Felipe Irarrázabal Philippi

Felipe Irarrázabal Philippi

Felipe Irarrázabal was appointed as the Chilean National Economic Prosecutor in April 2010 by the President of the Republic at that time, Mr Sebastian Piñera, through a selection process conducted by the agency in charge of recruiting high-level public officials. The appointment was renewed by the current President of the Republic, Ms Michelle Bachelet, for an additional period of four years.

He holds a law degree from Universidad de Chile (summa cum laude) and an LLM from Yale University School of Law, USA.

Prior to his appointment as National Economic Prosecutor, he was a partner at the law firm Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner. Additionally, he worked as a stagiaire at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York, USA in 1998.

Since 2000, he has been a professor of economic law at the School of Law of Universidad de Chile and teaches graduate programmes at several universities.