María Dolores Echeverría Faz


Estudio Juridico Otero
Avenida Apoquindo 3669
13th Floor, Las Candes
Santiago, Chile

Tel: +56 2 361 8900
Fax: +56 2 361 8999


Maria Dolores Echeverría Faz was educated at Universidad de Chile Law School (J.D.) and is a member of the Chilean Bar Association. She speaks Spanish and English. Her practice areas at the firm are Labor, Employment and Immigration Law, Information and Technology, Corporate Law, and General Practice.

She has worked at the firm since 1992 attending, among other areas, general practice for its clients, including matters related to immigration for multinational companies that frequently bring employees or trainees to work in their affiliate companies in Chile, advising them on the appropriate visas, the procedures and documentation required to obtain the visas, ensuring that employers are in compliance when they send employees to Chile, and developing employee policy manuals.

We are a team of experts in our practice areas, efficient in our service, who can be trusted in order to build value to our client’s business through a thorough knowledge of their business and the regulatory framework in which they operate.

Our Law Firm was founded by José A. Otero Bañados in July 21st 1923. In 1957, when Miguel Otero Lathrop returned after achieving a Masters Degree in Compared Law in United States of America, our firm started to develop its international practice, advising a vast variety of international and multinational companies conducting business in Chile, and also Chilean companies and clients doing business outside the country, both in United States and Europe.

Today we are a Law Firm with 90 years of history. We have been able to keep our values and traditions intact, but at the same time, renew and adapt ourselves to the changes of business and law world.

Each generation of lawyers from our Firm has maintained the mission of giving an integral and efficient legal services to our clients, always understanding the sense of their business and giving a special attention to prevent and anticipate eventual issues, integrating client´s objectives and needs. Therefore, our working proposal is based on mutual trust, developing close and personalized relationship.