How to create a user account in E-CAM Santiago?
In order to obtain a username and password in E-CAM Santiago it is necessary that you prove that you have power of attorney in the case, so that the person in charge of your case (Arbitration Unit or Mediation Unit) can proceed with the creation of your user profile and association to the electronic file.
¿Qué unidades del CAM Santiago se encuentran en la sede de San Sebastián?
Desde diciembre de 2020, la Dirección Jurídica y la Unidad de Arbitraje del CAM Santiago se encuentra operando en la segunda sede del CAM, ubicada en San Sebastián 2812, Las Condes.
¿Qué unidades del CAM se encuentran en la sede de Monjitas?
La Dirección Ejecutiva, la Oficina de Estudios y Relaciones Internacionales, la Unidad de Mediación, la Unidad de Online Dispute Resolution y la Unidad de Finanzas continúan operando en la sede del CAM Santiago ubicada en Monjitas 392, piso 11, Santiago.
What are the functions of the lawyers of the Arbitration Unit and the Mediation Unit?
The lawyers of the CAM Santiago’s processing units (known in other countries as administrators or case managers) form a professional team that ensures the proper functioning of our arbitration, mediation and dispute board services, and support the parties, their attorneys, arbitrators and mediators throughout our proceedings. These lawyers are a connecting bridge between the different stakeholders in a case and the CAM Santiago. As well, their functions is to coordinate the face-to-face or virtual hearings, the electronic files and the presence of the interveners in the E-CAM Santiago network and are the valid communications between the parties, their attorneys, arbitrators, and mediators.
Is it possible to work as a paralegal, do an internship, a professional practice at the CAM Santiago?
In Chile, professional practices for law graduates are carried out by the Judicial Assistance Corporation of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (CAJ). They can be carried out in one of its units or in public institutions that have current agreements with the CAJ. On the other hand, unlike legal firms and other institutions, being an administrator of adequate methods of peaceful conflict resolution, the CAM Santiago does not have paralegals, since legal functions are exercised by the lawyers of the Units of Arbitration, Mediation and ODR, Directors and the Office of Studies and International Relations.
Nevertheless, we have a diversity of internship programs for undergraduate, graduates, and postgraduate students in Law, due to institutional agreements we have signed with Universities and entities, both at a national and an international level.
What is mediation?
Mediation is a process by which the parties seek to reach a friendly settlement with the assistance of a third party (the mediator), which allows natural and legal persons to have a fast, cheap and effective alternative to resolve their disputes, being able to reach satisfactory agreements and at the same time protect allows to protect business and personal relationships. There are different mechanisms to resolve legal conflicts. Some are “confrontational” or contentious, which imply that both parties must face each other, either in a trial or in arbitration, and prove the facts on which their allegations are based, so that finally a third party decides and imposes a decision. Mediation, on the other hand, is a space for dialogue in which the parties in conflict meet before an impartial mediator, who will guide the conversation aiming for a possible agreement that will resolve and takes into account the proposals of the parties. This process is confidential, quick, and requires that both parties have all the necessary information to take decisions regarding the problems that bind them, as well as possible solutions