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Mario Mozó

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

Principal Associate member of the Energy, Mining and Natural Resources team. His professional practice focuses on all sorts of environmental legal issues, with a special focus on development, merger and acquisition transactions and project finance operations concerning investment projects. Is also experienced in providing counsel regarding environmental procedures before administrative agencies and courts.

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Work experience

  • 2011 - a la actualidad Associate

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Eolic Partners Chile 2012-2013

    Counsel in the environmental assessment and subsequent sale of "El Pacífico" and "La Cebada" wind farms (both currently "Parque Eólico Los Cururos") to EPM. Investment value was USD 200 million.

  • 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.

  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) 2016

    Counsel in the acquisition of a 20 percent stake in Abertis' Chilean business unit for approximately USD 554 million.

  • CaixaBank, The Korea Development Bank, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Corporación Interamericana de Inversiones y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo Chile 2016-2017

    Counsel in a US$435 million project finance for the construction of the Aurora and Sarco wind farms. The projects are expected to inject 299 MW into the national grid.

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Publications

  • December 2013, 2014, 2015 Londres Inglaterra

    Getting the Deal Through: Environment

    Juan José Eyzaguirre - Mario Mozó -
  • 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?”

    Mario Mozó - Felipe Arévalo - Revista de Derecho Ambiental, Centro de 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”

    Mario Mozó - Felipe Arévalo - Revista Actualidad Jurídica Uría Menéndez see publication
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Studies

  • 2009 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Licenciatura en Derecho

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Memberships

  • Chilean Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2016

    Energy Law Masters Program

    Teaching - Universidad Mayor
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Seminars and Conferences

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