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Fernando Jamarne

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Studies: New York University, Master of Laws, 1986.

Universidad de Chile, LLB graduated Law School, 1980.
Languages: Spanish - English - Portuguese


Fernando Jamarne joined the firm as a partner in 2001. His practice covers a wide range of business topics, specialized in business and financial transactions. In addition, he structures international transactions for local and foreign clients, provides advice on company mergers and acquisitions, and has extensive experience in banking legislation and corporate finance. He participated in the privatization process of water companies. Has extensive experience in public bids as well as bond issuance and syndicated loans.

Before joining Alessandri Abogados, Mr. Jamarne was the General Counsel of The Chase Manhattan Bank, Chilean Branch Office; was an international advisor to BankBoston in Boston, Massachusetts; worked as lawyer for the World Bank’s Central America and the Caribbean Region, in Washington D.C.; and as a lawyer for the Central Bank of Chile’s General Counsel´s Office. He was a visiting lawyer at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York in 1986, after obtaining his Master of Laws.

Fernando Jamarne is a director in numerous leading companies in the services, communications, insurance and financial industries.


Doing Business 2019 report, Insolvency, Chile.

Mr. Jamarne is the author of a number of articles and documents published by the Central Bank of Chile and Universidad de Chile, such as “The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)”, “Characteristics of savings instruments” and “Minors in conflict with the Law”. ”. Collaborator of national and foreign publications related to “Doing Business in Chile” of the British Chilean Chamber and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and The World Bank. He also cooperates annually with the publications “Enforcement of Money Judgments” and “Interim Measures in International Arbitration”, both from the publisher Juris Publishing Inc.

Academic activity

He was assistant professor of Economic Law at Universidad de Chile, and was a speaker at Universidad Católica de Chile.

Actively participates in several boards and committees as a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and of the American Bar Association (ABA). He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and of the International Insolvency Institute.

Beyond legal

  • Technical Director of the Santiago Marathon 2008 – to date. South America’s most important race in the marathon distance, which takes place every year in April and it joins together more than  30,000 athletes including more than 6,000 foreigners.
  • Director of the AIMS (International Association of Marathons and Road Races).
  • Vice-president of the Chilean Athletic Federation 2005-2013.
  • President of Corporación Maratón 2014 – 2017.
  • He participates as a speaker at international symposia and conferences on matters related to the implementation of distance running.
  • He has written an article called “The Perfect Running Party” , on the Santiago Marathon, published by the Magazine Distance Running, 2013.




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