Rodrigo Saffirio


Clients say Rodrigo Saffirio “is an experienced professional, is always available and has good organisational skills.”

– Chambers and Partners Latin America


He has extensive experience in M&A, banking, finance and securities and capital markets transactions, as well as providing ongoing corporate advice to a number of permanent clients.

He has acted in a wide range of banking and finance operations, including structured financing projects, bond issuances and syndicated loan agreements. He has also lead a significant number of merger and acquisition transactions on behalf of clients from the retail, insurance, real estate, energy, finance, transport and mining industries, among others.

Work experience
  • Partner, Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (since 2016);
  • Associate, Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (2013-2016);
  • International Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, USA (2012-2013);
  • Associate, Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (2009-2012);
  • Associate, Bofill Mir Abogados (2007-2009);
  • Associate, FerradaNehme (2005-2007);
  • Associate, Morales & Besa (2004- 2005).
  • LL.M., New York University, USA (2012);
  • LL.M., Business Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2008);
  • Accepted to practice law by the Supreme Court of Chile (2004);
  • J.D. (summa cum laude), Universidad de Chile (2004).
Academic activities
  • Profesor, Company Law and Company Finance Law, LL.M. programme, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (until 2018).
Awards and acknowledgments
  • Chambers and Partners Latin America: Banking & Finance (Band 4);
  • The Legal 500: “Next Generation Partner”- Corporate/M&A;
  • The Legal 500: “Recommended Lawyer”- Banking & Finance;
  • Latin Lawyer 250: Highlighted in Corporate and M&A;
  • Best Lawyers: Recommended in Capital Markets Law and Banking and Finance Law;
  • Beca Bicentenario-Chile: Scolarship for postgraduate study outside of Chile (2012).
  • Chilean Bar Association.
Publications and seminars
  • Co-author, “Getting the Deal Through – Corporate Governance in Chile”, Law Business Research Ltd., International Bar Association (2010 and 2011).