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Tel:
Work +56 2 2378 8900
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Fax +56 2 2362 0387
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Fernando Garrido

Tel:
Work (56) (2) 2378 8900
Email:
Barros & Errázuriz

Work Department

Regulated sectors

Position

Senior associate Practice areas: Energy, corporate, litigation and arbitration

Career

Assistant professor of Civil Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law since 2000 to date. International Associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, United States (2009 - 2010).

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

Member of the Chilean Bar Association

Education

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, School of Law, Santiago, LLB. Admitted in 2002. Columbia Law School, Columbia University, New York, United States, Master of Laws (LL.M.), admitted in 2009.


Chile

Environment

Within: Environment

Barros & Errázuriz regularly participates in the review of environmental issues in relation to domestic and foreign transactions, including advising clients on indigenous and community issues; the practice is also experienced in acting before the Environmental Commission and Environmental Courts. Recent matters saw the team advise on the environmental evaluation of a power transmission line project. José Tomás Errázuriz and Fernando Garrido are the lead environment practice partners.

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Projects and infrastructure

Within: Projects and infrastructure

Barros & Errázuriz has extensive experience in advising local and multinational clients on infrastructure projects, project finance and cross-border projects; and it regularly assists with complex tendering processes and public and private works concessions. Acting as Chilean counsel, the team recently advised the senior lenders in a long-term project financing related to an electric transmission line. Gonzalo Molina, Nicolás Balmaceda and Francisco De la Barra and Fernando Garrido are highly rated.

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Chile: Energy and natural resources

Electricity/oil and gas

Within: Electricity/oil and gas

Barros & Errázuriz advises all segments of the electricity market, including generator, transmission and distribution companies; it also assists with the regulatory, finance, transactional, environmental law, contentious and tax issues of projects, as well as procurement and supply contracts. It acted for Interconexión Eléctrica’s subsidiary, Interchile, in obtaining project financing from a syndicate of local and international banks to finance the construction of power transmission projects in Chile. José Tomás Errázuriz and Fernando Garrido are recommended.

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