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 > Competition and antitrust

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr houses a ‘very good‘ six-strong competition group that has broad experience in matters involving the Competition Court and FNE investigations. It also handles merger-control assessments and notifications; international unfair-competition matters (such as anti-dumping and safeguarding cases); and the implementation of compliance programmes. The team’s sector specialisms range from energy, mining, steel and food, to healthcare, pharma, technology, construction and real estate. The recent caseload of practice co-heads Nicholas Mocarquer and Gonzalo Rencoret includes abuse-of-dominance investigations and merger-control analysis. Associate Bernardita Schmidt is also active in competition law matters.

Chile > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

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Helping companies to achieve their goals‘, Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s sizeable 21-strong corporate and M&A group is highly experienced in M&A transactions, shareholder agreements, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. The practice also provides general corporate assistance to major local and international companies on a day-to-day basis. Additionally, the firm is the Chilean member firm of the Multilaw and World Law Group international networks. The core group of established and experienced partners, all of whom advise on M&A deals, shareholder agreements and joint ventures, is comprised of Gonzalo Rencoret, Nicholas MocarquerSergio Orrego and Felipe Rencoret. Within the firm’s senior associate pool, Bernardita Schmidt is routinely active in corporate and M&A work, while Rafael Rencoret has significant experience in major transactions. Former partner Rodrigo de Alencar left the firm in January 2022.

Chile > Energy and natural resources > Mining

The six-member team at Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s mining department advises local and overseas clients on major projects from their early stages, including obtaining permits, mining title reviews, purchase options, financing, joint ventures, exploration matters, and royalty, streaming and easement agreements. The group can also draw upon the expertise of the firms specialists in environmental, labour and tax matters, as well as litigation, for its mining projects. A former foreign lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP‘s New York office, practice head Sergio Orrego has longstanding experience in mining, projects, corporate, M&A and energy and natural resources work; and fellow name partner Gonzalo Rencoret‘s track record includes advising on significant mining projects. At associate level, Verónica Roa regularly advises on exploration, option and joint venture agreements, while Javiera Vicuña assists with water, energy, mining and corporate matters.

Chile > Capital markets

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr‘s seven-member practice routinely acts on bonds and other debt-certificate issuances, along with public tender offers. The team also assists publicly-held corporations and brokers with issues involving the Securities Agency and the stock market. The practice is co-led by Felipe Rencoret, who advises on securities and associated compliance matters, and Sergio Orrego, whose practice includes IPOs and tender offers. Further partner-level, capital markets support is provided by Gonzalo Rencoret and Nicholas Mocarquer, while associate Isidora Zañartu possesses securities and regulatory expertise. Former partner Rodrigo de Alencar   joined Barros Silva Varela & Vigil in January 2022.