Arturo Selman




Tax and International Trade

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“Arturo Selman is a very good professional with extensive expertise in tax litigation, who cares about giving excellent service and always tries to go beyond what is requested”. Chambers and Partners, 2024.

Partner of the tax team of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría. His professional practice focuses on the resolution of tax controversies, both in administrative and judicial proceedings. He has been recognized for 4 consecutive years in the category of Rising Stars in Tax by The Legal 500. He has more than 10 years of experience and has participated and successfully led different types of proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service and highly complex tax litigation before the Tax and Customs Courts and Superior Courts of Justice in matters of national and international taxation and transfer pricing. He also provides advice and representation before the General Treasury of the Republic, before Municipalities in matters of municipal patents and performs tax consulting on various issues related to national and international taxation. Before joining Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría, he worked in the Tax Litigation Office of the Legal Sub-Directorate of the Internal Revenue Service.

In the academic field, he is Professor of the Master’s Degree in Tax Law and of the Diplomas in Tax Modernization and Tax Legislation, all at the Law School of the Universidad de Chile. He is Professor of the Diplomas in Taxation and Business Taxation at the School of Economics and Business of the Universidad de Chile and Professor of the Master in Tax Law at the Universidad Diego Portales. He is Director of the Tax Law Yearbook of Universidad Diego Portales, member of the Chilean Institute of Tax Law, associate of the International Fiscal Association, author of several academic articles and frequently participates in conferences, seminars and lectures on the subject. Arturo Selman – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría 



Taxation (approved with maximum distinction)
Universidad de Chile (Santiago, Chile)
Tax Procedural Law
Universidad de Chile (Santiago, Chile)
Universidad de Chile (Santiago, Chile)
Corte Suprema de Justicia (Santiago, Chile)
Legal and Social Sciences (graduated in third place of his class)
Universidad Diego Portales (Santiago, Chile)


Spanish, English

Work experience

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2019 - 2022
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2013 - 2018
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2012 - 2013
Servicio de Impuestos Internos, Oficina de Litigación Tributaria, Subdirección Jurídica
2010 - 2012
Del Río Izquierdo Abogados


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  • Director of the Tax Law Yearbook, Universidad Diego Portales (2019 - currently)
  • Editorial Committee of the Tax Law Yearbook, Universidad Diego Portales" (2018-2018)
  • Member of the committee of the Internal Revenue Service in charge of reviewing the study materials of the 2nd version of the Diploma in Tax
  • Procedural Law, taught by the University of Chile to officials of the aforementioned institution (2013 - 2013).
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA) - Chilean Branch
  • Chilean Institute of Tax Law
  • International Business Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma

Academic and Teaching Activities

    • 2019 - CURRENTLY
    • Master in Tax Law: Professor of the modules: "Tax Audit, Conflicts and Tax Litigation" and "Challenging Actions in Tax Law". Professor of the AFET Degree Exam and Professor of the AFET Thesis Guide
    • PROFESSOR - Universidad de Chile School of Law
    • 2020 - CURRENTLY
    • Master in Tax Law: Professor Thesis Guide and Module: "Procedures and Limits to Reorganization"
    • PROFESSOR - Universidad Diego Portales School of Law
    • 2019 - CURRENTLY
    • Director of the Tax Law Yearbook
    • Diego Portales University School of Law
    • 2021 - CURRENTLY
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Legislation: Professor of the Module: "Tax Code"
    • PROFESSOR - Law School of Universidad de Chile
    • 2020 - CURRENTLY
    • Diploma in Tax Modernization: Professor of the modules: "Tax Code" and "Administrative Jurisprudence (Code/VAT)".
    • PROFESSOR - Universidad de Chile Law School
    • 2016 - CURRENTLY
    • Diploma in Corporate Taxation: Professor of the Module: "Corporate Law"
    • PROFESSOR - Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Chile
    • 2015 - CURRENTLY
    • Diploma in Taxation: Professor of the Module: "Business Law"
    • PROFESSOR - Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Chile