Mr Arturo Bulnes > Larrain y Asociados Abogados > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Larrain y Asociados Abogados
Avenida El Bosque 130
Piso 12, Las Condes

Work Department

His main areas of practice are commercial and corporate law, regulated services, concessions and public offering of shares, among others. He has worked as an advisor to companies, governments and foreign organizations in projects for the concession of public works and services.


Arturo Bulnes joined Larrain y Asociados in 1994 and is a partner since 1997.


Mr. Bulnes was Professor of Commercial Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile between 1998 and 1999. In addition, he has served as a Member of Conciliation and Arbitration Commissions for Public Works Concession Contracts.


Spanish and English.




He studied law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (LL.B.), graduating as a lawyer in 1993.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Arturo BulnesLarrain y Asociados Abogados

Larrain y Asociados Abogados fields 11 corporate lawyers, including four partners, who specialise in M&A, asset purchases and sales, sales of operations, and restructuring, along with associated finance requirements. The department also assists with day-to-day activities, including corporate governance, majority and minority interests, contracts, company formation, corporate regulatory matters and reorganisations. Long-known for its particular expertise in projects, infrastructure and energy and natural resources, the practice group is co-led by deeply experienced partners Arturo Bulnes and Jorge Granic, who have particular knowledge of the regulated industries and energy and natural resources sectors. Other key team members includes younger, established partners Juan Carlos Bulnes and Cristóbal Morandé, along with of counsel Ricardo Peña (also a transactional, energy and projects specialist), and up coming associate Juan de Dios Ferrada Walker.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

(Leading individuals)

Arturo BulnesLarrain y Asociados Abogados

Larrain y Asociados Abogados‘ 13-strong practice has become a go-to team for the structuring of complex project solutions for industrial clients. It has particular expertise in advising on the development, financing, construction and operational stages of infrastructure projects across sectors including mining, energy, road, rail, ports and hospitals. The team also assists with associated contentious issues including construction disputes. The practice is led by infrastructure experts Arturo Bulnes and Jorge Granic, with partners Cristóbal Morandé, Carlos Aravena and Juan Carlos Bulnes, of counsel Ricardo Peña, and associates Joaquín Larrain, Javiera Méndez (deputy legal head of the National Energy Commission until her August-2019 arrival at the firm), and Juan de Dios Ferrada providing further support.