Mr Juan Pablo Stitchkin > Carey > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

SANTIAGO, PO 755-0647
Juan Pablo Stitchkin photo

Work Department

Infrastructure and Project Development / Construction and Engineering / Real Estate.


Partner of Carey and co-head of the Construction and Engineering Group and head of the Real Estate Group.


His practice focuses on the advice of domestic and foreign clients on infrastructure projects, engineering and construction, mining and energy facilities, EPC, EPCM, BoP, BOT, BOOT, O&M contracts, claim management, administration of projects, real estate development, land development and related legal issues.

Recognized in Projects and Real Estate, Chambers Latin America.
Recognized in Real Estate, Projects and Infrastructure, The Legal 500.
Recognized in Real Estate & Tourism and in Project Finance and Infrastructure, Latin Lawyer 250.
Recognized in Project Development, IFLR1000.
Recognized in Construction, Who’s Who Legal.
Recognized in Construction and Real Estate, Best Lawyers.
Recognized in Construction, Expert Guides.
Recognized in Real Estate, Leading Lawyers.
Recognized in Infrastructure, Projects and Real Estate, Top Ranked Legal.

Co-author of the Chilean chapter of Construction and Projects Q&As Global Guide, Thomson Reuters (2018-2020).


Spanish and English.


Professor of the Course on Specialization in Construction Law, Law School, Universidad de Los Andes (2015-2020).
Professor of Law, Business School, Universidad de Chile (2011-2012).
Former Project Manager in important real estate developing and consulting companies.
Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Member of the Chilean Society of Construction Law.


Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
LL.M., Northwestern University, Chicago (2009).
Certificate in Business Administration, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago (2009).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

(Leading individuals)

Juan Pablo StitchkinCarey

The sizeable infrastructure, project development and project finance practice at market stalwart Carey has extensive experience in the development, financing and execution of energy infrastructure projects (thermoelectric, hydroelectric, oil and gas, wind, photovoltaic and biomass). The firm’s heavyweight projects expertise also covers mining, roads, hospitals, telecoms networks, ports, airport infrastructure, concessions, and housing and hospitality services. The ‘deeply capable‘ practice fields several leaders, namely: Rafael Vergara, who routinely advises on major mining transactions in Chile; Oscar Aitken, who co-heads the firm’s construction and engineering group alongside real estate group head Juan Pablo Stitchkin; Juan Francisco Mackenna and José Miguel Bustamante, who both advise on a broad range of energy and infrastructure projects; water rights expert Alberto Cardemil, the co-head of the natural resources and environmental group; project development and finance specialist Felipe Moro; and Fernando Noriega, who focuses on project financing, banking law, lending, capital markets and foreign investment. Within the senior associate pool, Juan Pablo Vukasovic has notable projects experience, but former fellow senior Sophia Bobadilla left in February 2022.

Chile > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

Juan Pablo StitchkinCarey

The 10-lawyer real estate practice at market stalwart Carey fields specialists in the development, financing, construction and sale of real estate projects from a range of sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, mining, energy and hospitality. Providing ‘an excellent service‘, the team is also active in relation to casinos, agro-housing, conservation parks, shopping centres, office buildings and educational centres. Other areas of expertise include the purchase, sale, lease and securitisation of portfolios, along with real estate asset management. Leading the firm’s real estate group, Juan Pablo Stitchkin‘s track record includes advising international companies on the negotiation of real estate purchase and lease contracts; and counsel Eduardo Martin‘s experience includes advising Sencorp on an agreement to promote several real estate initiatives. The associates to note are Tomás Varela and Javiera Avilés, who both advise domestic and foreign clients on real estate development projects.