Luis Felipe is a partner in the Corporate/M&A Group at CMS Chile. He advises on a range of transaction types and across various sectors, but has particular expertise in merges and acquisitions – whether acting for multinationals, large corporations, scale-ups, start-ups, entrepreneurs or investors. In doing so, he deals with all aspects of corporate law – business sales and acquisitions, fundraising and investment transactions, joint ventures and reorganizations.
His knowledge and experience in matters of engineering and construction have led him to represent several firms operating in Latin America, in the structuring, negotiation and execution of contracts related to infrastructure, mining, and energy projects, with a special focus on non-conventional renewable energy projects.
Between 2004 and 2005, he worked as regional in-house counsel for Unilever, in charge of local operations as well as of mergers and acquisitions for the company in Latin America. He also worked as foreign associate between 2002 and 2003, at the New York City law firm of Simpson, Thacher, & Bartlett, LLP.
Luis Felipe is committee chair for the American Bar Association and a frequent speaker for international ABA forums, on matters related to M&A and private equity.
Endorsed by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Leaders League, Best Lawyers, Latin Corporate Client Choice Awards (LACCA), and Acritas Star.