Diego Pachas specializes in mining and environmental law.
He focuses his professional practice in answering inquiries related to mining and environmental regulations. Furthermore, he advises on obtaining licenses and permits needed for the commissioning of a mining project, and doing legal audits on permits and occupational health and safety issues, mainly of mining companies.
He counsels Peruvian and foreign companies on corporate, mining, environmental, and mining occupational health and safety issues. He assists in managing permits and developing defense strategies in administrative punishment procedures before the OSINERGMIN, OEFA and SUNAFIL.
Diego actively participates in dierent mining and administrative procedures in general before the Ministry of Energy and Mines, National Superintendency of State Property, Ministry of Culture, National Service for Natural Protected Areas, and other authorities related to the mining and energy sector.
Universidad de Lima – Attorney magna cum laude (2012)
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú – Diploma in Study of Mine Permits and Audits (2015)
Universidad ESAN – Specialization Diploma on “Mining Law” (2016)
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas – Diploma in Environmental Regulation and Audits (2017)
Stanford University – LL.M. with specialization in Natural Resources and the Environment (2018)
Lima Bar Association
National Institute of Mining Law Oil and Energy
Institute of Mining Safety
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
International Bar Association (Mining Law Committee)
Prospectors & Developers
Association of Canada – PDAC