Legal Team

Javiera Mena

Associate

Bachelor of Law and Social Sciences from the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez’s Law School (2012). Master’s in Law Investigation from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2019).

She also holds a Minor in Social Communication, awarded by the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez’s Law School (2012).
Her practice focuses on litigation and arbitration, municipal law, administrative litigation, consumer law and public procurement.

She began her career as a member of the litigation teem of the Trade Association of Professionals, User Adivsors and Consumers (2010-2015). Later she joined the litigation team of Del Río y Parraguez, Estudio Juan Agustín Figueroa (2015-2017), remaining in that position after the merger with Marín & Cía. that resulted into Parraguez y Marín (2017-).

In academic matters, she was a teacher assistant for the Civil Law module and later -along with Digital Learning- she was an expert advisor regarding the contents to the “Knowing the Consumer Law” course.

jmena@parraguezymarin.cl

RELEVANT EXPERIENCES

She has represented Concesiones Recoleta S.A. in the conflict against the Municipality of Recoleta, regarding the unilateral termination of the concession contract for surface and underground parking in the Recoleta district, for an amount of approx. USD $20.000.000.
She has represented Inmobiliaria Morandé 2010 S.A. in procedures related to the annulment of a demolition permit, linked to the construction permit of the most important real estate project in the center of Santiago, for an amount of USD $42.000.000.
She represented a group of consumers through a number of class actions aimed to challenge abusive clauses contained in the mortgage deed, related to the calculation of default interest in the payment of the agreed dividend, as well as differences in the charges for operating expenses of the contracted mutual.
Representation of a group of consumers of prepaid telephone services, affective by abusive clauses contained in a contract prepared by a telecommunications company, related to the expiration of minute balances.
Representation of a group of consumers through several class actions, aimed to challenge the unilateral modification of a contract prepared by department stores, introducing commission payment clauses, not consented or agreed by the consumer.
Representation of a group of consumers through several class actions, aimed at cancelling tied arrangements and unnecessary insurance in accession contracts signed with several department stores.

STUDIES

Master’s in Law Investigation

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – 2019

Minor in Social Communication

Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez – 2012

Bachelor of Law and Social Sciences

Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez – 2012

Areas of Practice

Civil, Commercial and Constitutional Litigation

Administrative Litigation

Arbitration

Municipal Law

Consumer Law

Public Procurement

Languages

Spanish and English

Activities and Membershipss

Member of the Chilean Bar Association