Mrs Bernardita Schmidt > 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 / Banking & Finance


Senior Associate


Urenda Rencoret Orrego & Dörr (From 2013 until this date)


English and Spanish


Chilean Bar Association


LL.M, Master in Law specialization in Competition, Innovation and Information Law, New York University, USA (2016 – 2017). Bachelor of Law, Universidad de Chile (2010)

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

(Rising stars)

Bernardita SchmidtUrenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr

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.