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Juan José Eyzaguirre

Partner / Chile
  • Practice areas / Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner of PPU and member of the Management Board. Expert in environmental, regulatory and judicial issues related to investment projects. He has advised important clients in complex environmental and energy matters, at an administrative and judicial level, advising on the environmental impact assessment of investment projects, as well as in the process of obtaining other necessary permits for their execution and subsequent closure. Considered by international publications as one of Chile's best lawyers in environmental matters.

Department head Juan José Eyzaguirre receives numerous recommendations from market commentators for his high-level expertise in environment and energy matters. Clients say: "Regarding environmental matters, he is second to none." Band 1 – Chambers and Partners - Environment
Juan José is very capable and qualified in this area and is very well known Chambers & Partners 2019 - Environment
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Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2009 - 2014 Partner

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 2000 - 2008 Associate

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 1996 - 2000 Head of Projects

    Environmental Legal Services Arcadis Geotécnica

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Compañía Minera Maricunga Chile 2015 to date

    Counsel in the defense before the Chilean Environmental Enforcement Agency and Environmental Courts concerning the alleged damage by the "Refugio" project to a RAMSAR site.

  • Antofagasta Terminal Internacional (ATI) Chile 2017

    Counsel in the defense before the Chilean Environmental Enforcement Agency

  • Inmobiliaria Las Salinas Chile 2017

    Legal Counsel concerning the strategy to be adopted in connection with the remediation and subsequent development of the land owned by such company in the Las Salinas sector of the Valparaíso Region.

  • ENAP (Empresa Nacional del Petróleo) Chile 2017

    Judicial defense in the environmental damage claim against ENAP concerning the oil spill.

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Publications

  • January 2010 -2016 London UK

    Environment (Chile Chapter

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - Getting the Deal Through (GTDT)
  • January 2015 Santiago Chile

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

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - TEMAS DE ACTUALIDAD, DIPLOMADO EN MEDIO AMBIENTE Y DESARROLLO SUSTENTABLE, FACULTAD DE DERECHO, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, 2015, páginas 107-121.
  • January Santiago Chile

    “Tercer seminario sobre reforma a la institucionalidad ambiental: perspectivas desde el sector privado” REFORMA A LA INSTITUCIONALIDAD AMBIENTAL: ANTECEDENTES Y FUNDAMENTOS: PROGRAMA DE DERECHO Y POLÍTICA AMBIENTAL.

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - Ediciones Universidad Diego Portales
  • January 2006 Santiago Chile

    “Reflexiones en torno al Sistema de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental: Análisis comparativo con el Sistema Americano” INSTITUCIONALIDAD E INSTRUMENTOS DE GESTIÓN AMBIENTAL PARA CHILE DEL BICENTENARIO

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - ACTAS DE LAS TERCERAS JORNADAS DE DERECHO AMBIENTAL, CENTRO DE DERECHO AMBIENTAL, FACULTAD DE DERECHO, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, 2006, páginas 95-106.
  • January 2005 Santiago Chile

    “Algunas Reflexiones en torno al Sistema de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental”

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - INFORME TÉCNICO URBANO N° 11, CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS PARA EL DESARROLLO URBANO, 2005.
  • July 2017 Santiago Chile

    Constitución de Tribunal Ambiental de Antofagasta bajo la lupa de especialistas

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - Diario Financiero see publication
  • June 2016

    Carey and PPU structure wind farm sale

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - Latin Lawyer see publication
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Studies

  • 2001 Lawyer Universidad Diego Portales

  • 2004 Master Universidad de Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark Environmental and Natural Resources Law

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Memberships

  • Bar Association of Chile, Chile
  • Rocky Mountain Mining Law Foundation
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Environmental and Sustainable Development Program

    Teaching - Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities - 2014

    Environmental LL.M Program

    Teaching - Universidad de Chile
  • Activity - 2016

    Environmental LLM Program

    Director - Universidad Finis Terrae
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Regular expositor in local and international Seminars about Environment matters.