Practice Areas

Water Rights

Grupo Evans has represented major clients in the mining, energy, and agriculture sectors, advising on obtaining, regularizing, perfecting and exercising use of water rights.

Within the scope of our advice in this practice, we can specifically mention the following: 

  • Actions and proceedings before the General Water Directorate (Dirección General de Aguas -DGA) for the authorization of transfers and adjustments of water rights.
  • Actions and negotiations before the General Water Directorate and the Hydraulic Works Authority for the approval of hydraulic works.
  • Advice on the development of desalination and water-reuse projects.
  • Processing of compulsory acquisition of water easements.
  • Strategic analysis on water-supply feasibility for investment projects.
  • Administrative and judicial litigation to obtain water rights, authorizations, and dispute resolution between private parties.
  • Due diligence in hydraulic projects and water rights.
  • Preparation of legal reports in support of the analysis and resolution of complex legal situations, conflict of rights, and technical-legal issues.

La Constitución que une

La Constitución que une - Grupo Evans
                                                                                                 Nuestro socio Eugenio Evans Espiñeira, en su columna titulada “La Constitución que une” reflexiona sobre los resultados del plebiscito donde el rechazo fue categórico. 

Asegura que es necesario transitar hacia otro texto fundamental, que “genere unidad, o al menos, una que no sea la válvula de escape para justificar la inacción o el fracaso de la política”. 

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