Héctor Vallejos  
Partner

hvallejos@ub-co.com

Education

Lawyer, Universidad Gabriela Mistral, Santiago, Chile 1995
New York University, New York, United States (1998-1999)
Certificate in International Business and Finance
Certificate in International Relations
IATA Institute, Geneva, Switzerland (July 2001)
Aviation contract law
The SEC Institute, New York, United States (2001 and 2006 update)
Reports for foreign entities before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Spoken Languages

Spanish, English

Personal Practice Summary

Hector Vallejos has a vast experience in large financial, international and corporate transactions, working for first tier companies in multi-jurisdictional operations.

Likewise, through his work he has facilitated, on the one hand, the incorporation of sophisticated and innovative international financial products and services to the Chilean market and, on the other hand, the access to international markets for national clients.

In the field of international trade, he has served as an arbitrator for international organizations.

He also has vast experience in the implementation of international standards in corporate governance of chilean  companies,  also he had the opportunity to work with senior management on sensitive franchise issues over the course of his career, in a continuing effort to protect the employer’s image and reduce long-term operating risks.

Professional Experience

Partner, Ubilla y Cia. Abogados (January 2020-present)

Banco de Chile (Chilean subsidiary of Citigroup N.A.) - Chief Legal Counsel, International and Financial Area, Investment Banking, Reporting  and Financial Control (August 2004 - July 2019)

Banco de Chile - Head of Global Connectivity Affairs between Banco de Chile and Citigroup (July 2009 - July 2019)

FCA Arbitrator, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2015-2017)

Latam Airlines, Senior In-house Corporate Legal Counsel (2001-2002)

Banco Edwards, In- House Legal Counsel, International and Financial/Banedwards Brokerage House  (1994-1998)