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 > Banking and finance

A member firm of both Multilaw and World Law Group, Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s nine-member banking and finance team has strong project finance credentials, particularly in relation to mining and energy projects. The team is also noted for its experience in debt transactions, derivatives, structured finance, and regulatory work. The practice is jointly led by infrastructure project finance expert Felipe Rencoret Portales, and Nicholas Mocarquer, who is notably active in the mining sector. Fellow partner Sergio Orrego also has longstanding banking and finance experience, while former senior associate Rafael Rencoret was raised to the partnership in January 2023.

Chile > Capital markets

The eight-strong team at Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr houses specialists in both equity and debt markets’ work. Its expertise covers IPOs, debt certificate issuances and public tender offers. The group also advises publicly-held corporations and brokers on their interactions with the Securities Agency and the stock markets. The department is jointly led by securities specialist Felipe Rencoret, and Sergio Orrego, whose track record includes IPOs and tender offers. Gonzalo Rencoret and Nicholas Mocarquer are also active capital markets partners, while associate Isidora Zañartu assists with securities-related work.

Chile > Competition and antitrust

The six-member competition team at Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr has a strong track-record in Competition Court cases, as well as investigations before the FNE. The group is also active in merger-control assessments and notifications, along with commercial agreements and distribution policies. It is additionally experienced in international unfair competition matters, such as anti-dumping and safeguard cases, and the implementation of compliance programmes. The practice is co-led by Nicholas Mocarquer, a member of the Chilean Bar Association’s Competition Commission since 2019; and Gonzalo Rencoret, whose broad practice includes competition law matters. Key associate Bernardita Schmidt is particularly active in investigations and merger clearances.

Chile > Corporate and M&A

Delivering ‘great local support through a very full-service approach‘, Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s 21-member team is regularly mandated by significant domestic and international companies on M&A, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, and corporate restructurings, along with general corporate law assistance. Gonzalo Rencoret provides day-to-day assistance to large companies; Nicholas Mocarquer has extensive experience in M&A deals and public tender offers; the broad practice of the ‘outstandingSergio Orrego incorporates shareholder agreements and joint ventures; and Felipe Rencoret is similarly experienced in heavyweight transactions. Notable growth for the group includes the promotion of corporate and M&A practitioner Rafael Rencoret to partner in January 2023. At associate level, senior Bernardita Schmidt also maintains an active corporate practice.

Chile > Compliance

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr ‘s six-strong compliance group is experienced in the implementation of internal corporate policies and codes, in relation to anti-corruption, competition law, data protection, securities, and labour and environmental legislation. The department also assists with internal reviews. The practice is jointly led by Alberto Rencoret, an expert in labour law compliance matters; Nicholas Mocarquer, who advises on anti-corruption, competition and data protection-related compliance issues; and environmental law compliance specialist Ignacio Urrutia.

Chile > Data privacy

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s practice assists both domestic and foreign clients with data protection issues on an ongoing basis, including associated labour law issues. The group additionally advises on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Alberto Rencoret, who maintains an active labour-related data protection practice; and fellow partner Nicholas Mocarquer , who advises international clients on the implementation of their data privacy policies (including GDPR-connected developments), are the department’s key advisers. Key associate support is provided by Bernardita Schmidt and Verónica Roa.