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Carey

Jaime Carey

Jaime Carey

Managing Partner

Expertise

  • Tax Law
  • Family Companies and Holdings
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

IBA Group
Member
Trade and Investment Group
Member

Carey
Chile

Profile

Carey’s Managing Partner and co-head of the firm’s Tax Group. His practice focuses on personal and corporate tax planning, local and international tax consulting, project financing, mergers and acquisitions, leasing and foreign investment transactions.

Bar Admissions

Chile (1979).

Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • ICADE and Universidad de Deusto, Spain (1972-1975).
  • Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Harvard University (1986).
Areas of Practice

Family Companies and Holdings | Mergers and Acquisitions | Tax Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A and Private Wealth (High Net Worth), Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Tax; Corporate and M&A, Corporate Governance and Private Wealth, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Tax and Corporate and M&A, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Thought Leaders: M&A and Governance; and in Capital Markets, Corporate Tax and Private Client, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Tax; Corporate and M&A; Banking and Finance and Investment, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, IFLR1000.


Professional Activities and Experience

  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA): Chair of the Legal Practice Division (2017- 2018); Member of the Management Board; Past Chair and member of the Advisory Board of the Latin American Regional Forum; Past Co-Chair of the Corporate and M&A Section; Member of the Advisory Board of the Law Firm Management Committee.
  • Member of the Board of Sencorp, Banmédica (UnitedHealth Group) and Evercrisp (Frito Lay Chile), and chairman of the Board of MetLife Chile.
  • Director of Interlex.
  • President of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Chile.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Chairman, World Services Group (2004-2005).
  • Assistant Professor of Taxation, Universidad Católica de Chile Law School (1981).
  • Foreign associate, Steel, Hector & Davis, Miami (1979).
  • Semi-finalist, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Washington D.C. (1978).

Articles

  • Co-author of the Chilean Chapter of Corporate Tax, Global Practice Guides, Chambers & Partners (2016).
  • Co-author of the introductory article «Mergers and Acquisitions in Chile: Approaching the Controlling Shareholder», Who’s Who Legal (2014).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of «Tax on Inbound Investment», Getting The Deal Through (2011 – 2013).

Blogs

Chilean Tax Reform
Carey 

A new project to reform and modernize the Chilean tax system, and boost investment in the country, was presented by the government of President Sebastián Piñera on August 23, 2018. Through this website, and as with the two previous tax reforms, Carey will offer an analysis of the main proposed...

Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)
Carey 

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...

Pro Bono
Carey 

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.

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