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Mario Silva

Partner / Chile
  • Practice areas / Tax and International Trade
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner of PPU expert in Tax Law with more than 25 years of experience. He has represented important clients in the acquisition of domestic and foreign entities and businesses. He is recognized as a lawyer specialized in tax planning, business reorganizations and business tax structuring and mergers and acquisitions.

Key partner and co-head of department Mario Silva is frequently called upon to advise on a broad range of tax matters. According to clients, "he is a very intelligent and prestigious lawyer," with "a comprehensive and prudent insight." Band 2 – Chambers and Partners – Tax
He is brilliant. He is extremely client and business-oriented and is dedicated Chambers & Partners2019 - Tax
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Work experience

  • 1995 - 1999 Lawyer

    Independent Practice

  • 1999 - 2001 Lawyer

    Silva y Lyon Consultores

  • 2001 - 2014 Partner

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 1989 - 1995 Manager Tax Department

    Coopers & Lybrand Chile

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

  • October 2017 Santiago Chile

    PPU elegida como la "Mejor Firma Tributaria de Chile 2017"

    Mario Silva - Diario Financiero see publication
  • September 2017 Santiago Chile

    Abogados apoyan que SII mantenga exclusividad en acción penal

    Mario Silva - Diario Financiero see publication
  • Agosto 2017 Santiago Chile

    Instituto de Derecho Tributario renueva directorio

    Mario Silva - Diario Financiero see publication
  • April 2017 Santiago Chile

    Interventor de Masvida firma acuerdo con Nexus y propone crear una nueva isapre

    Mario Silva - El Mercurio see publication
  • March 2015 Santiago Chile

    Hugo Silva, comprador del terreno de Machalí, analiza acciones legales contra Caval

    Mario Silva - El Mercurio see publication
  • March 2015 Santiago Chile

    Querella por estafa y diligencias en casa de Dávalos reabren flanco para La Moneda

    Mario Silva - Pulso see publication
  • March 2015 Santiago Chile

    Caval: Tribunal deberá resolver si levanta prohibición de cobrar cheque de $2 mil millones

    Mario Silva - El Mercurio see publication
  • May 2015 Santiago Chile

    El monopolio de las querellas

    Mario Silva - La Segunda see publication
  • June 2015 Santiago Chile

    Instituto Chileno de Derecho Tributario renueva su Consejo Directivo

    Mario Silva - El Mercurio Legal see publication
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Studies

  • 1987 Lawyer Universidad de Chile

  • 1995 Master Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile MBA Executive

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Memberships

  • Bar Association of Chile, Chile
  • Cahiers’ Committee of the International Fiscal Association IFA
  • Advisory Board Member Director of IBS
  • Director of Instituto Chileno de Derecho Tributario, Chile 2011
  • Director of the International Fiscal Association IFA, Chile 2012
  • Vice – president of Instituto Chileno de Derecho Tributario, Chile 2013
  • President of Instituto Chileno de Derecho Tributario, Chile 2017
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Derecho Tributario

    Teaching - Universidad de Chile
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Speaker Seminars Treaties to Avoid Double Taxation Mexico, Canada, Argentina, Spain, Great Britain, Peru, Brazil