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Ignacio Larraín

Partner / Chile
  • Practice areas / Competition
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner expert in counsels pertaining to potential cartels, abuse of dominance, merger control, procedures before the Chilean Competition Court, investigations before the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office and in the design and implementation of compliance programs. He has specialized in competition law counsels related to the banking, oil, telecommunications, retail, laboratories and energy markets. Global Competition Review and Who’s Who Legal recognized him as one of the 8 future Competition leaders in Chile (lawyers under 45). Chambers and Partners recognized him as a leading lawyer on competition/antitrust.

Associate-to-watch Ignacio Larraín is praised by market commentators who consider him "a very pragmatic lawyer with high intellectual capacity." He frequently advises banking and energy clients on competition matters. Associate-to-watch - Chambers and Partners – Competition
He is a great professional, always available and knows how to explain things in a simple way. He is well informed, which is helpful to solve future problems Chambers & Partners 2019 - Competition
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Work experience

  • 2017 - 2017 Asociado Principal

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2016 Asociado Senior

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2008 - 2009 Asociado

    Carvallo, Bizzarri & García Abogados

  • 2017 - a la actualidad Director

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2016 - 2017 Foreign Associate

    Competition Law and EU Law Departamente at Uría Menéndez

  • 2009 - 2012 Associate

    Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo Abogados

  • 2008 - 2008 In-house Counsel

    Directorate of Legal Affairs Telefónica Móviles Chile S.A.

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Empresa Nacional de Energía Enex S.A. Chile 2013

    Counsel to Enex in the implementation of the remedies imposed by the Supreme Court regarding to the acquisition of Terpel Chile

  • Samsung Electronics Chile Chile 2017

    Counsel to Samsung in the investigation by the Fiscalía Nacional Económica against mobile network operators and mobile terminal manufacturers for anticompetitive practices restrictive of competition

  • Empresa Nacional de Energía Enex S.A. Chile 2016

    Counsel to Enex before the FNE, the Competition Tribunal and the Supreme Court on a leniency application and the obtention of antitrust immunity

  • Marriott - Starwood Chile 2017

    Counsel to Marriott and Starwood in the obtention of the competition clearance in Chile, without remedies, for its world-wide merger

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Publications

  • May 2014 Santiago Chile

    ¿Es procedente la aplicación del procedimiento contemplado para las acciones colectivas de la Ley sobre Protección de los Derechos de los Consumidores a la acción contemplada en el artículo 30 del DL 211?

    Ignacio Larraín - Instituto Chileno de Derecho Procesal
  • January 2013 Santiago Chile

    ¿Es la colusión un ilícito per se en el ordenamiento jurídico chileno?

    Ignacio Larraín - Derecho Corporativo Jurisprudencia Comentada año 2013, Thomson Reuters
  • July 2017 London United Kingdom

    Global Legal Insights - Merger Control Sixth Edition

    Ignacio Larraín, Álvaro Espinosa & Pascale Fouillioux - Global Legal Group see publication
  • January 2014 Santiago Chile

    Debido Proceso y Doble Instancia: A propósito de la reclamación de las resoluciones del TDLC

    Ignacio Larraín - Estudios de Regulación Empresarial, Legal Publishing Chile
  • December 2012 Santiago Chile

    Algunas facultades intrusivas de la FNE a la luz de la garantía del debido proceso

    Ignacio Larraín - Instituto Chileno de Derecho Procesal
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Studies

  • 2009 Lawyer Corte Suprema

  • 2006 Law Degree Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law

  • 2011 Graduated Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Economy, Competition Law & Regulated Markets

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Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Comisión Libre Competencia Colegio de Abogados de Chile A.G.
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Commitee of Competition Law at Chilean Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2017

    Procedural Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities - 2014

    Legal Reasoning

    Coordinator - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
  • Activity - 2014

    Comitte to reform the Procedural Law Tenure Program

    Assistant - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker A comparative view between Chile and Spain over its competition law systems Madrid - Universidad Autónoma Chile 2016