María Paz Pulgar

Lawyer

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Chile

Energy, Mining and Natural Resources

Personal contact

Counsel of the Natural Resources team. She has counsel to important mining and natural resources companies, as permanent clients and in relation to mergers and acquisitions transactions. She is professionally recognized in the Chilean market, standing out for her comprehensive and complete knowledge of the mining and natural resources industry. Professor of Mining Law at the Universidad de Chile and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, among to other academic activities. She has been speaker in Chile and abroad, as well as the author of several publications on mining and environmental law.


Education

2000
LAWYER
Law degree
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Work experience

NOVEMBER 2003 - MARCH 2011
ASSOCIATE
Baker & McKenzie
MAY 2011 - AUGUST 2012
HEAD OF THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT
Lopez & Ashton
SEPTEMBER 2012 - CURRENTLY
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Publications

María Paz Pulgar
Derecho Ambiental en Tiempos de Reformas”, “Cierre de Faenas Mineras en el Marco de la Nueva Institucionalidad Medioambiental
JANUARY 2010
Chile
  • V Jornadas de Derecho Ambiental - Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Chile
María Paz Pulgar
“Visión Ambiental Global: Presente y Futuro”, “La Nueva Ley de Cierre de Faenas ¿Una Regulación Suficiente?”
JANUARY 2012
Chile
  • VI Jornadas de Derecho Ambiental - Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Chile
María Paz Pulgar
“Derecho Inmobiliario Actual”, “Predios y Concesiones Mineras. Derechos en Conflicto”
JANUARY 2014
Chile
  • Universidad de Los Andes - Universidad de Los Andes
María Paz Pulgar
“Mineral Law Series Volume 2017, Number 2” “Enforceability of Royalties Under Latin American Legislation”
JANUARY 2017
Chile
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation - Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
María Paz Pulgar
“Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017”
JANUARY 2017
Chile

World Bank Group - World Bank Group

María Paz Pulgar
An Evolving Constitutional Landscape
12 JULY, 2022
Chile
María Paz Pulgar
Mining in Chile: overview
18 JUNE, 2019
Chile
María Paz Pulgar
WWL: Mining 2019
14 MARCH, 2019
Chile
María Paz Pulgar
Pacific Hydro takes control of Chacayes plant
28 APRIL, 2017
Chile
María Paz Pulgar
Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017
15 MARCH, 2017
Chile

Academic and Teaching Activities

2021 - TO DATE
Environmental Law and Mining Law Course
PROFESOR - Universidad de Chile
2013 - TO DATE
Course on Mining Law in the Diploma in Natural Resources Law
PROFESOR - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
2013 - 2013
Course on Mining Law in the LLM Master of Laws Program
PROFESOR - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Associate-to-watch María Paz Pulgar is endorsed by the market for her relevant capabilities within the Chilean mining sector. One client comments: “María Paz Pulgar is an excellent lawyer, and she is highly knowledgeable of the mining industry in Chile.” Chambers & Partners, 2023.