Gabriel  Silva  Ruz

Name Partner

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Lawyer, titled year 2007.

Diploma in Criminal Procedural Law UNAB, year 2005. 

L.L.M, Universidad del Desarrollo, 2011


With more than fourteen years of experience in family law and one of the first lawyers to be selected to be part of a litigation office dedicated exclusively to family litigation, Gabriel has established himself as a true specialist in the field, being recognized and considered a reference by his peers, which led him to be Director of the second updated edition of the Thomson Reuters publishing house’s book: "Strategy and Practical Professional Family Practice", and to be selected as member of training workshops on managing and conducting hearings aimed for family Judges at national level.


He is recognized for his critical sense and thoroughness in the preparation, negotiation and analysis of complex causes, these qualities have led him to advise and defend high profile people and high patrimony with sensitivity and discretion in complex cases of termination of marriage and parenting.


Prior to founding Varela Silva, Gabriel worked in the public sector and in the administration of justice, where he acquired the experience he displays in the private sector nowadays.


He has given Key Note speeches on family law issues in different institutions, both public and private.


The lawyers of Varela Silva are members of the Bar Association and the Association of Family Lawyers of Chile.