Bachelor of Legal and Social Sciences from Universidad de Chile’s Law School (2000). He holds an LL.M. in Commercial Law from the University of Sussex (2003).
He holds a Diploma in Administration of Construction Contracts, awarded by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s Engineering School (2015).
His professional practice focuses on arbitration, economic and commercial litigation, litigation regarding construction conflicts and society conflicts.
He began his professional practice as an associate attorney at the Firm Figueroa y Coddou, where he became a firm’s partner. Later, Figueroa y Coddou transformed into Del Río y Parraguez, Estudio Juan Agustín Figueroa, which in 2017 merged with Marín & Cía., resulting into Parraguez y Marín. Francisco has participated in some of the most relevant judicial conflicts in Chile over the last decades.
He has developed himself as a mediator for the Santiago Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.
He was teacher assistant to the Procedural Law Department at Universidad de Chile’s Law School (2000-2008).