Carlos Silva V.

Mr. Silva concentrates his practice on banking & finance, M&A, corporate and infrastructure areas. His experience covers a broad range of financial transactions, including syndicated loan facilities, debt restructurings, bond placements and project financing, with emphasis in the infrastructure sector. He has advised several infrastructure and energy project developers in structuring and financing their projects.

Mr. Silva worked as an international associate at Shearman & Sterling, New York (1999 – 2000).

Member of the Chilean Bar Association and the legal committee of the Chilean-British Chamber of Commerce.

L.C.J.S, Universidad de Chile Law School (1994).

Admitted to the Chilean Bar (1995).

Master of Laws (LL.M.), Duke University Law School (1999).

Mr. Silva is a Professor of several courses related to financing matters and investment funds at Universidad Finis Terrae and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.

Carlos Silva is ranked Band 2 by Chambers Latin America 2020 Chile in Projects and Infrastructure and is also ranked in Banking & Finance.

  • He is head of department and, according to clients, “he offers broad experience advising on the financing of infrastructure projects”. They go on to add: “He has very good knowledge and well-earned prestige in the area”. Clients benefit from his activity in the financing of PPP projects, as well as his experience in construction-related mandates.

  • He boasts a long-standing track record working in the banking and finance sector. He is frequently called upon to act as counsel on acquisition finance deals as well as syndicated loans for the financing of energy projects.

Carlos has been recognized as “Leading Lawyer” in Projects and Infrastructure by Legal 500 Latam 2019. He also stands out in the fields of Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A, Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity, Environment, and Real Estate.

  • Clients have noted that he is a key contact when it comes to natural resources and he is an infrastructure specialist.

Carlos has been recognized in Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A and Project Finance and Development Practice by Best Lawyers 2020, and also in the areas of Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A and Project Finance and Development by Best Lawyers 2019, and as “Lawyer of the Year” in Project Finance and Development Practice by Best Lawyers 2018.

Carlos has been recognized as “Highly Regarded” by  IFLR 1000 2019 in Banking, Project Development and Project Finance.

It is worth mentioning that Leaders League has recognized the practice of Project Finance as “Leading”, which Carlos co-leads with José Miguel Carvajal and Myriam Barahona, and Corporate/ Mergers & Acquisitions as “Excellent”, which he co-leads Guillermo Morales, Eugenio Besa, Michel Diban, Macarena Laso and Álvaro Barriga.

Experience of de Carlos Silva V.