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Javiera Velasco Tocornal

Servicios Legales Baker McKenzie SpA


Javiera Velasco is an associate within the Santiago Energy, Mining, and Infrastructure Group, and she joined Baker McKenzie in March 2023. With experience in Environmental, Sanitary, and Administrative Law, Javiera’s practice encompasses a wide range of legal areas. Her primary focus includes due diligence, M&A processes, and transactions within the mining sector. Additionally, she handles various commercial and real estate matters.

Practice Focus

Javiera is experienced in infrastructure, environmental, mining, and corporate law. She offers valuable counsel to mining companies and actively participates in negotiating contractual agreements. Javiera brings extensive experience in managing mining projects, involving the acquisition, sale, and operation of mining companies and assets. Her scope of work spans due diligence, acquisitions, transactions, negotiations, and agreements in both mining and environmental projects, including environmental sanctioning procedures.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Strickland Metals Limited – Acquisition Support
    Assisted Strickland Metals Limited in conducting due diligence for potential mining project acquisitions.
  • Capstone Copper Corp – Mining and Governance
    Advised Capstone Copper Corp on various mining-related matters and corporate governance within their subsidiaries.
  • Hongkong Brunp and Catl., Ltd. – Comprehensive Legal Assistance
    Provided comprehensive legal assistance to Hongkong Brunp and Catl., Ltd., covering potential mining projects, corporate governance, contractual advice, environmental issues, incorporation of water rights, and legal mining easements.
  • Orica Limited – Regulatory Guidance
    Continuously assessed Orica Limited on a range of mining and regulatory issues in Chile, offering valuable guidance.
  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd – Strategic Support
    Offered guidance to Fortescue Metals Group Ltd on potential mining projects, regulatory compliance, and environmental matters.

These cases demonstrate Javiera's commitment to providing sound legal solutions in the mining and corporate sectors. She is fully dedicated to delivering exceptional legal services to our clients.


  • Chile~Chile (2021)


  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (LL.B.) (2019)


  • English
  • Spanish