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Juan Carlos Riesco

Juan Carlos Riesco



  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Antitrust and Regulated Markets

WSG Practice Industries




Parner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Litigation Group. His practice is focused mainly on civil and commercial litigation, antitrust and regulatory litigation, as well as national and international arbitration.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2007).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Degree on Modern Civil and Commercial Rules for Contracting, Universidad de Chile (2008).
  • LL.M., UC Berkeley (2013).
  • Degree on Administrative Litigation, Universidad Católica de Chile (2016).
Areas of Practice

Antitrust and Regulated Markets | Arbitration | Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Recognized in Litigation and Arbitration, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Litigation, Best Lawyers.

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Foreign Associate, International Arbitration practice, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington DC (2014).
  • Member of the panel of young arbitrators, Arbitration and Mediation Center, Santiago Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Chilean Institute of Procedural Law (2011).
  • Professor of Civil Procedure Reform Diploma, Universidad Católica de Chile (2011).
  • Professor of Civil Law, Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello (2009-2012).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


  • Co-author of the article «Comments on the Increasing Impact of Anti-Corruption rules in International Arbitration», CAM Santiago (2019).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in the Chambers Global Practice Guide: Litigation, Chambers and Partners (2019).


Constituent Process in Chile

On November 15, 2019, against the backdrop of social demonstrations that had been taking place during the previous weeks, a social and political milestone occurred: the majority of the political forces represented in the Chilean National Congress reached a broad consensus. They agreed that in April...

Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)

The objective of the "Learning to Lead" program is to support young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional career and aquire/enhance leadership skills, both professionally and personally. The program is part of the Women in the Profession (WIP) project of the Cyrus R. Vance...

Pro Bono

Pro bono work is essential in Carey's legal practice. We believe that our lawyers may make a possitive impact in society, collaborating in socially important cases where free legal support is required. This microsite summarizes our pro bono work and our commitment to public service.

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