The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
AV. APOQUINDO 3721, 14TH FLOOR, CÓD POSTAL 755 0177, SANTIAGO, CHILE
Tel:
Work +562 2367 3000
Fax:
Fax +562 2367 3003
Email:
Web:
www.claro.cl

Nicolás Eyzaguirre

Tel:
Work (56 2) 367 3026
Email:
Claro & Cia.

Work Department

Energy & Natural Resources, Environmental, Mining.

Position

Partner. Energy & Natural Resources, Environmental, Mining.

Career

Nicolás Eyzaguirre focuses on Natural Resources and Environmental Law, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Litigation and Arbitration. He has represented a large group of local and international clients. He joined Claro & Cia. in 1994, became an associate in 1998 and he became partner in 2009. During 2001-2002 he was a foreign associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York.

Languages

Languages: Spanish and English.

Education

LL.M., Northwestern University School of Law, 2001. Certificate in Business Administration, Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management, 2001. J.D., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile,1997.


Chile

Environment

Within: Environment

Claro & Cia.’s environmental law practice is particularly focused on the air, water, energy, forestry and mining sectors. The team defended Chilean miner Anglo American Sur against a claim for environmental damage –allegedly caused by the El Sauce waste dump– before Santiago’s civil courts. Nicolás Eyzaguirre is highly regarded.

[back to top]

Chile: Energy and natural resources

Electricity/oil and gas

Within: Leading lawyers

Nicolás Eyzaguirre - Claro & Cia.

Within: Electricity/oil and gas

Claro & Cia. is recommended for its advice to national and global clients, which generate, transmit and distribute energy. Representative experience includes the development, construction, operation and financing of hydroelectric, solar, wind and thermoelectric power plants. In cross-border matters, the team has acted in the project financing and construction of oil and gas pipelines between Chile and Argentina; and the firm’s energy practice also covers corporate law, regulatory issues and litigation. Rodrigo Ochagavía is highly rated for his experience with generator, transmission and distribution companies; and project finance expert José Luis Ambrosy and Nicolás Eyzaguirre are also recommended.

[back to top]

Mining

Within: Mining

Claro & Cia. advises some of the US’ and the world’s largest metallic and non-metallic mining companies. Representative work includes assisting with acquiring the permits for the development, construction, operation and closing of mining sites; acquisitions, sales and financings of mining assets both in Chile and abroad; advising on relations with governmental authorities; and assisting with strategies to minimise potential environmental contingencies. The practice advised Soquimich, the second-largest lithium carbonate producer in the world, on the acquisition of 50% of Minera Exar. Nicolás Eyzaguirre is the key name.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • New Legislation Reduces Maximum Weekly Working Hours in Korea

    *For better understanding of this article with other graphics , we highly recommend you to visit our firm's website as below. http://www.bkl.co.kr/upload/data/20180410/bkl-legalupdate-2018000410.html#.WsxBYIhuaHs
  • Supreme Court Renders Decision Calling for “Gender Sensitivity” in Sexual Harassment Cases

    Amid the widespread attention that sexual harassment/violence in the workplace has received due to international movements such as the “Me Too” movement, the Supreme Court of Korea has recently rendered a significant decision on the need to reform the judicial system’s approach to sexual harassment cases.
  • Geographical Indications Of Origin In Serbia: Where The Past Fuels The Future

    This article was written by Dragomir Kojić, Partner ⃰, and Tamara Bubalo, Associate ⃰, and was originally published in Issue 5.2 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine. To see the original article, please follow this link.
  • Striving Towards the Black Gold

    This article was written by Petar Mitrović, Partner ⃰, and Nikolina Kažić, Associate ⃰, and was originally published in Issue 5.2 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine To see the original article, please follow this
  • Montenegro To Publish A Tender For A 200 MW Solar Power Plant

    The Montenegrin Government plans to publish a tender for the lease of state land for the purpose of constructing a solar power plant in the municipality of Ulcinj. According to the announcement, the tender envisages a total of 6,621,121 square meters of land for the planning, construction, exploitation, and maintenance of a solar power plant at Briska gora, in the very south of Montenegro.
  • Laying the Foundations: ZF Group Building a Factory in Serbia

    The Karanović & Nikolić team, led by Senior Partner Marjan Poljak and Senior Associates ⃰ Ana Stanković and Ana Luković, advised ZF Friedrichshafen on the project of opening an electric vehicle parts factory in Pančevo, Serbia. The German company, a global leader specialising in the design, research and development, and manufacturing activities in the automotive industry, laid the foundations and began construction on 21 June 2018.
  • Harmonising the GDPR in Mauritius

    Mauritius is the first country in the southern hemisphere to have recently revamped its data protection legal regime by repealing the previous Data Protection Act 2004 (" DPA 2004 ") and adopting a new law, namely the Data Protection Act 2017 (" DPA 2017 ") following the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (" GDPR ") in the European Union. 
  • Listing on the Emerging Companies Market of the Cyprus Stock Exchange

    A.     INTRODUCTION
  • DORDA advises on the acquisition of Austrian office properties Denk Drei

    Stefan Artner , Partner and Head of the Real Estate Practice Group, and real estate attorney Klaus Pfeiffer of DORDA advised Austrian Real Estate Development GmbH ( ARE , a subsidiary of Bundesimmobilien-Gesellschaft, the Austrian privatization agency) on the acquisition of the Denk Drei office properties from IC Development . The successful closing of the forward purchase transaction took place on April 30, 2018. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
    - Dorda
  • A closer look at Settled Status for EU citizens

    Following the release of more details of the UK Government’s scheme for a streamlined application process to grant EU citizens in the UK settled status to safeguard their position following the UK’s departure from the EU, our EEA immigration solicitors here at OTS Solicitors take a look at the post-Brexit position for EU nationals and what the settled status scheme entails in more detail.