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Benjamín García

Associate / Chile
  • Practice areas / Dispute Resolution
  • Languages / English

Senior Associate member of the Dispute Resolution group, specialized in Litigation and Arbitration. He has participated in relevant cases defending the interests of both domestic and foreign clients before Civil Courts and Arbitrators on complex cases regarding contractual liability, torts, estate & family law proceedings and disputes between heirs.

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Work experience

  • May 2015 - a la actualidad Senior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • August 2014 - April 2015 Senior Associate

    Molina & Ríos

  • April 2011 - June 2013 Associate

    Corporación de Fomento de la Producción (CORFO)

  • October 2008 - March 2011 Associate

    Correa Gubbins Abogados

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Mr. García represented two of the largest and most established pension fund administrators in Chile, in civil law suits deriving from the well-known “Caso Cascadas”.

  • Provide legal councel to the main chilean oil company in 14 environmental claims that seeks it’s responsibility regarding 3 oil spill into the Chilean sea.

  • Chile

    Represented a number of heirs in order to file suit against the nullity of contracts entered between their father and some of his other sons, damaging the inheritan rights of our clients.

  • Chile

    Was part of CORFO’s defense lawyers team in “Inverlink Case”, known as the most substantial theft against a state-owned entity in Chilean history.

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Publications

  • January 2017 Santiago Chile

    "The Theory of Abuse of Rights; Status Quaestionis"

    García M., Benjamín - Revista Actualidad Jurídica Universidad del Desarrollo, N°35, Enero 2017, Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad del Desarrollo, pp. 278 – 285.
  • January 2016 Madrid España

    "Breaches of Lump Sum Construction Contracts in Chile. Jurisprudential criteria related to increase costs and extension of time for the works"

    Correa F., Pablo y García M., Benjamín - Revista Actualidad Jurídica Uría Menéndez
  • January 2016 Santiago Chile

    "La naturaleza Jurídica de la acción por provecho el dolo ajeno a la luz del denominado Caso Inverlink"

    García M., Benjamín - Revista Actualidad Jurídica Universidad del Desarrollo, N°33, Enero 2016, Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad del Desarrollo, pp. 339 – 357.
  • January 2014 Santiago Chile

    "Leniency Program: Chile vs U.S.”

    García M., Benjamín - Passport, International Law & Practice Section of the North Carolina Bar Association
  • April 2010 Santiago Chile

    “New Environments Institutions”

    Gubbins F., Martín; y, García M., Benjamín - Chilean Legal Report 2010, Cámara Chileno Británica
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Studies

  • 2014 Master Duke University LL.M. (Master in Laws)

  • 2013 Master Universidad de Chile Magister en Derecho (LLM equivalent)

  • 2008 Law Degree Universidad del Desarrollo Licenciado en Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales (J.D. equivalent)

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Memberships

  • Chilean Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - Diciembre 2017

    Professor of "Civil Law"

    Teaching - Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Facultad de Derecho
  • Academic Activities - Diciembre 2007

    Assistant Professor of "Introduction to Chilean Law"

    Teacher's aide - Universidad del Desarrollo, Facultad de Derecho
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Seminars and Conferences