Mr Rafael 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 / Labor Law / Capital Markets / Bankruptcy and Restructuring




Urenda Rencoret Orrego & Dörr (since 2006). Banco Santander S.A. New York Branch, visitor attorney (2018)


English and Spanish


Chilean Bar Association


LL.M with specialization in International Business and Trade Law in Fordham University School of Law, New York, USA (2018). Bachelor of Law, Universidad de Los Andes (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 > 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 > 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.