Mr Ricardo Reveco > Carey > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

SANTIAGO, PO 755-0647
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Work Department

Litigation / Arbitration / Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring / Compliance and Anti-Corruption.


Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Litigation and Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring; and Compliance and Anti-Corruption Groups.


His practice focuses principally on civil and commercial litigation, arbitration, bankruptcy and insolvency. Also, he advises companies on anti-corruption, ethics and compliance programs, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, corporate crime risk management and internal investigations.

Recognized in Civil Litigation, Leading Lawyers.
Recognized in Dispute Resolution: Litigation and in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chambers Latin America.
Best Undergraduate Professor Award, School of Law, Universidad de Chile (2008).
Recognized in Mediation and Arbitration and in Litigation, Best Lawyers.
Recognized in Litigation: Future Leaders – Partners, Who’s Who Legal.
Recognized in Litigation and Arbitration, Latin Lawyer 250.

Co-author of the chapter “Chile: Trends and Developments” in the Chambers Global Practice Guide: Litigation, Chambers and Partners (2019).
Co-author of the article “The Conflict of Interest in the Company Contract and its Regulation in the Civil Code under the Statute of Contractual Liability. Comments on the “Salinero / Rueda” case, Revista Chilena de Derecho Privado (2019).
Co-author of the book “Contractual Remedies”, Chile and Colombia, Thomson Reuters (2018).
Author of the article “The Unfair Competition in the Commercial Distribution Contract”, Revista Chilena de Derecho Privado N° 22, Fernando Fueyo Laneri Foundation (2014).
Author of several articles in Chilean and foreign publications.


Spanish and English.


Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de Chile (since 2001).
Professor of Academia Judicial (since 2007) and Instituto de Estudios Judiciales Hernán Correa de la Cerda (since 2013).
Professor of the Master in Law of Succession, Universidad Diego Portales (since 2010).
Professor of LL.M., Universidad de Chile (since 2007).
Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Member of the New York Bar Association.


Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
LL.M., Duke University (Beca Presidente de la República) (2006).
Degree of Corporate Finance, Universidad de Chile (2010).
LL.M., Universidad de Chile (candidate).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring

(Leading individuals)

Ricardo RevecoCarey

Full-service law firm Carey fields a  14-strong team (including three partners), which is dedicated almost exclusively to insolvency matters. Leveraging the firm’s litigation and international arbitration prowess, the team of experienced bankruptcy and restructuring litigators, led by Ricardo Reveco, consistently excel in insolvency proceedings; in parallel, the group’s corporate lawyers, including co-head of the corporate, M&A, capital markets and banking and finance group, Francisco Ugarte, are highly rated for restructuring, financial distress-related M&A and finance deals. The firm also took the lead during the origination of Chilean Insolvency Law No. 20.720, advising the government on its development. Providing further partner-level support, Cristián Figueroa (corporate, M&A and capital markets co-head) is a specialist in M&A and financial distress-related transactions; also noted are associates Isaac Stevens, Alejandra Daroch and Roberto Villaseca.

Chile > Compliance

(Leading individuals)

Ricardo RevecoCarey

A member or the Ibero-American Group for Compliance, Carey fields a small but experienced, four-strong compliance and anti-corruption team led by litigator Ricardo Reveco and corporate group co-head Guillermo Acuña. The practice typically assists clients with the prevention of corruption or money laundering, the negotiation of specialised contractual provisions, and the design of compliance due diligence processes for M&A, joint ventures and other transactional matters. Alongside the firm’s white-collar crime practice, the team also represents clients facing criminal enforcement actions, and has successfully defended legal entities and individuals in high-stake cases involving alleged bribery, money laundering and influence trafficking. Support at associate level is provided by the highly experienced senior Pablo Albertz, who joined the firm from Veracitas Compliance in 2017 and has a masters’ in criminal law. The firm has also been the Chilean legal partner of TRACE Anti-Corruption Bribery Systems since 2014.

Chile > Dispute resolution

The 22-strong practice at full-service market mainstay Carey has successfully litigated on behalf of global corporations, financial institutions, local companies, foreign investors and the Republic of Chile, among others. The department houses extensive experience in national and international commercial and investment arbitration across a wide range of sectors, including media, construction, energy, mining and pharmaceuticals. Its four co-heads are commercial arbitration specialist Gonzalo Fernández; insolvency, bankruptcy and construction disputes expert, Ricardo Reveco; environmental disputes and commercial arbitration specialist Aldo Molinari; and Juan Carlos Riesco, who is recommended for antitrust and regulatory litigation and arbitration, cover the waterfront of disputes matters. Strong support is provided by senior associate Alvaro Carreño, who runs the office’s day-to-day white-collar crime practice, and associates Roberto Villaseca and Mónica Pérez, who are members of the litigation and arbitration groups respectively.