Idealis Legal Recruitment is a recruitment consulting firm with 14 years of experience recruiting and selecting lawyers in Chile and the most relevant jurisdictions of South and North America.

We have personally interviewed over 13.000 lawyers and established a long-lasting relationship with them. This allows us to have an updated analysis of the top talent in the legal market.

Our data allows us and our candidates to reach the best work opportunities. And also allow our clients to find the best person for their roles.

In 2008 Idealis was the first consulting firm in Latin America to specialize in the recruitment of lawyers.
We have our own database with more than 18 thousand lawyers. We have personally interviewed more than 13 thousand of them.
Our team of consultants is made up of qualified and bilingual lawyers, who have worked in the best law firms and companies in Chile. The foregoing allows us to be partners with our clients and deliver a quality, profound and timely result.

Our head office is based in Santiago-Chile. We were the first headhunter office specialized in lawyers.
We have 14 years of experience hiring and selecting lawyers in different companies, law firms, and public institutions.

We have personally interviewed over 13.000 lawyers and established a long-lasting relationship with them. This allows us to have an updated map of the top talent in the market. Our clients are companies, law firms and government offices that need to hire the right person and require the highest standards from a selection process.

Our integrity and expertise is well-known to both clients and candidates. Our core team is made up of experienced lawyers who later in their professional career have discovered a passion for the art of matchmaking.

Lawyers Only

We are lawyers searching for the best attorneys for our clients.

Founded in 2008

More than 10 years interviewing and selecting the best lawyers in the region.

Integrity and Expertise

Honesty and quality work earn us a constant referral.


We’ve built our own database and algorithms to help us find top talent.

Customized Search

We help our clients define what lawyer they need and how much it will cost.

Speed and Precision

Our results reflect our deep knowledge of the legal market.

Meet the Team

Our team is made up of seasoned lawyers that have later specialized in what they love: legal recruitment.

Paula García-Huidobro I.

Managing Partner

Paula obtained her legal degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and boasts more than 7 years of experience as a Labor and Employment lawyer. Her career begun at government offices and then worked at PPU, a major Ibero-American law firm. Before joining our team, Paula was a member of the Labor boutique Munita & Olavarría. Capitalizing on her area of practice as a lawyer, Paula brings unique acumen to Idealis. She specializes in the recruitment of in-house and law firm lawyers.

Sara Prieto

Senior Consultant

Sara is an expert senior recruiting for both companies and law firms. She obtained her law degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Class of 2013) and a Diploma in Conflict and Dispute Resolution from NYU. Her passion for cooking led her to work alongside famous New York chefs.

Felipe Lavín V.

Board Member

Felipe obtained his law degree from Universidad de Los Andes and was an oralist for the Philip Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (Washington, D.C.,1998). He started his career as an expert witness for the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and later as the legal counsel of an investment fund. After studying Philosophy for 4 years, he joined Idealis, where he has been recruiting lawyers all around the continent for more than 12 years, providing clients and candidates with valuable information in order to make the right decision.

Tammy Rosinzki


Tammy joins the Idealis team as an expert in recruiting recent graduates and junior lawyers, both for companies and law firms. She obtained her law degree from Universidad de Chile (class of 2017) where she was an assistant professor of Economic Law. Her passion for numbers led her to work as a corporate and tax lawyer in an important boutique law firm.

Constanza Neilson

Senior Consultant

Constanza has extensive experience in legal recruitment, since after working for several years in the criminal field both in a law firm and in a company, she took a turn in her career and became Human Resources Manager in an important international firm. Her background gives her a comprehensive vision of our work in lawyer selection processes. Constanza is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Class of 2009).

Cristóbal Silva B.

Board Member

Cristóbal is co-founder of Idealis Legal Recruitment. He is an experienced corporate lawyer and is consistently ahead of market trends in the legal business. He has worked for two prominent boutique law firms, focusing his professional practice on corporate matters, venture capital and information technologies. Cristóbal is a lawyer graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He obtained a Master in Laws (LL.M.) from Northwestern University, Chicago and a Certificate in Management from Kellogg School of Management.

María Pía Ugarte

Administration, Finance and Marketing

María Pía studied services administration at Los Andes University and is now our Head of Administration, Finance and Marketing.She has extensive experience working in administration and customer management, a position she performed for years at her Alma Mater, Los Andes University, and other companies previously.

Carlos Moreno

International Consultant

Carlos is based in Spain. He obtained his Law degree at U. Autónoma de Madrid. and holds an LL.M. in EU and Competition Law from Univ. Carlos III. Prior to joining Idealis, he was a Senior Associate of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Employment group (Madrid) and Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira’s Antitrust group (Brussels).