Mr Luis Eduardo Toro > Barros & Errázuriz > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Barros & Errázuriz
AV. ISIDORA GOYENECHEA 2939, 10TH FLOOR
LAS CONDES
SANTIAGO
Chile

Work Department

Position

  • Partner,  Barros & Errázuriz.

Career

  • Partner, Barros & Errázuriz (2000).
  • Associate, Cáceres y Abeliuk (1993-1999).
  • Professor, Diploma in Antitrust, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (since 2012).

Languages

Spanish and english.

Memberships

  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago.

Education

  • Law School, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile, 1993.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Competition and antitrust

(Leading individuals)

Luis Eduardo ToroBarros & Errázuriz

Barros & Errázuriz is a widely esteemed full-service law firm that has longstanding experience in antitrust matters in Chile, including major cases before the TDLC, FNE investigations , merger control matters and compliance. It particularly stands out for its expertise in the telecoms sector but has also been involved in market investigations involving the water and sewage, gas and card payment sectors. The nine-strong group is led by litigation and arbitration specialist Luis Eduardo Toro; long specialized in competition matters he leads on all matters. Key support comes from senior associate Francisco Bórquez, who focuses exclusively on competition law. The team can also call on the extensive experience of senior partner, dispute resolution expert José Tomás Errázuriz, particularly in relation to regulated sectors such as telecoms and energy.

Chile > Consumer and advertising law

Barros & Errázuriz‘s 10-strong department is one of the most experienced and recognised groups in Chile. It has a strong track record in class actions and mediation processes with SERNAC, and can draw on the firm’s expertise across a wide range of industries, including utilities, telecoms, education, real estate and healthcare, among others. Recent highlights saw the team represent América Móvil subsidiary Claro Chile in two class actions filed by SERNAC, in relation to service-outages in Santiago and Curanilahue. The practice is co-led by three partners with distinct but complimentary specialisms: Javier San Martín  (civil and commercial disputes), Luis Eduardo Toro (bankruptcy and competition) and David Cademartori (public and administrative law). All handle assistance with consumer matters, including class action lawsuits and other actions that are filed by SERNAC and/or individuals. Key support comes from disputes practice senior associates Isidora Fernández and Cristián Pérez.

Chile > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Luis Eduardo ToroBarros & Errázuriz

The 18-strong team at full-service law firm Barros & Errázuriz regularly acts in contentious proceedings involving civil and commercial law, tax, bankruptcy, real estate and antitrust; notably, it also has particular experience in regulated areas, such as energy and telecoms, and has a track record in major construction and real estate project-related disputes. Name partner José Tomás Errázuriz heads the arbitration group in conjunction with Luis Eduardo Toro, while David Cademartori heads the public and administrative law sub-group and also handles competition matters. Javier San Martín handles both civil and commercial litigation and arbitration (where he has particular construction expertise), as well as insolvency, reorganisations and class actions. Senior associate support is provided by José Luis Corvalán, Isidora FernándezCristián Pérez, Andrea Batarce and Arturo Fontecilla.