Manuel Blanco


Prior to joining Aninat Abogados, Mr. Blanco was a partner at Aninat Schwencke; a senior associate at Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego & Dörr, Santiago; an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York; and an associate at Blanco y Cía., Santiago.

He has been a director of public and closed corporations, a member of the Columbia Global Center of Santiago’s Advisory Board, a member of the American-Chilean Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM Chile), and the Chairman of its Legal Committee.

Manuel is also a member of the Chilean Bar Association’s Ethics Tribunal.

  • Columbia University, Columbia Law School, LL.M., New York, 1996. 
  • Universidad de Chile, School of Economics and Business, Diploma in Economics for Lawyers, 1994. 
  • University of Chile, School of Law, Magna cum laude, 1990.
  • Corporate law
  • M&A
  • Antitrust
  • Foreign Investment
  • Energy
  • Litigation
  • Insolvency and debt restructuring
  • Chilean Bar Association.
  • Reserve Officer of the Chilean Navy.
  • He has been recognized by the specialized publications The Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 in the “Corporate and M&A” categories as Highly regarded. Additionally, in Energy and Infrastructure, he is acknowledged as a leading lawyer in the areas of Real Estate and Energy.
  • Member of the Probono Foundation, also being a member of its Advisory Council.