Esteban Cañas

Esteban Cañas
Phone. + 56 2 2385 0000

Esteban Cañas


Member of the Environmental Law and Natural Resources group. His professional practice focuses mainly on administrative litigation, as well as project advice from both environmental and sectoral perspectives.

Prior to entering SCHULTZ CARRASCO BENITEZ, he worked as an associate attorney at the Environmental and Public Law group at Cubillos Evans Abogados (2017-2021), advising on environmental impact assessment, environmental and sectorial sanctioning procedures, in the administrative and judicial defense of projects, and in advising on sectorial processing and other regulatory and strategic aspects related to Environmental Law.

He also worked as an associate attorney at Vergara y Cía. (2016-2017), providing advice on matters of Administrative Law, Water Law and Energy Law.


Chile (2015).


J.D., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2015) mention in Public Law.

Master of Laws (LLM) in Global Environment and Climate Change Law, at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (2022).

Diploma in Administrative Litigation, at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2016).

Diploma in Natural Resources and Energy Law, at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2015).

Activities and memberships

Member of the Chilean Association of Environmental Law (Achidam) and the Chilean Association of Administrative Law (ADAd).

Research assistant at the Economic Administrative Law Program of the P. Universidad Católica de Chile in the areas of Administrative Law and natural resources (2014-2016).


Spanish and English.