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Sofía O'Ryan


Sofía O’Ryan advises on matters related to merger control procedures, unilateral conducts and cartels, both in investigations before the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office and in proceedings before the Tribunal for the Defense of Competition.

Sofía assists in the design and implementation of commercial policies as well as in the development of compliance programs and internal investigations for the prevention and detection of risky behaviors.

She regularly advises on competition matters in day-to-day business, with a focus on potential abuses of a dominant position in commercial practices and policies. She has assisted in collaboration between competitors and exclusivity agreements, among others.


    • Coordinator, Antitrust Division, National Economic Prosecutor's Office, 2020
    • Coordinator, Merger Division, National Economic Prosecutor's Office, 2018–2020
    • Intern, European Commission, Directorate General for Competition, Belgium, 2017
    • Lawyer, Merger Division, National Economic Prosecutor's Office, 2013–2016
  • English
  • Spanish
    • Universidad de Chile, Law Degree, 2011, summa cum laude
    • Universidad de Chile, Faculty of Economics and Business, Diploma in Regulation and Competition, 2015, summa cum laude
    • King's College London, LL.M., 2017, cum laude
  • Faculty of Economics and Business, Diploma in Regulation and Competition, Universidad de Chile, 2015
  • LL.M., King's College London, 2017


  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Rising Star, Chile Competition and Antitrust, 2022
  • Leaders League
    • Competition, Antitrust and Investigations, Recommended, 2021
    • Highly Recommended, 2022
    • Merger Control, Highly Recommended, 2022
  • Latin Lawyer, Antitrust & Competition, Highly Recommended, 2023
  • Becas Chile (scholarship granted by the Chilean government), 2017
  • Universidad de Chile, Best Graduates Award, Sixth Place, 2012
  • Editorial Jurídica Award, Universidad de Chile Best Grades Award, First Place, 2009

News Overview

"Incorporación Sofía O'Ryan como counsel," El Mercurio, October 16, 2020

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Chilean Bar Association