María Paz Aguirre

Senior Associate

Lawyer from the Universidad de Concepción where she graduated with maximum distinction. Paz has more than 12 years’ corporate experience in various fields. She worked in her early years with forestry companies (Mininco/CMPC) on regulatory, civil, and commercial matters. Later, she worked as a senior associate of a law firm in the banking area (Banco de Chile) in company structuring, powers of attorney, loans, guarantees, real estate title studies, and purchases.

In 2015 she joined Chirgwin where she has expanded her experience with foreign clients mainly in M&A, commercial contracts, and foreign investment into Chile. She has worked with Chilean and foreign companies in a variety of fields (including renewable energy, agribusiness, tire manufacturing and trade, and mining), providing advice on corporate and corporate governance issues, contracts, real estate, and regulatory matters. She was co-author of the chapter “Corporate Governance and Shareholder Protection” and a contributor to the British Chilean Chamber of Commerce Book “Doing Business in Chile”.

Studies and Experience

  • Lawyer, Universidad de Concepción (2009).
  • Internship at the Public Notary’s Office and Real Estate Registry of Mrs. Elizabeth Aedo Ormeño (2004).
  • Assistant in the area of ​​acts and contracts at Sandoval & Latsague Abogados (2007 – 2008).
  • Associate Lawyer at Abogados Larraín & Cia. (2008 – 2013).
  • Partner at Córdoba & Aguirre Abogados (2013 – 2015).
  • Senior Associate at Chirgwin (since May 2015).
María Paz Aguirre

María Paz Aguirre

Senior Associate
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Areas of Expertise

Technology, Innovation and Data
Technology and innovation are part of the DNA of our firm. Therefore, we provide a continual program of training and specialization to all our staff in these matters. This allows...
Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment
Our team provides strategic, regulatory, and personalized advice in the telecommunications area, including local telephony, satellite and mobile communication, and the Internet. In addition, we represent our clients before the...
Trademarks and Patents
We have a highly trained team that provides comprehensive advice on Intellectual Property matters according to the needs of our clients in the different industries in which they operate. We...
Low Bono
Chirgwin’s Low Bono practice area is focused on clients, for-profit or non-profit, who exceed the income threshold for Pro Bono representation, but who cannot afford the attorneys’ fees of a...
Mining
Our team advises companies in the mining sector in the development and operation of all types of projects, providing them with the necessary legal support, either to start a new...
Free Competition
In a market as concentrated as Chile, compliance with the rules on free competition is a strategic element in the survival of any company. Our team, led by consultants with...

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We invite you to visit our new website, which can be accessed through the domain https://chirgwin.cl/. In the following video, you can see guidance on navigation on our site. In the new format, you will be able to...

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