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

DLA Piper Chile
El Golf 150
10th Floor
Las Condes
Chile

Work Department

Natural Resources
Regulated Market, specially publics works concessions and tender

Position

Associate

Career

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. 

Languages

Spanish and English

Memberships

Chilean Bar Association

Education

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 > 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

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).

Chile > Public law

The six-strong team at DLA Piper Chile has broad public law experience, including administrative procedures before different authorities and agencies, industry-related regulatory reports, bidding processes launched by public entities, applications for public concessions, and litigation. It also has notable sector expertise in relation to food and beverage, technology, public infrastructure, construction, pharmaceuticals and energy, among others. Regulated markets and administrative law expert Felipe Bahamondez heads the team, which includes litigation counsel Ricardo López and senior associate Paulina Farías.