César Lannefranque

Of Counsel

Lawyer from the Universidad Diego Portales and specialist in Pharmaceutical Law and Biotechnology. His practice in this area focuses on pharmaceutical and regulatory law, advising companies on intellectual and industrial property issues related to pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, medical devices, scientific research, clinical studies, privacy, data protection, tenders, licenses, distribution and franchises, and the various ways to market and promote products. He also represents clients in administrative legal proceedings and health litigation.

César has been involved in the incorporation and representation of various Chilean and foreign companies in Peru, Ecuador, Chile and Argentina. This has given him significant knowledge of the commercial, civil and labor legislation in these countries, as well as of specific regulations and the way to interact with local authorities for the effective development of commercial activities.

Examples of successful projects include those carried out for Praxair (hospital gas bidding process, contracting with private clients), GlaxoSmithKline (negotiation of contracts, supply contracts, clinical studies, data privacy, tenders, product promotion, registration and transfer of records before the appropriate authorities and other corporate issues), Stiefel Laboratories (registration of records - Marjek Authorization, supply contracts, tenders, and other corporate issues).

Studies and Experience

  • Lawyer, School of Law, Universidad Diego Portales.
  • Master in Law: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
  • Lawyer at Praxair in hospital gas bidding process, contracting with private and public clients.
  • Lawyer at GlaxoSmithKline in contract negotiation, supply contracts, clinical studies, data privacy, bids, product promotion, registration and transfer before corresponding authorities (Marketing Authorization), supply contracts, tenders, etc.
  • Of Counsel at Chirgwin (From July, 2021)
César Lannefranque

César Lannefranque

Of Counsel
Spanish | English | French

Areas of Expertise

Global Mobility
The advice at Global Mobility practice area allows the Client to have clarity regarding all the migratory aspects of a foreigner who comes to Chile, whether as a tourist, as...
Life Sciences
Chirgwin has specialists with vast experience in the Chilean healthcare industry in general, as well as in its rules and regulations, with the aim to support our clients across the...
Corporate and Business
We specialize in providing agile and dynamic advice in all corporate law areas, which has involved us as major players in successful business projects. We provide a corporate service that...

Related News

Interview – Crisis of health insurance in Chile – Cesar Lannefranque
#LegalNews – We want to share the informative note of #RadioBiobio titled “Gobierno evalúa presentar en marzo proyecto de ley por crisis de las isapres”, in which our key contact of the Life Sciences area, César Lannefranque, commented...
Looking Back on 2022
#2022InReview | There were many memorable moments this year. For those we see in the video, we missed to include several more. We are sure that in 2023 we will continue to build partnerships and great opportunities will...
Opinion Column – The right to health in a new Constitution – Cesar Lannefranque – Life Sciences
We invite you to read the opinion column of our consultant in the area of Life Sciences, César Lannefranque, entitled: “The right to health in a new Constitution”. The text published in El Mercurio Legal highlights the elements...
Chirgwin`s new webpage
We invite you to visit our new website, which can be accessed through the domain https://chirgwin.cl/. In the following video, you can see guidance on navigation on our site. In the new format, you will be able to...


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