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Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Floor 43, Las Condes. | Santiago | 755-0647 | Chile

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Jaime Carey

Jaime CareyManaging Partner


Santiago, Chile

Carey's Overview

Carey is Chile’s largest full-service law firm. Our various corporate, litigation and regulatory groups include highly-specialized attorneys and practice areas covering all areas of law. Our clients include some of the world’s largest multinationals, international organizations, and some of the most important local companies and institutions. We are perceived as one of the best managed law firms in the country and we are amongst the very top in Latin America.

We are an effective bridge between legal systems. Most of our partners and senior associates have worked in North America, Asia, and Europe, as foreign or regular associates with leading international law firms, or as in-house counsel for major corporations or international institutions.

Carey is the law firm in Chile with the most practice areas ranked as Band 1 by Chambers Latin America: Banking and Finance; Corporate, M&A; Labor; Energy and Natural Resources; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Projects; Tax and Telecommunications.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1905
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 201

Languages: Catalan, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese and Spanish.


Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust and Regulated Markets
  • Aviation and Maritime
  • Banking and Financial Law
  • Capital Markets, Derivatives and Securitization
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Consumer Protection, Product Liability and Privacy
  • Corporate, M&A and Private Equity
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Procurement
  • Hospitality and Gaming
  • Immigration
  • Infrastructure, Project Development and Project Finance
  • Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property and IT
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Licensing, Franchising and Distributorship
  • Life Sciences, Health and Food
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Mining
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications and Media
  • Water Rights Law
Representative Clients
  • Carey provides legal advice and services to industrial and commercial companies, including the world's leaders in industries as diverse as aviation, pharmaceuticals, electronics, mining, oil, gas, software, telecommunications, and utilities to financial enterprises including investment and commercial banks and insurance companies; to governments and public sector companies; and to international institutions and agencies.




Gabriel Acuna

Gabriel AcunaAssociate

Carlo Benussi

Carlo BenussiAssociate

Pablo Bucchi

Pablo BucchiAssociate

Vesna Camelio

Vesna CamelioAssociate

Felipe Garces

Felipe GarcesAssociate

Camila Lavin

Camila LavinAssociate

Agustin Lira

Agustin LiraAssociate

Camilo Lledo

Camilo LledoAssociate

Sergio Mesias

Sergio MesiasAssociate

Pablo Morales

Pablo MoralesAssociate

Ignacio Oltra

Ignacio OltraAssociate

Jose Ossa

Jose S. OssaAssociate

Jose Pardo

Jose PardoAssociate

Carlos Pena

Carlos PenaAssociate

Monica Perez

Monica PerezAssociate

Guillermo Pumpin

Guillermo PumpinLaw School Graduate

Jaime Puyol

Jaime PuyolAssociate

Loreto Ribera

Loreto RiberaAssociate

Marietta Romo

Marietta RomoAssociate

Andres Salas

Andres SalasAssociate

Paulina Silva

Paulina SilvaAssociate

Pia Smith

Pia SmithAssociate

Paluska Solar

Paluska SolarAssociate

Isaac Stevens

Isaac StevensAssociate

Cindy Thorsen

Cindy ThorsenAssociate

Felipe Tupper

Felipe TupperAssociate

Tomas Varela

Tomas VarelaAssociate

Carolina Veas

Carolina VeasAssociate

Elvira Vial

Elvira VialAssociate

Juan de Dios Vial

Juan de Dios VialLaw School Graduate


Sofia Aguila

Sofia AguilaPatent and Regulatory Specialist

Alvaro Agurto

Alvaro AgurtoAssociate

Irene Barros

Irene BarrosLaw School Graduate

Nicolas Calderon

Nicolas CalderonLaw School Graduate

Camilo Cornejo

Camilo CornejoLaw School Graduate

Jaime Coutts

Jaime CouttsLaw School Graduate

Borja Coz

Borja CozLaw School Graduate

Alejandra Del Rio

Alejandra Del RioSenior Patent and Regulatory Specialist

Antonio Dourthe

Antonio DourtheLaw School Graduate

Pia Droghetti

Pia DroghettiLaw School Graduate

Matias Errazuriz

Matias ErrazurizLaw School Graduate

Maria Florencia Frontaura

Maria Florencia FrontauraLaw School Graduate

Jorge Fuentes

Jorge FuentesSenior Patent Specialist

Pablo Gangas

Pablo GangasCertified Accountant

Bruno Garces

Bruno GarcesCertified Accountant

Paulina García

Paulina GarcíaLaw School Graduate

Paula Gonzalez

Paula GonzalezLaw School Graduate

Javiera Herrera

Javiera HerreraLaw School Graduate

Juan Francisco Hinojosa

Juan Francisco HinojosaPatent Specialist

Diego Ibarrola

Diego IbarrolaLaw School Graduate

Javier Leiva

Javier LeivaCertified Accountant

Maria Jose Martinez

Maria Jose MartinezLaw School Graduate

Valentina Mendoza

Valentina MendozaLaw School Graduate

Elias Mohor

Elias MohorAssociate

Ximena Moncada

Ximena MoncadaPatent Specialist

Trinidad Noguera

Trinidad NogueraDeputy Communications Manager

Matias Osses

Matias OssesLaw School Graduate

Ricardo Padilla

Ricardo PadillaLaw School Graduate

Camila Pavez

Camila PavezJunior Patent and Regulatory Specialist

Javiera Pendola

Javiera PendolaPatent and Regulatory Specialist

Fabian Piedra

Fabian PiedraAssociate

Mariela Riquelme

Mariela RiquelmeCertified Accountant

Alejandra Risso

Alejandra RissoCertified Accountant

Constanza Rivera

Constanza RiveraLaw School Graduate

Lorena Rivera

Lorena RiveraPatent Specialist

Cristobal Silva

Cristobal SilvaLaw School Graduate

Daniela Silva

Daniela SilvaLaw School Graduate

Francisco Urcelay

Francisco UrcelayLaw School Graduate

Antonia Vial

Antonia VialLaw School Gradute

Mirko Villarroel

Mirko VillarroelLaw School Graduate

Raquel Zuloaga

Raquel ZuloagaSenior Patent Specialist

Maria Fernanda Blanco

Maria Fernanda BlancoLaw School Graduate

Lucía Bobadilla

Lucía BobadillaLaw School Graduate

Trinidad Cruz

Trinidad CruzLaw School Graduate

José Antonio Espinosa

José Antonio EspinosaLaw School Graduate

Tomas Flores

Tomas FloresJunior Patent Specialist

Jaime Henriquez

Jaime HenriquezLaw School Graduate

Nader Mufdi

Nader MufdiAssociate

Fernanda Munoz

Fernanda MunozLaw School Graduate

Francisca Pierotic

Francisca PieroticLaw School Graduate

María Luisa Portales

María Luisa PortalesLaw School Graduate

Carolina Said

Carolina SaidLaw School Graduate

Marcela Tapia

Marcela TapiaAssociate

Rocío Véliz

Rocío VélizAssociate


Law N°21,000 Establishes the National Financial Market Commission of Chile
Carey, March 2017

On February 23, 2017, Law N°21,000 (the “Law”) was published in the Official Gazette of Chile, creating the Commission for the Financial Market (the “Commission”), a professional body and technical entity that will replace the current Superintendency of Securities and Insurance (“ SVS “). The Law will enter into force in August 2018, or at an earlier date if the Commission becomes operational sooner...

Amendments to the Gas Service Law in Chile and Other Legal Provisions Enter Into Force
Carey, March 2017

The Law that “Amends the Gas Service Law and other legal provisions” (hereinafter, the “New Law” ) entered into force on February 9, 2017. The purpose of the New Law is to fill in the legal gaps existing in a market that, according to the parliamentary discussion, needs to improve the level of competition among their different actors. Therefore, the New Law introduced significant amendments to Decree Law N°323 and to Law 18,856 which regulated, among other elements, the provision of gas related services (hereinafter, the “Gas Law”). A brief description of the most significant amendments follows: 1...

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Pacific Hydro sale was chosen as “Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year” by Latin Finance
Carey, February 2017

The size, complexity and speed of execution of Pacific Hydro’s sale to State Power Investment Corporation of China impressed Latin Finance, magazine which chose it as the “Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year” of 2016. IFM Investors, an Australian pension fund, sold the renewable energy Company for roughly USD3 billion. Pacific Hydro was founded in Australia in 1992 and currently owns 19 hydroelectric plants and wind power farms in Australia, Chile and Brazil. Carey law firm advised IFM Investors in Chile, whose team was led by partners Francisco Ugarte and Alberto Cardemil and the associates Tomás de la Maza and Eugenio González...

IFLR 1000 Legal Guide Ranked Carey Band 1 in all Corporate and Financial Areas
Carey, December 2016

The international ranking IFLR 1000, a global guide specialized in financial and corporate practice, ranked Carey band 1 in the areas of Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions. Carey participated in the most important transactions of the year in the financial market, thus ensuring their top position among law firms in Chile. The ranking includes highlights of many of the year’s most important transactions. In the area of Banking and Finance, the refinancing of SK Capital Partners for app. USD 295 million by Archroma Chile as well as Pattern Energy Group’s loan for USD 197 million were recognized as key transactions...

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