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Latin-America Guide

Insurance — Peru


Osterling Abogados - Insurance Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Eminent insurance practice offering top-tier knowledge of complex insurance and reinsurance matters. Frequently called upon by a host of major local and multinational insurers to advise on both contentious and non-contentious matters. Highly esteemed for its experience counselling on D&O liability, professional indemnity and regulatory matters, often acting before various administrative agencies.

Strengths "The lawyers have clear and deep expertise; they know everything there is to know about insurance in Peru," comments one interviewee.

One market commentator highlights that the team is "prepared and knowledgeable of the matters at hand."

Work highlight Acting for RIMAC Seguros y Reaseguros against a reinsurance claim by the Oficina de Normalización Previsional, a matter valued at USD5 million.

Notable practitioners

Department head Enrique Ferrando is praised for his "spectacular work" in this area by sources, who also highlight his "knowledge and experience." An interviewee states that he is amongst "the best lawyers in Peru in this area." He has an excellent reputation for his knowledge of complex Peruvian insurance and reinsurance matters, regularly advising major insurance companies and corporate entities on both contentious and non-contentious mandates.

About the Team (content provided by Osterling Abogados)

Osterling Abogados successfully provides comprehensive legal and regulatory assistance to leading insurance and reinsurance companies in Peru, such as Rimac, Pacífico and Spanish multinational Mapfre in Peru and Mapfre Global Risk, APESEG (Association of Peruvian Insurance Companies), as well as brokers, loss adjusters, and policy holders. It has rendered legal counsel reviewing and analysing insurance and reinsurance claims in excess of US$810 million to the date, and is considered the leading insurance team in Peru.

The firm’s work includes different aspects of this business, such as preventive evaluation of insurance coverage, analysis of claims during the policy term, coverage issues, legal defence of clients both in judicial and arbitral jurisdictions.

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados - Insurance Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly esteemed full-service firm widely recognised for its standout experience handling high-level insurance and reinsurance matters. Boasts significant expertise in claims concerning the aviation sector, regularly assisting with liability and injury policy concerns. Also possessed of considerable strength representing local and foreign clientele in key contractual and regulatory insurance mandates.

Strengths Impressed market commentators extol the value of the firm's services, reporting that "they are very important in Peru."

Notable practitioners

Jorge Velarde heads the firm's insurance department. He is highlighted as an "important lawyer" by market sources. Velarde boasts extensive experience acting on both insurance and reinsurance matters for key names in the insurance industry, covering matters concerning the aviation, food and beverages, and oil and gas sectors. He is a distinguished practitioner capable of handling an array of sophisticated mandates, including regulatory matters, injury claims and liability suits.

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza is praised as "a good lawyer" by sources. He handles regulatory and contractual matters within the insurance and reinsurance field, particularly relating to the aviation sector.

About the Team (content provided by Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados)

Our Insurance and Reinsurance group assists local and international reinsurers, insurers, brokers and adjusters in regulatory matters related to insurance and reinsurance contracts.

As a full service firm, we are able to provide comprehensive legal advice in insurance and reinsurance cases irrespective of the industry, being able to cover all aspects that arise from a particular case.

We issue opinions regarding accident claims and coverage, policies and endorsement conditions, both regarding general risk and life insurance policies, and we provide our clients with legal and arbitration defense.

We provide regulatory advice regarding the incorporation, establishment and commencement of insurance activities in the country for local and foreign clients.

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Kennedys - Insurance Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly regarded international firm with a flourishing insurance practice. Handles a range of day-to-day corporate issues as well as contentious insurance and reinsurance matters. Acts for an impressive roster of domestic and international clients, assisting with incorporations into the local market, coverage analysis and both contractual and regulatory matters.

Strengths One client describes them as "a very good firm," adding: "They provide very good, straightforward advice, and you know what you are getting."

Work highlight Acted as counsel to Munich Re providing coverage analysis on a claim related to machinery breakdown and business interruption, valued at USD30 million.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Marco Antonio Rivera Noya enjoys an excellent reputation for his expertise in the Peruvian insurance market, with one source lauding him as "stupendous, with excellent knowledge and experience in this area." Another reports that he has an "excellent grasp of technical and legal reinsurance concepts." He is renowned for his experience advising on high-level contentious and non-contentious matters for a notable domestic and international clientele.

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Bullard Falla Ezcurra+ - Insurance Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Respected boutique benefiting from a strong understanding of significant Peruvian insurance mandates. Makes use of its strength in dispute resolution to provide in-depth expertise in contentious matters, with a particular focus on representing insurance companies in post-negotiation arbitration.

Notable practitioners

One market commentator highlights Alfredo Bullard as "a very bright lawyer who has acquired significant expertise over the years." Insurance companies look to his pronounced sector-related arbitration expertise to assist with contentious matters.

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Miranda & Amado Abogados - Insurance Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active practice boasting noteworthy expertise advising both domestic and international players on Peruvian insurance and reinsurance mandates. Well-known for its ability to advise on sector-related corporate and transactional matters, offering particular knowledge of regulatory issues.

Strengths A client praises the firm's service, asserting: "They are very attentive, provide in-depth analysis of the topics, and always help us to find alternatives to the problems at hand."

Work highlight Advised RIMAC Seguros on the development and structuring of various insurance and reinsurance products.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Rafael Corzo is praised by one impressed source for his "broad specialist knowledge, notable experience and sense of urgency in attending to our needs." Another interviewee remarks: "He has the ability to answer our questions very clearly, using language with high legal reasoning yet still easy to understand."

About the Team (content provided by Miranda & Amado Abogados)

Our insurance and reinsurance area is recognized in the market for its specialization in regulatory matters related to insurers and reinsurers and, specifically, for its detailed knowledge and experience regarding regulatory obligations of insurance companies, reinsurance companies, insurance and reinsurance brokers, as well as foreign insurance and reinsurance companies before the Superintendence of Banks, Insurance Companies and Private Pension Funds (local regulator).

We also have experience in: (i) insurance and reinsurance companies acquisitions; (ii) the register in Peru of foreign insurers and reinsurers, as well as brokers; (iii) the design of new insurance products and instruments, including the analysis of the sales channel regulations and the general, particular and special terms and conditions applicable to each product; (iv) the design of transaction documents related to foreign reinsurance companies, included guarantee agreements; (v) the analysis of tax matters associated to insurance and reinsurance companies (insurance premiums, damage payments, deductible payments, among others); (vi) the issuance of surety bonds (cartas fianzas – pólizas de caución) and other insurance sector guaranty instruments; (vii) representation of insurers, reinsurers and insureds in judicial and arbitration proceedings related to insurance controversies; and  (viii)  issuance of complex legal opinions regarding insurance and reinsurance matters.

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Estudio Olaechea - Insurance Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established practice group experienced in advising both domestic and international insurers and reinsurers, as well as insureds. Well-versed in a range of non-contentious insurance matters, including local market incorporations, regulatory concerns and the drafting and negotiation of insurance policies and contracts.

Notable practitioners

Department head Jesús Matos stands out to market commentators as "an expert" and "a bright lawyer who has done a good job increasing the firm's importance." He has noteworthy experience advising on significant insurance and reinsurance matters.

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría - Insurance Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-reputed regional firm maintaining a solid presence in the Peruvian insurance market. Recognised for its expertise representing insureds in policy contract negotiations, regulatory matters and a range of claims. Boasts additional capabilities providing regulatory and corporate advice to significant insurers.

Strengths One client notes: "They have many specialties, meaning the lawyers are able to resolve any issue presented to them."

Work highlight Advised Mall Aventura on an open tender for several insurance policy contracts.

Notable practitioners

Raúl Ferrero is the key client contact.

About the Team (content provided by Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría)

Institutional Trajectory.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero-DU & Uría has been rendering legal advisory to APESEG (Peruvian Association of Insurance Companies) since 1948, in areas such as Insurance Law and Sectoral Regulation. This over sixty years experience represents a historic ratification of trust of Peruvian insurance companies.

Expansion of the Insurance law Team

Due to the consolidation of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero-DU& Uría as the first Iberoamerican Law firm and the incorporation of new lawyers, the Insurance Department is now conformed by 7 Insurance-expert lawyers, which probably implies the most real and extensive professional team in Perú.

Impeccable career of Raul Ferrero has led to his appointment and ratification as Chairman of the Board of SECREX Compañía de Seguros de Créditos y Garantías for more than fifteen years ago.

Legal Advisory

Ferrero Abogados permanently renders legal advisory to different type of clients (Insurance Companies, Brokers, Insurance adjusters and others) in the field of Insurance Law.

Legal training

BNP Paribas Cardif Perú has chosen Ferrero Abogados to provide annual training to in-house lawyers in the field of Insurance Law for 2016.

Arbitration and Litigation.

Lawyers at FERRERO have experience in Arbitration and Litigation in Insurance matter as arbitrators and as litigants. Recently, Raúl Ferrero was appointed as President of Arbitration Trial in a dispute for payment of Insurance claim.

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Band 1

Osterling Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Enrique Ferrando is praised for his "spectacular work" in this area by sources, who also highlight his "knowledge and experience." An interviewee states that he is amongst "the best lawyers in Peru in this area." He has an excellent reputation for his knowledge of complex Peruvian insurance and reinsurance matters, regularly advising major insurance companies and corporate entities on both contentious and non-contentious mandates.

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Band 1

Marco Antonio Rivera Noya

Kennedys

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Marco Antonio Rivera Noya enjoys an excellent reputation for his expertise in the Peruvian insurance market, with one source lauding him as "stupendous, with excellent knowledge and experience in this area." Another reports that he has an "excellent grasp of technical and legal reinsurance concepts." He is renowned for his experience advising on high-level contentious and non-contentious matters for a notable domestic and international clientele.

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Band 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Jorge Velarde heads the firm's insurance department. He is highlighted as an "important lawyer" by market sources. Velarde boasts extensive experience acting on both insurance and reinsurance matters for key names in the insurance industry, covering matters concerning the aviation, food and beverages, and oil and gas sectors. He is a distinguished practitioner capable of handling an array of sophisticated mandates, including regulatory matters, injury claims and liability suits.

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Band 2

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Practice head Rafael Corzo is praised by one impressed source for his "broad specialist knowledge, notable experience and sense of urgency in attending to our needs." Another interviewee remarks: "He has the ability to answer our questions very clearly, using language with high legal reasoning yet still easy to understand."

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Band 2

Víctor Humberto Lazo

Vaserman & Lazo Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Víctor Humberto Lazo of Vaserman & Lazo Abogados is lauded by an interviewee as a "very good insurance lawyer," with others noting his knowledge of this area. He enjoys particular recognition for his sector-related dispute resolution capabilities.

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Band 2

Miraglia & Miraglia Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market commentators describe Claudia Miraglia of Miraglia & Miraglia Abogados as "active and important in the market." She is able to call on many years of experience acting in the market to advise on a range of Peruvian insurance matters.

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Band 2

Estudio Torres, Carpio, Portocarrero, Richter Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Pedro Richter of Estudio Torres, Carpio, Portocarrero, Richter Abogados is praised as "a good lawyer" by sources, who also highlight his experience representing insurers. He is also experienced in related dispute resolution and maritime law.

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Band 3

Bullard Falla Ezcurra+

From the Chambers Latin America guide

One market commentator highlights Alfredo Bullard as "a very bright lawyer who has acquired significant expertise over the years." Insurance companies look to his pronounced sector-related arbitration expertise to assist with contentious matters.

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Band 3

Estudio Olaechea

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Jesús Matos stands out to market commentators as "an expert" and "a bright lawyer who has done a good job increasing the firm's importance." He has noteworthy experience advising on significant insurance and reinsurance matters.

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Up and Coming

ALFARO LEGAL

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming practitioner Omar Alfaro of ALFARO LEGAL has noteworthy experience advising both insurers and insureds on various contentious and non-contentious matters, including damages claims and regulatory matters.

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Associates to watch

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza is praised as "a good lawyer" by sources. He handles regulatory and contractual matters within the insurance and reinsurance field, particularly relating to the aviation sector.

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