Ms Paulina Farías > DLA Piper Chile > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper Chile
El Golf 150
10th Floor
Las Condes

Work Department

Natural Resources
Regulated Market, specially publics works concessions and tender




Paulina Farías is an associate at DLA Piper Chile.

She advises local and foreign clients on issues involving the regulated market, providing counsel on public infrastructure, works concessions and tenders through ChileCompra and World Bank Group systems.

Before joining the firm in 2014, Paulina was an attorney at the Ministry of Public Works in Chile. 


Spanish and English


Chilean Bar Association


Graduate in Law, School of Law, Universidad Diego Portales, receiving her Law Degree in 2010 Diploma in Economic Administrative Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2012)
Diploma in Mining and Geothermal Energy, Universidad Finis Terrae (2013)
LL.M. (c) with speciality on Regulatory Law, School of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

(Rising stars)

Paulina FaríasDLA Piper Chile

Routinely acting for infrastructure and energy companies, financial institutions, institutional investors, sponsors and contractors, DLA Piper Chile‘s ‘specialist advisers‘ act across a range of domestic and cross-border projects and infrastructure matters. The eight-member group has particular experience in the development of power plants and energy projects, but is also active in energy transmission and distribution, infrastructure and real estate matters. The practice is co-led by project development, energy and natural resources specialist, Felipe Bahamondez, and real estate and taxation expert Rodrigo Álvarez. Strengthening the firm’s practice further, energy project expert Diego Peña was made partner in January 2022, while at senior associate level, Paulina Farías is active in energy, natural resources and regulatory matters.

Chile > Public law

Capable of proposing solid solutions‘, DLA Piper Chile‘s public law practice provides assistance with the obtaining of operational authorisations; administrative procedures before various authorities and agencies; regulatory reports; and public entities’ bidding processes. Additional key areas include food product labelling, consumer claims and public law litigation. The team is led by regulated markets and administrative law specialist, Felipe Bahamondez; while senior associate and regulatory expert Paulina Farías is ‘a lawyer who has great knowledge of various regulations‘, and whose recent track record includes assisting several companies with allocations of services, and telecoms and electricity sector-related bids.

Chile > Energy and natural resources > Electricity and hydrocarbon

DLA Piper Chile‘s eight-member team is particularly experienced in power plant developments, as well as sectors such as energy transmission and distribution. Its specialisms cover decentralisation, battery storage, mini-grids, energy efficiency regulations, and energy-related digitisation regulation. Leading the group, Felipe Bahamondez is an energy, natural gas and LNG project specialist; while the ‘very capableDiego Peña, promoted to partner in January 2022, is experienced in energy project development. Key senior associate Paulina Farías assists with energy, natural resources and regulatory matters.