Jorge Allende > CMS Carey & Allende > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

CMS Carey & Allende
Avda. Costanera Sur 2730, Piso 9
Parque Titanium, Las Condes
7550000 Santiago

Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Energy, Mining,  Infrastructure & Projects


Jorge is a senior partner and head of the Mining and Energy & Climate Change teams and co-head of Infrastructure & Projects team for CMS Carey & Allende. He also is very active within the Corporate/M&A practice group.

He advises several national and multinational companies in the mining, engineering and construction, energy and natural resources industries. He also has extensive experience in project finance and M&A transactions, particularly in the areas mentioned. 

Previously, as member of the board  of large companies and knowing the private-sector needs from the inside, he has advised clients in connection with numerous large-scale mining projects in Chile since 1990, including the negotiation of multimillion-dollar EPC and EPCM contracts, acquisition of large mining concessions, foreign investment contracts and project finance deals. 

Key clients:  Inversiones Alxar (Empresas Copec’s mining assets company), Worley Chile S.A. (former Jacobs Chile), Elecnor (Spain), Nol-Tec Chile, Enagás (Spain), AECOM.


1993 Founded Carey & Allende (since 2017 CMS Carey & Allende)
1995-1998 Managing Partner of the firm
2015 – to date oversees Pro Bono at CMS Carey & Allende
2017 Appointed as Chair of the CMS Latin America Steering Committee


Spanish and English


  • Jorge is an arbitrator, member of the Centre for Mediation and Arbitration of the Commerce Chamber of Santiago (CAM), the main organisation dedicated to arbitration in Chile
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • International Bar Association (IBA/SERRIL)
  • Chilean Bar Association 


1975 – Law Degree, Universidad de Chile School of Law
1978 – Master of Arts (M.A.), Fletcher School of Law