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

She has been recognised in banking and finance and projects and infrastructure by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, among others. Also, she is Top 1 in banking and finance by Leading Lawyers and was recognised as 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).

Publications: Chilean chapter of the 12th, 13th and 14th  edition of the Getting The Deal Through: Project Finance (2017–2018)), among others.

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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