Lawyer, Universidad de Chile. Msc. Environmental Policy and Regulation, The London School of Economics and Political Science (London, United Kingdom). Diploma in Environmental Law from the Universidad de Chile. Environmental Law Master´s Program, Universidad de Chile.
Cecilia joined VGC Abogados in 2012. She has been a partner since 2013.
She began her career in the National Environmental Commission (CONAMA) moving to the Superintendence of Health Services (SISS) and subsequently to the recently created Superintendence of the Environment (SMA) where she was the first head of the Compliance and Sanction Division. In this role she contributed to the development and implementation of effective control and sanction mechanisms and the formation of internal skills to apply them.
She participates as a guest professor in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various universities in the country.
Her professional excellence has led her to be distinguished by her peers as Best Lawyer in the environmental category and by clients in Band 2 of Chambers and Partners in the same category. The Legal 500, in turn, recognizes her as a “compliance specialist”.
She is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.