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FerradaNehme, Luis Cordero, Santiago, CHILE

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Luis Cordero

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Public Law; Environmental Law




FerradaNehme, Partner (2010-Present); New Environmental Institutions, Coordinator (2007-2010); Public Prosecutors Office, Counsel (2002-2007); Universidad de Chile, Professor of Administrative Law (1999-Present); General Ministry of the Presidency, Counsel (1996-2002).


English, Spanish


Chilean Bar Association


Master in Public Policies, Universidad de Chile, Chile (2008); Ph.D., Universidad de Lleida, Spain (2005); Postgraduate Studies in Economy, Universidad de Chile, Chile (2004); Master in Public Law, Universidad de Chile, Chile (2002).


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Within: Environment

Particularly focused on project development and permitting, FerradaNehme provides ‘accurate service that is always delivered on time’. The practice is also recommended for the development of compliance programmes for clients’ environmental obligations and it works closely with government and community-relations groups in developing preventive strategies for potential environmental conflicts. The team defended Codelco against an environmental impact claim by a fishermen’s union against eight companies, including Codelco; and also advised on the environmental assessment study of the Quebrada Blanca Phase 1 mining project, which includes an open pit operation. Team head Patricio Leyton has longstanding experience in advising on environmental permits. Valeria Ruz and public law head Luis Cordero are also key contacts.

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Luis Cordero - FerradaNehme

Within: Public law

FerradaNehme’s ‘service always meets the targets set by clients’. The practice combines its constitutional and administrative law experience with its expertise in economics and public policy analyses, particularly in regulatory matters. The public law and government practice advised the Chilean Ministry of the Treasury on a new public infrastructure fund. Luis Cordero, Josefina Court and name partner Nicole Nehme are highly rated.

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