Cristina Olavarría

Associate / Chile

Member of the Energy, Mining and Natural Resources team. Her professional practice focuses mainly in the areas of mining, natural resources, energy and corporate law; with special emphasis in transactions and the design of corporate structures and vehicles for investing in venture capitals.


Work experience

  • 2011 - present Senior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2008 - 2011 Associate

    Cariola Diez Perez-Cotapos




Featured Cases

  • Lithium Power International Limited Australia 2016

    Assisted the client in the review and acquisition of 50% of a lithium project in the Maricunga brine. Currently, she is one of the lawyers of the project (Salar Blanco).

  • Kinross Gold Corporation Chile 2017

    Assited the client in the sale of 25% of Cerro Casale and 100% of Quebrada Seca.

  • State Power Investment Corporation China

    Assisted the client in the due diligence process and subsequent acquisition of 100% Pacific Hydro Pty Ltd, renewable energy company with assets in Australia, Brazil and Chile.

  • Administradora Inversiones Mineras S.A. Chile 2012

    Assisted the client in the incorporation of a mining fund; its application and award of the Fondo de Inversión de Capital de Riesgo - Fondos de Exploración Minera (FENIX) with CORFO



  • 16 March, 2021 Chile

    HUMBL, Inc. Announces Aurea Group Ventures Investment and Partnership for Exclusive Chile Country Rights

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  • 17 April, 2020 Regional

    Sumitomo snaps up Nufarm’s agrochemical business in South America

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  • 28 April, 2017 Chile

    Pacific Hydro takes control of Chacayes plant

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  • 2006 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Licenciatura en Derecho

  • 2016 Graduated Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Diplomado en Análisis y Planificación Tributaria



  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association

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