Agustín Martorell

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Counsel

Expertise

Agustín Martorell has been Counsel of Prieto since 2021.

He leads the environmental team and provides legal advice to both domestic and international clients on project development in all their phases. He has worked in mining, energy, aquiculture and infrastructure industries.

Mr. Martorell is an experienced lawyer in project development, counseling companies before governmental authorities and agencies, including permitting, administrative procedures, environmental judicial actions, environmental assessment processes, among others. In addition, he has collaborated in M&A transactions and project finance in the mining and energy industries.

Mr. Martorell holds his law degree from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez since 2011; a master degree in Energy and Natural Resources law at the University of Melbourne, Australia (2015); and a postgraduate diploma in public economic law at the Universidad de Chile (2013).

He has been teacher assistant in public law courses and he is currently professor of Natural Resources Regulation at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez and Environmental Law at undergraduate and the Public Law Master of Universidad Santo Tomás.

Before joining Prieto, he worked as senior associate lawyer on the mining, environmental and natural resources team at Claro & Cía. (2016-2018) and associate at Morales & Besa (2012-2016).

He is admitted to practice in Chile and is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and the Chilean Environmental Association.

Languages: Spanish and English

Education

LL.M. in Energy and Natural Resources Law, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2015.

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Economic Law, Universidad de Chile, 2013.

Law degree Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile, 2011.

Practice Areas

Environment
Sustainable Development
Circular Economy
Energy and Natural Resources
Mining
Public Law

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