Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Natural Resources and Environment Group. His practice focuses on natural resources, mining, water rights, energy, environment, surface lands, project financing, and corporate and commercial law.
Author of several legal publications, including the Chilean chapter on Mining, Getting the Deal Through (2010-2013).
Special courses on mining law for judges and members of the Courts of Appeals, organized by the Judiciary Academy of Chile.
Presented papers on Chilean mining, energy, natural resources regulations and environment at numerous seminars, both in Chile and abroad.
Activities and Memberships
Professor of Mining Law at the Universidad de Chile (since 1996), and at the Universidad de los Andes (since 2003).
Trustee at Large of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (2012-2015).
Member of the Chilean Bar Association. Member of its board (2006-2011).
Visiting Professor in several graduate studies and Master Degree Programs on Natural Resources Law at several Chilean Universities.
Member of the panel of arbitrators, Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago.
Member of the Legal Committee of the National Mining Association (SONAMI).
Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).
Member of the International Bar Association.
Member of the American Bar Association.
Member of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
Secretary of the Association of Latin American Mining Lawyers (AMLA).
Member of the Red Interamericana de Especialistas en Legislación Ambiental (RIELA).