Raimundo Yáñez


+56 2 2928 2205

His practice focuses on environmental law, including advice on the environmental impact assessment system, audits, waste and emissions management, sectoral permits, ESG, administrative procedures and litigation related to energy, mining, aquaculture, health, forestry and real estate projects, among others. Also, his practice includes the development of projects, mainly mining and energy sectors, and contracts and regulatory aspects related to natural resources.


  • Hapag-Lloyd, a German listed company and global leader in container shipping, on the acquisition, for approx. USD1 billion, of the port terminals and inland logistics business of SAAM, a Chilean listed multinational company that provides foreign trade services. Upon closing, Hapag-Lloyd will acquire the entire operation of the port terminals business of SAAM, which includes ten terminals in six countries in the Americas, and of the inland logistics business of SAAM.
  • Pan American Silver on an environmental and water rights due diligence in relation to an offer for the acquisition of Yamana Gold mining operations, which includes El Peñón and Minera Florida projects for USD5.02 billion.
  • Nova Austral, a Chilean salmon farmer and processor owned by Altor, on its defense in sanctioning proceedings initiated against it by the Superintendence of the Environment due to different alleged infringements at several farming centers, including overproduction and environmental damage.
  • Melón on a claim for environmental damage initiated by the Quintero Bay fishermen's union against all the companies in the area.


  • Teaching Assistant of Constitutional Law, Universidad de los Andes (2016).


  • Law, Universidad de los Andes (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Academic Excellence Honor Award, Universidad de los Andes (2015).


  • Chile (2020).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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