Ariel Castillo

Associate / Chile

Member of the Tax and International Trade team. His practice focuses on tax advice and consultacy to domestic and foreign clients, personal and corporate tax planning, restructruring and reorganization processes, international taxation, investments and financing structuring, and cross-border transactions and reorganizations.


Work experience

  • 2014 - present Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2013 Corporate paralegal

    Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana




Featured Cases

  • Various 2015

    A multinational group on the reorganization of their Chilean investments, financing structuring, and redomiciliation of their holding companies incorporated in tax havens.

  • Chile 2017

    An american television company on the structuring of their activities in Chile, acquisition projects, and obtaining confirmation of their activities taxation before the Chilean tax authority.

  • Chile 2014

    A state company on the structuring of its bidding models for the construction of its public works, obtaining confirmations before Chilean IRS, preparation of several international taxation reports.

  • Various 2017

    A multinational transport enterprise group on the reorganization of its international investments, financing structure, and preparing several reports on the fiscal effects of their decisions.



  • December 2015 Santiago - Chile

    Critical analysis on VAT taxation of intellectual and industrial property transactions

    Ariel Castillo Sapiains y Arturo Selman Nahum - Anuario de Derecho Tributario, Universidad Diego Portales, N°7, Año 2015 Ver publicación
  • 12 April, 2022 Chile

    PPU Chile has counselled Inversiones Enex in the purchase of 16 Ok Market and Oxxo convenience stores

    Ver publicación
  • 4 January, 2022 Chile

    Concerns about cross-border mergers of Chilean companies

    Ver publicación


  • 2013 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile / Chile Lawyer



  • Tax Law Chilean Institute

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2013 - to date

    Professor of Tax Law course of Labour and Citizenship Diploma

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities 2015 - to date

    Assistant Professor of undergraduate courses Tax Law I y Tax Law II

    Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Seminars and Conferences