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Claro & Cia.
AV. APOQUINDO 3721, 14TH FLOOR
CÓD POSTAL 755 0177
SANTIAGO
Chile
Santiago Bravo photo

Work Department

Litigation, Administrative Law and Administrative Procedural Law, Arbitration, Antitrust and Economic Regulation.
Technology, Media and Telecommunications., Transportation, Financial Services and Fintech, Energy, Consumer and Retail.

Position

Partner

Career

Santiago Bravo has concentrated his practice in Litigation and Arbitration, as well as in Antitrust.

He was assistant professor of Civil Law and Antitrust Law at the Universidad de Chile Law School. He was also the coordinator of the Economic Law Review of the Universidad de Chile Law School.

He joined Claro & Cia. in 2010 and between 2016 and 2017 worked as an International Lawyer in Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, New York.

He is admitted to practice in Chile.

Languages

Spanish, English and Italian.

Education

Bachelor in Law. Universidad de Chile,2009.

LL.M, University of Chicago Law School, Beca Chile, 2016.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring

One of the most prestigious full-service law firms in Chile, Claro & Cia. houses a 10-member bankruptcy and restructuring practice that is particularly focused on complex restructuring solutions, both at local and cross-border levels. Clients also benefit from the firm’s high-level experience in litigation and commercial law. An expert in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration, Nicolás Luco leads the group, which also showcases experienced M&A head José María Eyzaguirre B, who (working in conjunction with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton) represented LATAM Airlines in its voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code; along with Cristóbal Eyzaguirre, who specialises in complex, multi-front litigation and arbitration; Felipe Larraín (M&A, business organisations and corporate finance); and litigation and arbitration expert Santiago Bravo.

Chile > Competition and antitrust

(Next Generation Partners)

Santiago BravoClaro & Cia.

Full-service legal powerhouse Claro & Cia. houses an 18-strong, market-leading team that, in addition to providing general advice on business structuring and regulatory compliance, consistently acts in high-profile cases involving horizontal and vertical integration, collusion and price discrimination (among other matters). The practice also plays an active role in some of Chile’s most prominent merger-control filings and settlement agreements, with clients benefiting from the firm’s close interaction with the antitrust authorities. Heading up the department are Cristóbal Eyzaguirre, whose areas of sector expertise include financial services, fintech, TMT, insurance and retail; and José Miguel Huerta, whose experience includes high-level government proceedings and investigations involving mergers and cartels. A second line of experienced advisers includes litigation, arbitration and antitrust specialist Santiago Bravo (made up to partner as of January 2020); and at associate level, Álvaro Vives (cartels, abuse of dominance, merger control and regulatory issues), Juan Pablo Celis  (government enforcement proceedings and investigations), and Tomás Kreft (antitrust, regulatory matters and litigation). Since publication, Vives has been raised to the partnership, effective January 2022.

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation

(Next Generation Partners)

Santiago BravoClaro & Cia.

The pre-eminent, 30-strong dispute resolution practice at full-service law firm Claro & Cia. has a market-leading reputation for complex commercial court litigation, domestic and international arbitration, and transnational litigation requiring multi-jurisdictional coordination; the firm also has a significant white-collar crime practice. Senior partner José María Eyzaguirre G has over 30 years’ experience in litigation and arbitration matters; Cristóbal Eyzaguirre‘s broad practice includes commercial arbitration and litigation; while Nicolás Luco is experienced in energy disputes. Also key to the practice are experienced partners Felipe Ossa and José Miguel Huerta, while Santiago Bravo was elevated to the partnership in January 2020. The strong associate pool includes seniors Javier Rodríguez (who regularly acts for domestic and foreign clients before the Chilean courts) and Vicente Portales (litigation and arbitration in relation to energy, construction, infrastructure and transport); antitrust and litigation specialist Álvaro VivesJuan Pablo Celis (litigation, antitrust law, arbitration and bankruptcy proceedings); and Tomás Kreft, who is experienced in litigation, arbitration and antitrust matters.

Chile > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Fielding a 30-strong practice, the ‘extremely competent and reliable‘ full-service firm, Claro & Cia., specialises in high-stakes domestic and international arbitration; the team regularly acts as counsel or arbitrators in international arbitral proceedings under the rules of CAM Santiago, ICC, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), among others. The practice also houses several members who are on CAM Santiago’s roster of arbitrators. The department has five practice co-heads: senior partner José María Eyzaguirre G, who has extensive arbitration experience; commercial arbitration specialists Cristóbal Eyzaguirre and José Miguel HuertaNicolás Luco (energy arbitration); and Felipe Ossa (current chairman in Chile of the ICC Arbitration Committee and the Spanish Arbitration Club). Young partner Santiago Bravo (who made partner in January 2020), and senior associate Felipe De Marinis both regularly participate in domestic and international tribunals; fellow senior Vicente Portales‘ experience also includes domestic and international proceedings, particularly in relation to financial and construction disputes.