Nicolás Cruz

Senior Associate

Nicolás Cruz is a member of our firm’s Civil Litigation and Arbitration Group.

He has been a member of az since 2023. Nicolás focuses his practice in the resolution of conflicts in civil and commercial matters, representing diverse clients before arbitration and ordinary courts, as well as before the superior courts of justice.

Areas of practice

Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency, Civil Litigation, Arbitration, High Complexity Litigation.

He has represented major national and international companies in complex litigation trials. Nicolás also has extensive experience in construction arbitration, corporate litigation and judicial reorganization proceedings.


Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2012).

Master in Advanced Legal Sciences, Universidad Pompeu Fabra (2020).


Senior Associate, Albagli Zaliasnik (2023 to date).

Gana & Gálvez, Senior Associate (2020 – 2022).

Gandarillas, Montt, Del Río y Krause (2016 – 2019).

teaching experience and memberships

Assistant of Criminal Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2015 – 2016).


Spanish, English.


Senior Associate, Albagli Zaliasnik (2023 to date).
HD Legal, Senior Associate (2023).
KPMG, Legal Manager (2019-2021).
Aguas Andinas S.A, Legal counsel (2017-2019).
Bofill Mir, Associate – 2014-2017Carey – Corporate Attorney – (2011-2012).


Defense of a leading company in the electricity sector in several liability lawsuits.

Representation of a software company in an arbitration against a banking institution.

Defense of the interests of a telecommunications consulting company in a corporate arbitration.

Representation of a national company in a judicial reorganization proceeding.

Defense of a multinational company in an international construction arbitration.