Gonzalo Álvarez

Of Counsel

galvarez@imad.cl

Gonzalo Álvarez

Of Counsel

galvarez@imad.cl

Practice Areas

  • Civil Liability
  • Environmental Law
  • Mining
  • Administrative Sanctioning Law

 

Languaje

  • Spanish
  • English

 

Gonzalo has focused his practice in the fields of Natural Resources and Civil and Punitive Liability, working as a legal consultant and litigator for leading companies, as well as in the Public Administration. Gonzalo is manager of Acredita Ltda., a company specialized in strategic, management, and mining operations consulting services. Gonzalo has also served as the head of the judicial department in the Superintendence of the Environment, and he has also been a correspondent for prestigious law firms in the northern region of the country. In the academic field, he has been a professor and researcher in several national and foreign universities, currently serving as director of the Research and Postgraduate Institute of the Universidad Central de Chile.

He has been a member of the IMAD Abogados team since its foundation and currently serves in an “Of Counsel” role.

Education

  • PhD in Law, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.
  • Master of Laws, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Law, Universidad Católica del Norte.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sanctioning Law, Centro de Estudio Europeos de la Universidad de Valladolid
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Transformation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Gonzalo has focused his practice in the fields of Natural Resources and Civil and Punitive Liability, working as a legal consultant and litigator for leading companies, as well as in the Public Administration. Gonzalo is manager of Acredita Ltda., a company specialized in strategic, management, and mining operations consulting services. Gonzalo has also served as the head of the judicial department in the Superintendence of the Environment, and he has also been a correspondent for prestigious law firms in the northern region of the country. In the academic field, he has been a professor and researcher in several national and foreign universities, currently serving as director of the Research and Postgraduate Institute of the Universidad Central de Chile.

He has been a member of the IMAD Abogados team since its foundation and currently serves in an “Of Counsel” role.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Liability
  • Environmental Law
  • Mining
  • Administrative Sanctioning Law

 

Education

  • PhD in Law, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.
  • Master of Laws, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Law, Universidad Católica del Norte.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sanctioning Law, Centro de Estudio Europeos de la Universidad de Valladolid
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Transformation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Languaje

  • Spanish
  • English

 

  • Strategic consultant in the fields of labor relations and control audits of contractor companies for BHP in its Chilean operations (2010-present).
  • Director of the Research and Postgraduate Institute of the School of Law and Humanities, Universidad Central de Chile.
  • Professor in the Postgraduate Diploma on Administrative Sanctioning Law at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2018-present),
  • Professor in the Master’s Programs in Procedural Law and Public Law, Universidad Central de Chile (2018-present)
  • Visiting Professor at the School of Law of the University of Valladolid (2016-present).
  • Visiting Professor, Salesian University of Sao Paulo (2019).
  • Visiting Professor, School of Law, Tecnológico de Monterrey (2018-present)
  • Professor of Civil Law, Universidad Católica del Norte Law School (2010-2012)
  • (2021): La Potestad Sancionadora de la Administración del Estado y su necesario reconocimiento constitucional, en: libro Ideas Centrales para la Nueva Constitución, Tirant lo Blanch, España, pp. 359 y ss.
  • (2019): “Responsabilidad contractual indirecta y su recepción en el Código Civil chileno”, en: AA.VV., Obra colectivo Pensamiento Jurídico Central, Vol. III Tirant lo Blanch, España, pp.83 y ss.
  • (2018): “Breves Notas Acerca de la Relación Obligatoria Moderna y su Sistemática” en: AA.VV., Obra colectivo Pensamiento Jurídico Central, Vol. II Tirant lo Blanch, España, pp. 47 y ss.
  • “Tribunales en pandemia y el eventual colapso de sistema judicial al retorno: una mirada desde la prudencia.” en estrado.com