Morales & Besa promotes new partner: Edmundo Varas K.

May 2, 2018

Corporate lawyer Edmundo Varas K. has focused his practice mainly in commercial, financial and corporate matters.

After serving for 11 years as an associate at the firm, Edmundo Varas was promoted to partnership at Morales & Besa. He will continue to practice and contribute to the expansion end strengthening of the firm’s Corporate Practice Group.

Mr. Varas has extensively advised and assisted the domestic and multinational clients of the firm on a wide variety of highly specialized corporate matters, including capitalizations, restructurings, project finance, debt and equity issuances, derivative contracts, commercial contracts, shareholders agreements and corporate governance.

Since 2007 Edmundo has been the coordinator of the Pro Bono program of Morales & Besa that provides legal advice and assistance to people without financial resources and non-profit entities that help the poor. His work has earned him important awards, including “Pro Bono Coordinator” (2009) and “Pro Bono Spirit” (2014).

Guillermo Morales, founding partner of the firm, commented that “Edmundo´s promotion to partnership is, firstly, a recognition to his impeccable professional career, dedicated attention to client work and firm matters and outstanding personal qualities, but also a manifestation of our determination to continue to expand our organization and foster the career development of our most talented attorneys”.