Ms Luisa Nuñez > Claro & Cia. > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Claro & Cia.
AV. APOQUINDO 3721, 14TH FLOOR
CÓD POSTAL 755 0177
SANTIAGO
Chile
Luisa Nuñez photo

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Organizations.
Energy, Infrastructure and Transportation, Financial Services and Fintech.

Position

Partner

Career

Luisa Núñez has experience in Corporate and Financing areas, Corporate matters, Cross-border Transactions involving finance transactions (both corporate and project finance), Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint-ventures.

She has worked extensively in projects involving regulatory authorities in the Chilean securities and public works concessions areas. She has represented a range of clients including multinational corporations, banks, financial advisers and monoline insurers.

Ms. Núñez is the titular professor of the Financing and Derivative Transactions course in the Master in Business Law at the Law School of the Adolfo Ibáñez University.

From the year 2005 to 2006 she pursued an LL.M. degree at Columbia Law School, which included a Project Finance course from the MBA Program at Columbia Business School.

During the years 2006 and 2007 she worked as a foreign intern with the Project Finance Team at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, New York office.

She joined Claro & Cia. in 1999 and became partner in 2011.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Education

LL.M., University of Columbia Law School, 2006.

J.D., Adolfo Ibáñez University, 1999. Recipient of The Adolfo Ibáñez University Best Grade Average Awards, 1993, 1996 and 1997.

Valparaíso Bar Association Awards, 1997.

Highest GPA of The Law School, during 1993 and 1996.

Highest GPA of the class, 1992 to 1996.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Energy and natural resources > Electricity/oil and gas

Claro & Cia. has longstanding experience in advising several of the largest national and global players in the energy generation, transmission and distribution market. Representative work includes the development, construction, operation and financing of hydroelectric, solar, wind and thermoelectric power plants, along with the project financing and construction of oil and gas pipelines. The highly-rated team’s scope of work covers corporate, regulatory and litigation issues, along with power purchase agreements (PPAs); it also has expertise in water law, assisting clients from across the mining, electric, industrial, agricultural and finance sectors with projects requiring significant water consumption. Rodrigo Ochagavía, Ariel Mihovilovic, José Luis Ambrosy, Nicolás Eyzaguirre and Luisa Núñez are all experienced partners.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

With one of Chile’s most experienced project finance and project development practices, Claro & Cia.‘s 20-strong department is highly rated for its assistance with the construction and development of power plants, transmission lines and sub-stations, as well as the financing of greenfield and brownfield projects on a non-recourse project finance basis. Additional areas of note are the negotiation and drafting of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, operation & maintenance (O&M) agreements, interconnection contracts, and supply and power purchase agreements. Rodrigo Ochagavía‘s projects experience includes the regulated sectors, notably energy, ports and concessions; Jorge Martín also has a strong concessions sector background; and Luisa Núñez is a cross-border transactions specialist who is active on projects matters. Other highly-rated partners include José Luis Ambrosy, who advises leading project sponsors and developers; and energy and project finance expert, Ariel Mihovilovic. Experienced associate Gerardo Otero is noted.