/ Alessandri Incorporates Raúl Montero, a Noted Scholar and Litigator, as Partner1 July, 2016
Santiago, July 2016. Raul Montero (46), Lawyer, graduated from Universidad de Chile and current director of the Department of Litigation and Arbitration at Alessandri, has been incorporated as the eighth partner of the firm founded in 1893.
Raul specializes in corporate and litigation matters, such as contractual civil liability and torts, construction, telecommunications, both free and unfair competition, intellectual property, implementation of the Consumer Protection Act, arbitration, amongst others. Recently he obtained a degree in Master of Law, Business and Justice taught by the University of Valencia, Spain, with outstanding mention.
Before joining Alessandri in 2010, he was part of the Office of the Telecommunications Company of Chile S.A. (Telefónica Chile) where he served as Manager of the Legal Department from 1998 to 2009 and previously was an attorney advisor at CORFO for the incorporation of private capital in healthcare companies.
Raul has extensive academic experience, in training both undergraduate and diverse postgraduate students, including courses, diplomas and other masters, where he participates and collaborates in the formation of judges and legal professionals, in the Judicial Academy of Chilean Police Officers, specialization of various public services officials such as the Superintendence of Securities and Insurance, Internal Tax Service and Treasury General of the Republic, as well as others.
Since 1998 he teaches at Universidad de Chile, and since 2005, he is a professor of Procedural Law at the Faculty of Law, where he received an award in 2008 for recognition as best teacher. As of this year (2016) Raul also serves as director of the Department of Procedural Law, a position he was granted by election of his peers. Since 2010 he is a professor of Procedural Law at Universidad del Desarrollo, where he also serves as a member of the Board.
Raul counts with extensive diverse publishing’s on matters of civil and criminal procedures, of which highlight the work on the Civil Procedure Law. He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and member of the Referee Corps of the Pro Bono Foundation Program, Legal Assistance Corporation of the Metropolitan Region, National Arbitration Center and the Faculty of Law at the Universidad Diego Portales.