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Cristián Conejero

Partner / Chile
  • Practice areas / Dispute Resolution
  • Languages / English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

Partner of PPU expert in Dispute Adjudication, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution . He has advised major companies in domestic and international arbitration, both commercial and investment, and is recognized as one of the most prominent arbitration lawyers in Chile and Latin America.

Partner and co-head of department Cristián Conejero Roos is highly praised by clients, who highlight his "great technical and personal abilities, profound legal knowledge and excellent relationship with clients, which allows him to assuage their concerns." He offers specialised knowledge of investor-state arbitration. Chambers and Partners - Dispute Resolution
Cristián Conejero Roos of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría has impressed sources with his "encyclopaedic knowledge" with regards to arbitration matters and has acted as both counsel and arbitrator under the major institutional rules. One interviewee remarks: "He explains information in a sophisticated and accessible way." Band 1- Chambers and Partners - Latin America-wide, International Arbitration: Arbitrators
Cristián Conejero Roos of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría has impressed sources with his "encyclopaedic knowledge" with regards to arbitration matters and has acted as both counsel and arbitrator under the major institutional rules. One interviewee remarks: "He explains information in a sophisticated and accessible way." Chambers and Partners - Latin America-wide, International Arbitration
He has a very clever approach to conflicts and always looks for the best solution - not only for the case, but taking into consideration our relationship with the counterparty. He considers the big picture, which is very important for us Chambers & Partners 2019 - Dispute Resolution
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Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2013 - 2014 Partner

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 2007 - 2013 Partner

    Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, París/Madrid/Sâo Paulo

  • 2003 - 2004 Associate

    Shearman Sterling, Nueva York

  • 2000 - 2002 Associate

    Claro & Cía

  • 2004 - 2007 Counselor for Latin America and Iberian Peninsula

    International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, Paris

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Representing a foreign company in an arbitration against a construction company for disputes relating to the construction of a power plant in Chile.

  • Representing a mining company in an arbitration against an energy company for differences arising in relation with a power purchase agreement and an option agreement for the acquisition of solar plant.

  • Representing a group of shareholders of a company in Uruguay in a post M&A dispute arising from the share purchase agreement of the target company

  • Representing an Argentine company against American investors for disputes related to a stock purchase agreement and option agreement for the sale of a company engaged in the fisheries industry.

  • Representing a Spanish joint venture against an Ecuadorean state entity for disputes related to the development and construction of a urban transportation project.

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Publications

  • January 2012 y 2009

    "EL ARBITRAJE COMERCIAL INTERNACIONAL EN IBEROAMÉRICA: MARCO LEGAL Y JURISPRUDENCIAL"

    Cristián Conejero - Editorial LA LEY WOLTERS-KLUWER
  • January 2013

    La Extensión del Acuerdo Arbitral a Partes No Signatarias: Reflexiones en Torno al Caso Dallah

    Cristián Conejero - REVISTA JURÍDICA THOMSON REUTERS
  • January 2012 Lima Perú

    La Extensión del Acuerdo Arbitral a Partes No Signatarias en la Ley de Arbitraje Peruana: Algunas Lecciones del Derecho Comparado

    Cristián Conejero - ARBITRATION Nº4, 2012
  • January 2008 Dublin

    Multiparty Disputes and Rule-Making: Same issues, Contrasting Approaches, INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION (ICCA)

    Cristián Conejero - ICCA CONGRESS SERIES
  • January 2010

    Arbitration and National Constitutions in Latin America: A Dangerous Liason, THE ARBITRATION REVIEW OF THE AMERICAS

    Cristián Conejero - Law & Business Research
  • January 2008

    El Arbitraje Internacional: Dinamismo, Convergencia y Conflicto

    Cristián Conejero - Revista Peruana de Arbitraje, No. 7, p. 375-380
  • January 2009

    El Silogismo del Arbitraje Internacional: ¿Una formula simplista?

    Cristián Conejero - Revista Legal COLUMNAS, Edición 159
  • January 2009

    The New York Convention in Latin America: Lessons from Recent Court Decisions, THE ARBITRATION REVIEW OF THE AMERICAS

    Cristián Conejero - Law & Business Research
  • January 2008

    ¿Cláusulas amplias o detalladas?: Lecciones y Reflexiones bajo la Convención de Nueva York, en LA CONVENCIÓN DE NUEVA YORK

    Cristián Conejero - Editorial Legis
  • January 2007

    El Arbitraje como una Alternativa Real a la Justicia, APORTACIONES SOBRE LA JUSTICIA Y EMPRESA, Observatorio Justicia y Empresa

    Cristián Conejero - Thomson Aranzadi
  • January 2006

    La Constitución y el arbitraje internacional en América Latina:¿Hacia un nuevo lenguaje?

    Cristián Conejero - REVISTA DE DERECHO PRIVADO, No. 7, 2006.
  • June 2005 Río de Janeiro Brasil

    Brazil as a place of arbitration

    Cristián Conejero - REPORTE ANUAL DE LA CONFEDERACIóN BRASILEÑA DE COMERCIO
  • January 2006

    Arbitration in Brazil: The ICC experience, in ARBITRATION IN BRAZIL: PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE, Juris Publishing, (2006). (escrito conjuntamente con Renato Grion)

    Cristián Conejero en conjunto con Renato Grion -
  • January 2007

    Arbitration in Brazil: Law and Practice from the ICC perspective

    Cristián Conejero en conjunto con Renato Grion - ICC BULLETIN, INTERNATIONAL COURT OF ARBITRATION, Vol. 17, No.2
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Studies

  • 2008 Universidad de Alcalá, España Postgrado en Derecho Español

  • 2003 Master Universidad de Columbia, USA Magister en Derecho

  • Law Degree Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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Memberships

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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2011

    Master in International Business Law and Management,

    Teaching - ESSEC Business School, París
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Teaching - Fundaçao Getulio Vargas (Sao Paulo)
  • Academic Activities -

    Commercial Law and Private International Law Profesor - Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Teaching - Instituto de Empresa, Madrid
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Seminars and Conferences