Analysis: This environmental law boutique is applauded by clients for its efficiency and proactivity. The team’s work includes advising clients in their operational and regulatory needs related to environmental, energy and natural resources laws, and pollution control. In addition, the firm has developed a niche advising on the closure of mining operations, including chemicals and waste management regulation. In the past, the firm has helped Coro Mining with the approval process for the closure one of its mines. Alxar Minería has also previously instructed the firm on an environmental compliance review of its mining operations. Paulina Riquelme Pallamar, founding partner of the firm, is this year’s winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award. Riquelme is the only female lawyer in Chile to found a firm dedicated exclusively to environmental law.
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Environment: Paulina Riquelme Pallamar