At PalmaOrellana Abogados, we ​prioritize assisting our clients in ​achieving their objectives swiftly and ​efficiently, while maintaining rigorous ​standards of excellence and quality in ​our services throughout the process.

Juan Cristobal Palma Orellana

Main Partner

Lawyer and Master of Laws with over a decade of experience ​providing legal counsel to private enterprises and governmental ​entities on corporate and contractual matters. Throughout his ​career, Mr. Palma has held significant roles, including Head of the ​Digital Government Division at the Government of Chile, Counselor ​of the Strategic Programs and Industries Committee (CPIE ​Transforma Chile) at CORFO, Director at RedGealc (Electronic ​Government Network of Latin America and the Caribbean), and ​Deputy General Manager of the Strategic Program Sé Santiago ​Smart City at CORFO. He also served as Counselor in the ​Presidential Advisory Committee for Higher Education Reform, ​provided counsel to the Technological Revolution chapter of the ​National Innovation Council, and currently serves as an external ​project evaluator at ANID, the National Research and Development ​Agency (formerly CONICYT).

Mr. Palma previously held the positions of President of the Student ​Federation, President of the Law Students Board, and President ​and Co-founder of ALUMNI at Alberto Hurtado University. He is ​also a member of the Chilean Bar Association, Colegio de ​Abogados A.G.

Expertise &


Corporate Governance

Strong corporate governance ​ensures risk mitigation, investor ​attraction, performance ​enhancement, and long-term ​stakeholder value by ​implementing robust policies and ​regular audits to ensure ​compliance.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property drives ​innovation, creativity, and ​economic growth, requiring ​effective asset management for ​competitive advantages and ​market presence through ​continuous monitoring and ​proactive enforcement ​strategies.

IT & Data Privacy

Data privacy is crucial in the ​digital era, demanding legal ​compliance to protect against ​data breaches, identity theft, ​and cyber threats through ​regular security assessments ​and employee training programs.

Business &

Consumers Law

Business and consumer laws are ​vital for ethical practices, ​customer trust, and avoiding ​legal liabilities in commercial ​transactions by staying updated ​with legal developments and ​offering transparent ​communication with clients.

International Projects

International projects are pivotal ​for global cooperation, economic ​progress, sustainability, and ​require strategic partnerships, ​global expertise, and cultural ​adaptability for success, along ​with meticulous project planning ​and risk management strategies.

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Isidora Goyenechea 3250 Of. 301

Las Condes, Santiago de Chile


(+56) 9 424 17954