José Tomás Barrueto

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José Tomás Barrueto






  • Cross-Border Corporate - Securities
  • Financial Enterprises
  • Franchising
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial and Manufacturing
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Metal - Mining - Natural Resources
  • Real Estate

Practice area

  • Administrative and Regulatory
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Compliance and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Immigration and Pre-Immigration Tax Planning
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Human Rights and Indigenous Law
  • Information Technology
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • International Tax - Trust and Estates
  • International Transactions
  • Labor Law and Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Water Law


Concentrates his practice in Environmental Law and Sanctioning Proceedings, Administrative Law, Litigation and Arbitration, Corporate Law, Mining and Energy.
Mr. Barrueto has extensive experience advising clients in issues related to the environmental assessment impact system, the Environmental Superintendence and the Environmental Courts. Likewise, he permanently advises local and foreign companies in trials and arbitration, mining and energy, as well as in corporate and commercial matters.
Mr. Barrueto is a professor of the course mining and energy projects development, at the LL.M. program of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School. He has also served as assistant professor of Civil (Private) Law at the Universidad de los Andes, between 2008 and 2010.


J.D., Universidad de los Andes, 2006. LL.M., University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Law School (Becas Chile Scholarship), 2013.

Awards & Recognition

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE Morales & Besa. Carey & Cía. National Commission of the Environment, Government of Chile. Environmental Assessment Agency, Government of Chile. Dechert LLP (Nueva York).

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