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Baker McKenzie Chile

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Rodrigo Diaz de Valdes

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Baker McKenzie LLP

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Dispute Resolution - Competition/Antitrust


Principal Partner


Rodrigo Díaz de Valdés is the leader of the Firm’s Dispute Resolution and Antitrust Practice Groups.

He specializes in complex disputes, successfully representing clients in complex antitrust litigation, specially in the areas of cartel, abuse of dominant position and unfair competition.

Mr. Díaz de Valdés has huge experience in both regulated and non-regulated markets, advising and representing clients before the FNE and the Competition Tribunal in several industries such as health (Isapre Colmena), banking (Banco Security), postal services (Fedex), consumer goods (SCA/Essity, Whirlpool, Nokia, Continental), among others.


Spanish, English


Universidad Catolica de Chile  (LL.B.) (1998)


Competition and antitrust

Within: Competition and antitrust

Baker McKenzie Chile regularly acts in antitrust cartel and abuse of dominance cases, and unfair competition matters. The practice is also active in merger control proceedings and assists with compliance issues. It acted for an association of franchisees in litigation proceedings against a franchisor and suppliers. Rodrigo Díaz de Valdés and Diego Ferrada are highly rated; and senior associate Juan Ignacio Donoso is a former FNE deputy Antitrust Division head.

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Dispute resolution

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Rodrigo Díaz de Valdés - Baker McKenzie Chile

Within: Dispute resolution

Baker McKenzie Chile’s ‘lawyers have great litigation skills and are able to handle complex technical matters’. The team stands out for national and international arbitration; disputes against the Chilean Government, including public law matters; and litigation involving infrastructure and major construction projects, and finance and corporate disputes. Department head Rodrigo Díaz de Valdés, Ignacio Naudon and associate Antonio López are the key contacts.

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Public law

Within: Public law

Baker McKenzie Chile has broad experience in both constitutional litigation and in advising on public law issues involving regulated markets. The team assisted pensions fund administrator Planvital with the filing of an action for fundamental rights protection, regarding a public tender for new customers’ portfolios. Rodrigo Díaz de Valdés heads the firm’s dispute resolution, public law and antitrust practice; he is ‘a very charismatic leader, who is not only a skilful litigant, but also has great analytical skills’. Ignacio Naudon is also an experienced adviser in this sector.

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