Gonzalo Cordero A.

Mr. Cordero has focused  his work in the areas of litigation and arbitration, both domestic and international, and antitrust.

Prior to joining our firm, he was a legal advisor to the Ministry of National Land and Property (1997-1999). Between 2003 and 2005, Mr. Cordero worked with the International Arbitration and Trade Law groups at White & Case LLP in Washington D.C.

Mr. Cordero has published extensively in Chilean, and foreign law and business reviews, such as Revista Chilena de Derecho (1998, 2005 and 2006), Anuario de Filosofía Jurídica (1999), Latin American Finance and Capital Markets (2002, 2003), Latin American Law and Business Report (2002), Latin American Finance and Capital Markets (2002), Practical Latin American Tax Strategies (2002, 2003, 2004), Latin American Finance Executive Report (2004), Global Intellectual Property Asset Management Report (2004), North American Free Trade & Investment Report (2004),Financier Worldwide Annual Review: Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (2013)), Financier Worldwide, Merger Review (2014).

Mr. Cordero was appointed to the arbitrators’ roster of the National Arbitration Center, having served as an arbitrator on several occasions.
Chambers and Partners have highlighted Mr. Cordero as a leading lawyer which “stands out for his high level of knowledge and great efficiency, according to clients”.

Mr. Cordero has also been commended by Global Competition Review on Antitrust matters.

L.C.J.S.,  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School (1996).

Admitted to the Chilean Bar (1997).

Master of Laws (LL.M.), Columbia University (2000).


Professor of Corporate Law at Universidad Finis Terrae (2001-2002).

Professor of the Master’s of International Law Program, given jointly by Heidelberg University and Universidad de Chile Law School (2006).

Professor of Litigation at Universidad Diego Portales (2014).


Gonzalo Cordero is highlighted by Legal 500 Latam 2019 in Dispute Resolution and Competition and Antitrust, for his experience in Antitrust Litigation.

  • Commentators have said that, when it comes to Dispute and Resolution, he is “a name to note”.

Gonzalo has also been ranked by Chambers Latin America 2017 Chile in Dispute Resolution.

  • He is the head of department and focuses on civil liability and consumer protection litigation and arbitration. He attracts strong endorsements from clients, who note that he “is always available and responds quickly with high-quality answers”.

It is worth mentioning that Leaders League has recognized the Arbitration department in different practices: Civil and Commercial Litigation as “Recommended”, Dispute Resolution in Construction as “Highly Recommended” and White Collar Crime as “Recommended” , all which are under Gonzalo’s leadership.

He is also recognized in Arbitration & Mediation, International Arbitration and Litigation by Best Lawyers 2020.

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