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Gonzalo Valenzuela S., American lawyer, specializing in the field of General Practice, Litigation, Mining Law, Energy Law.


Valenzuela S., Gonzalo was born on August 13, 1967 in Santiago, Chile.


L'Alliance Française-Sacred Hearts French Fathers, Diego Portales University (1990). Washington College of Law, American University (Master of Laws, International Trade and Environmental Law). Spoken languages: English and Spanish.


Worked at Urrutia & Cia (Santiago) specializing in Natural Resources and Environmental Law, Mining Law, Trade Law, Foreign Investment, Banking, Mergers and Acquisition, Taxation, Telecommunications and General Commercial Law, Domestic and International Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1994, Chile. Foreign Investment Seminar, University of Chile, 1993.

Author: "Contracts in Mining Law." Law Clerk, Urrutia & Company, 1989-1993. Associate, Urrutia & Company, 1994. Member: Chilean Bar Association.

The law offices were started in Concepción (Former Capital) by Antonio Urrutia y Mendiburu's brother-in-law, Juan Martinez de Rozas, in 1795. Juan Martinez de Rozas was the intellectual leader of the Chilean independence and Vice President of the first Chilean independent government. While in Concepción, Urrutia's Law Firm gave advice to the local government and major family interests in the region.

In 1938, Enrique Urrutia Manzano practiced in the judicial power and moved residence to Santiago. In 1970, he became President of the Chilean Supreme Court. Today, the Firm has American, Canadian and European corporations among its clients.

Irs current foreign clients' planned investments amount to approximately 2 billon US dollars. Urrutia y Cía. has working relations with attorneys in all major cities throughout Chile. In addition, the firm has a close association with several law firms in the United States, Canada, England and Spain and working relations with leading law firms in Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay and Nicaragua.


  • Other Work

    • Author: "Contracts in Mining Law." Law Clerk, Urrutia & Company, 1989-1993. Associate, Urrutia & Company, 1994.


Member: Chilean Bar Association.