Isidora Goyenechea 2800, las Condes Piso 42 755-0647 Santiago, Chile
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Tomás de la Maza

Associate Carey Isidora Goyenechea 2800, piso 43, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
tel.+56 2 2928 2211


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Member of Carey’s Natural Resources and Environment Group. His practice is focused on water law, mining law, natural resources transactions and litigation, corporate and commercial law.


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Master of Environmental Law, University of Sydney (2013).


Lecturer in seminars and conferences in the field of natural resources law.

Activities and Memberships

  • Teaching Assistant of Law, Market and Economics, Universidad Católica (2001 – 2003).
  • Foreign Associate, Energy and Resources group, Clayton Utz, Brisbane, Australia (2014).
  • Collaborator of AUSCHAM (Chile – Australia Chamber of Commerce) (Since 2010).


Chile (2008).


Spanish and English.

Recent Representative Experience

  • IFM Investors in the sale of Pacific Hydro, a renewable energy company with assets in Australia, Chile and Brazil, to State Power Investment Corp. of China. This deal was recognized as Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year of 2016 by Latin Finance.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation in the sale process of the 50% of  Compañía Minera Zaldívar and advise on water rights and permits matters.
  • Kinross in its restructuring of certain assets in Chile.
  • Hidroeléctrica La Higuera and Hidroeléctrica La Confluencia on water rights and permits matters.
  • Origin Energy in the analysis and report of water rights for the acquisition of the Cuervo, Blanco and Cóndor hydro power plants projects.
  • Lachlan Star in the purchase process of Dayton gold mine at Andacollo, and subsequent operation expansions.
  • Hidroeléctrica Chacayes in the due diligence for a USD340 million refinancing.