Mr Nicholas Mocarquer > Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr
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Work Department

Competition and Antitrust / Corporate and M&A / Banking & Finance / Compliance / Data Protection.




With Urenda Rencoret (2007-to date), partner since 2014. Secondment with BHP, Copper, Group Legal (2012). Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the “International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cartels & Leniency 2010”, published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London. Co-author of the Chilean chapter of “The Global Directors and Officers Deskbook”, published by the American Bar Association (ABA Book Publishing, 2014). Has been ranked by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Leaders League and Best Lawyers.


Spanish and English.


Chilean Bar Association.


Bachelor of Law, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (2002). Postgraduate certificate in the Criminal Procedure Reform, Universidad de Chile (2006).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Compliance

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s five-strong department assists with internal compliance-related corporate policies and codes surrounding anti-corruption, competition law, data protection, securities, and labor and environmental laws. International clients are also assisted (on an ongoing or recurrent basis) with the adaptation of their Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act-related compliance programs to the Chilean context. Alberto Rencoret stands out for labour law-related compliance matters; and Nicholas Mocarquer provides compliance advice on anti-corruption, competition law and data protection.

Chile > Corporate and M&A

Chilean member firm of the Multilaw and World Law Group international networks, Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr fields a 22-strong corporate and M&A department that is well-known for advising on M&A transactions, shareholder agreements, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. It also provides general corporate assistance to major local and international companies on a day-to-day basis. Gonzalo Rencoret, who focuses primarily on corporate advisory and M&A, capital markets and financing, and Sergio Orrego, whose broad practice encompasses corporate M&A, financing, capital markets, energy and mining, co-head the department. Rodrigo de AlencarNicholas Mocarquer and Felipe Rencoret also all highly active in transactional maters. Key support is provided by senior associates Rafael Rencoret  and Bernardita Schmidt. Former associate Raul Gómez left to join Mastercard in 2019.

Chile > Competition and antitrust

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s competition team numbers six attorneys – including two partners – and is well known for its assistance with merger control notifications and antitrust investigations but also reaches into international unfair competition matters (anti-dumping and safeguard cases – generally handled by international trade practice) that are also handled by the FNE. The department also advises on the implementation of compliance programs. Gonzalo Rencoret and Nicholas Mocarquer co-head the practice, drawing key support from associate Bernardita Schmidt. Former associate Raul Gómez left to become legal counsel at Mastercard.

Chile > Capital markets

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s specialist, seven-strong team (including four partners) are consistently present on both equity and debt market deals. Typical work includes IPOs, bonds and public tender offers, as well as advice to publicly held corporations, brokers and other entities on their interactions with the Securities Agency and the stock markets. Experienced partners Rodrigo de AlencarSergio Orrego, Gonzalo Rencoret and Nicholas Mocarquer are the names to note.

Chile > Banking and finance

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s nine-strong banking and finance team is well known for its advice on debt transactions, derivatives, structured finance and regulatory issues. It is also highly active in the financing of mining and energy projects. Nicholas MocarquerRodrigo de Alencar and Felipe Rencoret are all experienced partners. At associate level, Rafael Rencoret provides support on finance deals. Former senior associate Raul Gomez moved in house at Mastercard in 2019.

Chile > Data privacy

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr acts for several local and foreign clients on data protection matters, including labour law-related work. The team has been particularly active in mandates related to GDPR, such as assisting  international clients with the implementation of data privacy policies and their interplay with Chilean data protection regulations. Alberto Rencoret, Sergio Orrego and Nicholas Mocarquer are experienced partners, with support at senior associate level provided by Verónica Roa.