She is one of our founding partners, and heads the Competition and Regulation area. She is one of the most prestigious professionals in the country and in Latin America in these practice areas, leading all national and international rankings. With more than25 years of vast and diverse experience, she has advised clients in practically all markets operating in Chile, whether or not they are subject to economic regulation, as well as various governmental entities, in Chile and in numerous other countries.
Nicole is not only an expert in Competition Law and Economic Regulation, but also a very prominent litigator, having become a regular advisor in leading multidisciplinary litigation or disputes, linking business law with economics, public policy and litigation. Her work in arbitrations and mediations, both as a litigator and as arbitrator or mediator, is frequently requested.
She is an Associate Professor at the School of Law of the Universidad de Chile, where she is a professor of Economic Law, and also teaches graduate and postgraduate courses in other recognized universities in the country, on matters of Competition, Economic Regulation and the links of these areas with other disciplines. She regularly participates in seminars, congresses and lectures on competition, regulation, public policies, among others.
In addition, she is a recognized generator of awareness on gender issues, with an inspiring and incessant work on female leadership and gender equity. She also has a wide range of professional publications, mainly in the areas of Antitrust and Economic Regulation.
Currently, Nicole is a member of the Board of the Economic Law Department of the School of Law of the Universidad de Chile; the Board of Directors of ICARE, being the first woman to preside its Legal Circle; the Assembly of the Fundación Espacio Público; the Board of Directors of Comunidad Mujer; of the Association of Women Lawyers; of the Editorial Board of the Latin American Competition Bulletin of the European Commission; of the Women's Competition Network; of the Editorial Committee of the Economic Law Review of the School of Law of the Universidad de Chile; and of the Advisory Board of the ProBono Foundation.
She is fluent in Spanish, French and English, and has a high intermediate level of Arabic.
In2021 the Chilean Bar Association included her in its Directory of Experts in the category of Competition.