Practice Expertise

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Agribusiness

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Agribusiness

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • WSG Board of Directors - Director 2014-2015
  • WSG Regional Council - Member 2014-2015
  • DealMaker Group - Member
  • Employment and Labor Group - Member
  • Insurance/Re-Insurance Group - Member
  • Intellectual Property Group - Member
  • Life Sciences Group - Member
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Group - Member
  • Mining Group - Member
  • Tax Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member
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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Group. His practice is focused on advising national and international clients in the areas of corporate law, M&A transactions, securities, agribusiness, insurance and foreign investment.

Bar Admissions
Chile (1991).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • LL.M., Duke University (1994).

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Agribusiness

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Named Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance and Compliance (2024), Investment (2023), Corporate and M&A (2022), Private Equity (2021) and Insurance (2014), Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Private Equity and Insurance and Reinsurance, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, IFLR1000.
  • Recognized in M&A and Corporate Governance, Who's Who Legal.
  • Recognized as Thought Leader in Corporate and M&A, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Investment, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Insurance, Investment and Private Equity, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A and Insurance Litigation, Leaders League.
  • Recognized in Agribusiness and/or Aquaculture, Leading Lawyers, Idealis.
  • Recognized in Corporate M&A, Top Ranked Legal.

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Director of World Services Group (2015-2018).
  • Officer of the Corporate and M&A Committee; past chair of the Latin America Regional Forum; and member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Foreign associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York (1998).


Additional Articles
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the Foreign Direct Investment Guide, IBA (2022).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the Negotiated M&A Guide, IBA (2022).
  • Co-author of "The International Bar Association Company Director Checklist - Chile" (2022).
  • Author of the Chilean chapter in Fiduciary duties in Latin America: Best practices for Board of Directors in the time of coronavirus, Clifford Chance (2020).
  • Co-author of the IBA Report on the Future of Work, IBA (2019).
  • Author of numerous legal publications, including the Chilean chapter of Getting the Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions (2009-2013).


Chilean Tax Reform

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 changes.

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