Basic facts about the department
- 3 partners
- 16 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Cutting-edge practice providing assistance to large domestic and international clients on an array of tax-related matters. Represents clients in finance, insurance and technology, as well as infrastructure, energy and natural resources. The team is active advising on the tax amnesty programme, tax planning and litigation. It also has a strong corporate focus, assisting clients with restructuring and large financial transactions.
"Carey has prestige in the Chilean market. The lawyers are able to give quick answers, they are always available and have very good knowledge. They also ask good questions and provide us with the answers we need. They are very attentive to the client."
"The team can advise in a very practical way: the analysis is not theoretical, it is based in the actual experience and history of the company, so that is real added value."
New developments The firm counts GNL Q, Cinépolis and Armas amongst its new client wins.
Work highlights Helped Latin American Power obtain a VAT exemption on the import of goods for the 184 MW San Juan wind farm. The exemption saved the company approximately USD30 million.
Advised Barrick on all tax matters related to the disposals of its 50% interest in the Zaldívar copper mine. The transaction had a total value in excess of USD1 billion.
Practice head Jessica Power "understands the spirit of the law, so she can explain its reach and propose realistic solutions," according to clients. She also enjoys a strong reputation amongst her peers, with sources noting that "she is very knowledgeable."
Significant clients Codelco, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, Liberty Global, J.P. Morgan, MetLife.