Aldo Molinari

Partner

amolinari@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2213



Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm's Litigation Group. His practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation and administrative and environmental regulatory litigation. He also has experience in domestic and international commercial and investment arbitration.


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • General Motors Financial on its defense before a collective action filed by the National Consumer Service (SERNAC).
  • Porsche on its defense in a collective action filed by a consumer association in relation to the sale of vehicles in Chile.
  • Bayer on its defense in a collective action for collective and diffuse interest, filed by a consumer association, based on an alleged violation of the consumer safety standards established in the Consumer Law.
  • WOM on its defense and subsequent settlement with a consumer association that put an end to a collective action brought in relation to certain advertising pieces.
  • Silesia and Andrómaco laboratories on their defense in a collective action filed by a consumer association for alleged liability for defective products.
  • Blanco y Negro on its defense in a collective action filed by a consumer association in relation to the suspension of televised sporting events.
  • A health insurance company on its defense in a collective action filed by a consumer association.
  • Deloitte on its defense regarding a claim for alleged civil liability related to the exercise of professional services and on an arbitration claim for contractual liability derived from the termination of a bidding process.
  • An international water company on an arbitration for breach of representations and warranties for the acquisition of a water company in Chile.
  • MetLife on its successful defense in two arbitrations before CAM Santiago, for civil liability claimed for the termination of an insurance brokerage contract.
  • Nokia on its defense in several arbitrations before CAM Santiago initiated by contractors for alleged contractual liability.
  • Enel on the successful defense of its project Los Cóndores in relation to several real and constitutional actions that intended to stop the project.
  • Melón on a claim for environmental damage filed by several social players in relation to the situation of the Quinteros bay.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Recognized in Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Dispute Resolution: Litigation, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Environment, Litigation and Arbitration, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation and Product Liability Litigation, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Benchmark Litigation Latin America.
  • Recognized in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Top Ranked Legal.
  • Best Undergraduate Professor Award, Universidad de Chile (2009).

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Visiting Attorney, International Arbitration Office, Herbert Smith Freehills, New York (2013-2014).
  • Member of the Training and Continuing Education Committee of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de Chile (since 2003).
  • Professor of Civil Law in several Chilean universities in undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Professor of the qualification and training program, Academia Judicial de Chile.
  • Director of the Diploma Program in Civil Responsibility and Tort Law of the Law School, Universidad de Chile.
  • Director of the Diploma Program in Consumer Law of the Law School, Universidad de Chile.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of the chapter "Chile: Trends and Developments" in the Chambers Global Practice Guide: Litigation, Chambers and Partners (2019).
  • Co-author of the article “Some Elements of the Constructor’s Civil Liability. Special Emphasis in Fast Track Contracts.” Revista Chilena de Derecho Privado, Fundación Fernando Fueyo Laneri (2018).
  • Author of "Courts and Environmental Actions", Lecture Series, Chilean Bar Association (2017).
  • Author of the article "Tort Liability of Finance Leasing Companies", published in Studies of Private Law in recognition to Professor Gonzalo Figueroa Yáñez, Editorial Jurídica de Chile (2008).
  • Author of the book "From the Civil Liability to the Damage Law and Civil Prevention of Damages", LexisNexis Chile (2004).
  • Author of several legal papers in Chilean and foreign law reviews.

EDUCATION

  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Outstanding Internship Award, Judicial Assistance Corporation (2000).
  • LL.M., Columbia University (Beca Chile Scholarship) (2013).
  • Pedro Nicolás Montenegro Award. Ranked highest in his class.
  • Fernando Fueyo Laneri Foundation Award granted to the best thesis of the year (2002).

ADMISSIONS

  • Chile (2002).
  • New York (pending - Bar exam approved in February 2015).

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish.
  • English.

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