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Jaime Carey

Jaime Carey

Managing Partner


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

WSG Practice Industries



WSG Leadership

WSG Boad of Directors
Chairman Emeritus 2005/ 2006
WSG Boad of Directors
Chairman 2004/ 2005
WSG Boad of Directors
Chairman Elect 2003/ 2004
WSG in Latin America Group
WSG Main Group
IBA Group
Trade and Investment Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group

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 and foreign investment transactions.

Bar Admissions

Chile (1979).


  • 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

  • Named Lawyer of the Year in Investment, Best Lawyers (2021).
  • Recognized as Law Firm Leader of the Year, Latin Lawyer (2020).
  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A and Private Wealth (High Net Worth), Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Tax and Corporate and M&A, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Tax; Corporate and M&A, Corporate Governance and Private Wealth, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in M&A, IFLR1000.
  • Recognized in Capital Markets - Debt and Equity, Corporate Tax - Advisory and Controversy, Private Client, M&A and Corporate Governance, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Tax; Corporate and M&A; Banking and Finance and Investment, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate M&A, Top Ranked Legal.

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).


  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in China Trade and investment in Latin America, The Legal 500 Guide (2020).
  • 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).

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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