Miguel Coddou > Guerrero Olivos > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Guerrero Olivos
AV. VITACURA 2939, PISO 8
LAS CONDES 7550011
SANTIAGO
Chile
Miguel Coddou photo

Work Department

Banking and Finance

Position

Leading partner of Guerrero Olivos’ banking and finance team. He specializes in project finance, syndicated loans, acquisition finance, debt-restructuring process and structured finance. He is also member of the data protection and new technologies and corporate groups.

Career

Former CLO at Rabobank Chile.

Former CLO at The Royal Bank of Scotland Chile (RBS).

Former CLP at AMB AMRO Bank Chile.

Former member of the legal department of LATAM Airlines.

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

Law, Universidad de Chile (1993).

Master of Economics and Administration for Lawyers, Universidad Gabriela Mistral (1997).

Assistant Professor in the Companies Financing Module in the Master in Business Law (MBL), Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Data privacy

Guerrero Olivos fields a six-strong department that provides ongoing advice on data privacy, personal data and data protection, frequently in relation to  franchise, license and development contracts. The team also assists with the adaptation of data privacy requirements to local regulations. Juan Enrique Allard leads the firm’s TMT, data privacy and cybersecurity practices; other partner-level contacts are Miguel Coddou and Eduardo Cordero. Senior associate and IP head Diego Morandé also assists with personal data matters.

Chile > Capital markets

Guerrero Olivos fields a 14-strong team that includes experienced partner Jorge Delpiano, Roberto Guerrero V (who specialises in cross-border debt and equity transactions), and funds expert Pedro Lyon. Providing strong support are recently promoted partner, Miguel Coddou, who specialises in commercial paper registrations, debt refinancings, and issuances of senior secured notes and securitisation; and senior associate César Gálvez, who rejoined the team after a year at Winston & Strawn LLP‘s New York-based capital markets department. Since publication it has become public that Guerrero is due to leave the firm as of 31st December 2020.

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.

Chile > Banking and finance

Guerrero Olivos‘ 24-strong department, including eight partners, is highly rated for its expertise in structured corporate loans, acquisition and project finance, restructurings, refinancing and regulatory advice. The practice fields several impressive partners: Jorge Delpiano, a banking and capital markets specialist; Roberto Guerrero V, who has over 20 years’ banking and finance expertise; Juan Enrique Allard (financial restructurings and acquisition finance); and Pedro Lyon, who assists with the creation of financial structures for investment funds’ investments. The second line of partners includes the increasingly prominent Macarena Ravinet , energy project finance specialist Sebastián Abogabir and Miguel Coddou (partner as of January 2020). Other active members include senior associate Benjamín Novoa (who rejoined in 2019 after working at White & Case LLP‘s Miami office for a year), and associates Felipe Frühling and Diego Rodríguez. However, since publication Guerrero and Ravinet have departed to join Cuatrecasas‘ new Santiago office, effective as of January 2021.