Alfonso Silva is partner and head of Carey y Cía.’s Corporate-Telecom Group. His practice areas span, in general, corporate and business law, financing, mergers and acquisitions and, specially, all regulatory and transactional aspects related to the telecommunications industry, including the Telecom law and regulations, concessions, licenses and permits, state contracts, amongst others.
Mr. Silva has been appointed representative and/or board member of several multinational companies that operate in Chile, including banks. Additionally, he is a member of the Cambridge Society of Chile since 1993 and director of the same since 2009 and also a member of the board of the Chilean Direct Selling Association since 1994. He is also an officer of the IBA Communications Committee since 2010 (in the position of Representative for Latin America). Likewise, Mr. Silva is a member of the Chilean Bar Association since 1988 and member of its Ethics Committee since 2009.
Mr. Silva studied law at the Universidad de Chile and, in 1985, was there appointed as Assistant Professor of Administrative Law. In 1988, he was admitted to the Bar. Additionally, he received the British Council Award (1992) and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of Cambridge (1993). He has also been Visiting Professor of the Master of Informatics and Telecommunications Law at the Universidad de Chile during 2005, 2007 and 2009.