Chambers Global:

"Clients laud Julio Pellegrini for his strategic capacity and energetic delivery, adding that he knew right from the start exactly which aspects of our case were likely to lead us to a victory."


Chambers and Partners Latin America Dispute Resolution: "stands out for his legal knowledge, technical know-how and extensive experience in litigation"
Competition/Antitrust: “is an experienced litigator who has a strong grasp of contentious issues in this field”.




  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Law School (1996)

  • The University of Chicago Law School, Master of Laws (2002)


Other Activities

  • Arbitrator of the Santiago Arbitration and Mediation Center (CAM)

  • President of the Commission of Competition and Antitrust of the Chilean Bar Association (since 2011)

  • Board Member to the Chilean Bar Association (2011 - 2019)

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Center of Competition and Antitrust Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2012)

Academic Activities

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile:
    Professor of Civil Law (since 2002)
    Professor of Economic Analysis of Law (2011 - 2018)
    Lecturer in the New Tendencies in Contracts and Damages Diploma (2007)
    Lecturer in the Antitrust Diploma (since 2010)


  • Universidad de los Andes:
    Professor of Competition and Antitrust Law, Master in Business Law Program (2004 - 2013). 


  • Universidad Finis Terrae:
    Professor at the Master in Public Law Program (since 2010).

    Professor of Competition and Antitrust Law (since 2010).



  • Named as one of Chile’s leaders litigators by Chambers and Partners

  • Highlighted in litigation in antitrust and regulated markets matters by The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists, Who’s Who Legal

  • Highlighted by Global Competition Review for his performance in competition

  • Featured in Legal 500 among the outstanding litigants in Chile

  • Highlighted by Best Lawyers in the area of litigation, arbitration and mediation

  • Highlighted by Leading Lawyers in Competition/Antitrust



  • Getting the Deal Throught, Merger Control: Chilean Chapter. Co-author

  • “Cartel Regulation – Chile”. Latin Lawyer. Co-author

  • “La Discriminación de Precios en la Jurisprudencia Chilena”. Estudios de Libre Competencia, Consumidor y Regulación. Librotecnia & Centro de Libre Competencia UC. Co-author

  • Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements: Chilean Chapter. Law Business Research Ltd. Co-author

  • The Merger Control Review. Chilean Chapter. Law Business Research Ltd. Co-author

  • “Merger Control – Chile”. Latin Lawyer. Co-author

  • Dispute Resolution Review: Chilean Chapter. Co-author

  • “Caso Campiche: Un importante cambio de criterio en material ambiental, Sentencias Destacadas 2009”. Una mirada desde la perspectiva de las políticas públicas. Ediciones LYD

  • “La Consulta de Operaciones de Concentración en el Sector Retail, Libre Competencia y Retail. Un Análisis Crítico”. Legal Publishing Chile

  • “Algunas consideraciones acerca de la Resolución que rechazó la fusión entre Falabella y D&S”. Revista Anales de Derecho UC: Temas de Libre Competencia


Areas of Practice

  • Civil and commercial litigation

  • Domestic and international arbitration

  • Antitrust, antidumping and regulated markets


  • Pellegrini & Urrutia Abogados (2010 - 2013). Partner

  • Bulnes, Pellegrini y Urrutia Abogados (2006 - 2009). Partner

  • Ortúzar, Aguila y Bulnes (1998 - 2006). Partner since 2002



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