Francisco Varela Echaurren

Francisco Varela Echaurren

Barros Silva Varela & Vigil

Recognized since 2019

Santiago, Chile

Practice Areas

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Mining Law

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Francisco concentrates his practice on corporate matters and the development of investment projects, especially in the Mining and Energy industries, being recognized continuously since 2011 by Chambers and Partners as an outstanding lawyer in his area of practice. He advises national and foreign clients, from various industries, in matters related to the development of projects from their early stage, processes of mergers and acquisitions, public procurement, financing structures and venture capital. He mainly advises foreign clients on their investment projects in Chile.


- Mining and Natural Resources.

- Energy.

- Corporate and Business Law.

- Mergers and Acquisitions.

- Project Financing.


- Law, Universidad de Los Andes, 2007.

- Master in taxation law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, 2015.


- Chile, 2009.


- He has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the mining area of Chambers & Partners, Latin America and Global.

- Associate, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría, 2008 - 2012.

- International Lawyer, Uría Menéndez, 2010.

- Associate, Urenda Rencoret Orrego & Dorr, 2007 - 2008.


- Spanish and english

  • Avenida Apoquindo 3500, Piso 16
    Las Condes
    Santiago 7550105
  • English
  • Spanish

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Chile 2023 for work in:
  • Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law

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