Sophie Hellmich

Associate / Chile

Senior associate, member of the Dispute Resolution team. Her professional practice focuses mainly on litigation an arbitration in matters of civil and corporate liability. She has served as an actuary in several arbitrations from the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce ("CAM Santiago").


Work experience

  • 2016 - present Senior associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2011 - 2015 Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría




Featured Cases

  • Representation of a natural gas importing company through a bi-national gas pipeline through the Cordillera de los Andes, in an arbitration with a client for the execution of two supply contracts, in the context of the Argentine gas crisis.

  • Representation of a mining company in an arbitration with an electricity generating company in connection with a power transmission contract through a line that was later nationalized by the authority.

  • Representation of the majority shareholder of a real estate project in the Metropolitan Region, in an arbitration with other shareholders of the project, in the context of the Chilean Corporations Act.

  • Representation of real estate company in various arbitrations followed with contractors, in the context of a construction contract and the General Urban Development Law.



  • 2003 -

    "Objective aptitude to produce effects contrary to competition".

    - Corporate Law. Commented Case Law, 2003, Legal Publishing.
  • January 2016 Madrid - España

    "The safekeeping of confidential information gathered within a leniency program with respect to different investigations carried out by other judicial authorities. Chilean Constitutional Court, Case N°2934-15-CCO, January, 2016".

    Uría Menendes - Journal of Legal News, Uría Menendes, ISNN:2174-0828/44-2016
  • 2018 Santiago - Chile

    "The ACHAP case and some reflections". Ten years of jurisprudence impact 2006-2016, 2018

    - Juridical Editions of Santiago
  • 2018 -

    The doctrine of hub and spoke agreements and their application in Chile ". Ten years of jurisprudence impact 2006-2016, 2018,

    - Juridical Editions of Santiago.


  • 2012 Diplomado Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Libre Competencia y Mercados Regulados

  • 2012 Lawyer Corte Suprema de Chile

  • 2010 Law Degree Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile




Academic activities


Seminars and Conferences