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David Cademartori

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Barros & Errázuriz

Work Department

  • Public Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration


  • Partner, Barros & Errázuriz.


  • Partner, Barros & Errázuriz (2000).
  • Professor, Administrative Contracts, Tendering, Execution and Extinction, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago (2017).
  • Professor, Diploma in Economic, Administrative and Criminal Sanctions Law, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago (2017).
  • Professor, Administrative Law, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago (2011 – present).
  • Professor, Tranparency and Responsibility of the State, Acadamía Judicial, Santiago (2011- present).
  • Assistant Professor, Commercial Law, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (2002-2007).
  • Professor, Business Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago (2002-2007).


Spanish and English


  • Law, Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile (1996-1998).
  • Law, Law School, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Graduated in 2002 .
  • Diploma in Administrative Law: “The Regulatory State: Law, Economy and Antitrust“, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2005.
  • Master of Economic Law and Public Law, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2005.
  • Master (DEA) of Administrative Law of the Knowledge Society, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain, 2008.
  • PhD of Administrative Law, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain, 2010.


Competition and antitrust

Within: Competition and antitrust

Always delivering brilliant service’, Barros & Errázuriz excels in handling litigation and administrative procedures; is experienced in investigations by the authorities; and provides compliance advice to companies acting in the Chilean market. The firm has particular expertise in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, retail, media, food and beverage, and energy industries; and is regarded as ‘standing out’ for telecoms-related matters. It recently assisted AT&T with a notification before the FNE, regarding its acquisition of sole control of Time Warner. José Tomás Errázuriz, Luis Eduardo Toro and David Cademártori are the principal practitioners; and senior associates Francisco Bórquez and José Luis Corvalán are also noted.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Barros & Errázuriz is highly regarded for a range of civil and commercial litigation, as well as domestic and international arbitration (particularly construction-related disputes), mediation proceedings, and matters involving national regulatory agencies. The team defended Santiago-based financial services firm BTG Pactual Chile against a suit filed by Inversiones Collins, a private investor, for the alleged loss of value of an investment fund. José Tomás Errázuriz, Luis Eduardo Toro, David Cademártori and Javier San Martín are highly rated; José Luis Corvalán is a key senior associate.

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Public law

Within: Public law

Barros & Errázuriz’s constitutional, administrative law and economic regulation practice covers public procurement issues, administrative contracts, and administrative sanctioning procedures – particularly regarding the natural gas, telecoms, electricity, water, sewerage, health and education sectors. Other areas of strength include contentious administrative proceedings and administrative tariff procedures. Key clients include Colbún, Esval, Aguas del Valle, Aramark and Nuevo Sur. José Tomás Errázuriz and David Cademártori are the key names.

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