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Karin Muñoz

Senior Associate

CMS Carey & Allende
Av. Costanera Sur 2730, Piso 10
Parque Titanium, Las Condes
7550000 Santiago
Languages Spanish, English

Karin is a senior associate and has been part of the Real Estate Group at CMS Carey & Allende since 2016. She has experience advising on the development of real estate projects, especially housing, warehouse and equipment projects, manages urban planning law and advises our clients on the development of construction process and possible conflicts which can occur in such process. In matters of real estate joint ownership, she advises our clients on the effective application of this regulation in their various projects, as well as their regularisation.
Karin has also advised and participated in various bidding processes, public and private, for the granting of concessions in various categories and, especially, those related to construction.
Likewise, Karin focuses her practice on the representation of clients before authorities such as the Ministry of National Assets, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Municipalities and General Comptroller of the Republic.

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"Karin Muñoz is an experienced senior associate"

The Legal 500 - 2019

Relevant experience


  • Dekra Revision Técnica SpA  on the tender process and awarding of four contracts for new technical vehicle inspection stations in the Metropolitan, Ñuble, Bío Bío and Valparaíso Regions, central Chile, real estate leasing and subsequent construction. 
  • Sonda S.A., the largest Latin American IT service provider, on its Data Center construction contract, drafting the bidding conditions, construction contract and terms for bidders, together with the architectural review of the project.
  • Rezepka Inmobiliaria on the development of real estate projects, property acquisitions, property title investigations, procurement of building permits, drafting of the co-ownership regulation, drafting of the model Promise to Purchase agreements, and the subsequent sale of various kinds of real estate, such as warehouse facilities, apartment buildings, and office space.
  • Aki KB Minibogedas SpA on self-storage center projects, participating in the complete execution of each. Also advised on all matters regarding local permits for project construction.
  • Nevasa, asset manager that finances real estate projects, on due diligence and contracts required for financing authorisation for developing projects. 
  • Banco Santander on the development of the Work Café project throughout the country, including property title investigations, permit application, pre-project and project review. Also on the renovation and adaptation of its new stadium in Santander’s Country Club in Peñalolen, central Chile, including the strategy for the final acceptance of the works, which must comply with the new road requirement of the tax law and its reforms to the General Law on Urban Planning and Construction
  • Colegio San Marcos, educational network, on the regularisation of land, subdivisions and real estate of our client’s schools. Our work has included the drafting of contracts, transactions and agreements with Catholic diocese in Chile, which establishes schools in the country. Also on the review of the titles deeds and regularisation of errors found regarding land merger and subdivision and on the real estate sale to San Marcos school, working together with architects to decide on the strategy to regularise said errors, as well as those found regarding the boundaries of the different buildings where the school is located.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints of Chile on the acquisition of real estate, real estate mergers, building regularization, and establishment of easements for their properties throughout the country. We also have advised on negotiations with the local authority regarding expropriations that would affect our client's chapels.
  • Agrícola Vertical Ltda.: Advised on the search of land, property title investigations and the contract drafting for the sale of real estate and use-based water rights, for the development of Stevia crops. 
  • Sura Asset Management on due diligence for office lease agreements, building permits, building contracts, property co-ownership law, among others, to purchase three buildings in Las Condes, Santiago. 
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Awards & Rankings

Endorsed by The Legal 500 as Rising Star.

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  • 2012 – Law Degree, Universidad de Chile School of Law
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