Juan Francisco Mackenna - Carey

Juan Francisco Mackenna

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Partner of Carey, head of the Energy Group. His practice area is focused on energy regulatory matters and various types of energy projects, including contracts for electricity, liquid fuels, natural gas, NCRE accreditations, electric transmission, gas transportation, engineering and construction of infrastructure projects, property and land use permits, environmental matters and litigation related to regulatory matters of the energy industry, and civil law.

Author of several legal publications in Chile and abroad, including Annual Review: Energy & Utilities 2013, Financier Worldwide.

Frequent lecturer in local and international seminars and conferences.

Activities and Memberships
Vice-chairman of the Small and Mid-sized Hydro Projects Association (APEMEC).

Chairman of the Chilean- Australian Chamber of Commerce.

Former president of the Power Law Committee of the International Bar Association (2011 – 2012).

Foreign Associate, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (New York, 2000 – 2001).

Professor, Master of Energy Law, School of Law, Universidad Externado de Colombia.

Assistant Professor of Mining Law, Universidad de Chile.

Assistant Professor of Civil Law, Universidad Diego Portales (1998).

Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Pontificia Universidad Católica de ChileBA 1997

Office Location

Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Piso 43
Las Condes

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Santiago Metro Area
Juan Francisco Mackenna has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Energy Law
Natural Resources Law (Energy, Mining)
Project Finance and Development Practice

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