Andrés Sepúlveda D.

Andres Sepulveda´s practice focuses on complex contentious dispute matters, consumer protection, domestic and international arbitrations, insolvencies and bankruptcies. As a partner, he leads the Dispute Resolution practice area.

Mr. Sepúlveda has more than 10 years of experience representing national and transnational companies on matters of Consumer Protection and Advertising before the Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court. He has participated in multiple institutional arbitrations before the Center of Arbitration and Mediation (CAM) of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce and in ad-hoc arbitrations. He carries out academic activities in the Procedural Law Deparment at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.



LLM, University of California Berkeley, (2017)

J.D., Equivalent with honors, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (2009)

Honors & Distinctions

The LEGAL 500. Latin America. Recommended Lawyer (2019, 2021)

Language Capability

Spanish (Native), English (Fluent)

- Represents Codelco in multiple contractual liability lawsuits, including a lawsuit whose amount amounts to approximately $ 32,500,000,000.- (USD $ 39,000,000).

- Represented a Chilean television channel in multiple contractual liability lawsuits filed against him, including a lawsuit in the amount of approximately $ 44,000,000,000.- (USD $ 52,000,000).

- Represented a transnational risk classifier in lawsuits related to the “La Polar Case”, one of the largest financial scandals in the history of Chile.

- Successfully represented a construction company in bankruptcy proceedings for which the declaration of its voluntary liquidation was requested.

- Represented a transnational company in its capacity as creditor in the bankruptcy proceedings for the reorganization of Adexus.

- Represented a mutual guarantee company that underwent the bankruptcy reorganization procedure.

- Represents a transnational electrical appliance company in its capacity as creditor in the Abcdin reorganization insolvency proceedings.

- Represents a national mining company in its capacity as defendant in a bankruptcy revocation action.

- Represented a multinational security alarm company in multiple lawsuits for alleged violations of the Consumer Protection Law.

- Advised the distributor in Chile of a multinational automobile company in administrative, negotiation and judicial stages in multiple conflicts with consumers.

- Represents Empresa Nacional de Energía Enex S.A. in multiple lawsuits related to the Consumer Protection Law.

- Successfully represented a consumer in a lawsuit for violation of the Consumer Protection Law.

© Copyright 2020 Schwencke & Cia. - All Rights Reserved

Santiago, Chile


Contact Us

(+562) 2887 2200