Fernando Barros


Fernando, together with being a founding partner of Barros & Errázuriz, is responsible for the tax area and also participates actively in other specialties, such as the development of investment projects, implementation of corporate and financial structures, analysis of business strategies, all with a focus on the development of new business or modernization of those already existing.

Professional experience

  • Partner, Barros & Errázuriz, desde 1988.
  • Dean, School of Law, Universidad Finis Terrae, 2000 – 2003.
  • Senior Manager, KPMG Peat Marwick, 1985 – 1988.


  • Visiting Scholar, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, England, 1998-1999.
  • Negotiation Courses (PIL), Harvard University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 1993 and 1996.
  • Law School, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Degree awarded with maximum distinction, 1982.


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the National Arbitration Center.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Pro Bono Foundation.
  • Counselor of Sofofa, since 2005.
  • Chariman of the Constitution and Public Guarantees Committee and Member of the Corporate Governance Commission, SOFOFA.
  • Chairman of the Board, Oxiquim S.A.
  • Vice President, Agrosuper S.A.
  • Director, Socovesa S.A.
  • Director, Company Cervecera Kunstmann S.A.
  • Director, Altiplano Foundation
  • Director and Vice President, ICARE, 2005 – 2011.
  • Board Advisor, Independencia S.A. Administradora de Fondos de Inversión.

Latest Recognitions

  • Leading Lawyer, Legal 500 2019, Chile, Tax.
  • Leading Lawyer, Legal 500 2019, Chile, Corporate/M&A.
  • Eminent Practitioner, Chambers Latin America 2021, Chile, Tax.
  • Band 4, Chambers Latin America 2021, Chile, Corporate/M&A.
  • Highly Regarded, IFRL 1000 2020, Chile, Corporate/M&A.

Practice Areas


  • Consumer Productos & Retail
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Private Equity & Funds
  • Real State & Construction