“Front-running full-service firm with an experienced energy team frequently advising on solar, wind and thermoelectric power projects. Clients highlight their confidence in the department’s “strong team” and its handling of matters in the energy sector. They recognise the firm as particularly experienced in the financing of energy projects, describing them as “experts in this aspect”. Chambers and Partners Latin America 2019.

Acclaimed by Chambers & Partners as a Band 1 Firm in the energy and natural resources area, Prieto counsels the main players in this market in the country.

Prieto was actively involved in the main privatizations of public services conducted in Chile in the last decade and has provided ongoing counseling to different domestic and international companies in the areas of electricity, oil, gas and LNG. It has ample experience in regulated markets related to these industries.

The Firm provides comprehensive counseling in the energy area, with assistance in the obtainment of concessions, permits and licenses, rendering advisory services in bidding processes and commercial agreements with clients and partners, being actively involved in drawing up construction, operation and commissioning contracts and the financing of large projects, procurement contracts and power, natural gas, coal, limestone and other sorbents and LNG sales, EPC and O&M contracts charter party or alike maritime transportation contracts, as well as any conflicts that may arise in the different areas of activity.