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.

Law Degree, 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 1 by Chambers Latin America 2021 Chile in Projects  and is also ranked in Banking & Finance.

  • Projects: Department head Carlos Silva is «a versatile lawyer: very impressive and a great adviser to clients a source states. Another interviewee appreciates that «he not only understands the law, but also the big picture and the commercial side,« while a further source reports: «He has a lot of experience and is very well known in concessions.» He acts on a range of projects, including PPP developments.

    Banking and Finance: Carlos Silva offers notable expertise advising on syndicated loan facilities to finance energy and infrastructure projects. He also has solid experience in debt restructuring mandates. Sources identify him as a «good practitioner in the field.»

Carlos has been recognized as “Leading Individual” in Projects and Infrastructure by Legal 500 Latam 2021.

Carlos has been recognized in Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A and Project Finance and Development Practice by Best Lawyers 2021 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 2021 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.

Experience of de Carlos Silva V.