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Felipe Arévalo

Partner / Chile

Partner member of the Environment and Sustainable Development team. His professional practice focuses on all sorts of environmental, regulatory and judicial legal issues concerning investment projects. Special focus on environmental procedures before administrative agencies (environmental sanction procedures) and courts (environmental damage actions). Experienced in environmental assessment procedures and procurement of sectorial permits before different public agencies.

Associate-to-watch Felipe Arévalo Cordero is "a very effective, proactive, sharp, creative and flexible lawyer," says a client. An interviewee highlights his commercial awareness and his in-depth technical analysis of environmental regulations.Chambers and Partners, Latin America 2022. Environment
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Work experience

  • 2021 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2014 - 2021 Senior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2014 - present Abogado Senior

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • ÉLECTRICITÉ DE FRANCE (EDF) Chile 2019

    Defense in sanctioning procedure for alleged fractionation of Cabo Leones Wind Farm project and its subsequent circumvention of the Environmental Impact Assessment System

  • METRO Chile 2019 and 2017

    Environmental legal advice in its operations, administrative defense in sanctioning processes followed by the Superintendence of the Environment against the company

  • Inmobiliaria Las Salinas Chile 2017

    Legal advice in the environmental assessment process regarding the remediation of the Las Salinas site, historically used for management and storage of hydrocarbons.

  • Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP) Chile 2016

    Legal defense of ENAP concerning the environmental damage actions filed with regards to oil spills occurred in 2014 and 2015 in the Quintero Bay area.

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Publications

  • November 2018 Santiago - Chile

    Compendio de Normativa Ambiental y Minera Concordado y Anotado

    Felipe Arévalo - Ediciones Jurídicas de Santiago
  • October 2015 Santiago - Chile

    “Análisis de Alternativas de un Titular Infractor de una Resolución de Calificación Ambiental: ¿Un Camino sin Salida?”

    Felipe Arévalo - Revista Derecho UC
  • November 2017 Santiago - Chile

    “Alcance e interpretación de la Presunción del Artículo 52 de la Ley N° 19.300, a la luz de la jurisprudencia de los Tribunales Ambientales ¿Presunción de responsabilidad o de culpabilidad?”,

    Felipe Arévalo y Mario Mozó - Revista de Derecho Ambiental, Centro Derecho Ambiental, Universidad de Chile.
  • December 2017 Madrid - España

    “Efectos jurídicos de la declaración de daño ambiental en sede administrativa y sus repercusiones en una potencial declaración judicial del mismo”

    Felipe Arévalo y Mario Mozó - Revista Actualidad Jurídica Uría Menéndez. Ver publicación
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Studies

  • 2011 Graduated Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Diplomado en Derecho en Recursos Naturales y Energía.

  • 2011 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Diplomado en Derecho en Recursos Naturales y Energía.

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Memberships

  • Administrative Law Association - Chile
  • Chilean Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2014 - to date

    Environmental Law Masters Program

    Teaching - Universidad Finis Terrae
  • Academic Activities 2014 - to date

    Environmental Law Masters Program

    Teaching - Universidad Finis Terrae
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker VIII Environmental Law Conference (“VIII Jornadas de Derecho Ambiental”) Universidad de Chile, Law School Chile 2017