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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.




Pablo Albertz

Pablo AlbertzAssociate

Kriss Andia

Kriss AndiaAssociate

Reiner Baack

Reiner BaackAssociate

Stefani Baeza

Stefani BaezaAssociate

Carlo Benussi

Carlo BenussiAssociate

Pablo Bucchi

Pablo BucchiAssociate

Vesna Camelio

Vesna CamelioAssociate

Andres Diaz

Andres DiazAssociate

Pia Droghetti

Pia DroghettiAssociate

Tamara Feliu

Tamara FeliuAssociate

Felipe Hepner

Felipe HepnerAssociate

Nadia Jara

Nadia JaraAssociate

Rodrigo Jeria

Rodrigo JeriaArchitect

Diego Lasagna

Diego LasagnaAssociate

Camila Lavin

Camila LavinAssociate

Daniela Leon

Daniela LeonAssociate

Oscar Lizana

Oscar LizanaLaw School Graduate

Camilo Lledo

Camilo LledoAssociate

Sergio Mesias

Sergio MesiasAssociate

Pablo Morales

Pablo MoralesAssociate

Aurora Munoz

Aurora MunozAssociate

Javiera Munoz

Javiera MunozAssociate

Jose Ossa

Jose S. OssaAssociate

Joaquin Palma

Joaquin PalmaLaw School Graduate

Jose Pardo

Jose PardoAssociate

Carlos Pena

Carlos PenaAssociate

Monica Perez

Monica PerezAssociate

Guillermo Pumpin

Guillermo PumpinLaw School Graduate

Loreto Ribera

Loreto RiberaAssociate

Andres Salas

Andres SalasAssociate

Paulina Silva

Paulina SilvaAssociate

Pia Smith

Pia SmithAssociate

Paluska Solar

Paluska SolarAssociate

Jorge Soto

Jorge SotoAssociate

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


Andrea Adasme

Andrea AdasmePatent Specialist

Alvaro Agurto

Alvaro AgurtoAssociate

Maria Ignacia Amtmann

Maria Ignacia AmtmannLaw School Graduate

Irene Barros

Irene BarrosLaw School Graduate

Nicolas Calderon

Nicolas CalderonLaw School Graduate

Francisca Castillo

Francisca CastilloLaw School Graduate

Brian Chernin

Brian CherninLaw School Graduate

Sergio Cifuentes

Sergio CifuentesLaw School Graduate

Camilo Cornejo

Camilo CornejoLaw School Graduate

Carola Cotroneo

Carola CotroneoLaw School Graduate

Jaime Coutts

Jaime CouttsLaw School Graduate

Borja Coz

Borja CozLaw School Graduate

Alejandra Del Rio

Alejandra Del RioSenior Patent and Regulatory Specialist

Maria Jose Diaz

Maria Jose DiazLaw School Graduate

Jose Luis Enberg

Jose Luis EnbergLaw School Graduate

Magdalena Engel

Magdalena EngelMarketing Manager

Jorge Fuentes

Jorge FuentesSenior Patent Specialist

Pablo Gajardo

Pablo GajardoLaw School Graduate

Pablo Gangas

Pablo GangasCertified Accountant

Matias Garces

Matias GarcesLaw School Graduate

Vicente Guell

Vicente GuellLaw School Graduate

Kureusa Hara

Kureusa HaraLaw School Graduate

Juan Francisco Hinojosa

Juan Francisco HinojosaPatent Specialist

Diego Ibarrola

Diego IbarrolaLaw School Graduate

Ximena Jiron

Ximena JironLaw School Graduate

Domingo Larrain

Domingo LarrainLaw School Graduate

Andres Latorre

Andres LatorreLaw School Graduate

Javier Leiva

Javier LeivaCertified Accountant

Rafael Mackay

Rafael MackayLaw School Graduate

Yoel Magendzo

Yoel MagendzoLaw School Graduate

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

Javiera Pendola

Javiera PendolaPatent and Regulatory Specialist

Fabian Piedra

Fabian PiedraAssociate

Martin Prieto

Martin PrietoLaw School Graduate

Caterina Ravera

Caterina RaveraLaw School Graduate

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

Domingo Russi

Domingo RussiLaw School Graduate

Benjamin Saa

Benjamin SaaLaw School Graduate

Consuelo San Martin

Consuelo San MartinLaw School Graduate

Cristobal Silva

Cristobal SilvaLaw School Graduate

Gonzalo Soto

Gonzalo SotoLaw School Graduate

Benjamin Torres

Benjamin TorresLaw 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

Tomas Flores

Tomas FloresPatent 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

Carolina Said

Carolina SaidAssociate

Mariana Sepulveda

Mariana SepulvedaSenior Economist

Marcela Tapia

Marcela TapiaAssociate

Rocio Veliz

Rocio VelizAssociate


New System of Processing Customs Destination Certificates for Medical Devices Without a Sanitary Registration
Carey, July 2018

In recent months a Customs Destination Certificate (CDA, in its Spanish acronym) will be required for medical devices1that do not have a sanitary registration to be imported into Chile. The CDA must be requested and obtained by the importer through the Institute of Public Health’s (ISP, id.) GICONA 2.0 electronic platform, and will require the payment of an official fee corresponding to the service code 4111027, “Customs Destination Certificate, law 18,164”. Importers of medical devices who are currently registered in the GICONA 2...

Self-regulation and the Financial Self-Regulation Committee
Carey, March 2018

As the Commission for the Financial Market (the “Commission”) came into full force this January (read previous news alert here), the regulation of the Chilean financial market took a step forward in terms of institutionalism and modernization. In this context, one of the changes introduced by Law No. 21,000 (the “Law”), that created the Commission, is the self-regulation of entities in the financial market...

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Carey stands out in new edition of Chambers Latin America
Carey, September 2018

In August 2018, Chambers and Partners, the prestigious English publication, released the 2019 edition of their rankings of the Latin American legal market. In this new guide, Carey stands out for receiving the most band 1 rankings in Chile, as well as being the only firm in Chile ranked in all the practice areas that they cover. With 38 lawyers recognized in their respective areas of practice, Carey received the highest number of individual recognitions in Chile. Jorge Carey, Chairman of the firm, commented on their achievements saying, “we are honored by these results because they reflect our clients’ recognition of the professionalism and dedication of our lawyers...

Carey advised The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on the acquisition of a majority stake and control of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile (BBVA Chile) for USD2.2 billion
Carey, August 2018

Carey advised The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on the acquisition of a majority stake and control of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile (BBVA Chile) for USD2.2 billion from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., and on the mandatory tender offer process for up to 100% of the shares of BBVA Chile in connection thereto. Through this acquisition, BNS became the owner of approx. 68.23% of BBVA Chile while the Said family holds the remaining 31.62% with a minimum float in the market...

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