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

Full-service law firm Barros & Errázuriz houses a nine-member team that consistently acts in major TDLC cases and FNE investigations, as well as assisting with concentration notifications. The practice also advises on the prevention of future anti-competitive conduct through commercial policy reviews and compliance programmes; and is considered a pre-eminent legal adviser to the telecoms sector. Litigation and arbitration expert Luis Eduardo Toro heads the practice, which comprises dispute resolution specialist José Tomás Errázuriz (competition and antitrust proceedings); and merger-control practice leader Francisco Bórquez, who was made partner in April 2021 alongside José Luis Corvalán. However, associates Guillermo Ureta and Macarena Viertel left in March and June 2021, respectively.

Chile > Consumer and advertising law

One of the most experienced and widely respected Chilean law firms for consumer and advertising law, Barros & Errázuriz‘s ten-strong department has an impressive track record in class actions and mediation processes involving the Chilean Consumer Law Authority (SERNAC). The practice also distinguishes itself through substantial industry expertise, including public services and utilities, telecoms, education, real estate, postal services and healthcare. The practice is co-led by Javier San Martín, whose dispute resolution workload includes class action lawsuits; competition and antitrust specialist Luis Eduardo Toro, who regularly represents clients in actions filed by SERNAC or by individuals; and David Cademartori, an administrative and public law expert who consistently advises on consumer matters. Notable senior associate-level support is provided by Isidora Fernández, whose wide-ranging litigation and arbitration experience includes class actions, consumer law and injunctions before the courts of appeal; and consumer law-related class action specialist Cristián Pérez.

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation

Leading Chilean full-service law firm Barros & Errázuriz fields a seasoned team of dispute resolution experts who act in all types of civil and commercial litigation and mediation proceedings, as well as cases before national regulatory agencies; it also frequently works with and for non-profit organisations. The practice is co-led by Luis Eduardo Toro, who has extensive litigation experience across contractual law, torts, consumer law, commercial matters and antitrust; David Cademartori, who heads the firm’s contentious administrative sub-practice; Javier San Martín, a specialist in contractual law, bankruptcy, construction, consumer law and commercial issues; and name partner José Tomás Errázuriz, a senior figure with huge arbitral and litigious experience. José Luis Corvalán was made partner in April 2021, while at senior associate level Isidora Fernández and Cristián Pérez are specialised in civil and commercial litigation.

Chile > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Luis Eduardo ToroBarros & Errázuriz

Housing a team of expert arbitration lawyers, Barros & Errázuriz has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings before CAM, ICC and other chambers of commerce, with typical work for the group involving acting for major clients in significant arbitrations involving construction and energy projects. The principal contacts are founding partner José Tomás Errázuriz, who is overall head of the dispute resolution practice; and Luis Eduardo Toro, who specialises in complex commercial arbitration. Other active arbitral practitioners include Javier San Martín (dispute resolution, consumer protection, and reorganisations/liquidations); public law head David Cademartori, whose practice includes telecom- and energy-related international arbitration; and José Luis Corvalán (domestic and international commercial arbitration), who was made partner in April 2021.