Hugo is a partner of our associated office in Chile, based in Santiago and has more than 20 years of experience. In corporate matters, Hugo has vast experience in corporate and M&A, where he is also the head of the corporate secretarial services of the firm.
In mining, he has participated in the negotiation and drafting of option agreements, EPC, EPCM and service provision agreements in the mining sector. He is also in charge of Tecnomin, a wholly owned subsidiary company that provides mining property services to Chilean and foreign clients.
Real estate. Mr. Prieto also has a significant experience advising on legal matters regarding the planning and operation of real estate businesses. He has actively counselled in processes of acquisition, leasing and disposition of properties, as well as in the previous due diligence processes.
“Trustworthy, stays close to clients and is very strong on contracts and agreements. He is incredibly detailed and enthusiastic in his work.” Chambers Global 2017
“Great lawyer who offers expertise across various jurisdictions in the region." Chambers Global 2020
Support to Inversiones Nueva Korlaet SpA on the sale of 10 supermarkets and 6 commercial stores in the cities of Antofagasta and Calama to Patio Comercial, which is one of the leading actors in the Chilean shopping malls and retail markets
Continuous legal advice to Movicenter, the largest automobile mall in Chile
Acting through Tecnomin in the execution of the exploration concessions of BHP Billiton in Chile
Support to Bergbau Wagen SpA, in the acquisition of the former Sierra Miranda Mining Project, in mining and bankruptcy matters, and carried out the due diligence of the 65 concessions and other relevant assets, easements and permits.
Counsel to Bridgestone Mining Solutions Latin America S.A. in the negotiation of significant contracts for the supply of Off-The-Road Tires to many of the largest mining projects in Chile
Counsel to Maco S. A. in the sale of assets of its businesses of distribution and sale of trucks under the “International”, “Dongfeng” and “FAW” brands and “Faw” and “Lifan” cars in Chile to the Tattersall Group