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Contreras Velozo

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Established boutique with a longstanding experience advising private companies and public sector entities on antitrust matters. Team is well equipped to advise on matters related to abuse of dominant position, bid rigging and cartels. Adept at handling mandates concerning highly regulated markets, including telecommunications, food and beverage and pharmaceuticals. Redinterclinica, Empresas Carozzi and Detroit count among the firm's new client wins.

Strengths

According to one client, "the competition team is made up of lawyers with great expertise and extensive professional experience in this field, with a great understanding and management of economic issues."

Work highlights

Advised Movistar before the TDLC in two abuse of dominance lawsuits brought by several Mobile Virtual Network Operators.

Notable practitioners

Clients are full of praise for the co-head of department Javier Velozo , pointing to "his great knowledge of the key elements that must be considered to carry out a successful case before the antitrust court." They add: "He provides a strategic vision for our business, demonstrating an in-depth understanding of economic aspects and the market itself."

Pablo Pardo receives widespread recognition from market commentators, who point to "his great litigation abilities," with one source stating: "I rarely see lawyers with that quality to be able to explain complex ideas in a simple manner." He focuses his practice on handling contentious competition matters before the TDLC.

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Overview

Contreras Velozo serves clients in all aspects of competition law, including merger control, cartels, abuse of dominance, follow-on damage litigation, non-contentious proceedings and compliance. The firm holds notable experience in regulated network industries, as it permanently advices corporations and governmental bodies active in markets such as telecommunications, energy, gas, transport, banking and public infrastructure.

Competition/Antitrust Department

Contreras Velozo

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Department location

Edificio Isidora Foster Piso 5

Isidora Goyenechea 3477

Las Condes

Santiago

Santiago

Chile

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Chile

Competition/Antitrust


Javier Velozo
Band 2
Pablo Pardo
Up and Coming