Cristián Martínez García-Huidobro, Attorney at Law - Managing Partner, Tax & Legal Chile Limitada. Mr. Martínez studied at Saint George’s College (Holy Cross). Graduated (LL.B.) from the School of Law, Universidad Diego Portales.

Mr. Martinez was honored by multinational corporations as one of the most highly recommended Chilean tax and corporate advisors ("International Tax Review", London, December, 2002-2003), working with the largest multinational and local corporations, in both private and public sectors. He advises companies on direct and indirect taxes and in the following matters: Corporate and individual's tax planning; corporate law; M&A; reorganization processes; foreign investments; tax litigation; expatriates & immigration, and on the general practice of law (civil law, commercial law, criminal law, labor law, family law, among other areas).

He coursed a Master in Tax Planning and Tax Compliance for CPAs, at the School of Economics and Administration of Universidad de Santiago de Chile. He holds a Post-graduated program in Tax Law at the same University. He has attended several tax certificates in Chile and in the US, being the last ones "Transfer Pricing", "International Corporate Tax" and "Global Tax Planning & Rules - Asia/Europe Focus".

Prior to TAX & LEGAL CHILE, he worked with KPMG at the Legal & Tax Division, as the IES Country Leader. He also was managing the International Tax Department and was the local attorney in charge of the Global Grants Program. During the years 1996-2000, he worked with Ernst & Young at the Legal & Tax Division, acting as a Tax Planning Advisor. Before that, he was General Counselor for three local companies and also was with the Law Firm "Vicuña, Valdés y Granese".

Mr. Martínez vast experience in tax matters includes the legal assistance to 1st class multinational corporations, local companies and individuals. His main area of expertise is legal strategic planning to achieve client´s projected goals. List of clients available upon request and subject to client´s authorization.

He has being Professor on training courses to clients and Post Graduated Programs in Taxation in certain local universities and institutes. Mr. Martínez is in fact currently Professor of International Taxation and Tax Treaties at the Tax Planning Program of Universidad Mayor. He published articles on important local newspapers and international publications. Member of the Chilean Bar, International Fiscal Association, Chilean Tax Institute and Advisor of the Tax Committee of the National Chamber of Commerce.

Languages: English and Spanish.