Mr José María Eyzaguirre G. > Claro & Cia. > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Claro & Cia.
AV. APOQUINDO 3721, 14TH FLOOR
CÓD POSTAL 755 0177
SANTIAGO
Chile
José María Eyzaguirre G. photo

Work Department

Litigation, Antitrust, Business Organizations. Wealth Management

Position

Senior Partner

Career

José María Eyzaguirre García de la Huerta is currently the senior partner of the firm and the head of the Litigation practice. Mr. Eyzaguirre has an extensive experience in Litigation and Arbitration matters. He has acted in many of the most renowned litigation and arbitral cases in Chile in the last 30 years. He has been chosen by Chambers and Partners as one of the most reputed litigators in Chile continuously for the past years. 

He has been a professor of Civil Law at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile for the last 40 years and he is also a professor in the same field at Universidad de Chile.

From 1974 through 1977 he was Chairman of the commission that drafted the “Property Section” of the current Chilean Constitution. He was also a member of the commission that studied the amendment to the Chilean Civil Code on family law matters,1986-1989. In addition, Mr. Eyzaguirre has been a member of the commission that studied a project of Uniform Civil and Commercial Code,1996-1998.

He joined Claro & Cia. as a partner in 1969.

Languages

Spanish, English and French.

Education

J.D., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1961

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.