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

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr
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Work Department

Corporate and M&A / Competition and Antitrust / Tax Law.




With Urenda Rencoret (2000 – to date), partner since 2013. Professor of Civil Law, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (2005 – to date). 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 (2001).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Gonzalo RencoretUrenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr

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 > 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 > Energy and natural resources > Mining

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr fields a seven-member mining team with longstanding experience in advising both domestic and international clients on mining projects. The group’s representative expertise covers mining title reviews, as well as the negotiation of agreements (such as purchase options), financings, joint ventures, explorations, royalties, streaming and easements. It also assists with reviewing titles to water rights, obtaining permits, and reclamation actions. The practice is led by Sergio Orrego, who assists with a broad range of mining transactions, while fellow name partner Gonzalo Rencoret regularly advises on mining projects. The next line of active practitioners features Rafael Rencoret (promoted to partner in January 2023), who maintains an active mining practice; while at associate level, Verónica Roa routinely drafts complex mining agreements and Javiera Vicuña advises on mining, water, energy, and corporate law matters.