Cristóbal Pellegrini


Cristóbal, counsel of the Energy practice of the Energy, Environment & Natural Resources group at Barros & Errázuriz, has centered his practice on regulated markets in general. His areas of practice include advising on corporate matters and regulated markets in general, especially to energy companies in the different areas of the business (with special emphasis on the generation and transmission segments), both in corporate and regulatory matters and in the negotiation of contracts of supply and tolls; the structuring, financing, and implementation of energy projects; acquisition of assets and companies; tenders and other administrative processes; enforcement proceedings and dispute resolution among industry players; as well as advice to construction and real estate companies in the development of projects and administrative procedures.

Professional experience

  • Professional Experience Counsel, Barros & Errázuriz, since 2003.
  • Foreign associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, United States, 2007 – 2008.


  • Electric Market Course Strategic Training Portfolio and Training, Chile.
  • Certificate in Business Administration, Northwestern University, Chicago, United States.
  • Diploma in Economic Administrative Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Northwestern University, Chicago, United States.
  • Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Alternate Director, Levaduras Collico, since 2012.

Latest Recognitions

  • Associate to watch, Chambers Latin America 2021, Chile, Energy & Natural Resources.
  • Associate to watch, Chambers Latin America 2020, Chile, Banking & Finance.
  • Rising Star, Legal 500 2019, Chile, Projects.


  • Energy, Mining & Natural Resources
  • Real State & Construction