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Joaquin Santos


Joaquín concentrates his practice in the area of Regulated Markets, especially in matters of permits and administrative procedures, including risk management, regulatory consultations, contentious-administrative matters, participation in public procurement processes, sanctioning procedures before various sectorial authorities, and litigation before specialized courts.

Joaquín advises clients in different sectors such as telecommunications, healthcare, food and beverage, chemical-pharmaceutical, construction, infrastructure, among others.

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2017

  • Diploma, Administrative Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2019

  • Course on Litigation in Constitutional Law, Universidad de Chile, 2021

    Master's Degree, LL.M., mention in Regulatory Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2023 


Before joining DLA Piper, Joaquin was analyst lawyer at Transparency Council (CPLT) and counselor at Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency.