Ricardo Ferrada V

Ricardo Ferrada Valenzuela is a lawyer who graduated from Universidad de Chile. He obtained a Master of Law Degree, majoring in Private Law from Universidad UCINF; a Diploma in “Senior Municipal Management” from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, with workshops on “Negotiating According to Principles” and “Managing Change in Technological Projects”, imparted by Fundación Chile and the “School of Training in Environmental Management”, organized by Universidad de Chile, among other improvement courses and seminars.

In his professional practice, he was first a partner of the Bascuñan, Amunátegui y Cía. law firm, followed by his independent legal practice in Civil Law, Commercial Law, Insurance, Civil Liability, Arbitrations. Subsequently, he joined the Municipality of Estación Central to serve as Legal Counsel Director, and then as Municipal Manager without prejudice of his continuing independent legal practice in public law.

His significant exposure to municipal work allowed him to specialize in Public Administration and Municipal Law, litigating illegality appeals, remedies of protection, public bidding contests, concessions, reports and presentations before the office of the Comptroller General of the Republic and other public services; real estate projects and Urban Law, regulatory plans, environment, transparency and legal opinions.

He has also taught as professor at Universidad de Chile and other private universities such as Santo Tomás, Andrés Bello, Autónoma, UCINF, Central, and La República where he currently teaches as Civil Law professor.

Upon leaving the Municipality of Estación Central, he resumed his independent professional legal practice in Private Law, as already indicated, applying his 31 years of experience in Public Administration and Municipal Law, a topic in which he has specialized.