Germán Subercaseaux

Partner / Chile
  • Practice areas / Private Clients and Family
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner of PPU expert in resolution of disputes, ranging from preventive advice of disputes to the conduct of arbitration proceedings before the main arbitration institutions. He has advised important clients in the solution of conflicts in civil and mercantile matters, being within their clients national and international companies that develop their activities both in the public and private sector.


Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2014 - 2015 Partner

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 2011 - 2012 Chief of staff

    Ministro de Educación Ministerio de Educación de Chile

  • 2010 - 2011 Chief of staff

    Ministro de Justicia Ministerio de Justicia de Chile

  • 2006 - 2010 Lawyer

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 2004 - 2006 Lawyer

    Puga, Ortiz & Cía




Featured Cases

  • Grupo Isolux-Corsan 2017

    We are advising the Spanish construction group Isolux-Corsan in a large number of disputes regarding several public contracts which were terminated before being fully executed. Some of these have given rise to judicial proceedings while others are still at a pre-trial stage.



  • February 2017 Santiago Chile

    Los abogados que lideran en Chile en materia de arbitraje, libre competencia y litigios civiles

    Germán Subercaseaux - Pulso see publication
  • Agosto 2017 Santiago Chile

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría cuenta con amplia experiencia en la defensa de clientes en arbitrajes

    Germán Subercaseaux - El Mercurio see publication
  • May 2009 Santiago Chile

    Artículo “Obligación y conductas exigibles: Criterios subjetivos del derecho penal aplicables al derecho civil”.

    Germán Subercaseaux - Revista del Instituto de Estudio Judiciales.
  • April 2014 Santiago Chile

    Artículo "Consideraciones acerca del dolo como elemento agravante de la responsabilidad contractual".

    Germán Subercaseaux - Revista Gaceta Jurídica
  • November 2009 Santiago Chile

    Articulo “La descripción típica de la obligación, las conductas exigibles y las circunstancias anómalas en el cumplimiento de los contratos.”

    Germán Subercaseaux - En libro “Estudios jurídicos en homenaje al profesor Pablo Rodríguez Grez”.


  • 2011 arvard University, Kennedy School of Government Executive Program Leadership in Development

  • 2007 Graduated Universidad de Los Andes Antitrust Diplomaed, Economics Foundations for Lawyers

  • 2005 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de CHile Lawyer



  • Chilean Bar Association, Chile.
  • Arbitrator of Santiago Chamber of Commerce (CAM Santiago), Chile.

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2005

    Civil Law

    Teaching - Universidad Andrés Bello
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Co Professor of Legal Reasoning

    Teaching - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
  • Academic Activities - 2013

    Civil Law

    Teaching - Universidad Católica de Chile

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker In representation of Ministry of Justice in OCDE Conference, "Criminal Responsibility of Corporations in Chile" Sao Paulo Brazil 2010
  • Speaker In representation of Ministry of Justice of Chile in Iberoamerican Conference of Ministries of Justice (COMJIB) D.F. México 2011