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 > Energy and natural resources > Electricity/oil and gas

DLA Piper Chile‘s six-strong energy and natural resources team is particularly focused on the development of power plants; it is also active in solar, hydro and wind power generation and transmission projects. Typical advice includes regulatory issues, due diligence, project development and finance. The practice is led by Felipe Bahamondez, who has a strong background in energy, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, and José Pablo Dulanto, who is experienced in natural resources projects in the energy and mining sectors. Notable support is provided by senior associates Diego Peña and Paulina Farías.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

(Rising stars)

Diego PeñaDLA Piper Chile

The eight-strong team at DLA Piper Chile is particularly experienced in the development and financing of power plants and energy projects, as well as infrastructure and real estate. Highly regarded partners Felipe Bahamondez (natural resources and regulatory matters), José Pablo Dulanto (an energy and mining sector specialist), and Rodrigo Álvarez (real estate) co-head the projects practice. Notable support at senior associate level is provided by Diego Peña (infrastructure and the corporate aspects of energy projects), and Paulina Farías (energy, natural resources and regulatory matters).