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Latin America Guide 2023

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Provided by Matías Desmadryl

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Water Resources.

Career

PPU Partner expert in Water Resources, environmental matters, and natural resources, with vast expertise in general regulatory matters and litigation. His professional practice focuses on expertly and skillfully managing highly-complex matters, which has enabled him to participate in varied and important investment projects, advising domestic and foreign clients. In 2010, he was appointed by the President of the Republic as the highest-ranking authority for water matters in Chile, as Director of the General Bureau for Water, where he led a team of experts from the World Bank in the elaboration of a report to diagnose water resources and their institutionality for the definition of the National Strategy for Water Resources. While in office, he led the creation of the National System for Water Information, the drafting and discussion of 2 bills of law to amend the Chilean Code of Waters and the Chilean Code on Criminal Law, and the elaboration of the texts that later resulted in the regulations for Underground Water Exploration and Exploitation, Large-Scale Hydraulic Works, and Ecological Flow-Rates.

Personal

Advanced Management Program, ESE Business School (2018-2019)

Diploma, Economic Administrative Law, Major in Natural Resources, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2003)

Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile(1994-1999)

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Environment: Water Rights - Chile
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Band 1

Seasoned practitioner Matías Desmadryl rises to the top band this year after earning plaudits from clients and peers alike for his prowess on water rights matters in Chile. He is widely praised by market onlookers, who note: "We value Matías Desmadryl's expertise as he is a specialist who provides accurate, specific and timely advice. He truly is a water rights expert." Another client enthuses: "He is one of the best lawyers I have worked with."

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