Ms Katannya Jablonski > Morales & Besa > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Morales & Besa
7550106 LAS CONDES

Work Department

Project and Infrastructure
Regulation, Environment & Natural Resources


Senior associate at Morales & Besa.


Ms. Jablonski, with almost a decade of experience in Projects and Infrastructure matters, has focused her practice mainly in public works concessions and regulation, especially focused in projects, energy and mining law, to which she has played a key role.

She has broad experience in negotiating contracts and mining agreements, as well as in the advice and negotiation of public works contracts, among others.




Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Universidad de Chile, Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Public Law (c). 
Universidad de Chile, School of Law, Law degree (2012).
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, History School, Licentiate in History (2001).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Environment

Morales & Besa‘s ‘young team is highly experienced in environmental matters‘. It provides specialised advice on environmental assessments; sanctioning processes and environmental litigation; urban, water and mining law matters; and public contracts. The environmental group also supports the firm’s work on major transactions, such as projects, M&A, and banking and finance. With over 16 years’ experience in environmental matters, team leader Paloma Infante (promoted to director in July 2020) is a former Environment Ministry legal division head; associate support is provided by seniors Giancarlo Camillieri (who re-joined in July 2020) and Katannya Jablonski, along with Josefina Derpich (May 2020 hire) and Francisca Bannura.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

(Rising stars)

Katannya JablonskiMorales & Besa

The transactional practice for Morales & Besa‘s sizeable 22-strong group (‘focused lawyers with great experience in projects‘) is consistently involved in high-end projects, including structuring, development, acquisition, sale and financing matters. The firm’s robust regulatory practice advises on due diligence processes, bidding participation, negotiating with the authorities, and litigation. The client base includes entities from several regulated sectors, such as energy, construction, public works and sewage water. Regularly leading multidisciplinary teams, infrastructure and energy specialist Carlos Silva advises on a project’s full chain; José Miguel Carvajal is a banking and finance expert; Myriam Barahona (‘outstanding problem-solving abilities‘) focuses on banking, finance and project finance work; and Macarena Laso is real estate and construction head. Strong support is provided by senior associates James Channing  (construction and infrastructure projects in the public concessions, energy and real estate sectors); and public works concessions and regulatory expert Katannya Jablonski. Former senior associate Javier Balbontín left the firm in January 2021, since when -in May- the firm has hired Macarena López  from Molina Ríos Abogados.