José Manuel Bustamante Gubbins




  • Lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1997)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) from The University of Chicago (2002)

Academic experience

  • Professor of Corporate Governance at the Master in Business Law of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2011)
  • Professor of Competition Law at Universidad de Los Andes (since 2005)

Other Activities

  • Arbitrator of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Cemento Polpaico S.A. (a Chilean listed corporation) (2004 – 2016)
  • Member of the Council for Competition Law of the Chilean Bar Association (since 2012)


  • Highlighted in several publications as a leading lawyer in competition law and dispute resolution, including Chambers & Partners Latin America, Best Lawyers and The Legal 500


  • Chilean Bar Association


  • Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego & Dörr (1997-2011), being partner since 2006
  • Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, foreign associate in New York (2002-2003)


  • Spanish and English