Sebastián Melero

Associate / Chile
  • Practice areas / Corporate / M&A - Infrastructure and Projects
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Member of the Corporate / M&A team. His professional practice is mainly focused in advising Chilean and foreign companies in domestic and international transactions, including stock and asset deals, as well as corporate restructuring, joint-ventures, gorporate governance and other corporate and securities matters. Over the last years he has stand out advising nonprofit organizations which purpose is to improve education and to overcome poverty.


Work experience

  • Abril 2014 - a la actualidad Senior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • Diciembre 2011 - Diciembre 2012 Paralegal

    Carey & Cía Abogados




Featured Cases

  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. Chile 2017-2018

    Advice to BBVA on the sale of approximately 68.17% of the stockholding in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile to The Bank of Nova Scotia for a purchase price US$ 2.200M. (approx.).

  • Empresa Nacional de Energía Enex S.A. Chile 2014-2017

    Counsel to Enex on acquistion of the Terminal de Combustibles PMC and Oleoducto ERSA-PMC located in Puerto Ventanas, for a purchase price US $ 23.5M.

  • Cencosud S.A. Chile 2014-2015

    Counsel to Cencosud in the selling of 51% of its credit card business to Scotiabank, for US$280M.

  • Grupo Bupa Chile 2016

    Counsel to Grupo Bupa in the aquisition of 17.35% of Bupa Chile S.A. to Inmobiliaria Atlantis S.A. by the subsidiary Grupo Bupa Sanitas Chile Uno SpA, for the amount of US$ 100M. (approx).





  • 2014 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica / Chile Bachelor of Laws

  • 2016 Graduated Pontificia Universidad Católica / Chile Corporate Governance



  • Antitrust Commission of Chilean Bar Association
  • International Relations Commission of Chilean Bar Association
  • Chilean Bar Association

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Research Professor of Center of Corporate Governance

    Assistant - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Activity - to date

    Assistant of Economic Law I and II

    Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Activity - to date

    Assistant of Commercial Law

    Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Activity - Junio 2012

    Assistant of International Public Law

    Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Seminars and Conferences

  • Panelist Entrepreneurship conference “Endeavor Experiences Frutillar 2018”, by Endeavor Foundation Chile Frutillar, Región de Los Lagos Chile August 2018