De la Barra Gili, Francisco

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Francisco, partner at Barros & Errázuriz, has over 20 years of experience, being his main areas of practice development of projects and project finance, corporate financing, infrastructure transactions, energy and corporate advice in general.

He has participated in several local and international transactions of structured financing of projects, representing banks and financial institutions, institutional investors, credit and export promotion agencies, multilaterals and sponsors.

He has also advised sponsors, developers, builders and operators in the development and execution of projects in the areas of infrastructure (energy, airport, port, land, mining, hospital, among others) and energy (generation and electric transmission projects).

Practice Areas

Education

  • Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile (2000)
  • Diploma in Comparative International Law, Universdad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain (1998)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Northwestern University, Chicago, United States (2008)

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Barros & Errázuriz (2010)
  • Associate, Morales, Noguera, Valdivieso & Besa (2000-2005; 2008-2010)
  • Associate, Inter-American Development Bank (Private Sector), Washington DC, United States (2007)
  • Foreign Associate, White & Case LLP, New York, United States (2006)

Academic Activities

  • Professor, Commercial Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile (2010-2015)
  • Professor, Development and Project Finance, Finis Terrae University, Santiago, Chile (2013)

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association

Final Acknowledgments

  • Leading Lawyer, Legal 500 2019, Chile, Banking & Finance
  • Band 2, Chambers Latin America 2020, Chile, Banking & Finance
  • Band 4, Chambers Latin America 2020, Chile, Projects
  • Market Leader, IFRL 1000 2020, Chile, Capital Markets
  • Market Leader, IFRL 1000 2020, Chile, Banking & Finance
  • Market Leader, IFRL 1000 2020, Chile, Corporate/M&A
  • LACCA Approved 2020, Banking & Finance
  • LACCA Approved 2020, Capital Markets
  • LACCA Approved 2020, Energy