Diego Hormazábal


+56 2 2928 2226

His practice focuses on advising clients on personal and corporate tax planning, local and international tax consulting, taxation of corporate restructuring and reorganizations and tax litigation.


  • To family groups on the design of business restructuring and in the process of voluntary declarations of capital abroad.
  •  To several local and foreign companies on their defenses against the Chilean Internal Revenue Service´s audit processes and tax determinations.
  • To several companies on tax issues related to foreign investments in Chile.


  • Assistant Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de los Andes (2015-2018).
  • Winner of the Annual Law Thesis Award, Honorable Chamber of Representatives (2013).
  • Teaching Assistant of Procedural Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2010-2013).
  • Executive Director, Center for Legal Studies "Ius Novum" (2010-2011).


  • Co-Author of the article "El Embargo de Cuentas Bancarias", Revista de Derecho, Universidad Católica del Norte (2015).
  • Author of the article "La Reforma a la Justicia Civil en Chile. Novedades en Torno a la Investigación del Patrimonio del Ejecutado en el Proyecto de Nuevo Código Procesal Civil", Estudios de Derecho de la Judicatura, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2013).
  • Author of the article "La Tutela Ejecutiva del Crédito: Una Mirada desde la Eficiencia y Eficacia de la Ejecución de Cara a la Reforma del Proceso Civil Chileno"Revista Estudios Jurídicos Democracia y Justicia (2012).
  • Research project "Principles of the Executive Credit Protection", FONDECYT (2011).
  • Research project "To a New Insolvency Justice", FONDECYT (2010).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Summa Cum Laude).
  • LL.M., Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (LL.M. Distinction and Dean's List) (Georgetown Merit Scholarship and Becas Chile) (2019).
  • Professor Raul Le Roy Award, given annually to the best student of each class of Law School (2010).
  • R.P. Eduardo Lobos SS.CC. Award to the best Bachelor in Legal Sciences (2013).


  • Chile (2015).


  • Spanish.
  • English.