Paulina  Riquelme
Eelaw Energy and Environment Legal advice
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Paulina Riquelme
Founding Partner at Eelaw Energy and Environment Legal advice
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Founding partner at EeLaw Energy and Environment Legal Advice. Her legal practice concentrates on environmental law, natural resources, energy & mining, and national and international environmental regulations. She serves as counsel to a wide variety of industries, including mining, energy and aquaculture industries.

Mrs. Riquelme actively participates in the development of national environmental legislation and rulemaking on all aspects of environmental and natural resources law.

Attorney graduated from the Catholic University of Chile, suma cum laude. Energy and Environment LLM at Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) in 2001, with distinction. Fulbright Scholar.

Mrs. Riquelme worked as senior associate with Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr law firm, from 2002 to 2007; where she developed the firms' practice in environmental law, natural resources, aquiculture, environmental corporate matters (i.e. due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, environmental provisions in corporate agreements), environmental permitting and environmental assessment, wastes, emissions offsets agreements, and environmental compliance, among others.

During 2002, Mrs. Riquelme participated together with Mr. Jorge Luis Varela in a research project requested by the Consejo de Defensa del Estado (Chilean Attorney General Office) regarding international environmental and maritime law, particularly in the regulations of various liability regimes applicable to oil spills, emergency response actions, clean up and compensation issues.

In addition to her professional career, Mrs. Riquelme teaches Environmental Law in graduate programs at several Law Schools in Chile.