Carey appoints three new partners for the areas of tax, labor and banking and finance law
Attorneys Manuel Alcalde, Francisco Arce and Fernando Noriega were promoted to partners at Carey, the largest law firm in Chile. With these promotions, the firm, which has more than 270 professionals in its legal area, now has 37 partners.
Manuel Alcalde is part of the Tax group and focuses his practice on structuring corporate, personal and family businesses, local and international tax consulting, mergers and acquisitions, project financing, cross-border operations and tax litigation.
He received his law degree from the Universidad Catolica and he has an LL.M. in International Taxation from the NYU School of Law as well as an Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business from New York University – Stern School of Business. He also earned an LL.M. in Tax Administration and Management from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. In addition, he is a professor of Tax Law at the Universidad de Los Andes.
He has worked at Carey since 2006. In 2014 he served as a foreign associate at Linklaters law firm, in New York, and from 2018 to February of this year he served as Head of Tax Policy for the Ministry of Finance.
Francisco Arce is part of the Labor group and focuses his practice on comprehensive advice to employers in labor matters, be it corporate, contractual, union, collective bargaining or litigation. He received his law degree from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, has a Diploma in Labor Law and Social Security in Business from the Universidad Católica (2008) and a Master in Labor Law from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2012).
Francisco has been recognized by various foreign publications such as Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, among others, and is also a regular speaker at seminars on Labor Law, both in Chile and abroad.
Fernando Noriega is part of the Banking and Finance practice group, and focuses his practice mainly on banking law, credit operations, project financing, as well as the issuance of corporate debt securities, the stock market and foreign investment. He studied Law at Universidad de Chile and has an LL.M. in Banking Law and Financial Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (2015).
Between 2015 and 2016, Fernando worked as a foreign associate at White & Case in New York. He is the author and co-author of various publications related to Banking and Finance at a local and global level and has been recognized by various foreign publications for his work, including Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.