Eduardo Cordero > Guerrero Olivos > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Guerrero Olivos
AV. VITACURA 2939, PISO 8
LAS CONDES 7550011
SANTIAGO
Chile

Work Department

Public Law and Regulated Markets

Position

Leading partner of Guerrero Olivos’ public law and regulated markets group. He specializes in constitutional and administrative law and regulated industries. He assists regulated and non-regulated entities, in straightforward regulatory processes and transactional matters (M&A, energy projects, banking and finance, mining, transport, sanitary, TMT, pharmaceutical, real estate, port and customs, among others).

Career

He is praised as an expert in public law and as a strong and recognized academic. He teaches administrative law, directs the Masters and Diplomat programs and was the Academic Secretary at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso for several years.

Languages

Spanish, German and Italian.

Memberships

Moreover, he is a Tenured Professor of Administrative Law since 2007, Professor of Administrative Law, Director of the Administrative Law Diploma, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2009-2012 and 2017). Member of the Professors’ Staff of the Doctorate in Law (since 2007), all at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Education

He obtained his degree at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and is a Doctor in Law and Master in Territorial and Urban Politics from Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain. Also, he has a Master in Mining Law from the Universidad de Atacama.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Competition and antitrust

Guerrero Olivos‘ eight-member department has a strong name for its expertise in the mining and metals and energy industries, while its key areas of work include antitrust litigation, M&A-related competition work, FNE investigatory proceedings, and merger control procedures. Growth areas include advising on compliance manuals and antitrust corporate protocols. Pedro Pellegrini is experienced in addressing competition-related corporate risks and defending investigatory proceedings; Eduardo Cordero and José Gabriel Undurraga contribute to the team from a regulatory angle; and Alejandra Leiton is a key antitrust associate. August 2020 saw the arrival of Juan José García, previously a FNE litigator; however, former partner Tomás Kubick and senior associate Jaime Barahona moved to Cuatrecasas and the TDLC, respectively, during the course second half of the year.

Chile > Data privacy

Guerrero Olivos‘ nine-strong data privacy department advises clients from a range of sectors, including banking, social media, technology and governmental bodies, among others. Key types of work for the group range from personal data and data protection consultancy in relation to terms and conditions, to the application of data privacy to local jurisdictions. A notable area of recent growth includes compliance requests by international corporations in relation to data privacy and data-centre regulatory requirements. The experienced partners to note are TMT head Juan Enrique AllardMiguel Coddou (data protection, new technologies, banking and finance and corporate law), and public law and regulated markets head, Eduardo Cordero. Senior associate and IP practice head Diego Morandé is also a key member of the technology group.

Chile > Public law

(Leading individuals)

Eduardo CorderoGuerrero Olivos

With ‘great knowledge of the administrative law sector‘, Guerrero Olivos‘ ten-member department assists with day-to-day public law matters, public law litigation and judicial reviews, acting before the regulatory bodies, and public biddings and public procurement; it is also sought our for its assistance with obtaining permits and approvals. The practice represents clients from a range of industries, including mining, real estate, utilities and TMT, while the team was recently additionally active in relation to aquaculture, casinos, retail, and energy distribution, transmission and generation. The practice co-heads are Eduardo Cordero, a specialist in constitutional and administrative law and regulated industries; and public law and regulatory expert José Gabriel Undurraga. Associate Roberto Burgos focuses exclusively on regulatory work.

Chile > TMT

Fielding a nine-member team, Guerrero Olivos focuses on the legal, corporate and regulatory aspects of the TMT, data privacy and cybersecurity sectors; typical work includes technology-related IP issues, software and hardware matters, and drafting agreements. In addition, the practice regularly acts before the local regulator in both contentious and non-contentious matters. With over 20 years’ TMT sector experience, Juan Enrique Allard‘s practice covers data privacy, IT, cybersecurity and new technological platforms; regulatory expert Eduardo Cordero assists telecoms companies with tariff-setting processes and in their relations with the telecoms regulator; and José Gabriel Undurraga advises on TMT-related public law matters. Senior associate and IP head Diego Morandé is another key member of the technology group.