Carolina Escandón

Senior Associate

Carolina Escandón is a member of our firm’s Civil Litigation and Arbitration Group.

Carolina Escandón is part of the Litigation Group. Her work is focused on national arbitration; civil, commercial, and corporate litigation; and the reorganization and liquidation of companies. She also participates in the preventive orientation and elaboration of procedural strategies for corporate matters.

Practice areas

Civil litigation, Arbitration, Reorganization and liquidation, High-complexity litigation, Corporate litigation


Her practice focuses on advising the group’s clients on matters that require processing before civil and arbitration courts, and assisting them in developing strategies for their judicial, commercial, and business development matters.She also focuses mainly on civil, commercial, economic and arbitration litigation, including legal proceedings related to bankruptcy and corporate reorganization.

She has also dedicated herself to the preventive orientation in matters of corporate clients of az, as well as conducting and preparing procedural strategies in matters that are presented before the courts of justice.


Lawyer, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2012).

Diploma in Antitrust, Law and Regulation, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2012).

Work experience

Senior Associate, Albagli Zaliasnik (since 2015).

Lawyer, judicial and arbitration area, Claro & Cía. (2011-2015).

Intern, judicial area, Carola, Diez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía. Ltda. (2010).

Teaching experience and memberships

Assistant to the Chair of Procedural Law at the Law School of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2011-2016).

Member of the Chilean Bar Association (2012 to date).

Member of the List of Young Arbitrators of CAM Santiago (2017 to date).

Member of the Executive Committee of Young Arbitrators of CAM Santiago.

Member of the List of Arbitrators of the Honorable Court of Appeals of Santiago (2020).



Spanish, English.

Featured experience

Representation of a major telecommunications company in an arbitration initiated against the individual who defectively designed, built, and implemented a fiber optic network.

Defense of a major sports and entertainment company in a commercial arbitration with a multinational company over breach of a license agreement.

Representation of two subsidiaries of another multinational, which are the largest providers of construction supplies and materials in the country, in various lawsuits over extra-contractual civil liability.

Representation of a software and hardware technology company in an arbitration claim for damage compensation and unfair competition.

Defense of an international finance company in various processes of corporate reorganization of companies in a situation of insolvency.

Advice/Consulting to one of the main partners of a large company in corporate conflicts between its various partners and their defense in various arbitration proceedings over breaches of the articles of incorporation and dissolution and liquidation of the company.