Jerónimo Carcelén

Partner

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Chile

Energy, Mining and Natural Resources

Personal contact

Partner at PPU expert in Energy, Mining and Natural Resources. His professional practice focuses in legal advice to governments on their mining public policy and legal frameworks (Ecuador, Afghanistan, Colombia), to multilateral entities (the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Swiss Cooperation Agency), and to private companies on matters dealing with foreign investments, purchase of mining companies and projects, mining-related dispute resolution and arbitration, and contractual negotiations associated to the mining industry in topics such as financing, construction and easements. He has vast experience, both in the public and private sectors, being a top notch in legal and regulatory matters, which has allowed him to participate in the negotiation of contracts between mining companies and host-States; in international investment arbitrations; and in the design of public policies and legal and regulatory frameworks for mining in more than 15 countries, including advice to the Chamber of Deputies (Cámara de Diputados de Chile) for the drafting of bills related to the mining industry.

Education

2020 - CURRENTLY
DOCTOR
PhD in Law (c)
Universidad de Western Ontario
2010
DIPLOMA
Specialization in Implementation of Mining Investment Projects in Indigenous Lands and Territories
Universidad Central de Chile
2004 2005
MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.)
International Economic Law
Georgetown University, EE.UU.
2000
DIPLOMA
Economy and Finance for Lawyers
Universidad de Chile
1991 - 1996
LAWYER
Law
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Work experience

2021 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2008 - 2020
PARTNER
Carcelén, Desmadryl, Guzmán & Tapia
2017 - 2018
INTERNATIONAL LEGAL AND POLICY ADVISOR
Ministerio de Minas y Petróleos de Afganistán
2016 - 2017
INTERNATIONAL VISITING ADVISOR, INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION PRACTICE
Dechert LLP, Washington D.C
2014 - 2015
SENIOR ADVISOR
Presidencia de la República de Ecuador

Publications

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Academic and Teaching Activities

2020 - CURRENTLY
Transacciones Mineras Internacionales, beca Stephen Dattels en Derecho de Minería y Finanzas
PROFESSOR - Universidad de Western Ontario, Canadá
2006 - 2019
Mining Law
PROFESSOR - Universidad Diego Portales
2013 - CURRENTLY
Mining Law, Magister
PROFESSOR - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
2014 - 2016
Non-Disclosure Agreements and Delivery of Information for Mining Contracts, and International Mining Agreements of the Master in Mining and Water Law
PROFESSOR - Universidad Finis Terrae
2013 - 2015
Mine Closure Law in Master on Management of Work Sites and Mining Facilities Closing Plans
PROFESSOR - Escuela Europea de Negocios, Chile
2012
XIV Mining Law Symposium

Jerónimo Carcelén continues to offer a solid practice in the Chilean mining industry. A client states: “Jerónimo Carcelén is a deal maker as he’s great at reaching agreements with the counterpart because his level of commercial awareness is outstanding. He is able to handle highly complex mining issues in Chile.”  Chambers and Partners, Latin America 2023.