Practice Expertise

  • Environmental Law and Litigation

Areas of Practice

  • Environmental Law and Litigation

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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm's Environment Group. His practice focuses on environmental law, including the Environmental Impact Assessment System, environmental audits, administrative proceedings and litigation. Also, his practice includes ESG-related-matters, waste management (EPR Law), the development of mining and energy projects and contracts, and regulatory aspects of natural resources.

Bar Admissions
Chile (2012).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Master of Science in Environmental Policy & Regulation, The London School of Economics and Political Science (Chevening Scholarship) (2015).
  • Degree in Administrative Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2014).
  • Exchange student, University of North Carolina, United States (2009).

Areas of Practice

  • Environmental Law and Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Recognized in Environment, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Environment, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Environmental Law, Leaders League.
  • Recognized in Environment, Top Ranked Legal.

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Member of the Joint Public Advisory Committee of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation between Chile and Canada (since 2020).
  • Professor of Environmental Law, Degree in Environmental Law and Sustainability, Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2017).
  • Visiting Attorney at Eversheds LLP, London (2015-2016).
  • Internship in the area of financing of renewable energy projects, Gaiagen Limited, London (2015).
  • Chief of Staff of the Vice Minister of Environment (2013).
  • Chief of Staff of the Director of the Environmental Assessment Agency (2013-2014).
  • Teaching Assistant of Environmental Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2012).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Additional Articles
  • Author of the article "Chile: mining in the light of the SDGs and the circular economy", El Mercurio Legal (2023).
  • Co-author of "Towards a Sustainable State: The Role of the Ministry of Environment and Ministry Council of Sustainability", "Temas de Actualidad. Diplomado en Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable", Universidad Católica de Chile (2015).
  • Author of "Contractual Valuation of a Guarantee over Time. Commentary to a Girona’s Audience ruling dated on September 16th, 2011", "Derecho Corporativo. Jurisprudencia comentada", Thomson Reuters and Legal Publishing Chile (2012).


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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 Bachelet government, and in 2019 by the Piñera government, and successive changes to its legislative priority. Currently, the draft bill is being discussed in the Agriculture Committee of the...

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