Juan Eduardo Palma J.

Juan Eduardo Palma J.


Palma

Recognized since 2012

Santiago, Chile

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation

Banking and Finance Law

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Investment

Natural Resources Law

Project Finance and Development Practice

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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University Studies

Universidad de Chile, School of Law, 1973.

Montenegro Prize for the best graduate of his year, 1973.

James B. Conant High School, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States of America, 1968-1969.

Admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Justice, 1975.

Academic and Professional Activities

Professor in Commercial Law, School of Law, Universidad de Chile, 1974.

Author of Chilean and foreign publications. “Considerations about the principle of administrative legality”, Administrative Law Yearbook, 1975-1976. “Investment in Chile”, International Investment Review, 2001, “Mergers & Acquisitions in Chile”, Mergers and Acquisitions Yearbook, 2001, International Financial Law Review, “Legal aspects relating to privileged information in accordance with current Chilean legislation”, Commercial Law Magazine, 2010.

Seminar speaker Universidad de Chile. Speaker at national and foreign seminars.

Former director, Chilean British Chamber of Commerce.

Former director Banco Bhif.

Former councillor Chilean Bar Association.

Professional Career

Palma Abogados, 1970.

Diplomatic Positions

Honorary consul of the Republic of Malta since 2010.

Memberships

Member of the Body of Arbitrators, Mediation and Arbitration Centre of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.

Chilean Bar Association

International Bar Association.

Union Internationale des Avocats, regional secretary South America, Section IV.

Former president of the Administration Commission of law firms, Union Internationale des Avocats and currently regional secretary for South America and member of the Presidency Council of the UIA.

Member of the Graduates School Council of the School of Law of Universidad de Chile.

Member of the Master on Corporate Law Consultative Council of Universidad de Los Andes.

Languages

Spanish and English

Areas of Practice

Corporate Law

Civil Law

Commercial Law

Arbitration

Banking Legislation

Foreign Investment

International Licensing

Insolvency and Bankruptcy

Joint Ventures, Mergers, Divisions and Acquisitions

Mining Projects

Project Financing

Taxation Law

Concessions

Location

  • Isidora Goyenechea 3162, Piso 7
    Las Condes
    Santiago 7550083
    Chile

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Palma
Santiago, Chile

4 The Best Lawyers in Chile awards

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Santiago, Chile (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Chile 2022 for work in:

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Investment
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Project Finance and Development Practice

Special Focus

  • Mining

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