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Av. Apoquindo 3910, Piso 7
Las Condes
Santiago 7550029
56 2 2207 7896

Firm Details


Commonly, in every setting and in any class of industry, situations arise that may result in environmental problems. Particularly, at present given that regulatory requirements on productive, manufacturing, mining and energy industries are more demanding.

The world is changing rapidly at an unprecedented pace, rendering EELAW’s services crucial for a timely and suitable reaction.

We are pioneers in the field, as a firm exclusively dedicated to environmental law and at the forefront of the regulatory developments both national and international, through high level incisive legal analysis required for the development and implementation of all types of projects.

#WeAreEnvironmentalLaw, we are up-to-date in the issues and offer high quality and advanced legal services to clients in a range of fields related to the sustainable use of natural resources.

We provide legal advice on environmental regulatory issues to industry associations such as the National Mining Society (SONAMI). Also, we engage as active participants in the drafting of environmental regulations providing comments and policy proposals related to these matters.

We firmly believe in the total compatibility between economic activity and the sustainable development of countries, supporting our clients in the search for paths which allow them to fulfill their goals, while complying with existing regulations and creating positive bonds with nature, the territory and the communities within.

Our Method

We advise our clients in all their needs related to the fields of Environmental Law, Energy and Natural Resources, Pollution Control and provide the environmental legal advice required for a successful project. We collaborate in both the day-to-day operating needs as well as projects, environmental incidents or unforeseen events and/or environmental contingencies.

We counsel in:

  • Air, water, natural resources/species/waste licensing and other governmental approvals for projects, business transactions, modifications and expansions.
  • Preparation of emergency and crisis response plans / crisis management.
  • Continuous environmental monitoring and reporting duties of the organization.
  • Mine Closure regulations.
  • Performing environmental audits and internal regulatory investigations.
  • Monitoring of environmental regulatory changes.
  • Manage acquisitions and investments, which can pose environmental problems.
  • Participation in international efforts to agree on global environmental and chemical standards.
  • Advising Corporate officers and Boards of directors on emerging environmental issues.
  • Environmental compliance and enforcement regulations.
  • Environmental issues in due diligences, transactions and project development.Management of emerging environmental problems.




Women: 1


Women: 5

Men: 4

Management / Department Heads

Women: 1


Women: 4

Men: 4

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 5


  • Chambers and Partners 2021

    Chambers and Partners 2020


  • Asociación de Generadoras de Chile
  • Compañía Minera del Pacífico
  • Compañía Minera Las Cenizas
  • Marimaca Copper Corp.
  • Haldeman Mining Company S.A
  • Aguas CAP
  • Mitsubishi
  • Alxar
  • Sierra Atacama
  • KDM SA


Paulina Riquelme
Founding Partner

Firm Practice Areas

  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Water Law

Office Locations



Santiago, Chile

Av. Apoquindo 3910, Piso 7

Las Condes

Santiago 7550029


56 2 2207 7896

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