Isidora Goyenechea 2800, las Condes Piso 42 755-0647 Santiago, Chile
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Felipe Meneses

Counsel Carey Isidora Goyenechea 2800, piso 43, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
tel.+56 2 2928 2381


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Counsel of Carey’s Environmental Group. He concentrates his practice in environmental law, indigenous regulations and regulatory matters in general by advising in project development and environmental assessment, legal opinions, environmental audits, litigation, amongst others.

Awards and Recognitions

Recognized as Leading Individual in Environment, Chambers Latin America.


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Master of International Service, American University (Beca Presidente de la República) (2005).
  • Academy of Political and Strategic Studies (Best Graduate) (2003).


Author of “Normative treatment of the Indigenous populations in the New Environmental Impact System Regulations: Succinct Overview”, Present Issues: Certificate on Environment and Sustainable Development, Universidad Católica de Chile (2015).


Frequent speaker in different forums.

Activities and Memberships

  • Chair of the Sustainability Committeee, Chile Australia Chamber of Commerce (Auscham).
  • Professor, Degree in Sustainable Development and Environment, Universidad Católica de Chile (2012-2015).
  • Professor, Degree “New Problems in Civil Liability and Damages”, Universidad de Chile (2015).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Chile (2001).


Spanish and English.

Recent Representative Experience

  • Pattern Energy on the acquisition of lands and permits to develop two and up to three NCRE projects in the North of Chile ranging between 90 to 100 MW. Carey provided strategic advice, helped obtaining all type of permits and authorizations to make this preliminary phase feasible (including concessions, easements and environmental licenses).
  • Danone with regards to all the environmental matters and permitting issues related to the sale of its local subsidiary.
  • Sichuan Tianqui on the performance of an environmental due diligence process with regards to Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), the largest lithium and other non-metallic minerals producer in Chile, in connection with the potential acquisition of an important related company.
  • Conejo Solar, a company founded by Pattern and Antofagasta Minerals, on the process of obtaining environmental permits, concessions and easements for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic power plant of 104MW, located in the Antofagasta Region.

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