Felipe Bahamondez, founding partner at DLA Piper Chile, focuses on energy, natural resources and natural gas as well as regulatory, insurance, antitrust and corporate law. 

He has participated in such transactions as the design and legal execution of the first gas pipeline in Chile, the development of several projects of gas pipelines and LNG terminals, several projects related to energy including renewable energy, multiple financings and M&A transactions involving local or multinational companies.

Felipe has a broad experience in regulatory matters and antitrust. National and foreign companies have asked for his counsel on matters related to litigation before the Competition Tribunal (TDLC) for example representing Uber in an antitrust case started by taxi drivers. He also represents clients before the FNE in investigations and merger control procedures. In his role, Bahamondez conducts and plans the best strategies in our clients’ interests.

Earlier in his career, he worked with a major Chilean law firm and, before that, with the Inter-American Investment Corporation at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC. He was a Professor of Commercial Law at the School of Law of Pontificia Universidad Católica from 2000-2012, has been Professor of Renewable Energies and Director of the Diploma on Environmental Laws and Sustainable Development at the School of Law of Pontificia Universidad Católica since 2012.