José Pardo

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His main practice areas include antitrust, regulation, administrative law and litigation.


  • Masisa and Masisa Componentes on its defense against a lawsuit filed by Silcosil, a competitor of Masisa, before the Antitrust Court.
  • The Ministry of Energy on the implementation of the transmission line between SIC and SING.
  • An electric generation company before an Expert Panel challenging the impediments to connect a transmission line set by an electric transmission company.
  • Philip Morris on a complaint against British American Tobacco before the Antitrust Court (Tribunal de Defensa de la Libre Competencia) and Civil Courts due to exclusionary acts.
  • A bus transportation company before the Antitrust Court and Civil Courts for alleged cartel case brought by the National Economic Prosecutor (Fiscalía Nacional Económica).
  • Roche before the Antitrust Court and Civil Courts on a complaint filed by the pharmaceutical company, Recalcine, for alleged exclusionary acts (sham litigation).
  • Several companies on investigations of the National Economic Prosecutor in antitrust infringements (cartel and exclusionary cases) on transportation, retail, energy, mining and pharmaceutical markets.


  • Recognized in Competition/Antitrust, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Competition and Antitrust, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Competition/Antitrust, Best Lawyers.


  • Foreign Associate, Antitrust and Competition Group, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Brussels (2016-2017).
  • Teaching Assistant of Administrative Law and Liability of the State, Universidad de Chile (since 2007).
  • Member of the Litigation Commission of Libertades Públicas A.G.
  • Professional Internship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San José de Costa Rica (2014).


  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in The Guide to Corporate Compliance – Navigating Competition Rules from a Chilean Perspective, Latin Lawyer (2020).
  • Co-author of the book “The Deviation of Power in Administrative Acts”, Legal Publishing (Thomson Reuters) (2013).
  • Co-author of the paper “Sanctions for Breaches in Public Contracts for Supply and Services: Uncertainty as a Problem of Public Policy”, Public Law Journal N° 82, Universidad de Chile (2015).


  • Antitrust and Regulated Markets


  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude) (2012).
  • Degree in Administrative Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2013).
  • LL.M., University of Chicago (2016).


  • Chile (2012).


  • Spanish.
  • English.
  • French.

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