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Guerrero Olivos
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Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure


Leading partner of our energy and natural resources and infrastructure areas. He also is a member of the environmental practice. He specializes in NCRE project development, environmental disputes, obtaining public works concessions and regulatory law.


He has served as consultant in several institutions including the IDB and the World Bank.

Also, he has held public positions such as Director of the National Environmental Agency (CONAMA), Counselor for the Public Corporation System (SEP), Director of National Environmental Agency (CONAMA), Deputy Secretary of Ministry of Public Works and Chairman of Metro de Santiago.

Regarding sectoral associations, he was Chairman of the public concessionaries association (COPSA), and currently is member of the board of directors of Chilean renewable energy and storage association (ACERA).


Spanish and English.


He has been a member of the board of directors of several relevant companies from the energy and construction industries. He is member of the board of directors of Brotec and Bricsa, of the Bicentenario Project and of the environmental consultant Sustentable (he also is its founder).



He studied Law at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1991). He has an M.P.P., from Georgetown University, Washington, DC (1996). Also, he has an MBA, from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2002).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Environment

(Leading individuals)

Clemente PérezGuerrero Olivos

Guerrero Olivos‘ 11-strong department fields specialists in a range of areas, including environmental law-related litigation and transactions, regulatory compliance, wetlands and waste. The practice also assists with the environmental aspects surrounding M&A, project finance and project development. In addition, clients benefit from the firm’s robust water law practice. Clemente Pérez‘s broad practice includes environmental assessments, litigation, regulatory issues, permits and general regulatory law. Other experienced partners are Sebastián Abogabir  and Martín Santa María. Strong support is provided by recently promoted partner and co-water law department head, Benjamín Pérez, along with senior associate Felipe Frühling and associate Francisca Pellegrini.

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

(Leading individuals)

Clemente PérezGuerrero Olivos

Guerrero Olivos‘ sizeable 16-strong team is led by experienced partners Clemente Pérez (project development, environmental disputes, public works concessions and regulatory law) and Sebastián Abogabir (energy, environment and water law). The practice acts on the project development, financing and permitting of energy and non-conventional renewable energy projects, energy-related M&A, regulatory compliance, and private and public-bidding rounds and concession matters. Notable support comes from senior associate Felipe Frühling and associate Francisca Pellegrini.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

Guerrero Olivos‘ sizeable, 20-strong group (including six partners) is focused on project finance and development (including regulatory advice), within the energy, mining and infrastructure (including desalination plant) sectors. Clemente Pérez‘s broad practice covers energy and non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) project development, energy project finance and M&A, regulatory issues, private and public bids, public works’ concession permits, and environmental matters;  while Pedro Lyon is the key figure for mining matters. The deep partner-level bench also includes project finance expert Macarena Ravinet , energy project finance specialist Sebastián Abogabir, and recently promoted Miguel Coddou. Senior associate Benjamín Novoa and associate Felipe Frühling provide further support. Since publication it has become public that Ravinet will be leaving the firm as of 31st December 2020.