Julio Recordon

Julio Recordon



  • Environmental Law and Litigation

WSG Practice Industries




His practice focuses on environmental law, including advice on the Environmental Impact Assessment System, audits, waste management, sectoral permits and administrative procedures, and litigation related to energy, mining, aquaculture, forestry, health, and real estate projects, among others.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2010).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.
  • Degree in Administrative Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2010).
Areas of Practice

Environmental Law and Litigation

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Cabinet Advisor, Comptroller General of the Republic (2016-2017).
  • Legal Division, Ministry of Environment (2010-2014).
  • Professor of the Degree in Construction Law, Universidad de los Andes (2019-2020).
  • Professor of Environmental Legislation, Universidad de Chile (2011-2013).
  • Professor of Environmental Legislation, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2010).
  • Teaching Assistant of Administrative Environmental Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2008-2009).
  • Visiting researcher in environmental justice matters, Universität Hamburg, Germany (2009).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)

The objective of the "Learning to Lead" program is to support young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional career and aquire/enhance leadership skills, both professionally and personally. The program is part of the Women in the Profession (WIP) project of the Cyrus R. Vance...

Legal Microsite COVID-19

Aware of the great challenges that our clients, are and will continue to face, in Chile and in the world, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have prepared a microsite that aims to answer what we believe are currently the main legal questions. The answers contained in this microsite are, by nature,...

Pro Bono

Pro bono work is essential in Carey's legal practice. We believe that our lawyers may make a possitive impact in society, collaborating in socially important cases where free legal support is required. This microsite summarizes our pro bono work and our commitment to public service.

Water Code Reform

During March 2011, a draft bill was introduced through parliamentary motion, initiating the discussion of a comprehensive amendment of the Water Code. During its legislative discussion, the project has been subject to significant changes through substitutive indications submitted in 2014 by the...


Subsecretary of Fishing and Aquaculture Extends Plantation Terms and Provides Recommendations to Operate
Carey, May 2020

In the context of COVID-19, the Undersecretary of Fishing and Aquaculture (Subpesca) issued Resolution No. 1068 (Res. 1068), which provides the extension in a month, of the terms for sanitary rests and harvest regulated in articles 23 Ñ and 23 R of Supreme Decree No. 319/2001, Sanitary Regulation for Aquaculture, in all farming centers. Recommendations In addition, by means of Res...

Additional Articles

  • Co-author of «Economic Instruments for Air Quality Management: Application of Emissions Taxes and Permits in Chile», Estudios Públicos N° 135 (2014).
  • Author of «Protected Areas in the Marine and Coastal Space», Environmental Justice, Law and Management Instruments of the Marine and Coastal Space (2013).
  • Author of «Legal and Environmental Conflicts in the Marine and Coastal Space», Environmental Justice, Law and Management Instruments of the Marine and Coastal Space (2013).