Héctor Juan Hernández


+56 2 2928 2231

His practice is focused on criminal law, specially in white collar crimes, industrial and intellectual property crimes, conflict solving, crisis management and compliance matters regarding Criminal Responsibility of Liability for Legal Entities. 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.


  • Teaching Assistant of Commercial Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2014).
  • 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).


  • Chile (2014).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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