Felipe Ossa

Associate / Chile

Member of the Energy, Mining and Natural Resources team. His professional practice focuses mainly in the developement of natural resources projects, especially in the mining industry; he has experience in M&A transactions,corporate law and project finance. He has worked in China (Beijing) and in the United States (Washington D.C.)


Work experience

  • 2019 - present Associate

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2018 - 2019 International Attorney

    DLA PIPER LLP US (Washington DC)

  • 2017 - Attorney

    Uria Menéndez (Beijing office)

  • 2013 - 2017 Associate

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria

  • 2010 - 2012 Paralegal

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria




Featured Cases

  • Minería Activa 2019

    FIP Lantanidos; Counsel to the seller in rare earth project "Biolantánidos"

  • Inter-American Investment Corporation - IDB Invest Colombia 2018 - 2019

    Counsel in the financing of the toll road Ruta del Cacao 4G highway

  • Inter-American Investment Corporation - IDB Invest Ecuador, Colombia y Perú. 2018 - 2019

    Mareauto; Counsel in the financing of the vehicle fleeet renovation

  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation - OPIC Perú y Ecuador 2019

    BTS; Counsel to the lender Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in the financing of telecommunications towers

  • Sarco and Aurora Chile 2017

    Local counsel to the lenders for the development of wind projects Sarco and Aurora (Aela Energía)

  • Lithium Power International Limited 2017

    counsel in a joint venture with Minera Salar Blanco to develop the Lithium project Salar Blanco



  • 2018 -

    DIEZ AÑOS DE IMPACTO JURISPRUDENCIAL 2006-2016. Autor del artículo “Caducidad de la Pertenencia Minera, cómputo del plazo para publicación e inscripción tras la sentencia constitutiva” (2018).

  • 2016 -

    Co-author of article “Article 34 Bis of The General Electric Act: A new attempt for a solution in mining speculation affecting electricity generation projects”.

  • 2016 -

    Co-author of article “Reducing the impact of speculative mining claims”.



  • 2017 2018 Master of Laws (LL.M.) Stanford University

  • 2014 Diploma Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chle Natural Resources and Energy Law

  • 2008 2012 Abogado(J.D. equivalent in Chile) Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile;.




Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2015 - to date

    Mining Law Teacher's aide - Universidad de Los Andes
  • Academic Activities 2012 - 2014

    Commercial Law Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities 2009 - 2011

    History of Law Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Seminars and Conferences