José Miguel Hernández Calderón - Grupo Evans
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José Miguel
Hernández Calderón

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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.

STUDIES

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).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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).

RECOGNITION

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).

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English.

17.01.2024

¿Qué se necesita para el despegue de la industria del hidrógeno verde en Chile?

¿Qué se necesita para el despegue de la industria del hidrógeno verde en Chile? - Grupo Evans
                                                                                                
Compartimos entrevista realizada a nuestro socio Jose Miguel Hernandez, en en la cual se refiere al desarrollo de la industria del Hidrógeno Verde en nuestro país, ahondando en la importancia de los permisos y cómo este punto podría afectar en el avance de estos proyectos.

Además, José Miguel se detiene en el ámbito #regulatorio y explica la importancia de las asociaciones, del Estado y de los privados. "Es necesario un esfuerzo concertado en varios frentes entre ellos la agilización de la entrega de permisos, contratos de suministro, planificación territorial, capacitación profesional, infraestructura midstream, acceso a financiamiento de las primeras etapas, regulación e incentivo del lado de la demanda".

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