Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez > Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes
Calle Magdalena 140, piso 18,
Las Condes, Santiago, Chile

Work Department

He has specialized in the resolution of high-complexity disputes, focusing his practice on national and international litigation and arbitration in a range of areas including public works concessions, infrastructure and large-scale construction and engineering projects. He is a specialist in Public Law, with postgraduate studies in Chile and abroad in the area of constitutional, regulatory and dispute resolution law. He consults on matters of public procurement, concession systems, energy and public health, Administrative Law and Public Law in general. His practice includes consulting on public procurement matters, specifically in the construction of State public works and public works under concession. This practice is focused on advising clients in their relations with the State and other actors during the beginning, execution and even end stages of their projects, participating in the negotiation process and acting in defense of their interests. He has notably acted as legal counsel to clients who have built public hospital infrastructure and roads over vast areas of the country. Likewise, he has acted as advisor to clients who have participated in the construction and management of public penitentiary works, airports, highways and other significant public works.


Partner. Has been featured in the category Dispute Resolution by the most prestigious international guides and rankings Leaders League, LACCA Latin American Corporate Counsel Association 2018 among others. In 2019 was appointed at “Who is Who Legal” in Government Contracts and Construction, Chambers and Partners and recognized in the Best Lawyers for work in arbitration and Construction.


Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School (LLB, 2002) 
LLM 2014 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Universidad de Salamanca, España (LLM 2012)


Spanish, English, French


He collaborated in Latin Lawyer’s 2017-2018 questionnaire on construction law. Member of the Chilean Bar Association, the Chilean Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Chile), the Chilean Chamber of Construction (CCHC), the Public Procurement Observatory of the University of Zaragoza, the Spanish Club of Arbitration (CEA), the Latin American Association of Arbitration (ALARB) and the International Bar Association (IBA).


In the academic area, he is a professor of the Construction Law postgraduate course at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, of the Construction Law postgraduate course at Universidad de Los Andes and of the Concessions Law Course at Universidad del Desarrollo.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation

Chilean law firm Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes was launched in April 2021 by three former Reymond & Cía partners, namely Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez, Camilo Silva Correa and Diego Fuentes González – but without Alfonso Reymond Larraín. Riquelme Yáñez is highly focused on the resolution of construction and concessions disputes involving the Chilean Treasury; Silva Correa is active in construction litigation that relates to both public and private works; and Fuentes González (recently appointed as a young arbitrator at the Santiago Arbitration and Mediation Centre) specialises in civil litigation.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

(Leading individuals)

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