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Marinovic & Alcalde Abogados

Work Department

Dispute Resolution / Arbitration / Corporate Law / Public Law




Before joining Marinovic & Alcalde, in 2019, he was a partner at Philippi PrietoCarriozosa Ferrero DU & Uría (PPU), and led the dispute resolution area during 2008-2014. From 2006-2008, he was an associate lawyer at Rodríguez, Vergara y Cía. Additionally, he was the chief legal officer (CLO) at Punta de Lobos during 2001-2006, and at Prospecta during 1996-1998. Between 1993-1995, he was the general counsel at Enersis and was appointed as Legal Adviser of the Central Bank of Chile. During 1992-1995 he was general counsel of Chilectra. At the beginning of his career, he was an attorney for the Central Bank of Chile.


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Associate Professor of Civil Law at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (since 1989); Member of the Editorial Board of Revista Chilena de Derecho (since 2000) y Director of Centro de Gobierno Corporativo UC (since 2002).

Additionally, he works or has worked as a professor in the following postgraduate courses:

∙ Diploma “Derecho Penal Sustantivo” at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
∙ Academic Director and y Diploma Professor “Derecho en Nuevas Tendencias en Contratos y Daños” at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
∙ Diploma Professor “Sociedad Anónima y Gobiernos Corporativos” at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and at Advanced Program of Directors of “Centro de Gobierno Corporativo UC”.
∙ Diploma Professor “Contratación Civil y Comercial Moderna” at Universidad de Chile.
∙ MBA Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
∙ Chosen by the Students of Pontificia Universidad Católica Chile, in various periods, “Best Professor”.
∙ Academic Director of Derecho Privado UC and Coordinator of the Permanent Collaboration Agreements between the UC and the Comisión para el Mercado Financiero, and between the UC and the Instituto Estudios Judiciales.


· Attorney at law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1988. Awards Juan Mackenna Cerda y Monseñor C· arlos Casanueva
· Master in Law (LL.M), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2010. Highest distinction.
· Doctor in Law, Derecho Summa Cum Laude, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2013, best student distinction.
· Diploma in Criminal Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2014, best student distinction.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Enrique AlcaldeMarinovic & Alcalde Abogados

Marinovic & Alcalde Abogados‘ litigation practice routinely acts in major civil and commercial conflicts that play out before Chile’s ordinary courts of justice, Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court. The six-strong group also makes frequent appearances before arbitration tribunals; and is additionally expert in administrative sanctioning procedures, competition disputes, and insolvency-related claims, along with mining, water, aquaculture and consumer law-related disputes. The practice is led by Enrique Alcalde who specialises in the litigation of disputes concerning corporate governance, power and gas, M&As, and construction and engineering. Providing further partner-level support, Benjamín García ‘stands out because he focuses on keeping clients informed‘; Nicolás Marinovic‘s civil litigation practice covers contractual liability, torts, and real estate lease-related proceedings; and Tomás Ruiz-Tagle, whose broad caseload includes defence-side civil and administrative matters, claims against government agencies, constitutional issues, energy and natural resources-related disputes, and corporate and commercial conflicts. At associate level, Sebastián Lara Bohle regularly defends civil and commercial litigation claims; the team was strengthened with the July-2022 hire of Estefanía Klima Golborne from Bock Abogados. Since publication, the firm has also hired labour litigation specialist Cristobal Agustín Muñoz from Saavedra & Compañía Abogados – effective as of January 2024.

Chile > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Hall of Fame)

Enrique AlcaldeMarinovic & Alcalde Abogados

Marinovic & Alcalde Abogados‘ six-strong team is experienced in conflicts involving shareholders and company boards, as well as arbitrations concerning public infrastructure, large-scale project concessions, construction, engineering, M&A, and oil and gas, aas swell as trusts, estates, and high-net-worth family assets. The dispute resolution and arbitration team is led by Enrique Alcalde, one of 20 members of the Arbitral Commission for the Chilean Public Concession System (since 2018), whose track record also includes being a CAM Santiago arbitrator in several contract liability proceedings. Younger partners include former Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría associate Benjamin García; complex arbitration specialist Nicolás Marinovic; and Tomás Ruiz-Tagle Barros, whose experience includes working for the Chilean Government for several years. At associate level, Estefanía Klima Golborne is a July 2022 hire from Bock Abogados, while Sebastián Lara Bohle defends civil and commercial matters before the arbitration courts.