Victoria Demarchi

Associate

Victoria is an associate in BMAJ’s Dispute Resolution practice area.

About

Her practice focuses on international arbitration, both commercial and investor-state disputes, and in national arbitration. She has argued multiple cases under ICC, ICSID and CAM Santiago rules, as well as in ad-hoc arbitrations, both nationally and internationally.

Victoria has particular expertise in matters of dispute resolution in the areas of energy and natural resources, construction, advertisement, media, retail, insurance and conflicts between shareholders.

Work experience
  • Associate, Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana (since 2019);
  • International Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, USA (2018-2019);
  • Associate, Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (2012-2018).
Education
  • LL.M. (Fulbright), Columbia Law School, New York, USA (2018);
  • Accepted to practice law by the Supreme Court of Chile (2014);
  • J.D. (summa cum laude), Universidad de Chile (2010).
Academic activities
  • Professor, Civil Law, Universidad de Chile (since 2019);
  • Teaching Assistant, International Human Rights Law, Universidad de Chile (2010-2016);
  • Teaching Assistant, Civil Law, Universidad de Chile (2009-2017);
  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Law, Universidad de Chile (2008-2009);
  • Teaching Assistant, Constitutional Law, Universidad de Chile (2008-2009).
Awards and acknowledgments
  • The Legal 500: “Recommended Lawyer”;
  • Best Lawyers in Chile: Highlighted in Arbitration and Mediation; International Arbitration;
  • Fulbright Scholarship: Postgraduate studies (2018);
  • “Becas Chile”: Governmental scholarship to study master abroad (2018).
Memberships
  • Chilean Bar Association;
  • Member, Directory of Women Experts of the Chilean Bar Association.