“We understand our clients’ needs and know the industries where they operate their businesses, recognizing also that a lawyer’s role is not passive, but active”.

Ignacio Arteaga, Partner

Ignacio Arteaga E.


Mail: iarteaga@agycia.cl
Phone: +56 2 2947 6801

Ignacio Arteaga has extensive academic and professional experience in commercial law, civil law, energy law and arbitration. He co-leads our Corporate Practice.

Practice: Legal advisor to local and foreign companies regarding contracts, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, corporate restructuring, corporate governance, energy, telecommunications, administrative law and arbitration.

Experience: Cariola Diez Pérez-Cotapos & Cía. Ltda. Mergers and Acquisitions, Environmental Law and Regulatory Matters (1995-2007). Clifford Chance, London (1997). Arbitrator of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce since 2001. Founder of Arteaga Gorziglia (2007). Chairman of the Social Union of Christian Businessmen, USEC (2017-2018). Member of the Board of Directors of the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (CAN). Member of the National Justice and Peace Commission.

Academic experience: Professor of Commercial Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law (1998 – 2005) and Professor at the Master in Business Law from the same university (2000 – 2005).

Academic background: Lawyer. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Fellowship (British Council) (1996). Master of Laws (LL.M.) The London School of Economics and Political Sciences (1997). Program of Instruction for Lawyers (PIL) Harvard Law School, Negotiation Courses (2000-2002). Post Graduate Diploma on Economic Administrative Law, Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2006). Post Graduate Diploma in Insolvency Law, Law School of the Universidad de Chile (2019). Graduate of Electric Markets of the Future and its Regulation, Faculty of Engineering of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2020).

Languages: Spanish and English.