Mr Diego Peña > DLA Piper Chile > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper Chile
El Golf 150
10th Floor
Las Condes

Work Department

Corporate Law
Regulated Markets
Projects and Infrastructure




Mr. Peña is a senior associate lawyer and integrates the corporate and regulatory group of the buffet, advising local and foreign clients in various matters, including mergers and acquisitions, project financing and corporate advisory in the areas of infrastructure, energy, public concessions, engineering and construction.

Mr. Peña has significant experience advising engineering and construction companies, suppliers of equipment and provisions, banks and financial institutions, developers, operators and private investors, in the different stages and aspects that make up infrastructure projects developed in Chile and the rest of Latin America.


Spanish and English


Chilean Bar Association


Law, School of Law of Universidad de Chile, Santiago (2008). Admitted to practice in 2009, Chile
Master of Laws, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago (2012)
Certificate in Business Administration, IE Business School, Madrid (2012)

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

(Next Generation Partners)

Diego PeñaDLA Piper Chile

Fielding a ten-strong team, DLA Piper Chile has substantial experience in the projects and infrastructure space, including the development of power plants and energy, infrastructure and real estate projects. Heading the firm’s energy and natural resources group, Felipe Bahamondez has a strong profile for energy, natural gas and LNG projects, as well as infrastructure mandates; and Rodrigo Álvarez has over 20 years’ experience in advising on real estate matters. The associates to note are seniors Diego Peña (energy and infrastructure) and Paulina Farías (energy, natural resources and regulatory matters), along with Claudio Sepúlveda, who assists with bidding processes and construction contracts. Former projects co-head José Pablo Dulanto departed the firm in February 2021. Since publication, Peña has been raised to the partnership – effective as of January 2022.

Chile > Energy and natural resources > Electricity and hydrocarbon

With commitment and responsibility from both partners and associates‘, the seven-strong energy and natural resources team at DLA Piper Chile focuses on the development of power plants, as well matters in the energy transmission and distribution segments. Heading the firm’s energy and natural resources practice group, Felipe Bahamondez has substantial experience in energy, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects; he regularly advises on matters involving electricity power plants (particularly solar). Key senior associate-level support is provided by Diego Peña, who has notable energy and infrastructure experience; and Paulina Farías (energy, natural resources and regulatory matters). Former partner José Pablo Dulanto left the firm in January 2021 to re-establish NLD Abogados. Since publication, the team has been strengthened with Peña’s elevation to the partnership – effective January 2022.