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Jorge Carey

Jorge Carey



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Chairman of Carey. His practice focuses on corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and international arbitration.

Bar Admissions

Chile (1966).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (Ranked highest in his class – Tocornal, Montenegro and Gutiérrez Alliende awards).
  • Master in Comparative Jurisprudence, New York University (Fulbright Scholar).
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Latin Lawyer (2016).
  • Lawyer of the Year Award in Investment, Best Lawyers (2015).
  • Law Firm Leader of the Year in Latin America, Latin Lawyer (2008).
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Chambers and Partners (2007).
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A and in Arbitration, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Legal 500.
  • Recognized in M&A, IFLR1000.
  • Recognized in Arbitration, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Arbitration and Mediation; Corporate and M&A; International Arbitration and Investment, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate: M&A/Corporate Governance, Who’s Who Legal.

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Conciliator of the Center for the Settlement of International Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington D.C., designated by the Chilean Government (2005-2011; 2011-2016 and 2017-2023).
  • Member of the panel of arbitrators of the Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago.
  • Chairman of Moneda Chile Fund, Vice-Chairman of AFP Provida and Quebrada Blanca, and member of the Board of Directors of corporations such as Masisa, Cementos Melón and GNL Quintero. He is also member of the Board of Directors of Instituto Libertad, Corporación del Patrimonio Cultural and of Centro de Estudios Internacionales of the Universidad Católica.
  • Vicepresident of the Hong Kong Latin America Business Association.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the Inter-American Bar Association.
  • Member of the Commission at Large appointed by the current Minister of Justice of Chile to form a task force within the government for the defense of Chile in international litigation.
  • Former chairman of the British Chilean Chamber of Commerce.
  • Former chairman of the Canada Chile Chamber of Commerce.
  • Former member of the board of AMCHAM.
  • Former staff attorney, for three years, of both the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington D.C., USA.
  • Professor for a 5-year period of Economic Law at the Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Vice-Chairman of the Center for American and International Law, Dallas, USA.


  • Author of legal publications, including «Debt to Equity Conversion: a Chilean Legal View» (1990).

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