Santiago Oñate

Santiago is an associate of the International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation practice area of Galicia Abogados where he has had experience in international arbitrations with national and transnational companies, interim measures within arbitrations, as well as domestic commercial and constitutional litigations. His dispute resolution experience has also included pre-arbitration dispute settlements, like negotiation.

Prior to joining Galicia Abogados, he worked as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Justice José Ramón Cossío in the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice.

He holds an LLM degree from Yale Law School and an LLB from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, as well as specialized studies in Public International Law from The Hague Academy of International Law. At Yale Law School, he was Submissions Editor and Member of the Editorial Board of the Yale Journal of International Law.

He is Professor of Arbitration at Universidad Iberoamericana and was Visiting Professor of Arbitration at Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina. Santiago is also a member of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations and the Mexican Bar Association.