Matías Apparcel

Brief info

Law, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, 2011.


Matías has extensive experience advising Chilean and foreign clients in various corporate, financial, and tax matters, serving as Legal Counsel in mergers, acquisitions, and capital increases of technology companies in the region.

He is currently the director of the Chile-Portugal Chamber of Commerce and oversees our office in Portugal, making Apparcel Uriarte Abogados the first Chilean firm to maintain permanent offices in the country. He primarily advises companies on their operations and expansion to Chile and Latin America, as well as investors on immigration and expatriation matters.

He previously worked as an associate lawyer in the entrepreneurship and new business area of the law firm Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría.

Co-author of the book “Cortando el queque: cómo dividir las acciones sin dividir a los socios” (Kindle Edition).

Languages: Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese.


  • Chambers and Partners– Fintech Legal – Leading Individual (2022, 2023)
  • The Legal 500 – “Venture Capital 2022” – Next Generation Partner
  • The Legal 500 – “Venture Capital 2023” – Recommended Lawyer
  • Leaders League – “Fintech” (2022, 2023, 2024)
  • Leaders League – “Venture Capital” (2022, 2023, 2024)
  • Best Lawyers – “Venture Capital 2024” Leaders in Law – “Venture Capital Lawyer of the year in Chile” 2023
  • Leaders in Law – “Venture Capital Lawyer of the year in Chile” 2023
  • Chambers and Partners – Fintech 2024 – Ranked Individual


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