Co-head of the firm’s disputes resolution practice. He specializes in litigation and arbitration, both domestic and international. He began his career working at Carey and Philippi. He worked also at Chadbourne & Parke LLP, NY office, International Arbitration practice, and co-founded the Arbitration Department of PPU Chile. His work has been mainly focused on disputes in the mining, energy, M&A, and construction field. He worked at BHP Billiton as the Major Projects Dispute Manager in Chile under a secondment program. In such capacity, he administered all the disputes of the company’s Major Projects department. He obtained his law degree from Universidad de Chile law school, Summa cum Laude, and has an LL.M from Columbia University on a Fulbright and a Chilean-government scholarships. He has taught private law at Universidad de Chile since 2007, where he is currently a faculty member. Francesco is also a usual speaker in International Arbitration conferences in the Latam Region, member of the ICC arbitration & ADR Commission ICC and alumnus of the 2016-2108 ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America. Francesco has been ranked by Chambers 2018 and 2019 in the disputes resolution area. He has also been recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2018 and 2019 as the Future Leader of Arbitration in Chile.