Darricades, Tomás

Tomás Darricades


+56 2 2928 2213

His practice is focused on administrative and regulatory litigation, with broad experience on environmental litigation, specializing on trials related to breaches of administrative authorizations and liability for environmental damage, on behalf of domestic and foreign clients before the Environmental Courts, the Supreme Court, as well as the Government agencies with environmental competence.


  • Barrick Gold Corporation on claims filed before the Environmental Courts and the Supreme Court concerning the Pascua Lama project.
  • Astaldi Concessioni on a lawsuit for environmental damage and injunctive reliefs in relation to the reservoir project Embalse La Punilla.
  • Latin America Power on lawsuits for environmental damages and injunctive reliefs concerning the Carilafquén-Malalcahuello hydroelectric projects.
  • Melón on a lawsuit for environmental damage initiated by the fishermen's union of the bay of Quintero against all companies in the area.
  • Enel on actions filed before the Supreme Court in relation to the water rights of Rapel reservoir.


  • Litigating Lawyer, Environmental Superintendence of Chile (2013-2015).
  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2011-2012).


  • Co-author of "Review Criteria of the Supreme Court Regarding Decisions of Environmental Courts". Anuario de Derecho Público 2015, Universidad Diego Portales (2015).


  • Lecturer, International Congress about Criminal Law and Environment Protection, Universidad de Chile (2015).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • LL.M., University of California, Berkeley (2019).
  • Certificate of Specialization in Environmental and Energy Law, University of California, Berkeley (2019).


  • Chile (2010).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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