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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

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What the team is known for

Regional leading full-service firm with an excellent reputation in the Chilean mining sector. Team offers a strong track on a broad range of mining matters, including M&A transactions, development of mineral exploration projects, mining concessions, option agreements and tender offers. Offers additional experience in joint ventures, as well as in relevant regulatory matters. Services a diverse client base, advising both local and international clients.

Notable practitioners

Partner Jerónimo Carcelén "has always delivered good results and high-quality, detailed work; he demonstrates his knowledge and experience in this field," declares a client. An interviewee considers him "one of the most prominent lawyers in the region in mining and natural resources matters." Jerónimo Carcelén is admitted to practice in Chile and Ecuador.

Leading practitioner Juan Paulo Bambach is lauded by market commentators, who single him out as "a key lawyer" in this field. "He is a point of reference in Chile in the mining industry," a client declares. An interviewee lauds: "Juan Paulo Bambach has great knowledge of the mining industry," and adds: "He has an accommodating approach and is good at facilitating agreement."

Associate-to-watch María Paz Pulgar remains highly regarded for her mining practice in Chile. She is active across M&A and regulatory matters arising in the natural resources space. A client says: "She is a really excellent lawyer."

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Overview

The high degree of specialization, skill in the use and understanding of technical aspects associated with the respective specialties and coordination with other areas of our firm allows our area to provide multidisciplinary legal services of high quality and added value to government agencies and companies. Mainly, the group performed the following legal activities:

  • Support for Due Diligence processes under mergers and acquisitions or Project Finance processes
  • Negotiations of transactions involving mining, environmental and energy relevant aspects
  • High complexity legal opinions
  • Drafting and preparation of contracts used in related industries
  • Environmental, energetic and mining litigation at judicial and administrative levels
  • Compliance audits, covering legal and technical aspects (supported by multidisciplinary teams) 
  • Advise for environmental impact assessments to investment projects, as well as in the process of obtaining other permits necessary for implementation and after their closing
  • Support to granting processes of mining concessions; assistance regarding mining and surface land disputes, local community; indigenous matters, water rights; among others
  • Advice on the fulfillment of contractual obligations before the National Hydrocarbons Agency and the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Location

Avenue El Golf 40, 20th floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

7550107

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Chile

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining


Jerónimo Carcelén
Band 2, Foreign expert for Ecuador
Juan Paulo Bambach
Band 1
María Paz Pulgar
Associates to watch