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Manuel Ponce


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

Manuel has been part of the Mining Group at CMS Chile since 2014. His practice focuses on mining and water rights, especially in subsoil protection processes for several projects that CMS Chile advises on, through opposition suits to measurement, expiration, nullity of mining rights and the exercise of other actions contained in the Mining Code. He is in charge of the establishing mining property through exploration and exploitation concessions.

Endorsed by Chambers and Partners, and The Legal 500.

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"He provides quick responses, going beyond what we ask of him"

Chambers Latin America - 2020

"Very organised lawyer who knows the area well"

Chambers Latin America - 2019

"He is a really good mining lawyer who handles the work extremely well"

Chambers Latin America


  • 2016 – Master of Mining and Water Law, Universidad Finis Terrae
  • 2013 – Mining Law certification, Universidad Finis Terrae
  • 2012 – Natural Resources & Energy Law Certification, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • 2011 – Law Degree, Universidad de Atacama School of Law
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