Morales & Besa

Myriam Barahona

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Practice Areas

Ms. Barahona has centered her practice in banking, financial and project finance matters and she regularly leads complex transactions in such areas. Ms. Barahona, whose practice of law extends for two decades, has vast experience in domestic and cross-border lending transactions, debt restructuring; bond placements; and project finance, especially in connection to energy and natural resources, and infrastructure projects, advising both lenders and borrowers . Ms. Barahona has also ample experience in restructuring and insolvency matters, having been involved in some of the most emblematic reorganization procedures in recent times.

Career

Partner at Morales & Besa. She worked as a foreign associate at Allen & Overy LLP, New York, USA (2007-08).

Professional Memberships

Chilean Bar Association.

Publications

Co-author of the Chilean chapter of 12th version of the GTDT Project Finance Guide (2017 to 2019).

Co-author "Acquisition Finance", Latin Lawyer (2016).

Personal

Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Chicago, Law School (2007).

Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Law School (1998).