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Guerrero Olivos
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Work Department

Public Law and Regulated Markets


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).


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.


Spanish, German and Italian.


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.


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 > Public law

(Leading individuals)

Eduardo CorderoGuerrero Olivos

Guerrero Olivos’ sizeable 11-lawyer public law practice consistently acts for private, publicly-listed and state-owned companies from highly-regulated sectors, such as mining, oil and gas, power, public utilities, financial services, healthcare, insurance, and telecoms. The team’s representative expertise covers defence-side public law litigation, judicial reviews, and representation before regulatory bodies. It also advises on public bids and public procurement matters, along with assisting with administrative procedures to obtain permits. Jointly heading the group, renowned constitutional and administrative lawyer Eduardo Cordero is sought out particularly to file reports before the Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court, the Constitutional Court, and Comptroller General of the Republic; and José Gabriel Undurraga is a specialist in both administrative litigation and public procurement work. Administrative law professor Rosa Fernanda Gómez is a 2022 senior counsel hire who advises on administrative law penalties, along with urban, environmental, and municipal law matters; while senior associate Roberto Burgos focuses exclusively on regulatory and public law.

Chile > Data privacy

Recent highlights for Guerrero Olivos‘ sizeable data privacy group include advising Chinese technology-sector player Newegg on the review of its privacy policy. The experienced team is also drawing in new clients such as the UK’s Featurespace, along with Chilean tech start-ups Vinko and Dogkas. Beyond the TMT sector, the data privacy department advises financial services multinational Western Union on data privacy regulations. Other notable areas include assisting with cross-border data regulation compliance and the regulations applicable to data centres. Co-heading the group are Juan Enrique Allard, whose TMT practice takes in data privacy work; Miguel Coddou, a key adviser in the firm’s data protection, banking, finance, new technologies and corporate teams; and Eduardo Cordero, who heads the public law and regulated markets group. At associate level, senior Diego Morandé and Alejandra Leiton both maintain active data privacy practices.

Chile > TMT

Guerrero Olivos’s nine-strong TMT team is able to leverage the firm’s strong administrative law, IP and corporate law credentials when advising either major corporations or start-ups on their business operations in Chile. The group’s specialisms cover both contentious and non-contentious work before the TMT industry regulators, including compliance assistance; its experience includes concessions for mobile and satellite services, M&A deals and carve-outs involving key infrastructure, and software licensing agreements and data privacy policies. Co-heading the department are: Juan Enrique Allard, who has longstanding experience in advising TMT companies on telecoms, data privacy, IT, cybersecurity, and technology platforms; and José Gabriel Undurraga and Eduardo Cordero, who both bring public law expertise to their telecoms sector mandates. Within the associate ranks, senior Diego Morandé (who also heads-up the IP practice) advises TMT clients on data privacy and protection matters, while Alejandra Leiton’s has strong experience in TMT regulatory issues.