Mr Fernando Bravo > Prieto Abogados > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Prieto Abogados
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Work Department

Corporate ,Mergers and Acquisitions ,Energy and Natural Resources.




Fernando Bravo has been a partner in Prieto since the year 2005.

Head of the Corporate Area and runs the Energy Group in Prieto.

He has been legal counsel in major acquisitions and in important securities market transactions. In recent years, his professional practice has been actively focused on corporate assistance to national and foreign companies, fundamentally in the energy and industrial sectors.

He earned his degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1991 and he joined Prieto in 1992.

Mr. Bravo is professor of Commercial Law at the School of Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where he has been teaching courses in Corporate Law, the Securities Market, the Financial System, Commercial Contracts, Insolvency and Bankruptcy continuously since 1998.

He also is a professor in the Master and Enterprise Law Program at the Universidad de Los Andes since 2004, where he teaches courses on commercial contracts and corporate governance. He has also spoken as an academician at several seminars.



Spanish and English.


He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.


He earned his degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1991 and he joined Prieto in 1992

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Fernando BravoPrieto Abogados

Prieto Abogados‘ 29-strong group has significant M&A experience in complex cross-border deals, private equity transactions and joint ventures. A busy 2019 saw the group particularly active in heavily-regulated sectors such as insurance, utilities, sanitation and energy. The team also has a number of niche areas of expertise – such as food and viticulture – and a growing private equity-related M&A practice that frequently advises investment funds on the acquisition of controlling stakes in family-owned businesses. Juan Tagle heads the M&A department; in addition to his broad transactional practice, he is a specialist in energy, projects and infrastructure matters. Deeply-experienced founding partner Patricio Prieto S remains active, recently handling mandates in the solar energy, insurance and investment sectors. Head of the corporate and energy groups, M&A-focused Fernando Bravo frequently acts on energy and industrial sector-related matters; while compliance practice head José Andrés Pascual‘s broader practice covers M&A, capital markets and corporate issues in general, as well as labour law and judicial matters. Senior associate Andrés Laymuns is one to watch and focuses on M&A and data privacy. Former partner Cristóbal Villarino and senior associate Juan Andres Ilharreborde left to found Villarino e Ilharreborde in January 2020.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

The sizeable, 20-strong department at Prieto Abogados fields experts in tender processes, construction and project development. The practice group has particular expertise in clean energy projects, as well as being experienced in the gas, water and sewage, mining and port sectors. Elevated to the partnership in April 2020, Nicolás Yuraszeck also became head of the projects and infrastructure department; M&A head Juan Tagle is also frequently active in the practice, as is senior partner, energy and arbitration specialist Claudio Undurraga. Further partner-level expertise is provided by corporate and energy head Fernando Bravo, and compliance leader José Andrés Pascual. Key senior associate support comes from the energy and natural resources-focused Camila Kutz.