Juan Pablo Halpern

Estudios: MSc in Public Policy and administration, London School of Economics and Politial Science, 2011.

LLB graduated Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica, 2002.
Languages: Spanish - English


Juan Pablo Halpern is a partner in Alessandri since 2018. He has become a local market leader in the engineering and construction law, participating in major infrastructure projects in the region. Juan Pablo has extensive experience and in-depth practical knowledge of construction law and infrastructure development. He has acted for owners, contractors and consultants in energy, port, mining and process plant projects in Chile, Perú, Colombia and Panamá, as well as housing and commercial projects in Chile.

Juan Pablo’s has acted on behalf of contractors, engineers and owners in projects in mining, energy, industrial, commercial and housing sectors. His innovative approach to drafting and negotiating contracts (including EPC and EPCM) is based on years of hands-on experience in the field (working in-house for a leading provider of engineering and construction services in Latin America), and on his experiences in contract claims negotiations.

Before joining Alessandri, Juan Pablo was a partner at Halpern de la Fuente. He is a member of the Internacional Bar Association (IBA), Chilean Bar Association (Colegio de Abogados de Chile A.G.), the Chilean Society of Construction Law, the Corfo Working Committe for the Modernization of Contractual Frameworks (Construye2025) and the Chilean Construction Chamber.


– “Change in Policy Networks: The Chilean Public Infrastructure Policy Community from 1990 to 2010”. Dissertation, London, 2011
– “International Sale of Merchandise, effects of non-conformity on delivery”, Thesis, Chile, 2005
– “The lack of Co-ordination in Chilean Public Infrastructure Solicitations”, Policy Memorandum, London, 2011



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Languages: Spanish– English
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