Paulina Farías

Paulina Farías

Paulina Farias focuses his practice in Regulated Markets, providing advice in the execution of energy project, bidding process, administrative procedures before several public authorities and claims before special administrative tribunals.

Paulina Farías also works with clients to comply with regulatory requirements for business development, executing effective solutions that allow their proper progress. Her recent relevant experience includes clients from different sectors i.e. technology, chemical, pharmacies, gas and oil, real estate and construction, infrastructure, telecommunications, food and beverage, among others.

Employment History

  • Associate, 2014 to date
  • Ministry of Public Works, 2010-2014

Experience

  • Represented a food company before competition authorities for obtaining authorizations that allowed the expansion of the company in the market.
  • Represented a food companies, before Public Procurement Court for in order to obtain the correct award of the tender.
  • Represented a technology company before Public Procurement Court for in order to obtain the correct award of the tender.
  • Represented an infrastructure company before Public Procurement Court for in order to obtain the correct award of the tender.
  • Represented an education company before Public Procurement Court for in order to obtain the correct award of the tender.
  • Represented an energy company before Environmental Court for confirming the proper environmental assessment of a photovoltaic plant.
  • Represented an Educational Corporation in a sanction procedure managed by Ministry of Education for obtaining the dismissal of the charges.
  • Represented companies dedicated to the supply of heavy machinery in a sanctioning process managed by the Ministry of Interior, in order to obtain the dismissal of the charges.
  • Represented a Media Company in a sanctioning process managed by National Television Beard by, in order to obtain the dismissal of the charges.
  • Represented a Construction Company in a sanctioning process managed by Ministry of Public Works, in order to obtain the dismissal of the charges.
  • Advised Energy Companies in the acquisition and purchase of several energy projects based on   non-conventional renewable energy.
  • Advised a Telecommunication Company in the execution of innovative projects for expanding its business in areas of difficult access and connection.
  • Advise a Telecommunication Company in the acquisition of telecommunication equipment.
  • Advise a food company in a bidding procedure managed by Ministry of Education for the purpose of obtaining the award of the tender.
  • Advise a power generation company in energy bidding processes for the consumption of electricity by residential customers.
  • Advised a Media Company in a sanctioning process managed by National Television Beard in order to obtain the dismissal of the charges.
  • Assisted Pharmaceutical Companies in the implementation of new legal requirements approved by legislator.
  • Assisted Food Companies in the implementation of new legal requirements approved by legislator.
  • Assisted Transportation Company in its entry into the market to provide private passenger service.
  • Assisted a medical supply company in the obtention of different authorizations issued by Institute of Public Health for starting an innovative business in Chile.

Admissions

Chile (2010)

Recognitions

  • The Legal 500 (Public Law, Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity-Oil and Gas, Projects and Infraestructure)
  • Best Lawyers (Administrative and Public Law – 2020)

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

  • Law, School of Law, Universidad Diego Portales, 2009
  • Diploma in Economic Administrative Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2012
  • Diploma in Mining and Geothermal Energy, Universidad Finis Terrae, 2013
  • LL.M. (c) with speciality on Regulatory Law, School of Law, Pontificia Unversidad Católica de Chile, 2016-2018.

Membership

Chilean Bar Association

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Related Services
  • Energy, Mining & Natural Resources
  • Projects
  • Public Law
  • Regulated Markets
  • TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology)