Marco Zavala > Guerrero Olivos > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Guerrero Olivos
LAS CONDES 7550011
Marco Zavala photo

Work Department

Mining and Business Development


Partner, he leads the New Business Development area and he is a member of the Mining group.


Head of Latin America Practice at Hammonds(currently Squire Patton Boggs-Europe), London, United Kingdom (2002-2009).


Spanish and English.


Member of Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (from 2013).
Part of Prospector & Developers Association of Canada.


Law, Universidad Diego Portales (1991).
Post graduate degree in Tax Law, Universidad de Santiago (1993).
International Practice Diploma in International Joint Ventures, the College of Law in London (2005).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Energy and natural resources > Mining

With ‘solid mining sector knowledge‘, the ‘proactive‘ 11-strong department at Guerrero Olivos is consistently sought out by international and local mining companies, mining developers, private investment funds and financial companies. Key areas of work include high-value project acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and M&A. The firm also has robust mining-related regulatory, dispute resolution and environmental law practices. Practice head Pedro Lyon recently advised Anglo American Marketing, GAM Kimura and Citicorp on the international project financing and restructuring of mining project Minera Tres Valles. Benjamín Pérez, who was elevated to the partnership in January 2020, focuses on mining-related regulatory and environmental issues, mineral exploration, project development, mining agreements, due diligence, sale structures, and mining M&A; while Marco Zavala’s role in the department covers transactional matters and mining regulatory issues, along with project development and project finance.