Álvaro Vives
Álvaro Vives Partner +56223673031 Secretary: María José Ramírez LANGUAGES: Español - Inglés


Litigation, Antitrust and Economic Regulation, Banking and Finance, Arbitration.


Consumer and Retail, Technology, Media and Telecommunications..


Álvaro Vives focuses on Antitrust and Litigation.  In antitrust matters, he has represented clients in governmental investigations and judicial proceedings related to cartels, abuse of dominance, merger control, and regulatory recommendations.  He has also provided preventive advice regarding contracts and commercial policies, and has taught executives and employees about antitrust issues. He also has experience in civil, commercial, and constitutional litigation.

Since 2014 he is a Civil Law professor at the School of Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

He worked as an associate at Claro & Cía. between 2011 and 2013.  Between 2013 and 2016 he clerked at the Chilean Competition Tribunal, participating in contentious and non-contentious proceedings involving both regulated and non-regulated industries.  Furthermore, between 2017 and 2018 he worked as a visiting attorney in the litigation department at Shearman & Sterling.  He rejoined Claro y Cía. in 2018.

He is admitted to practice in Chile since 2012 and in the State of New York, USA, since 2018.



JP, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011.

Recipient Tocornal and Pedro N. Montenegro, Ponticificia Universidad Católica de Chile, School of Law, granted to the best student of his class, 2009.

Master of Laws (LL.M.), Harvard Law School, 2017 (Becas Chile y Fulbright). Dean´s Scholar awarded in the international arbitration, professional ethics and analytical methods courses for lawyers