Carlos San Martín

Associate / Chile

Member of the Dispute Resolution team. His professional practice focuses mainly on on litigation, arbitration and negotiation. In 2012 Carlos received Monseñor Carlos Casanueva Award, Universidad Católica de Chile.


Work experience

  • 2020 - present Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2017 - 2020 Associate

    Vial Larraín

  • 2017 - 2017 Associate

    CMS Carey & Allende Chile

  • 2014 - 2017 Paralegal

    Ovalle, Ossa, Gazzana & Bulnes Abogados

  • 2012 - Procurador

    Bofill Mir & Jana Álvarez




Featured Cases

  • ABC Din.

    Counsel to this major retail company in arbitration that gave way to the purchase of the retailer Dijon, and the differences that arose between parties in relation to certain representations and guarantees. The amount of the dispute was USD 7.5 million.

  • Universidad Santo Tomás.

    Counsel to the university in several criminal cases related to activities carried out in various campuses belonging to the university.

  • Inversiones Baiona Limitada.

    Counsel in the study of potential judicial actions, as well as in the defense of other actions initiated against the client, arising from a corporate conflict due to a sale of major properties in the southwestern part of Santiago, with a matter value of USD 36 million.

  • Parque Arauco S.A.

    Participated on the team that advised and represented this financial group, both as plaintiff as well as defendant, in various lawsuits.

  • United Pipeline (Aegion Corporation)

    Cpunsel to this American engineering and construction company, which is a part of the Aegion group, in arbitration initiated by RPI, based on works contracted by the company BHP Billiton. The matter value for this conflict was over USD 4 million.

  • RTV Arquitectos.

    Counsel to the architectural company over “Condominio Parque Monasterio Dos” located in the burrow of La Dehesa, Santiago, in litigation with a matter value of over USD 5.1 million.

  • Sucesión Eugenio Blanco.

    Estate Represented an heiress of the former President of the Santiago Stock Exchange, in various judicial proceedings. The matter value of the inheritance was several million dollars.



  • 3 June, 2020 Chile

    PPU in Chile Appoints Jorge Vial as Dispute Resolution Head

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  • ongoing Master Universidad Católica de Chile LLM

  • 2016 Certification Universidad Católica de Chile “New Trends in Contracts and Damages”

  • 2013 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law




Academic activities

  • Activity 2011 - 2012

    Procedural Law

    Assistant - Prontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Seminars and Conferences