Juan Ignacio Alarcón


+56 2 2928 2366

His practice focuses on administrative, constitutional and regulatory law, advising several national and international clients, as well as public entities and state-owned enterprises on all sorts of matters directly or indirectly related to the public sector in Chile, including concessions, public procurement, negotiation and development of public-private associations, litigation before Chilean administrative bodies, ordinary and special courts of justice, the Chilean Public Procurement Court and the Chilean Constitutional Court, legal defense against sanctions imposed by public entities, advice on sectoral regulations in various markets, regarding public policies and legislative matters, as well as issues related to the Chilean Transparency Law and to the Data Protection Law.


  • Journal reviewer of the Chilean Journal of Law and Technology of the Informatics, Law Center of Studies, Universidad de Chile (since 2014).
  • Chief of Staff, Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication (2014-2016).
  • Professor of Transparency in the Public Administration, Universidad de las Américas (2012-2013).
  • Professor of Personal Data Protection, Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello (2012-2013).
  • Legal Counsel, Council for Transparency (2010-2014).
  • Professional Internship at the Spanish Data Protection Agency, Madrid (2010).
  • Legal Counsel, Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency (2007-2009).
  • Legal Counsel, Bank of Chile (2004-2007).


  • Speaker, conference on “Personal Data Protection: New trends in Chile and in Comparative Law” organized by the Informatics Law Centre of Studies, Universidad de Chile (2014).
  • Speaker, XI Spanish American Meeting of Personal Data Protection organized by the Spanish American Network of Data Protection and the Spanish Agency of Data Protection, Cartagena de Indias (2013).


  • Law, Universidad de Chile.
  • Degree in Constitutional Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2008).
  • Master of Arts in Human Rights, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Beca Chile scholarship) (2010).
  • Master of Science in Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science (Chevening scholarship) (2017).


  • Chile (2004).


  • Spanish.
  • English.
  • German.