Mr Nicolás Luco > Claro & Cia. > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Claro & Cia.
CÓD POSTAL 755 0177
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Work Department

Arbitration, Administrative Law and Administrative Procedural Law, Litigation, Antitrust and Economic Regulation, International Trade.
Energy, Financial Services and Fintech.




Nicolás Luco concentrates in civil and commercial Litigation and Arbitration, national and international. He has also ample experience in energy arbitration and litigation, before courts and other adjudicating bodies.

He teaches Civil Procedure Law in the Catholic University of Chile and is currently Head of its Procedure Law Department.  He has taught at other universities and constantly teaches at the Judicial Academy, where future judges are educated and current ones undertake advanced courses.

He is one of the 19 members of the Board of the Chilean Bar Association.

Mr. Luco has been consistently ranked in the top tiers in Dispute Resolution in Chambers and Partners.

He joined Claro & Cia. in 1995, spent years 2000-2001 in Shearman & Sterling, New York, and became a partner of Claro & Cia. in 2005.


Spanish and English.


LL.M., Columbia University School of Law, New York, Fulbright Scholarship, 2001.

J.D., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Nicolás LucoClaro & Cia.

Disputes work has always been a core practice at market powerhouse Claro & Cia., which fields a heavyweight, 30-strong dispute resolution practice that specialises in complex commercial court litigation, arbitration and transnational litigation; the team’s lawyers also regularly act (as counsel or arbitrators) in international arbitral proceedings. In addition, the firm has a robust white-collar crime practice. Senior partner José María Eyzaguirre G has acted in various renowned litigation and arbitral cases in Chile over the last 30 years. Other highly-rated partners include practice head Cristóbal Eyzaguirre, who has broad experience in complex antitrust litigation and investigations, and energy arbitration and litigation specialist, Nicolás Luco. Also integral to the practice are Felipe OssaJosé Miguel Huerta and Santiago Bravo, who made partner in January 2020. Vicente PortalesJavier RodríguezÁlvaro Vives and Juan Pablo Celis provide strong support at associate level. Tania Villarroel left for Acción Educar in July 2019.