, a Chilean listed company.
  • Mesoamerica, a leading M&A advisory and private equity firm in Latin America focused on Central America and the Andean Region, on the due diligence process and acquisition of a majority stake of Unifood, a leading group in the Chilean fast-food industry.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation on the international bid and sale process of 50% of  Compañía Minera Zaldívar  to Antofagasta Minerals for an amount of USD1.005 billion, including the negotiation of the shareholder agreement and the structuring of the joint venture.
  • Alpek, Mexican petrochemical company, on the negotiation and preparation of foreign and local agreements related to the acquisition of Aislapol.
  • Cinépolis, a Mexican multiplex chain, on the acquisition of Cine Hoyts, the largest cinema chain in Chile.


  • Visiting Professor of Commercial Law and Corporate Compliance, Universidad Diego Portales (2018).
  • Teaching Assistant of Commercial Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2014-2017).
  • Researcher and Collaborator, Centro de Negociación, Universidad Católica de Chile (2012-2013).
  • Teaching Assistant of Administrative Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2012-2013).
  • Teaching Assistant of Criminal Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2011-2013).
  • Writer and Researcher, Clase Ejecutiva, El Mercurio (2012).
  • Teaching Assistant of International Public Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2010-2011).


  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the book "The Corporate Governance Review", Law Business Research (2017).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Degree in Negotiation and Coaching, Social and Business Skills, Universidad Católica de Chile (2012).
  • Legal Reasoning Course, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2014).
  • Compliance and Corporate Governance Course, Universidad del Desarrollo (2018).


  • Chile (2014).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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