Cerda, María Paz
Cruchaga, Luis Alberto
Da - Bove, Josefina
de la Jara, Guillermo
del Fierro, Nicolás
Demarchi, María Victoria
Valenzuela, Jorge I.
Velasco, José Antonio
Yuri, Ana María
Admitted to Practice in Chile since 1994.
Andrés Jana is founding litigation and arbitration Partner at Chilean law firm Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana. Between 1996 and 1998 he was Director of Legal Studies of the Central Bank of Chile, in charge of overseeing and coordinating legal aspects of national and international regulations for foreign investment, capital transfer and foreign exchange. He obtained his LL.M. from Harvard University and graduated summa cum laude from the Law School of the Universidad de Chile.
Mr. Jana has vast experience as counsel, arbitrator and expert in international disputes involving commercial, investment and international public law issues, before the International Court of Justice, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), several ad hoc tribunals, as well as domestic courts in different jurisdictions, including Chile, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, United States and Argentina.
Mr. Jana acts as counsel for States and investors in Investor-States disputes and sits as arbitrator in ICSID cases. He was legal advisor for the Republic of Chile in the maritime border dispute between Chile and Peru before the International Court of Justice and is currently a member of the Chilean legal team in the dispute between Bolivia and Chile in front of the same court. He has rendered legal advisory services to several governmental organizations in different countries, providing among others advice to the government of Chile during negotiations of the financial services and investment chapters of the Free Trade Agreements with Canada, Mexico, the United States and the European Union.
Mr. Jana is the Chilean delegate before the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), where he participated in the revision and adoption of the UNCITRAL arbitration rules (2010) and the rules of transparency in arbitrations between investors and states (2013). He has acted on various task forces on international matters, including the ASIL/ICCA Task Force on Issue Conflicts in Investor-State Arbitration and Special Drafting Committee for the Arbitration Commission of the ICC on the Participation of the State and States Organizations in Arbitration. He has been recently appointed as Vice Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee and Chair of the ITA Americas Initiative. He is on the Panel of Arbitrators for ICSID, a member of the London Court of International Arbitration, member of the Council of SIAC, member of the Latin American Arbitration Group of the ICC and founding member and Vice-president of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB). A Professor of Private Law at Universidad de Chile since 1997, he regularly lectures and publishes on international disputes. Lecturer at University of Texas Law School Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration and Environmental Law, since 2012, he also teaches at Miami Law School Institute of International Arbitration (2010 to present).
Languages: Spanish, English and Hebrew.