Antitrust, Arbitration, Litigation Lawyers Chile
We offer the best specialized legal advice to the most complex disputes issues, always with a peerless combination of efficiency and excellence.
Our firm stands by its outstanding and successful track record, with nearly 30 years of experience acquired at the former Barros, Letelier & González law firm.
We offer total commitment to each case, sound legal analysis to possible outcomes, risks and advantages, with a focus on achieving the best results for our clients.
Our firm has a unique work ethic where passion is our key for success.
Our partners are personally and deeply involved in all our cases, building long term relationships as our client’s trusted advisors.
Our clients engage us to provide the best possible specialized legal counsel. We are always looking to exceed our client’s expectations, acting as trusted advisors in the prevention and resolution of disputes across sectors
- CONSTRUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONCESSIONS
- PORTS AND SHIPPING
- REAL ESTATE
- BANKING AND FINANCIAL LAW
- PULP AND FORESTRY
- COMPLEX CONTRACTS
- ACCIDENTS AND CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY
- MASSIVE CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND CONSUMERS
- SECURITIES AND SECURITIES BROKERAGE
- INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY
- SUPERMARKETS AND RETAIL
- ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES
- FRUIT PRODUCTION AND EXPORT
Every member of our firm is deeply committed to our cases and to providing highly specialized legal counsel.
We handpick our lawyers from the top Universities, and strive to create an environment where they will fulfil their full potential.
We strongly encourage our attorneys to develop specialisms in order to secure the highest standards for our clients.
Francisco González Hoch
Founding Partner. Almost three decades of experience dealing with 1.000+ cases on antitrust, arbitration, regulated markets, construction and complex contracts.
JD, Universidad de Chile (1995); LLM, Harvard University (1996).
Professor of Contracts, Torts and Property at Universidad de Chile (1997- ). Recipient President of the Republic Scholarship (1995) and Fulbright Scholarship (2000). Visiting Researcher, Yale University (2000) and Max-Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg (2010). Fluent in Spanish, English and German. Former President of the Harvard Law School Association in Chile and former Director of the Deutsch – Chilenischer Bund (DCB)
Member of the International Bar Association, American Bar Association (Section on International Law) and Chilean Bar Association.
Previously was head of the litigation department at Barros, Letelier & González (1998-2016), between 1989 and 1997, was an associate at the same firm.
Founding partner. More than ten years of experience handling proceedings before the Chilean Competition Tribunal and Supreme Court, as well as dealing with investigations before the National Economic Prosecutor´s office, M&A, audits and compliance. He has provided legal counsel in some of the most complex antitrust cases of the past decade, defending and advising both foreign and national corporations.
In addition, Mr. Rioseco has ample experience managing administrative proceedings, relationships with regulators and complaints before specialized courts. He also specializes in designing preventive policy for regulatory changes in sectors including energy, telecommunications, shipping and ports.
JD, Universidad de Chile (2007); Master´s Degree in Public Policy, Universidad de Chile (2010); LLM, University College London (2011).
Professor of Contracts, Torts and Property at Universidad de Chile (2012- ). Fluent in Spanish, English and French.
Previously was partner at Barros, Letelier & González (2014-2016), between 2004 and 2013, was an associate at the same firm.
Javier Maturana Baeza
Associate. More than 5 years of professional experience on civil, commercial and consumer litigation before district courts, arbitrators, Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.
JD, Universidad de Chile (2011). Lawyer (2012). Magister Juris, University of Oxford (2016).
Professor of Procedure Law at Universidad de Chile (2014- ).
Author of the book Sana Crítica: Un sistema racional de valoración de la prueba, Thomson Reuters, 2014.
Fluent in Spanish and English.
Previously he worked developing law reports with professor Cristián Maturana Miquel, was an associate lawyer at the litigation department of Barros, Letelier & González (2012-2014) and was a lawyer at the Direction of Studies, Evaluation and Analysis of the Supreme Court (2014-2016).
Catalina Escobar Sánchez
Associate. Since 2015, she focus her practice on civil and commercial litigation.
JD, Universidad de Chile (Candidate).
Assistant of Contracts, Torts, Property and Administrative Law. Fluent in Spanish, Dutch and English.
Previously was an associate at the litigation department of Barros, Letelier y González (2015-2016).
Marco Antonio Rosas Zambrano
Associate. More than a decade of experience on civil and commercial litigation before district courts, courts of appeals, Supreme Court and arbitrators.
JD, Universidad de Chile (2011). LLM, University of Michigan (2015).
Professor of Contracts, Torts and Property at Universidad de Chile (2013- ). Fluent in Spanish and English.
Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Between 2008 and 2016, was an associate at the litigation department at Barros, Letelier y González.
Associate. Since 2013, she has been working alongside partner Andrés Rioseco in proceedings before the Chilean Competition Tribunal and Supreme Court, investigations before the National Economic Prosecutor´s office, M&A, audits and compliance.
JD, Universidad de Chile (Candidate).
Assistant of Contracts, Torts and Property at Universidad de Chile (2012-). Fluent in Spanish and English.
Previously was an associate at Barros, Letelier & González (2013-2016), between 2010 and 2011 was paralegal at the same firm.
Associate. Since 2016 he focuses his practice on civil, commercial and antitrust litigation.
JD, Universidad de Chile (candidate). Visiting student at the University of Vienna (2012-2013).
Assistant in Contracts, Torts, Property, Roman Law, Legal Theory and Moral Philosophy at Universidad de Chile (2011-). Sat as editor-in-chief at Revista Derecho y Humanidades (2012-2013). Fluent in Spanish and English.
Coedited (with Javier Gallego) Igualitarismo. Una discusión necesaria [Egalitarianism. A pressing debate] (Santiago: Centro de Estudios Públicos, 2016).
Rodrigo Nazzal Morgues
Associate. Since 2017 he focuses his practice on civil, commercial and antitrust litigation.
JD, Universidad de Chile (candidate).
Assistant in Contracts, Torts and Property at Universidad de Chile (2014- ).
Fluent in Spanish and English.
With the strong experience acquired by our team in the former Barros, Letelier & González law firm, we specialize in the prevention and resolution of disputes.
Our attorneys have an outstanding track record representing clients in both national and international arbitration and trials.
Francisco González leads the department, with over 28 years of successful experience in hundreds of cases.
The firm includes the highly esteemed antitrust practice of the former Barros, Letelier & González law firm.
The department is led by Andrés Rioseco, who has great experience dealing with proceedings before the Chilean Competition Tribunal and the Supreme Court, as well as providing counsel for clients in investigations of the National Economic Prosecutors Office, M&A procedures,
The team has been involved in some of the most complex antitrust cases of the past decade, representing both foreign and national companies that have been investigated or accused of engaging in cartels, abuse of dominant position and other unilateral practices, M&A proceedings, joint ventures and other horizontal agreements, regulatory procedures, antidumping, unfair competition and compensations following antitrust liability.
Our expertise also lies in planning preventive antitrust policy, as well as regulatory compliance.
The firm has extensive experience handling administrative proceedings, regulatory agencies and legal claims before courts of every kind, as well as designing preventive policies to ensure compliance with regulations that impact our client’s businesses and operations, particularly in the energy, telecommunications and port sectors.
The team has participated in the design and defense of complex regulatory issues representing both private companies and government entities, including the preparation of sectoral policies.
We provide legal advice during negotiations and dispute resolution of tariff matters, issues that affect utility companies, auditing and sanctioning procedures, as well as in the design and execution of public tenders.
The firm has substantial experience in the negotiation and drafting of complex contracts, including construction contracts (EPC, EPS, EPSM, BOP etc), supply contracts, and contracts related to the telecom, power, pulp, forestry and port sectors.
We advise on the tendering, negotiation and management of contracts, as well as prevention and dispute resolution.
Francisco González has more than 28 years of experience in tendering, negotiation and dispute resolution related to construction and energy contracts in Chile and abroad.
Andrés Rioseco has more than 12 years of experience in relation to tendering, negotiation and dispute resolution relation to telecom, power and port sector contracts.
Our attorneys rank among the best graduates in the country, for whom we provide a constant specializing and learning environment.
The search for talent leads us to offer excellent prospects for professional and personal development.