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Board of Directors

Matías Araya Varela


Founding partner of Araya & Cía. He has over 14 years of experience advising the main agro-export companies in Chile and Peru in all matters related to International Commercial Law and Agricultural Law. He is a specialized arbitrator of the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation (DRC) and adviser to the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Chile Council. He has been recognized for three consecutive years as the “leader in his area” by the prestigious British publication Chambers & Partners.

Sebastián Leiva Astorga


Partner / Araya & Cía. With more than ten years of expertise advising large companies, especially in the agriculture, Water Law, Agricultural Law and Natural Resources areas. He has participated as exhibitor in various public and private seminars, where topics related to Water Rights have been addressed. He has also published articles in specialized magazines and mass media on these matters.



Partner of the firm since 2018, he leads the International Trade area of Araya & Cía. He has advised several national and foreign companies mainly linked to the agribusiness. He has vast experience in international contracting and international arbitration. He has developed articles for specialized magazines and media, addressing issues of International Commercial Law.