José Tomás Hurley

José Tomás Hurley


Recognized since 2023

Santiago, Chile

Practice Areas

Energy Law

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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Energy Group. His practice is focused on energy law, particularly on the development of energy projects and associated infrastructure, the negotiation of supply and transportation contracts for electricity and fuel, ERNC accreditations, and on regulatory, contentious and transactional matters of the power industry.

Activities and Memberships

• Foreign Associate, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney (2015)

• Co-writer of the SIC-SING Interconnection Law Project approved as Law No. 20,726 (2013)

.• Member of the drafting committee of the Public Electric Highway Bill presented to Congress by President Sebastián Piñera (2012)

.• Member of the drafting committee of the Ministry of Energy for the NCRE Bill (Law Nr. 20,698) (2010)

.• Law Clerk of the Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Group, Carey (2005-2008)

.• Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


• Co-author of case note on Warkworth Mining Limited v/s Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association Inc, Local Government Law Journal (2015)

.• Co-author of the chapter about Regulated Industries: Mining, Doing Business in Chile, 2nd Edition, British Chilean Chamber (2013)

.• Co-author of "Lithium Industry & the Chilean Case", Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (2011).


• Co-speaker "Main Aspects of the Legal Mining Easement" at the XIV Congress of Mining Law (2012).

Contact & Links
  • Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Piso 43
    Las Condes

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Chile 2023 for work in:
  • Energy Law

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