Isidora Goyenechea 2800, las Condes Piso 42 755-0647 Santiago, Chile
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Maximiliano Urrutia

Associate Carey Isidora Goyenechea 2800, piso 43, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
tel.+56 2 2928 2205


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Member of Carey’s Natural Resources and Environmental Group. His practice is focused on natural resources, mining and energy.


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Exchange student, University of Melbourne, Australia (2011).


  • Co-author of “Mining in Chile: overview”, Country Q&A, Practical Law (2014).
  • Co-author of “Chile: An introduction”, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining, Chambers & Partners Latin America (2015).


Chile (2013).


Spanish and English.

Recent Representative Experience

  • Teck Quebrada Blanca on the expansion of its hypogene project for USD6.2 billion, specifically in the mining legal easements trials against the State of Chile to get the necessary rights to use the surface land for the expansion and for the new facilities.
  • Kinross on the corporate restructuring of its mining assets, on the strategies referring to relocation of easements, and on the legal implications related to the possible exploitation of new orebodies close to Copiapó.
  • SunPower on the acquisition, development and financing process of a 100MW photovoltaic plant located in the north of Chile called “El Pelícano”.
  • Kinross on the judicial constitution of mining easement for its gold project against the State of Chile to get the necessary rights to use the surface land.
  • Kinross on a litigation case against GoldFields regarding a mining concessions dispute
  • Barrick Gold Corporation in the international bid and sale of 50% of Compañía Minera Zaldívar to Antofagasta Minerals for an amount of USD1.005 billion, including the negotiation of the shareholder agreement and the structuring of the joint venture.