Name: José Miguel Huerta
Firm Name: Claro & Cia.
Jurisdiction: Chile
Practice Area: Antitrust Law

Telephone: +562 2367 3017

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Professional Biography:

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Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Administrative Procedural Law
  • Litigation
  • Antitrust and Economic Regulation
  • Arbitration
  • Constitutional
  • Reorganization
  • Insolvency


  • Transportation
  • Technology
  • Media and Telecommunications
  • Financial Services and Fintech
  • Agribusiness
  • Consumer
  • Retail


José Miguel Huerta specializes in litigation, antitrust, comercial arbitration and bankruptcy. He has represented clients in Chile and in other jurisdictions, including the United States and Europe, in government proceedings and investigations related, among others, to mergers and cartels.

He teaches civil law at Universidad de Chile. He is the author of several publications, among others, in the areas of antitrust, civil law and civil procedure.

He won the Society’s 2008 Pro Bono Award, New York, for his service to the Legal Aid Society in New York.

He is member of the Chilean Bar and of the American Bar Association.

He is admitted to practice law in Chile and in the United States, in New York State.

He joined Claro & Cía. in 1996. In 2007 and 2008 he was with Shearman & Sterling in New York. He is partner since 2012.


J.S.M., Standford Law School, Fulbright, Scholarship, 2007.

J.D., Universidad de Chile, 2002.

Firm Overview:

Since its founding in 1880, Claro & Cia. is one of the most prestigious law firms in Chile. Our seal is an innovative, reliable and highly qualified style.

With a diverse group of lawyers, Claro & Cia. is prepared to take part in all the areas in which legal advice is required, offering its clients a comprehensive support for the realization of their projects. Its practice in banks and financing, in aspects of corporate, reorganizations and acquisitions (M & A) in securities markets, Chilean and global, as well as its recognized experience in litigation and arbitration, are particularly emblematic and remarkable. In all of them, and in the others that its offers to its clients as part of its integral service, its professionalism, creativity and solidity characterize it.

Claro & Cia. represents clients with interests in very diverse areas, such as: Administrative and Constitutional, Transportation, Free Competition, Litigation and Arbitration, Banking, Project Financing, Mining, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Energy and Natural Resources, Environment, Insurance, labor, criminal and administrative sanctions, intellectual property and new technologies, international trade, economic regulation, tax law, telecommunications, sports and entertainment, real estate development, tourism, hotels and casinos, among others.

Claro & Cia. has an undisputed leadership in the Chilean legal market and has stood out for the high legal and ethical standards with which it provides legal services in the most complex commercial transactions and in judicial and arbitration conflicts. The loyalty of our clients, as well as the international recognition obtained by the firm and its lawyers, such as Chambers & Partners “Best Firm of the Year in Chile” granted in 2017, 2015, 2012 and 2010 and Client Service, 2019; Latin Lawyer “Best Transaction of the Year in Corporate Finance, 2013”; Latin Lawyer “Best Transaction of the Year, in the best operation of M & A, 2012”; IFLR “M & A Best Transaction of the Year, 2012”; IFLR “Best National Firm of the Year, 2012”, IFLR “Best Firm of Year in Chile, 2021″, IFLR”Southern cone Banking & Finance Firm of the Year, 2021″, IFLR” Loan Deal of the Year, 2021″, prove it.

Experience, reliability, excellence and leadership are the principles that guide Claro & Cia., within a framework of ethical rigor and social responsibility with its people and the environment in which it operates.