Felipe Moro > Carey > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

SANTIAGO, PO 755-0647
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Work Department

Banking and Finance / Infrastructure and Project Development / Capital Markets


Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Banking and Finance Group.


His practice focuses primarily on lending transactions, project financing, structured products and derivative transactions. He also has a vast experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions.



Spanish and English.


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.

For more information, please visit: https://www.carey.cl/en/resume/felipe-moro/

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Felipe MoroCarey

The 19-strong practice at full-service legal powerhouse Carey houses experts in advising creditors, investors, and borrowers on the gamut of banking and financial transactions. Its representative expertise covers bilateral and syndicated loans (whether secured or unsecured), as well as liability management work. Other areas of strength are public and private offerings and placements of capital and debt, securitisations, project financing, structured product deals and derivatives operations. The group is co-led by six experienced partners, namely: Diego Peralta, whose recent highlights include leading advice to Qatar Airways (and its affiliates) on the debtor-in-possession financing for LATAM Airlines during the latter’s reorganisation; lending, project finance, structured product and derivatives specialist Felipe Moro; Fernando Noriega, who focuses on banking law, loan deals and project financing; Salvador Valdés, a go-to lawyer for several investment banks and asset managers; Francisco Ugarte, who assists both corporations and financial institutions with regulatory and finance work; and Alejandra Daroch, who has broad banking and finance experience.

Chile > Capital markets

A legal powerhouse, Carey fields a 41-strong capital markets practice that is consistently mandated by issuers and bond and stockholders on corporate and securitised bonds, trade effects, and public and private securities. Standing out for its ‘commitment to clients‘, the team is also expert in high-profile securities offerings, including cross-border IPOs, capital increases, debt issuances and securitisations. The practice group consists of a raft of active partners, including Diego Peralta, an expert in the creation of financial products; local bond issuance specialist Salvador Valdés; Francisco Ugarte, who structures debt and equity deals in the local and international capital markets; Felipe Moro, whose practice covers US private placements and 144A/Reg.S transactions; and investment funds expert Cristián Eyzaguirre. Also integral to the group are: Jorge Ugarte, whose practice includes liability management deals; securities specialist Cristián Figueroa, who ‘stands out for his knowledge and expertise‘; Chile and New York-qualified Patricia Silberman; Fernando Noriega, who advises on local and international securities offerings; and bonds and securities practitioner Alejandra Daroch.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

Full-service market giant Carey is consistently mandated to advise on the development, financing and execution of high-stakes projects. The firm’s extremely large 47-strong infrastructure, project development and project finance practice comprises specialists in energy infrastructure, including thermoelectric, hydroelectric, wind, photovoltaic, biomass, and oil-and-gas matters. The team is also active in projects involving mining, roads, hospitals, medical centres and telecoms, as well as the industrial, housing, hospitality, ports and airports sectors. Among the practice’s several active partners, Rafael Vergara is a mining deal expert; Oscar Aitken jointly leads the firm’s construction and engineering practice alongside real estate head Juan Pablo Stitchkin; and Juan Francisco Mackenna and José Miguel Bustamante are both sought out for major energy and infrastructure projects. Also integral to the department are renowned water rights practitioner Alberto CardemilFelipe Moro, an adviser on project development and finance matters; Fernando Noriega, whose broad practice includes project finance; and José Tomás Hurley, who assists with the development of energy projects and associated infrastructure issues. Key senior associate Juan Pablo Vukasovic also has wide-ranging projects expertise.