Juan Cristóbal Schmidt


Description Juan Cristóbal, counsel of the Capital Market group at Barros & Errazuriz, has more than 16 years of experience as a lawyer, and has focused his professional practice in the area of capital markets, in which he specializes in financing, public offering of securities and investment funds, both in domestic market and foreign markets.

Likewise, he has experience in matters of corporate governance through the advising of open corporations, together with aspects of regulatory compliance to entities subject to the control of the Commission for the Financial Market.

He is also part of the Compliance area of the firm, with special focus in financial regulated entities.

Professional experience

  • Counsel, Barros & Errázuriz, since 2009.
  • Foreign associate, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, United States, 2007.


  • Negociación Course (PIL), Harvard University School of Law, Cambridge, United States.
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Duke Law School, North Carolina, United States.
  • Law School, Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile.


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Latest Recognitions

  • Associate to watch, Chambers Latin America 2021, Chile, Capital Markets.
  • Notable Practitioner, IFRL 1000 2020, Chile, Capital Markets.