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Chambers and Partners:

Chambers and Partners: “comes widely praised by sources, who note his 'good competition regulation knowledge and his great ability to turn things round in a short time'. Clients describe him as a 'good, methodical and committed lawyer' ”.

 

Legal 500: “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. He has a great capacity for work, which is well complemented by his financial knowledge ”.

PEDRO RENCORET | Partner

Education

  • Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Derecho (2006). Summa cum laude

  • The University of Chicago Law School, Master of Laws (2013)


Other Activities

  • Member of the Ethics Court of the Chilean Bar Association (2015 up to date)

  • Secretary of the Antitrust Comission of the Chilean Bar Association (since 2012)

  • Member of the Commission for reforming the Chilean Commercial Code, committee on Antitrust, Unfair Competition and Consumer Law. Universidad de Chile, Law School (2016-2017)

  • Representative of the Pontificia Universidad Católica at the Class Actions Seminar organized by Justice Studies Center of the Americas (2016)


Academic Activities

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile:
    Professor of the Free competition Diplomat (2018 up to date)
    Professor of Procedural Law (since 2022)

    Professor of Reform to Civil Procedure (2015)
    Professor of Economic Analysis of Law (2015) 
     

  • Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez:
    Professor of Procedural Law (2011 - 2014)
     

  • Universidad Finis Terrae:
    Professor of the Free competition Diplomat (2019 up to date)
    Professor of Competition and Antitrust Law (2010 - 2015)
     

  • Universidad de Chile:
    Assistant of the Department of Economic Law (2003 - 2006)


​Awards

  • Remarked as the lawyer of the year in free competition by Best Lawyers (2022)

  • Voted Best Competition Lawyer under 40, en Revista Capital

  • Highlighted in Competition and Antitrust by Who’s Who Legal: Competition – Future Leaders 2017

  • Highlighted in Competition and Antitrust by Chambers and Partners

  • Listed as Highly Recommended by GCR

  • Highlighted by The Legal 500 in Competition/Antitrust and Dispute Resolution

  • Winner of thesis contests of the Fiscalía Nacional Económica (FNE)

  • Fulbright Scholar

  • Becas Chile Scholarship


Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • “Críticas y desafíos en torno a la teoría del incumplimiento eficiente”, at the 6º Civil Law Students Congress, Universidad de Chile Law School, «Economic Analysis of Law» section

  • Co-author of the book “Recurso de Hecho”, for “Colección de Análisis Jurisprudencial, Derecho Procesal” 

  • “Reforma a la Ley del Consumidor”. Revista del Abogado – Chilean Bar Association (2017)

  • “Libre competencia. Persecución pública y privada”. Revista del Abogado – Chilean Bar Association (2014)

  • Measuring the Competitive Effects of Loyalty Discounts, presented at the 9th Workshop on Industrial Organization, international symposium organized by ISCI, with the collaboration of the FNE

  • Speaker at the Symposium on the Proposal of a New Commercial Law: Antitrust, Unfair Competition and Consumer Law, organized by the P. Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

  • “Cartel Regulation – Chile”. Latin Lawyer. Co-author.

  • “Restricting Trade Dress: The Case of Video Games”. Industrial Organization: Productivity, Innovation & Technology eJournal, Vol. 6, No. 9

  • “La Discriminación de Precios en la Jurisprudencia Chilena”. Estudios de Libre Competencia, Consumidor y Regulación. Librotecnia & Centro de Libre Competencia UC. Co-author

  • “ICSID Jurisdiction on Disputes Arising Out of Construction Contracts”
    Available at SSRN:http://ssrn.com/abstract=2372879

  • Getting the Deal Through, Vertical Agreements: Capítulo de Chile. Law Business Research Ltd. Co-author Julio Pellegrini.

  • The Merger Control Review. Capítulo de Chile. Law Business Research Ltd. Co-author

  • "Price Discrimination in the Chilean Jurisprudence”. Free Competition, Consumer and Regulation Studies. (Librotecnia & UC Free Competition Center). Co-author with Julio Pllegrini Vial.

  • ICSID Jurisdiction on Diputes Arising Out of Contruction Contracts” (2013). Avaliable in SSRN: hhtp://ssrn.com/abstract=2372879


Areas of Practice

  • Antitrust and regulated markets

  • Civil and Comercial litigation

  • Domestic and international arbitration

  • Consumer Law


Formerly

  • Criterion Economics, LLC (2013 – 2014). Consultant

  • Andrews Kurth, LLP (2013). Foreign Associate

  • Pellegrini & Urrutia (2008 - 2012). Associate

 

Languages:

  • Spanish and English

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