Jorge Ossandon Rosales

Practice Area: Department of Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law.

Lawyer since 2012. His experience is focused in advice companies mainly in the environmental and natural resources area. Furthermore, as part of the Superintendency of the Environment, it has been responsible for overseeing compliance with environmental regulations.


  • Master of Public Law / Universidad de Chile / 2019
  • Law Degree/ Universidad de Chile / 2012


  • Aylwin Estudio / Abogado Asociado/ Since 2022
  • Aylwin Mendoza Luksic & Valencia / Associate Lawyer / Since 2020.
  • Environmental Superintendence / Lawyer for the Public Prosecutor’s Office / 2019 – 2020.
  • Environmental Superintendence / Prosecutor of the Sanction and Compliance Division / 2016 – 2019.
  • Environmental Court of Santiago / Coordinating lawyer of the II International Forum on Environmental Justice / 2016.
  • Environmental Law Center. Universidad de Chile/ Assistant lawyer researcher / 2016.

Academic Activities

  • Visiting professor Diploma of Environmental Law / Faculty of Law, University of Chile / 2020, 2021 and 2022.
  • Visiting professor Diploma ONEMI-Climate Change / Faculty of Architecture, University of Chile / 2019.
  • Co-Editor. Environmental Law Journal. Faculty of Law, University of Chile / 2016-to the present.
  • Assistant researcher Fondap Conicyt (Project 15110009), mega-drought and water law/ 2015.


  • Spanih
  • English


  • 2015 / “Book: Incentives for environmental compliance. Self-report, compliance programs, and remediation plans “. Ed. Libromar, Santiago, 475 p.
  • 2017 / “Legitimate interests and public rules as a basis of the cassation recourse in the Judicial review of municipal acts. The decisión N° 9969-2015 of the Supreme Court of Justice”. Revista de Derecho Ambiental N° 7. Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Chile. (1° semestre de 2017).
  • 2016 / Ossandón and Ejsmentewicz. “The judicialization of risk. Comments of the sentence of the EnvironmentalCourtof Santiago in Cuervo River’s case”. Revista de Derecho Ambiental. N° 6. 2016. pp. 240-256.
  • 2016 / “Fundamental guarantees of legal persons. Holders of the right to live in a pollution-free environment?” Revista de Derecho Público. N° 83. 2016.
  • 2014 / Ossandón, Jorge, et. al. “The Environmental Courts and the Superintendence of Environment: an inescapable relationship after more than a year of operation”, en: Actas de las VII Jornadas de Derecho Ambiental. Facultad de Derecho. Universidad de Chile. Thomson Reuters. 2014. pp. 603-636.
  • 2014 / “The standard of indigenous consultation in Chile. Commentary on the ruling of the Supreme Court on the Neltume Hydroelectric Plant case”. Revista Justicia Ambiental. 2014. Nº 6. pp. 253 – 270.
  • 2012 / Ossandón, Jorge et al. “Regulation of particulate matter MP2.5. Normative evolution and proposals for the repeal or validity of the previous regulation”, en: Actas de las VI Jornadas de Derecho Ambiental. Facultad de Derecho. Universidad de Chile. Thomson Reuters. 2012. pp.425-444.
  • 2012 / “Evaluation of compensation and mitigation measures established in the SEIA regarding energy projects that affect native forests. Correct or incorrect forest protection”, en: Actas del V Congreso de Derecho Forestal. “Bosques, Sociedad, Energía y Empresa frente al Derecho Forestal”. Santiago de Chile, 14 y 15 de noviembre de 2012.
  • 2012 / “Integrated watershed management as a legal-territorial solution in environmental water management”. Revista Justicia Ambiental. 4: 191-216, 2012.
  • 2012 / “Environmental quality standards for groundwater. A pending challenge for the effectiveness of the right to live in a healthy environment”, en: Artículos seleccionados de las Jornadas Universitarias de Derecho y Medio Ambiente UDP (JUDMA). pp.21-36.
  • 2010 / “Generalities on groundwater. Legal and regulatory regulation, en: Revista de debates jurídicos y sociales. Universidad de Concepción. Nº 3. 2010. pp.47-68.
  • 2016 / “Citizen observations duly considered and the Rancagua Express Case” – Facultad de Derecho – Universidad de Chile. 2016.
  • 2014 / “Environmental Liens in the Tax Reform” 2014.