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 > Capital markets

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s eight-strong team assists with both equity and debt markets, such as IPOs, bonds and public tender offers. It is also noted for its assistance to publicly held corporations, brokers and other entities, in relation to their interaction with Chile’s Securities Agency and the stock markets. Rodrigo de Alencar and Sergio Orrego are experienced in capital markets-related compliance, securities, IPOs and tender offers; and Gonzalo Rencoret and Nicholas Mocarquer provide additional partner-level support. Isidora Zañartu is a go-to associate for securities laws and regulations.

Chile > Banking and finance

The nine-member banking and finance department at Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr houses specialists in debt transactions, derivatives, structured finance and regulatory support; it is also particularly active in high-value projects involving the mining and energy sectors. Felipe Rencoret‘s broad practice includes project finance; mining industry expert Nicholas Mocarquer assists both borrowers and lenders with structured finance and regulatory issues; and Rodrigo de Alencar has longstanding experience in banking and finance, capital markets and M&A/corporate matters. At associate level, experienced senior Rafael Rencoret also advises on project finance.

Chile > Competition and antitrust

The ‘hardworking‘ six-member team at Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr has ‘extensive knowledge of competition law in Chile‘. The group assists with merger control assessments and notifications, along with investigations, commercial agreements, and distribution policies and strategies; it also advises on the implementation of compliance programmes, and fields experts in international unfair competition matters, such as anti-dumping and safeguard cases. Gonzalo Rencoret, who assists with merger control, Competition Court procedures, and alleged collusive behaviour and abuse of dominance investigations; and Nicholas Mocarquer, who has ‘excellent analytical skills‘, co-lead the practice. Key associate support is provided by Bernardita Schmidt who handles investigations and merger clearances.

Chile > Compliance

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s ‘excellent team is always up to date‘. The six-strong group is regularly sought out for its compliance assistance with the adaptation and implementation (including training) of internal corporate policies and codes, in relation to anti-corruption, competition, data protection, securities, and labour and environmental law. It is also on hand to assist international clients with their compliance programmes, in relation to both the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act. The key contacts are name partner Alberto Rencoret (labour law-related compliance) and Nicholas Mocarquer (compliance-related anti-corruption, competition and data protection), along with Ignacio Urrutia (compliance-related environmental matters).

Chile > Corporate and M&A

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s 22-member corporate and M&A department has substantial experience in M&A transactions, shareholder agreements, joint ventures and corporate restructurings; the team also provides major local and international companies with general corporate assistance on an ongoing basis. Additionally, the firm is the Chilean member firm of the Multilaw and World Law Group international networks. The practice is co-led by Gonzalo Rencoret, who recently counselled Petroquimica Dow on a high-profile merger; Nicholas Mocarquer, who handles M&A, shareholder agreements, public tender offers and joint ventures; and corporate/M&A, banking and finance and capital markets specialist, Rodrigo de Alencar. Also key to the group are experienced partners Sergio Orrego and Felipe Rencoret, while at senior associate level, Bernardita Schmidt and Rafael Rencoret are the key figures.

Chile > Data privacy

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr ‘s four-member department assists several local and foreign clients with data protection matters on a day-to-day basis, including in relation to labour issues; it also consistently advises on the impact of GDPR implementation. The main advisers are Alberto Rencoret, who assists with labour-related data protection matters issues; and Nicholas Mocarquer, who advises foreign clients on their data privacy policies (and particularly their interplay with Chilean data protection regulation). Senior associate Verónica Roa additionally assists with the review of data protection policies and their implementation.