LL.M., 1985, Harvard Law School
Licenciatura en Derecho (J.D. equivalent), 1994,
Universidad de Chile
Andrés Jana is the partner in charge of the International Arbitration Group at Bofill Mir & Alvarez, Santiago, Chile. He is the Chilean delegate before the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, UNCITRAL and is a member of the Working Group on Arbitration Involving States or State Entities of the ICC's Arbitration Committee.
Jana has an extensive practice in commercial and investment arbitration and was appointed by the Chilean government as a member of the list of ICSID arbitrators. The 2009 Legal Who's Who recognized him as one of five experts in international arbitration in Chile and he is regarded by Chambers & Partners as one of the best litigation attorneys in Chile.
Jana has acted as external advisor to the Chilean government, particularly to the Ministries of Energy, Foreign Affairs and Finance. He provided advice to the government during negotiations of the FTA between Chile and USA, as well as the negotiations of the financial services and investment chapters of the FTA with the European Union. A Professor of Civil Law at the Universidad de Chile (1997 to date) he regularly lectures and published on international arbitration.
Jana obtained his LL.M. from Harvard University (1995) and graduated summa cum laude in 1994 from the Law School of the Universidad de Chile.