Felipe Riesco Eyzaguirre


Felipe Riesco Eyzaguirre

Felipe is in charge of the Public, Regulatory and Environmental Law area of the study where he focuses on providing strategic advice to his clients, especially in the area of environmental assessment of investment projects, advice on administrative regulations, administrative sanctioning procedures, administrative litigation, legal reports, presentations to the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic, public procurement, etc. He has focused his career in the public sector, where he served as Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Environment, Legal Advisor to the Superintendency of the Environment, Director of the Araucanía Environmental Assessment Service and Secretary of the Third Environmental Court of Valdivia. His time at these institutions has earned him deep knowledge of current regulations and litigious matters related to his area of practice.



Public Law.

Environmental Law.

Regulatory Law and Administative Procedures.



Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2005.

Degree in Sanctionatory Law, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain, 2014.

Master in Constitutional Procedure Law, Universidad de Talca, in process.



Chile, 2009.



His experience has been mainly focused in the public sector as former Director of the Environmental Assessment Agency of the Araucanía Region, former Legal Advisor of the National Environmental Agency (Superintendencia del Mediombiente), former Law Secretary of the Third Court of the Environmental Court of Valdivia, and former Undersecretary of Environment.

Titular Counselor of the Board of Directors of the Innova Chile Committee of the Corporación de Fomento de la Producción (CORFO), 2020 - present.

President of the Geothermal Council of Chile, 2020 - present.

Member of Chilean Association of Environmental Law, 2020 - present.

Public Policy Advisor, of the Think Tank Libertad y Desarrollo, 2020 - present.

Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Environment of Chile, 2018 - 2020.

Attorney court clerk of the Third Environmental Court, 2015 - 2018.

Associate, Eyzaguirre & Cia., 2014.

Legal Advisor, Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente, 2012 - 2013.

Chief of staff of Undersecretary of the Environment of Chile, 2011 - 2012.

Director Regional Región de la Araucanía, Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental, 2010 - 2011.

Partner, Gómez & Riesco Abogados, 2008 - 2010.



Cannoni Mandujano, L., Osorio Vargas, C., & Riesco Eyzaguirre, F. (2015). El carácter integrador de la legislación y de los instrumentos de gestión ambiental y la competencia exclusiva y excluyente de la Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente para la fiscalización, seguimiento y sanción de los instrumentos de gestión ambiental. Revista de Derecho Ambiental, (5), pp. 115 - 151.

Riesco Eyzaguirre, F. (2021). Algunas ideas sobre la participación ciudadana en el proyecto de ley marco de cambio climático. Revista De Derecho Aplicado LLM UC, (7).




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