Partner Profile

Myriam Barahona

Morales & Besa

Chile

LL 250

Biography

Partner at Morales & Besa and co-head of banking and finance and project finance.

Expertise

Ms Barahona concentrates her practice in banking and finance, including domestic and cross-border syndication, project finance specially with respect to infrastructure and energy projects, and debt restructuring; capital markets, in particular bond placements in Chile or abroad and derivatives transactions.

Awards and recognitions

Recognised Band 1 by Chambers and Partners in Banking & Finance and Band 2 in Projects; by The Legal 500 as “Leading Lawyer” in banking & finance, and by IFLR1000 as “Highly Regarded” in Project Development (for her project finance expertise).

Named Best Finance Lawyer in Latin America by IFLR in the Women in Business Law Awards 2020.

Recognised Top 1 and Named “The one who knows the most” in Financing by Leading Lawyers 2019 and 2020, respectively. Best Lawyer in finance in Latam by “Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2019” by Euromedia Legal Media Group.

International experience

Foreign associate, Allen & Overy LLP, New York, USA (2007–2008).

Languages: Spanish and English.

Education

University of Chicago Law School, LLM degree (2007).

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School LCJS (1998).

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