Firm Profile > Pellegrini & Rencoret Abogados > Santiago, Chile

Pellegrini & Rencoret Abogados
Av. Isidora Goyenechea 3621
piso 5, Las Condes
SANTIAGO
Chile

Competition and antitrust Tier 1

Boutique law firm Pellegrini & Cía. specialises in competition and antitrust, including dispute resolution. The team fields six attorneys (including three partners) who are widely respected for their experience in cases and investigations involving exclusionary practices, cartels, mergers and regulatory proceedings. It is also particularly active in the design and implementation of compliance programs for multinational and local companies. Both well-known and highly regarded figures, Julio Pellegrini is a former President of the Chilean Bar Association's Antitrust/Competition Commission, and Pedro Rencoret is a specialist in antitrust litigation and regulated markets. Strong support at associate level is provided by Fernando Gazzella (who joined from Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr in 2019), Diego Ramos and María Jesús Cifuentes. However, competition and antitrust litgation specialist Fransciso Blavi left to establish his own firm in mid-2020.  Since publication, the firm has reorganised as Pellegrini & Rencoret Abogados (effective as of February 2021), with Ramos concurrently ascending to the partnership.

Key clients

ACHET

Solvtrans

Vitapro

Sun Dreams

Claro Chile

Farmacéutica Santiago

Banco Bice

Banco Internacional

Banco Security

Farmacias Ahumada

EBEMA

Deacero México

ANATEL

Alfa Logistics

Maxi Mobility

Inversiones Easytaxi

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Notwithstanding the September 2020 departure of former practice co-head Francisco Blavi to join what is now Coz Jofré & Blavi Abogados, competition and disputes boutique Pellegrini & Cía. is an impressive proposition. The nine-strong team is led by name partner and practice head Julio Pellegrini, a commercial litigation and arbitration specialist who handles contractual claims, torts and class actions, and has particular expertise in construction contract litigation. Fellow partner Pedro Rencoret is highly-regarded for litigation and arbitration-related contractual claims, unfair competition and disputes with a significant economic aspect. Headline mandates include acting as co-counsel to consortium Constructora Nuevo Maipo (Hochtief and CMC Di Ravenna), in twin ICC arbitrations against Alto Maipo and AES related to the construction of the Alto Maipo Project. Other matters included representing Claro Chile in an Appeals Court petition and related Constitutional Court proceedings in relation to an administrative decision freezing spectrum concessions. Impressive senior associate Fernando Zúñiga has considerable breadth to his disputes practice and is a name to note. Since publication, the firm has reorganised as Pellegrini & Rencoret Abogados (effective as of February 2021), with Zúñiga concurrently ascending to the partnership.

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Testimonials

They are a solid firm, specialised in highly complex issues. Their strengths are the correct diagnosis of the case and the strategy to be followed, and the combination of legal knowledge with a great capacity for teamwork.

The firm has proven to be particularly skilled in resolving technical conflicts and distinguishes itself from other highly qualified offices in its dedication to the case and to the client. They are perfectionists and know how to transform a highly complex case into something simple.

The Pellegrini team has proven to be a highly reliable team, committed to the client and working in co-ordination with all its members. The lawyers that compose it demonstrate a high level of knowledge and are constantly concerned with serving the client in the best way. Their actions during trials are always communicated to clients and they effectively anticipate the scenarios that are presented in trials.

They are a very solid team both in terms of knowledge and in internal relations. They are always available, co-ordinated and with knowledge of the strategy that they jointly design and deploy for the case. They also give quick responses to queries, do not perform unnecessary work, and take into consideration the economic aspects of their services.

Julio Pellegrini is truly impressive and is a leader in this area of ​​practice. He is a lawyer who stands out for his ability to develop strategies, manage procedures and take cases in all their details. He understands the business world well, allowing him to better understand the real needs of a case to achieve the best possible result.

Pedro Rencoret is extremely effective and tenacious, being able to explain complex and technical issues in simple words. He is highly experienced and committed to the case, which he handles with knowledge of judges and other attorneys. He has a great capacity for work, which is well complemented by his financial knowledge.

Key clients

Hochtief

Astaldi

Bupa

Salfa

CMPC

Claro Chile

Servitrans

Vinci

Queiroz Galvao

Scotiabank

Pellegrini & Cia is a boutique law firm specialized in civil, commercial and economic litigation, both domestic and international arbitration, competition and, in general, the resolution of highly complex disputes.

The firm highlights for its personalized approach, for the excellent credentials of its team and the thoroughness of the work performed, resulting in a detailed understanding of the issues to determine the best possible strategy to achieve a successful outcome. For these reasons, one of the central policies of Pellegrini & Cia is to assume a limited number of cases, which allows its lawyers to be directly involved and permanently available for the clients.

The legal team of Pellegrini & Cia is recognized for its expertise as one of the most specialized in the prevention and resolution of high complex disputes. In fact, the superb standards that they apply to the issues and the high level of excellence achieved has been recognized by various publications that positions the firms and its lawyers as one of the best offices of litigation and competition in the market.

The lawyers of Pellegrini & Cia stand out since they have studied in the best universities in Chile, due to the fact that they completed postgraduate studies abroad and also because they are professors at the most renowned law schools in our country.

Department Name Email Telephone
Civil and Commercial Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitration and Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets JULIO PELLEGRINI VIAL jpellegrini@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitration and Class Actions and Consumer Law PEDRO RENCORET GUTIÉRREZ prencoret@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Civil and Commercial Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitration and Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets FERNANDO ZÚÑIGA ARTEAGA fzuniga@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets, Domestic and International Arbitration and Civil and Commercial Litigation MARÍA JESÚS CIFUENTES ACEVEDO mjcifuentes@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets, Domestic and International Arbitration and Civil and Commercial Litigation DIEGO RAMOS BASCUÑÁN dramos@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Civil and Commercial Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitration and Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets RICARDO CRUZAT REYES rcruzat@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Civil and Commercial Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitration and Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets FERNANDO GAZZELLA CONTRERAS fgazzella@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Civil and Commercial Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitration and Antitrust, Antidumping and Regulated Markets BERNARDO AYLWIN CORREA baylwin@pycia.cl +(56) 22611 9500
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr BERNARDO AYLWIN  photo Mr BERNARDO AYLWIN Associate Civil and Commercial litigationDomestic and International arbitrationAntitrust and regulated markets
Mrs MARÍA JESÚS CIFUENTES  photo Mrs MARÍA JESÚS CIFUENTES Associate Civil and comercial litigationDomestic and international arbitrationAntitrust and regulated markets
Mr RICARDO CRUZAT  photo Mr RICARDO CRUZAT Associate Civil and commercial litigationDomestic and international arbitrationAntitrust and regulated markets
 Fernando Gazzella photo Fernando Gazzella Associate Civil and Comercial litigationDomestic and international arbitrationAntitrust and regulated markets 
 Julio Pellegrini photo Julio Pellegrini Partner Civil and commercial litigation Domestic and international arbitrationAntitrust, antidumping and regulated…
 Diego Ramos photo Diego Ramos Associate Civil and Commercial litigationDomestic and International arbitrationAntitrust and regulated markets
 Pedro Rencoret photo Pedro Rencoret Partner Antitrust and regulated marketsCivil and Comercial litigationConsumer LawDomestic and international arbitration
Mr FERNANDO ZÚÑIGA  photo Mr FERNANDO ZÚÑIGA Associate Civil and Commercial litigationDomestic and international arbitrationAntitrust and regulated markets  
Number of partners : 2
Number of associates : 6
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