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For over twenty years we have stood alongside our clients in the development of one of Chile's most important industries. The foregoing has allowed us to acquire both knowledge and experience in the mining business, in all of its stages, such as establishment and constitution of mining concessions; obtaining of water-use rights, acquisition of mining concessions, mining property lease agreements and royalty, establishment of easements and right-of-ways, area control and protection and mining trial law.

We combine our knowledge of mining law with our experience in Tax, M&A, employment, environment, public procurement, infrastructure and projects.

CMS Chile also advises various companies from energy, real estate, agriculture, and forestry sectors that require legal advice on mining law matters for the execution of their projects and the adequate protection of their subsoil.

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"They are really good in mining matters"

Chambers and Partners Latin America - 2018

"The firm advises mining companies on acquisitions and a variety of other matters, such as electricity supply contracts and permitting. The department’s clients rely on it for help obtaining mining easements necessary for the development of their interests and the group is adept at negotiating contracts related to the operation and maintenance of mining projects"

Latin Lawyer 250 - 2018

"CMS Carey & Allende has excellent mining sector expertise"

The Legal 500 - 2017

"[CMS]Carey & Allende offers exceptional service, characterised by immediate responses, efficiency, dedication, solid technical understanding of the industry and a personalised approach"

Chambers and Partners Latin America

"The firm’s responsiveness and quick turnaround and highlights the important connections Carey & Allende has with important institutes in the mining and metals business in Chile"

Latin Lawyer 250

"They are always attentive to the needs of the client and give very complete solutions"

Chambers and Partners Latin America

"Outstanding and committed professionals’ who combine deep knowledge of the area with a creative, flexible and proactive approach"

The Legal 500

"Quality of professional services is excellent and it is a law firm that promotes professional and personal relationships with clients"

The Legal 500

"The firm has been extremely helpful in explaining how land registry and due diligence works for mining property in Chile"

Chambers and Partners Latin America
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