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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

Rodrigo Jeria

Rodrigo JeriaArchitect

Camila Lavin

Camila LavinAssociate

Agustin Lira

Agustin LiraAssociate

Camilo Lledo

Camilo LledoAssociate

Sergio Mesias

Sergio MesiasAssociate

Pablo Morales

Pablo MoralesAssociate

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

Pia Droghetti

Pia DroghettiLaw 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

Pablo Rencoret

Pablo RencoretLaw School Graduate

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

Francisco Urcelay

Francisco UrcelayLaw School Graduate

Antonia Vial

Antonia VialLaw School Gradute

Mirko Villarroel

Mirko VillarroelLaw School Graduate

Raquel Zuloaga

Raquel ZuloagaSenior Patent Specialist

Paz Arriagada

Paz ArriagadaAssociate

Reiner Baack

Reiner BaackLaw School Graduate

Maria Fernanda Blanco

Maria Fernanda BlancoLaw School Graduate

Lucía Bobadilla

Lucía BobadillaLaw School Graduate

Trinidad Cruz

Trinidad CruzLaw School Graduate

Maria Pilar Diez

Maria Pilar DiezLaw School Graduate

José Antonio Espinosa

José Antonio EspinosaLaw School Graduate

Tomas Flores

Tomas FloresJunior Patent Specialist

Jaime Henriquez

Jaime HenriquezLaw School Graduate

Diego Iturriaga

Diego IturriagaLaw School Graduate

Nader Mufdi

Nader MufdiAssociate

Fernanda Munoz

Fernanda MunozLaw School Graduate

Gabriela Olivares

Gabriela OlivaresPatent Specialist

Francisca Pierotic

Francisca PieroticLaw School Graduate

Carolina Said

Carolina SaidAssociate

Mariana Sepulveda

Mariana SepulvedaSenior Economist

Marcela Tapia

Marcela TapiaAssociate

Rocío Véliz

Rocío VélizAssociate

Valentina Vizcay

Valentina VizcayLaw School Graduate


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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Séché Environnement acquires Befesa Group’s Chilean subsidiary
Carey, April 2017

Carey advised Séché Environnement, one of France’s leading players in the recovery and treatment of all types of waste, in the due diligence process and further acquisition from Befesa Group's Chilean subsidiary, Soluciones Ambientales del Norte. This company specializes in processing and storing hazardous waste derived mainly from the mining industry. The deal also included the acquisition of Befesa’s hazardous waste processing businesses in Peru and a majority stake of Solarca, a Spanish company specialized in industrial maintenance services...

Analysis of The Bill Which Will Amend The Law Governing the Protection and Processing of Personal Data, and That Creates a Personal Data Protection Agency in Chile
Carey, March 2017

On Monday, March 13, 2017, the Chilean President sent a bill (the “Bill” ) to the Senate that, if passed, will significantly amend Law No. 19,628 on the Protection of Private Life. The Bill seeks, among other things, to increase protection of privacy in order to fulfill international standards in matters of personal data processing, to meet the guidelines of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), to adapt and modernize national legislation to meet the challenges that a digital economy entails, and to balance the safeguarding of people’s privacy with free circulation of information...

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