Member of Carey’s Natural Resources and Environmental Group. His professional practice is focused on environmental law, especially in project development, due diligence and in the Environmental Impact Assessment System.
- Law, Universidad de Chile.
- Journalism, Universidad de Chile.
- Co-author of “Environmental Impact Assessment of Solar Energy Projects: Proposals for an Improved Environmental Processing”, Revista de Derecho Administrativo Económico, Universidad Católica de Chile (2014).
- Co-author of “Water rights and national parks”, Acts of Water Law N°3 (2013).
- Author of “Legal barriers to entry of geothermal energy in Chile”, “Energía, Cambio Climático y Sustentabilidad” (2013).
- Co-author, of “Environmental Courts and the Environmental Superintendency: un ineludible relationship”, in “Actas de las VI Jornadas de Derecho Ambiental” (2012).
Activities and Memberships
- Professor of Right to Information, School of Journalism, Universidad de Chile (since 2011).
- Law Clerk of Carey’s Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Group (2011-2013).
- Research Assistant, Center of Environmental Law, Universidad de Chile (since 2012).
- Teaching Assistant of Environmental Law, Universidad de Chile (since 2013).Research Assistant, Solar Energy Research Center (SERC-Chile), Universidad de Chile (since 2013).
Spanish and English.
Recent Representative Experience
- Barrick Gold in the audit regarding environmental matters, water rights and permits for the sale of a 50% interest in the Zaldívar copper mine in Chile to Antofagasta PLC for USD1.005 billion in cash, forming a new partnership with one of the world’s leading copper companies.
- Antofagasta Railway Company and Inversiones Punta de Rieles in the audit regarding environmental matters, sanitary issues and permits for the sale of 100% of Aguas de Antofagasta, a company dedicated to production and distribution of potable water and recollection, treatment and disposal of sewage, to Empresas Públicas de Medellín, a Colombian holding with public utilities companies in Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, México, Panamá and Chile, for USD965 million.
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