Josefa Larraín

Associate / Chile

Member of the Dispute Resolution team. Her professional practice focuses mainly on on litigation, arbitration and negotiation.


Work experience

  • 2020 - present Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2017 - 2020 Associate

    Vial Larraín

  • 2017 - 2017 Associate

    CMS Carey & Allende Chile

  • 2014 - 2016 Associate

    Morales y Besa Abogados

  • 2013 - 2013 Associate

    Ovalle, Ossa, Gazzana & Bulnes




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.

  • Succession of Veronica Blackburn

    Estate: Counsel an representattion of the heirs of this renowned businesswoman in various trials (arbitral and ordinary), as well as in precautionary measures. The amount of the estate was over several million dollars. The trials came to an end by mutual accord of the parties involved.

  • Consorcio Nacional de Seguros S.A.

    Counsel in several civil trials, arbitrations, and in constitutional protection actions filed by policy holders against said general and life insurance company, which has been absolved in most cases.

  • Minera Meridian Limitada (Yamana Gold Inc.)

    Counsel to Compañía Minera Bridger Chile Ltda., who Claims the existence of usufructuary Rights on the “La Pepa” mine. The Court of Appeals revoked the 19.4 million-dollar ruling in the first instance, rejecting the suit in its entirety.

  • La Araucana C.C.A.F.

    Counsel as member of the team that successfully represented the bank creditors and bondholders, in what was the first large reorganization process, under the new insolvency law. A unanimous ruling as obtained from the commission of judges, for over USD 600 million, avoiding the debtor’s liquidation. This was the very first judicial reorganization case of a company with bonds issued in the market under the New Reorganization and Liquidation of Companies and Private Persons Law.



  • 3 June, 2020 Chile

    PPU in Chile Appoints Jorge Vial as Dispute Resolution Head

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  • 2015 Certification Strategic Intervention Specialist Center MIP “Strategic Negotiation and Coaching”

  • 2012 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

    School of Law




Academic activities

  • Activity 2017 - to date

    Procedure Law

    Profesor - Pontificia Universidad Católica
  • Activity 2010 - 2017

    Procedure Law

    Teachers aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica

Seminars and Conferences