Mr Felipe Ossa > Claro & Cia. > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Claro & Cia.
AV. APOQUINDO 3721, 14TH FLOOR
CÓD POSTAL 755 0177
SANTIAGO
Chile
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Work Department

Arbitration, Litigation, International Trade.

Construction, Insurance, Transportation.

Position

Partner

Career

Felipe Ossa is a partner in our Dispute Resolution and International Trade practices, and his practices is focused on international litigation and arbitration.

Felipe has vast experience in complex disputes involving court proceedings in Chile and several other jurisdictions. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in proceedings ad-hoc and under the aegis of ICC, ICDR, ICSID, LCIA, Lima Chamber of Commerce, Permanent Court of Arbitration and Santiago Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as expert on issues of Chilean and Comparative law before international arbitral tribunals and national courts of several jurisdictions.

Felipe lectures on arbitration and law of obligations to postgraduate students at Universidad de Chile, Universidad Católica de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Previously he has lectured on International Arbitration at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and on Civil Law at Universidad Católica de Chile. He has been repeatedly acknowledged by Best Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal as a leading practitioner in the fields of arbitration and commercial litigation.

He is the Chairman of the ICC Arbitration Commission in Chile and the Chilean chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Chilean Bar, the ICDR Roster of Arbitrators, the International Arbitration Institute, the Latin American Group of the ICC and LCIA’s Latin American Users` Council.

Felipe has authored several publications on international dispute resolution -including “Case Law on International Arbitration” (Thomson Reuters, 2014)- and features regularly as a speaker in seminars and conferences held in Chile and abroad.

He joined Claro & Cia. in 1994, and between 2002 and 2006 he was a senior associate with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, in the Paris and Madrid offices.

Felipe is the partner in charge of our pro-bono practice and in 2016 received an award from Fundación Pro Bono.

Languages

Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.

Education

Magister Juris, Universidad de Oxford, 2002.

J.D, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile,1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Dispute resolution

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.