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Paulina Toro

AsociadaAssociate / Chile
  • Practice areas / Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Languages / Spanish

Senior associate, member of the Energy, Mining and Natural Resources team. Her professional practice focuses on Environmental, Public and Administrative Law, with knowledge and experience in environmental consulting, and in areas of Health Law, Natural Resources, Energy, Water, and others. She has developed strategic consultancies in environmental legal matters for the development of projects in different areas such as mining, industrial, energy, infrastructure and real estate, etc. With experience in environmental authority and private consultancy, in environmental management issues, environmental assessment procedures, oversight and sanction of projects, legal strategies, reports in law, audits of regulatory compliance, judicial and administrative actions, among others.

Associate-to-watch Paulina Toro comes recommended for her capabilities in handling environmental issues. An interviewee states: "She knows about environmental regulation and possesses significant experience." Associate-to-watch – Chambers and Partners - Environment
Regularly seen assisting clients with disputes before the administrative authorities, with a noted background working at the environment agency. She has a lot of experience in this field Chambers & Partners 2019 - Environment
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Work experience

  • 2010 - a la actualidad Lawyer

    Philippi, Pietrocarrizosa Ferrero DU y Uría.

  • 2006 - 2010 Head of Legal Department

    POCH Legal S.A.

  • 2000 - 2006 Lawyer

    National Environment Commission, Executive Director

  • 1997 - 2000 Paralegal

    National Environment Commission, Executive Director

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

  • January 2000 Santiago Chile

    "The formative and recursive Procedures in the Administration" (edited text of Memory)

    Paulina Toro - Revista Gobierno y Administración del Estado, Editorial Jurídica CONOSUR LTDA. Nº81
  • July 2012 Santiago Chile

    Comment "Application of the Aarhus Convention and Directive 85/337 / EEC on access to information, participation and access to justice, in environmental matters. Court of Justice of the European Union, October 18, 2011."

    Paulina Toro - Derecho Corporativo, Jurisprudencia Comentada, Abeledo Perrot Legal Publishing Chile
  • July 2013 Santiago Chile

    Comment "Active Subject of an action to protect the right to life and the right to live in a pollution-free environment"

    Paulina Toro - Derecho Corporativo, Jurisprudencia Comentada, Abeledo Perrot Legal Publishing Chile
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Studies

  • 2017

  • 2007 Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Derecho Master © Environmental Law

  • 2002 Graduated Universidad de Chile Specialization Postgraduate degree in Economics and Finance

  • 2000 Lawyer Law Degree , Supreme Corte

  • 2000 Graduated Universidad de Chile, Diploma in Environmental and Public Law

  • 1997 Law Degree Lawyer , Universidad de Chile

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Memberships

  • Chilean Bar Association, Chile
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2012

    Professor of Environmental Law, in "Magíster de Derecho Ambiental"

    Teaching - Universidad Finis Terrae
  • Academic Activities - 2011

    Professor of Environmental Law, in "Diplomado en Evaluación Ambiental y Derecho Ambiental"

    Teaching - Universidad Finis Terrae
  • Academic Activities - 2004

    Professor of curso Ethics and Environmental Law

    Teaching - Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas.
  • Academic Activities - 2003

    Professor of Environmental Law, in "Diplomado Implantación de la Gestión Ambiental según ISO 14.000."

    Teaching - Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile, Facultad de Historia y Geografía.
  • Academic Activities - 1997

    Professor of Labour Law

    Teaching - Instituto de Formación y Capacitación, INFOCAP, del Hogar de Cristo
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Seminars and Conferences