Community Relations

  • Elaboration and follow-up of community relations strategies with indigenous and non-indigenous communities

  • Indigenous law, ILO Convention No 169, consultation to indigenous peoples, and human rights impact assessments

  • Negotiation of different kind of agreements between companies and communities

  • Follow-up of work tables, LOAs and other commitments


  • Structuring and negotiation of national and international financing (corporate credits, project finance, other)

  • Advice in the definition of corporate and tax strategies

  • Preparation and negotiation of engineering and construction agreements (EPC, EPCM, BOT, etc.) and all kind of supply and service contracts (energy, sulfuric acid, MARC, other)

  • Claims and dispute resolution

  • Regulatory compliance and administration of contracts


  • Creation and defense of water rights and all kind of agreements and transactions involving water rights

  • Permits with the Chilean Water Agency (DGA) and other competent authorities and agencies

  • Consulting for water users’ organizations (water communities, canal associations and water boards “Juntas de Vigilancia”), including their creation and operations, and to provide advice to companies and projects in their relationship and agreements with such water users’ organizations


  • Creation and defense of exploration and exploitation mining rights and all kind of agreements and transactions involving mining rights

  • Constitution of voluntary and judiciary easements, crossing agreements, transit agreements and other

  • Permits with the Mining Agency (SERNAGEOMIN) and other competent authorities

  • Other technical and regulatory aspects


  • Strategic environmental legal consulting

  • Environmental assessment (Environmental Impact Assessment System – SEIA), legal support in the preparation and processing of environmental permits (DIA, EIA, Pertinence Consultations) and sectoral permits

  • Environmental and permits’ compliance audits, regularization and follow-up processes, due diligence

  • Support in environmental and permits compliance reviews by the authorities (Environmental Assessment Service – SEA, Environmental Superintendence – SMA, other sectoral agencies)

  • Defense of administrative and judicial sanctions processes initiated by competent environmental and sectoral authorities (SMA, SEA, DGA, other)


  • Consulting in labor maters and collective bargaining agreements

  • Preparation and negotiation of all type of agreements

  • Follow-up and monitoring of legal and regulatory amendments

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