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Latin America Guide 2023

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
4
Banking & Finance
6 Years Ranked
5
Projects
3 Years Ranked
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About

Provided by Marcela Silva

Latin America

Practice Areas

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets.

Infrastructure & Projects.

Insurance and Reinsurance.

Career

Partner in the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets team. Her professional practice focuses in different types of financing, infrastructure and capital market transactions and insurance matters. She has represented lenders and borrowers in the financing of mining projects, hydroelectric, GNL, wind and solar energy projects and desalination plants. She also has substantial experience in advising lenders in syndicated financing and underwriters and issuers in 144A/Reg S bond and shares issuances made by Chilean companies abroad.

Publications

Security Interests under the Chilean Legal System, Marcelo Armas and Marcela Silva - Doing Business in Chile Anniversary Edition The British Chilean Chamber of Commerce (2017).

Chile Chapter- The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Project Finance, Marcelo Armas and Marcela Silva, ICLG (2016).

Personal

2015 Basic Negotiation Skills, The Practising Law Institute, New York, NY, EEUU.

2014 Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer), The Practising Law Institute, New York, NY, EEUU.

2014 Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, The Practising Law Institute, New York, NY, EEUU.

2011 Lawyer, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile.

Chambers Review

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Latin America

Banking & Finance - Chile
4
Band 4

Key partner and co-head of department Marcela Silva garners particular recommendations for her capabilities in the project and corporate finance spheres in Chile. She is commended by market commentators, one of whom says: "Marcela Silva is a strong lawyer in financing matters."


Projects - Chile
5
Band 5

Marcela Silva is noted for her project financing expertise. She routinely advises both lenders and borrowers on energy, infrastructure and mining projects in Chile. An interviewee highlights: "Marcela Silva is very solid and hands on, builds great rapport with her clients and is a pleasure to work with."

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Banking & Finance

Marcelo Armas
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Marcelo Armas
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Marcela Silva
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Marcela Silva
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Band 4
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Capital Markets

Marcelo Armas
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Marcelo Armas
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Competition/Antitrust

Ignacio Larraín
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Ignacio Larraín
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Band 3
Corporate/M&A

Federico Grebe
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Federico Grebe
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Band 2
Juan Pablo Wilhelmy
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Juan Pablo Wilhelmy
5
Band 5
Constanza Rodríguez
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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Jorge Vial
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Jorge Vial
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Jorge Vial
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Jorge Vial
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Band 3
Energy & Natural Resources

Eduardo Escalona
2
Eduardo Escalona
2
Band 2
Carlos Alberto Reyes
3
Carlos Alberto Reyes
3
Band 3
Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Juan Paulo Bambach
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Juan Paulo Bambach
1
Band 1
Jerónimo Carcelén
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Jerónimo Carcelén
2
Band 2
María Paz Pulgar
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Environment

Juan José Eyzaguirre
1
Juan José Eyzaguirre
1
Band 1
Felipe Arévalo Cordero
U
Felipe Arévalo Cordero
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Up and Coming
Environment: Water Rights

Matías Desmadryl
1
Matías Desmadryl
1
Band 1
Labour & Employment

Paulina Miranda
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Paulina Miranda
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Band 2
Projects

Marcelo Armas
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