Macarena Laso A.

Ms. Laso has focused her practice on corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, public concessions, real estate and construction works and infrastructure projects.

Macarena is Morales & Besa’s managing partner since May 2021.

Her most recent advices include the creation of investment funds of private equity, both regulated and private, and their corresponding investment; the negotiation of construction agreements in representation of construction companies; and advising on the bidding of public infrastructure projects, such as the drafting of guarantees and construction agreements. She also advises on mergers of publicly listed companies and in the process of buying and selling companies, advising both the sellers or buyers to such companies.

She is an arbitrator of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce (CAM).

Licentiate in Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law (1994).

Admitted to the Chilean Bar (1995).

Macarena Laso has been recognized as “Next Generation Partner” in Corporate and M&A and Projects and Infrastructure by Legal 500 Latam 2019, and was highlighted in the area of Real Estate.

  • She is highly regarded among clients. Some have noted that she is “an individual to note” and is an “experienced partner”.

She has also been ranked by Chambers Latin America 2017 Chile in Projects and Infrastructure.

  • Clients have commented that “she brings to the projects team her wide-ranging experience in a number of key related areas, including corporate, construction and real estate issues”, and is described as “an excellent lawyer”.

Macarena has also been highlighted in the areas of Arbitration & Mediation, Construction, Corporate and M&A and Real Estate by Best Lawyers 2019 and Best Lawyers 2020.

It is worth mentioning that Leaders League has recognized de the Corporate/ Merger & Acquisitions practice as “Excellent”, which Macarena co-leads with Guillermo Morales, Eugenio Besa, Carlos Silva, Michel Diban and Álvaro Barriga.

Experience of de Macarena Laso A.