José Miguel Hernández Calderón - Grupo Evans

José Miguel
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José Miguel is partner of Grupo Evans. He has extensive experience in legal advice to companies in energy, water, mining, and environmental projects. He has been advisor of important hydroelectric, solar, and electric transmission projects. He deals with corporate matters, sustainability, territorial aspects, and indigenous issues, in addition to participating in territorial negotiations. He also provides legal advice in due diligences and regulatory matters such as obtaining concessions and permits before various authorities in matters related to natural resources.


LL.B., University of Chile, Santiago de Chile, (1993). 

LL.M. in Environmental Law and Natural Resources, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, Colorado, United States, (2002).

Diploma in Strategic Communication, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago de Chile, (2007).

Diploma in Natural Resources, Catholic University of Chile, (2004).


Partner, Cubillos Evans, currently Grupo Evans (2010 to date). 

Manager of Regulatory and Environmental Affairs, Lan Airlines, (2008-2011).

Public Affairs Manager, British American Tobacco Chile, (2006-2007).

Lawyer, Natural Resources Department, Guerrero, Olivos, Novoa y Errázuriz Law Firm, (2002-2006).

Foreign intern, Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C., Denver, U.S.A., (2001).

Chief Counsel, Ralco Hydroelectric Power Plant project; legal advisor of Pangue S.A., and secretary of the board of directors of Ingendesa S.A., (1996-2000).


Chambers and Partners has included him in its ranking for Latin America/Chile for his knowledge and expert handling of Environmental and Water Rights legislation (Band 3, 2019). Best Lawyers has highlighted him among the expert lawyers in Natural Resources and Water Law (2020).


Spanish and English.


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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