New Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Firm Launches in Chile
Former Jara del Favero and Transelec lawyers, Dino Pruzzo, Javier Ruscica and Francisco Brotfeld, have decided to join forces and launch a new law firm entitled Pruzzo Ruscica Brotfeld Abogados, which will focus on environment, natural resources and energy matters.
Pruzzo has extensive experience in environmental law and natural resources, administrative and regulatory law, maritime concessions and port infrastructure. He advises to a wide variety of clients on the assessment, development and modification of investment projects in the System Service of Environmental Impact Assessment. A graduate of Universidad los Andes, he holds a master’s degree in regulatory law from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Ruscica has focused his expertise in administrative sanctioning procedures filed with the superintendency of the environment and other agencies within the administration. He advises clients from several areas in the assessment and modification of environmental projects of maritime concessions; as well as in exploration and exploitation processes related to mining concessions and grant of easement rights, among others. A graduate of Universidad de los Andes, he holds a master’s degree in mining and water law from Universidad Finis Terrae.
Brotfeld has broad experience in corporate matters, including capital markets within areas involving bond issues in both national and international markets. He has centered his practice in the power transmission market. A graduate of Universidad de los Andes, he holds a master’s degree in regulation from Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.
The firm’s main practice areas are energy and regulation, environment, mining, water and desalination, corporate law and M&A, infrastructure, maritime concessions, public and administrative law, forestry and agro-industry.
“Constant changes and evolution in the areas of practice that we develop will bring about different needs for clients. The challenge is staying ahead of those changes to become active partners in the generation of value within the activities undertaken by our clients,” Ruscica explained.
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