Practice Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Criminal Law

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration
  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation

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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Litigation Group. His practice is focused on the areas of litigation, national and international arbitration, corporate law, securities, and business law.

Bar Admissions
Chile (1994).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (admitted with the school’s highest entrance score in 1987).
  • LL.M., Harvard University (Fulbright and Presidente de la República scholarships) (1997).
  • Best Student Award (1987 - 1991).
  • University Merit Award for being the best student of Universidad Católica de Chile (1989).
  • Ranked highest in his class - Montenegro, Tocornal and Gutiérrez Awards.

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration
  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Recognized in Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Dispute Resolution: Litigation; and Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Litigation and Arbitration, Anti-corruption, Investigations and Compliance, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Litigation and Arbitration, Who's Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Arbitration and Mediation, International Arbitration, Litigation, and Appellate Practice, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Benchmark Litigation Latin America.
  • Recognized in Arbitration and Litigation, Leaders League.
  • Recognized in Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Top Ranked Legal.

Professional Activities and Experience
  • President of the Chilean Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA) (since 2023).
  • Member of the Panel of Arbitrators, Shanghai Arbitration Commission (since 2022).
  • Member of the International Court of Arbitration, Paris (2018-2021, 2021-2024).
  • Professor of Civil Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (since 1997).
  • Foreign Associate, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (1998-1999).
  • Member of the Panel of the Arbitration Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the Panel for Dispute Resolution at Mercosur (appointed by the Government of Chile).
  • Representative of the firm in the Probono Foundation.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Additional Articles
  • Author of the IX chapter about International Commercial Arbitration in "30 years of Institutional Development of Arbitration and Mediation", Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce (2022).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in IBA Toolkit on Insolvency and Arbitration, IBA (2021).
  • Author of a chapter in "Highlighted Sentences 2018", Libertad y Desarrollo (2019).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in the Chambers Global Practice Guide: Litigation, Chambers and Partners (2019).
  • Author of the article "The arbitration agreement in Chilean law: its nature, requirements and effects", published in Arbitration Treaty, The Arbitration Agreement, Grupo Editorial Ibañez: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Colombia and the Peruvian Institute of Arbitration.
  • Author of the chapter "International Commercial Arbitration in Chile: Legal Framework and Jurisprudence", published in International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America: Legal Framework and Jurisprudence, Wolters Kluwer group, Madrid, 1st edition (2009).
  • Op-ed writer of El Mercurio Legal, Contracts and Torts series (permanent).

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