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Latin-America Guide

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration — Peru


Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Alfredo Bullard and Huáscar Ezcurra
- 2 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Standout arbitration practice boasting a respected bench of highly experienced practitioners. Regularly called upon to advise on a variety of contentious matters within the sector. Has demonstrable strength in both local and international arbitration proceedings, with particular expertise in disputes related to the oil and gas, construction and transportation industries.

Strengths Clients are impressed by the service provided. One notes: "The lawyers are very knowledgeable and highly experienced in this area. We receive very detailed and personalised advice, which includes comprehensive analysis of different scenarios and strategies."

Work highlights Represented Pan American Silver Huaron in an arbitral claim filed against a mining company for the breach of a fluxes supply contract. The final award was USD8.3 million.

Significant clients Contugas, Rimac Seguros y Reaseguros, Pluspetrol Norte, China International Water & Electric, Depósitos Químicos Mineros.

Notable practitioners

Alfredo Bullard has noteworthy expertise in the arbitration field, often acting as counsel and arbitrator. Clients consider him to be "an excellent practitioner." They go on to highlight him for his "phenomenal opening and closing arguments in disputes," as well as "his superb creativity and in-depth knowledge of legal theory." He has particular experience in mandates involving the oil and gas, insurance and mining sectors.

Huáscar Ezcurra is well regarded for his arbitration expertise, boasting considerable experience in the field. Sources remark that "he has great examination skills," and continue: "He is notably versatile and remains calm in times of stress." They further appreciate that "he is very creative and clear, always offering solutions and alternatives."

Mario Reggiardo is a recognised player within the Peruvian dispute resolution market. He has a strong focus on litigation, with additional experience in arbitration.

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Campos / Abogados en Infraestructura - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Alexander Campos
- 1 partner
- 7 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Significant practice group with a notable focus on arbitration related to the infrastructure, construction and transportation sectors. Often assists market-leading multinational corporations in complex cases against state-owned and private entities. Public procurement matters are a particular strength, alongside increasing abilities in disputes regarding contracts.

Strengths Clients are quick to praise the firm. One says: "The firm has a high level of commitment to their clients, offering efficient and solid solutions, together with commercial awareness and in-depth sector knowledge."

Work highlights Represented a number of major domestic and international construction companies, including Camargo Corrêa and Constructora Malaga, in arbitrations related to price and inflation adjustment clauses in contracts used by the Peruvian Ministry of Transport and Communications. The total amount requested in compensation was USD22 million.

Significant clients SACYR, Construtora Queiroz Galvão, Abengoa, Mota-Engil, Construtora OAS.

Notable practitioners

Clients single out department head Alexander Campos as "an intelligent, passionate and creative lawyer. He is capable of translating complex technical and legal issues into straightforward and convincing arguments." He is particularly well versed in construction mandates related to concessions contracts including PPP.

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DLA Piper Pizarro Botto Escobar - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Guillermo Hesse and Carlos Núñez
- 2 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Significant dispute resolution practice group with expertise spanning both arbitration and litigation. Public procurement mandates for the construction and energy sectors are an area of particular strength, in addition to sophisticated commercial proceedings. Client roster includes major international and domestic industry players.

Strengths Clients are quick to single out the firm's strength in arbitrations. One states: "The team possesses considerable knowledge of the arbitral system, regulations and previous cases, which allows them to offer excellent advice in terms of strategy and forward planning. The service is dynamic and prompt, without impacting on the quality."

Work highlights Represented Camargo Corrêa in an arbitration dispute against the government of Piura regarding the termination of a USD70 million construction contract for an irrigation project.

Significant clients Consorcio Vial San Marcos, Kuntur Transportadora de Gas, Galvão Engenharia, Consorcio Vial Huaura, OBRAINSA.

Notable practitioners

Carlos Núñez is a highly regarded practitioner in the Peruvian arbitration sphere. Market commentators particularly appreciate "his dedication, capacity for analysis and ability to argue." Others go on to commend "his client-oriented advice and phenomenal experience, mainly in arbitrations with the state as counterpart." He has particular expertise assisting with PPP and public works disputes.

Guillermo Hesse is highlighted by clients, who say he "gets straight to the point, correctly follows up on issues and is very involved in the cases he handles." They go on to add that he is "very assertive with his advice." He has experience handling complex commercial disputes.

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Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Ana María Arrarte Arisnabarreta
- 4 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-known global player with a stellar dispute resolution practice, boasting expertise in both litigation and arbitration. Often retained to assist with commercial, civil and constitutional proceedings for an impressive roster of leading names from the construction and energy sectors. Investment arbitrations before ICSID and under UNCITRAL rules are areas of further specialisation, in addition to commercial arbitrations related to public works.

Strengths Clients hold the team in high esteem. One remarks: "We consider this to be a first-level firm; they really care about the quality of the service they offer and we are very happy with the capacity of the lawyers that are involved in the process."

Work highlights Represented the Republic of Peru in an arbitration against the Renco Group, related to environmental issues stemming from the operation of Doe Run's metallurgical complex in Peru. The matter is valued in excess of USD800 million.

Significant clients Refineria La Pampilla, Perupetro, Graña y Montero, Exportadora y Servicios El Parque, Electro Puno.

Notable practitioners

The "great" Ana María Arrarte Arisnabarreta is head of the dispute resolution practice and garners considerable praise from market commentators for her activity in this field. She has noteworthy strength as counsel in both litigation and arbitration cases, as well as alternative dispute resolution and conflict prevention. She has in-depth experience advising domestic and foreign clients from the energy and construction industries.

The "prestigious" María del Carmen Tovar Gil "has particular strength representing the Peruvian state in international investment arbitrations," according to market commentators. She is particularly well versed in representing clients in ICSID cases.

Javier de Belaunde López de Romaña is highlighted by clients who say: "He is an extremely well-known practitioner in the country, with sound understanding of the judicial procedures." He is additionally singled out for his "expertise in litigation and civil matters, as well as his deep level of analysis and good strategies."

Yvo Cuba Copello is described by interviewees as "a very dedicated lawyer with a lot of experience in litigation." Clients note: "He is a fantastic strategist, great at handling proceedings, and provides a useful insight into the case."

According to sources, Samuel Abad Yupanqui "has great knowledge of constitutional matters and is very clear when explaining things to his clients." They additionally remark: "He is a reference in this market, a relevant academic and extremely well recognised in the country." He has long-standing experience litigating for a notable roster of clients.

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Miranda & Amado Abogados - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Mauricio Raffo
- 5 partners
- 9 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Heavyweight firm with an outstanding dispute resolution practice regularly called upon to assist clients with both litigation and arbitration. Litigious experience includes commercial and civil mandates, with additional expertise in labour-related cases. Also boasts in-depth knowledge of domestic and international arbitration, having handled proceedings before the ICC and ICSID. Maintains a diverse client roster spanning energy, mining, infrastructure and telecommunications.

Strengths Clients hold the firm in extremely high regard. One enthuses: "Miranda & Amado is without a doubt one of the best performing law firms in Peru. We are very pleased with the level of service provided by them, as well as their comprehension of the matters. The lawyers are detailed, committed and possess an in-depth knowledge of the field."

Work highlights Advised Repsol on an estimated 100 claims filed by employees of companies that provide services on its behalf. The workers requested incorporation into the Repsol workforce, including receiving the same benefits as the company's current employees.

Significant clients Repsol, Cálidda, Telefónica del Perú, Apurimac Ferrum, Dafeli.

Notable practitioners

Department head Mauricio Raffo is deeply respected within the Peruvian dispute resolution market for both his litigation and arbitration expertise. He is singled out by clients as "a highly competent, professional and committed lawyer, with extensive experience handling judicial litigation cases." Others go on to commend his "analytical way of thinking, ability to quickly understand the needs of his clients and his provision of strategic and practical solutions."

José Daniel Amado is highlighted by clients for his "good judgement and dedication to work, in addition to being easy to work with and highly respected by opposing counsel." He is well versed in both domestic and international arbitration, with experience in both commercial and investor-state mandates.

Revered litigation practitioner Juan Luis Avendaño Valdez is described by market sources as a "very solid and hard-working lawyer in this field," and they also remark that "he does excellent work." He boasts over 40 years' experience in the litigation arena, with expertise assisting clients from sectors including financial services, telecommunications and insurance.

Up-and-coming partner Cristina Ferraro is highly respected by market commentators for her arbitration abilities. One lauds her as "a great practitioner – she writes extremely well, is very responsive, always thoroughly informed and punctual. She is additionally well versed in international investor-state arbitrations before the ICC."

Department profile by Miranda & Amado Abogados

The firm is equally strong in all types of litigation, before all levels of the court, as well as both local and international arbitration. The department has outstanding expertise and experience in complex regulatory disputes, specifically in the electricity, oil and gas and also in labour matters. It is also a pioneer in international arbitration, participating in many of the market’s biggest cases in recent years, such as representing Duke Energy in one of very few ICSID cases in which the Republic of Peru was defeated.

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Navarro Sologuren, Paredes & Gray - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Jaime Gray and Gustavo Paredes
- 4 partners
- 7 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Established practice group with significant abilities in arbitration. Maintains a strong focus on disputes related to construction and engineering, often assisting clients with infrastructure project mandates. Client roster includes both domestic and international corporations.

Strengths The team is held in high esteem by interviewees, with one pointing out: "The firm has a very professional and proactive team, with outstanding experience and expertise in construction law, complemented by an in-depth understanding of the infrastructure and engineering sectors."

Significant clients GMI, Nippon Koei, Camargo Corrêa, Aldesa Construcciones, COSAPI.

Notable practitioners

Jaime Gray is particularly well-versed in arbitration matters and receives praise for his "very good understanding of the construction sector and the laws and procedures applicable to this industry."

Clients consider Gustavo Paredes to be "a highly recommendable lawyer, totally devoted to his work and very reliable." Another reports: "He offers excellent support and provides an analytical view when evaluating different scenarios."

Department profile by Navarro Sologuren, Paredes & Gray

This group was responsible for resolving many disputes arising from different construction projects in Peru and abroad. Regarding alternative dispute resolutions one of the members of the firm has participated again as sole dispute board in highway infrastructure projects in Central America. In relation to this year’s highlights in the arbitration area it should be mentioned that the group has successfully represented a contractor in an arbitration process related to the construction of a twelve year consultancy project for water and sewage treatment and pipelines. Also, the group won several public project arbitration disputes related to changes, extensions of time and recognition of associated costs and expenses.

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The firm is a proud founding member of Construlegal, an alliance of construction law firms for the Americas. The members of this Alliance are: Peckar & Abramson (USA); Corporación Mexicana de Asesores en Derecho S.C. – COMAD (Mexico); Madeira, Valentim & Alem Advogados (Brazil); Figueroa, Illanes, Huidobro and Salamanca, Estudio de Abogados; Radovic & Asociados and Wagemann & Asociados  (Chile); Rattagan, Macchiavello, Arocena & Peña Robirosa Abogados (Argentina); Novales Abogados (Guatemala); Castro, Leiva, Rendón, Criales Abogados (Colombia); CONSULEG Asesoría – Consultoría - Litigios (El Salvador) and Expertis (Costa Rica); Cassels Brock (Canada).


Osterling Abogados - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Enrique Ferrando Gamarra, Mauricio Martínez Ramírez-Gastón and Gustavo Miró Quesada
- 3 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-regarded arbitration practice with experience in both domestic and international mandates. Knowledgeable of arbitral and judicial proceedings related to civil and constitutional matters, in addition to insurance issues. Routinely retained by an impressive roster of clients from sectors including construction, fishing and mining.

Strengths The firm garners praise from clients for its service in this area, as one highlights: "The lawyers have been excellent; they are very commercially oriented and able to think outside of the box, as well as being flexible and open to suggestions."

Work highlights Advised CMC Constructora on a USD11.5 million arbitration against Tres Palmeras related to additional works and costly delays during the construction of the Cerro Colorado Mall.

Significant clients Volcan Compañia Minera, Empresa Administradora Chungar, Pesquera Hayduk, Minera Aurífera Retamas, Los Portales.

Notable practitioners

Esteemed practitioner Enrique Ferrando Gamarra has noteworthy expertise acting as both counsel and arbitrator in arbitration cases. He is highly praised by clients, who note that "he is excellent; he has huge experience and we appreciate that he takes our suggestions into consideration."

Mauricio Martínez Ramírez-Gastón is described by clients as a "very intelligent and capable lawyer who knows how to lead a case." They additionally value that "he has great knowledge, a lot of energy and creative ideas." He is well versed in a variety of litigation proceedings.

Department profile by Osterling Abogados

Settling disputes out of court saves money, time and energy. Our priority is focused on providing our clients with a preventive and conciliatory advising by a specialized team that thoroughly analyzes all aspects involved.


In situations of actual confrontation, our lawsuits and arbitration specialists develop the necessary strategies in close collaboration with other areas of Osterling Abogados, taking into account the priorities and best interests of our clients, protecting their assets and avoiding negative effects on their business or productive activities.


Our prestige and experience have widened our scope of action. Our Firm’s lawyers have often been designated as arbitrators in disputes at national and international levels, a fact which consolidates our position as one of the most highly regarded firms in the market.

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Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Julio César Pérez, Jose Domingo Rivarola Reisz and Juan Diego Ugaz
- 3 partners
- 12 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Prominent practice group with expertise in litigation, arbitration and white-collar crime cases. Assists with all stages of a dispute, including advising on prevention and management issues. Experience spans commercial, regulatory and civil proceedings at both an international and domestic level. Has in-depth knowledge of economic criminal law, often acting for local financial institutions.

Strengths Clients appreciate the service offered by the firm. One says: "The lawyers plan great strategies and structure them very well. They are highly creative, as well as being open and flexible. We feel that they are committed both to the proceeding and to us as clients."

Work highlights Represented Perú Masivo in a domestic arbitration for breach of contract against the Municipality of Lima. The value of the claim was approximately USD17.24 million.

Significant clients Scotiabank Perú, Banco de Crédito del Perú, América Móvil Perú, Volcan Compañía Minera, BNP Paribas.

Notable practitioners

Jose Domingo Rivarola Reisz receives considerable praise from clients, who state that he delivers "prompt and great-quality work," and add: "It is enjoyable working with him as he understands our business. He also approaches problems with a creative manner and is great at planning strategies." He has a broad dispute resolution practice, with strength in both litigation and arbitration.

Clients laud Julio César Pérez's practice in this field, with one noting that: "He is an extraordinary lawyer who combines his knowledge of the law with common sense and a capacity for forming strategies." He has noteworthy skill in complex litigation cases, with a focus on contractual and commercial disputes.

Star associate and white-collar crime practitioner Juan Diego Ugaz is described by a client as a lawyer with "good experience in the criminal field, alongside the added bonus of a corporate mindset." They also say: "He demonstrates a great level of dedication and commitment in the work that he does."

Department profile by Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

We have profuse experience in preventing, addressing and resolving disputes, as well as designing strategies and representing clients, before courts, arbitration tribunals, conciliation and mediation panels, administrative agencies and other local jurisdictional bodies.

The aim of our practice is to prevent disputes and offer effective solutions in accordance with our client’s business objectives, not limiting us to managing procedures. Our work starts with the design of an integrated strategy seeking the best for our clients’ interests. Accordingly, we work closely with experts in other practice areas, enabling us to better understand the complexities at the core of the dispute.

We regularly represent foreign and local clients in civil, commercial, corporate, regulatory and enforcement disputes. In recent years, we have counseled and represented clients in the most important local corporate and shareholder litigations. Likewise, on the commercial front, our layers’ experience covers leading cases related to business recovery, insolvency, insurance and reinsurance, contract enforcement, civil liability and torts, among other issues.

Similarly, our firm is a leading practitioner in the field of ADR, particularly in arbitrations. We commonly act as legal counsel in arbitral procedures administered by all the major local arbitration institutions on a wide range of topics and some of our lawyers are recurrently appointed arbitrators in highly complicated and significant disputes.

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We have extensive experience in cases of dispute resolutions at international level:

  • Advice to Isolux Corsán Concessions Elecnor S.A. in the negotiations within the framework of an ICSID international arbitration in relation to the fulfillment of concession contracts that culminated in an agreement with the Peruvian Government.

  • Advice to Isolux Corsán Concessions Elecnor S.A. in an ICSID international arbitration in relation to the fulfillment of concession contracts.
  • Advice in an ICC international arbitration to a commodities seller in relation to payment of damages.
  • Advise to the Republic of Peru in the negotiations stage within the framework of an ICSID international arbitration.
  • ICC international arbitration between one company from the industrial sector and one insurance company, in relation to liability for machinery damages.
  • ICC international arbitration between one water treatment company and a project management company, in relation to the interpretation of a service agreement´s clause.
  • ICC international arbitration between one mining company and one port company, in which the first one affirms that is not part of the contract.
  • International arbitration between one company from the industrial sector and one mining company, in relation to fulfillment of obligations under a construction contract and payment of damages.
  • International arbitration between two energy companies, in relation to contractual obligations’ fulfillment.
  • Two international arbitrations between two companies from the port sector, in relation to a share purchase agreement.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: José Delmar and Ramiro Portocarrero Lanatta
- 2 partners
- 8 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Prestigious regional firm with a well-regarded dispute resolution practice. Areas of notable strength include contentious corporate and tax matters, as well as administrative litigation. Experienced handling arbitrations at both domestic and international levels. Clients hail from the energy, transportation and infrastructure sectors.

Strengths Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría comes recommended by clients for its practice in this field, with one attesting: "The firm has a highly competent and recognised team of practitioners in this area. They do a very good job and are able to work as a team together with our advisers from other sectors. We particularly appreciate that they understand the commercial implications of the dispute."

Work highlights Assisted Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Machu Picchu with an arbitration against Graña y Montero, who were requesting an extension time for the rehabilitation of a hydroelectric plant in Machu Picchu which would lead to an estimated additional project cost of USD13.14 million.

Significant clients Doe Run Perú, Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Machu Picchu.

Notable practitioners

Ramiro Portocarrero Lanatta receives praise from market commentators, who consider him to be a highly recognised practitioner in both judicial and arbitral proceedings. Clients state that he provides good service and add: "He is very intelligent, with particular strength in strategy planning."

Interviewees agree that up-and-coming practitioner Carolina de Trazegnies is a "great lawyer" and continue to highlight that "she is very intelligent." She is well versed in arbitration and particularly focuses on energy-related mandates.

The "proactive" associate-to-watch Leonardo Calderón is praised by clients for his "in-depth knowledge of criminal matters, in addition to his commercial awareness." He centres his practice on white-collar crime mandates, in addition to litigation.

Department profile by Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Our Litigation and Arbitration area has a group of Lawyers specialized in the provision of comprehensive advice for the settlement of disputes in civil matters and with domestic and international companies operating within its clients both in the public and private spheres. The area is comprised of experts in civil, corporate, procedural, arbitration law and consumer protection which have extensive professional experience in conflicts related to the average right Environmental, regulatory, banking and financial, corporate, energy, natural resources and construction, among others.

The International Arbitration Area of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría has lawyers with extensive experience in resolution of international disputes. Our team has developed a broad practice, which ranging from pre-trial disputes to the conduct of arbitral proceedings before the main arbitration institutions in the world. Specifically our practice has been mainly focused in the areas of engineering and construction, with extensive experience in evaluation and administration of claims in EPC and EPCM contracts; complex corporate disputes (MOUs SPAs and joint ventures); energy and mining; International Trade; public concessions; real estate disputes; international factoring and stock market and trading of commodities.

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Latin America guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: José Leandro Reaño, José Tam and Ramón Vidurrizaga
- 9 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Market-leading full-service firm at the forefront of the dispute resolution sector. Possesses extensive experience assisting with arbitration proceedings, alongside a variety of white-collar crime mandates. Additionally boasts impressive knowledge of litigation mandates related to public, civil and commercial matters. Has the capacity to work together with the firm's other practice areas to provide an integrated service for clients.

Strengths The firm is held in particularly high esteem by clients. One declares: "The team consistently obtains favourable results in highly complex issues. The strengths of the dispute resolution practitioners lie in their teamwork, solid training and experience, as well as the level of commitment to each assignment and their close co-ordination with the client."

Significant clients Minera Chinalco Perú, Compañía Minera Antamina, Southern Copper Corporation, San Fernando, Melia Hotels International.

Notable practitioners

The "outstanding" Juan Guillermo Lohmann "is a professional strategist, with extensive knowledge and experience in litigation," according to clients. He has broad-ranging expertise in arbitral proceedings, as well as disputes before the judiciary. His client roster encompasses international and domestic companies from the energy and mining sectors.

José Leandro Reaño is highly respected for his expertise in white-collar crime. His practice spans tax evasion, money laundering, corporate and financial fraud, as well as criminal bankruptcy. Clients appreciate him due to his "ability to analyse complex problems."

Distinguished litigation practitioner José Tam is well regarded by clients, who note that "he has a lot of experience in the dispute resolution field and is a hard worker." They go on to single out his "knowledge of a variety of matters, as well as his ability to propose alternative solutions."

Efraín Vassallo Sambuceti is well versed in advising clients on white-collar crime cases, with a particular focus on economic crime matters related to the banking and insurance sectors.

Ramón Vidurrizaga is valued by clients who say: "He is a genius. He has a great capacity to see the light at the end of the tunnel and thinks outside the box." Other market commentators add: "He knows the arbitration field very well and is highly intelligent."

Arturo Aza stands out to clients due to his "creative ability to find strategies to solve a dispute." They add: "He is an efficient clear and responsive practitioner." He centres his practice around litigation, with a notable focus on contentious administrative mandates.

Fabrizio Castellano is valued by clients due to his "in-depth knowledge of litigation proceedings, as well as his commercially oriented advice." He has wide-ranging sector knowledge, with a particular focus on the mining and telecommunications sectors.

Department profile by Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

Our Dispute Resolution team is the largest litigation department among the Peruvian big full-service firms and the only one offering litigation representation in civil, commercial and public law. We regularly participate in the most complex arbitration proceedings in the country.

We have some team members work in other practice groups as well, such as electricity, civil law, infrastructure and real state. We also have lawyers experienced in investor- state and international  arbitration, which is not common in the country.

Furthermore, besides our local workload, our arbitration department is highly sought (one of the few in Peru) for representing clients in both international commercial arbitrations and investor-state arbitrations. We are currently involved in two out of four investor-state arbitrations and in several international commercial arbitrations.

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Ana María Arrarte Arisnabarreta

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "great" Ana María Arrarte Arisnabarreta is head of the dispute resolution practice and garners considerable praise from market commentators for her activity in this field. She has noteworthy strength as counsel in both litigation and arbitration cases, as well as alternative dispute resolution and conflict prevention. She has in-depth experience advising domestic and foreign clients from the energy and construction industries.

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Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Alfredo Bullard has noteworthy expertise in the arbitration field, often acting as counsel and arbitrator. Clients consider him to be "an excellent practitioner." They go on to highlight him for his "phenomenal opening and closing arguments in disputes," as well as "his superb creativity and in-depth knowledge of legal theory." He has particular experience in mandates involving the oil and gas, insurance and mining sectors.

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Juan Guillermo Lohmann

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

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The "outstanding" Juan Guillermo Lohmann "is a professional strategist, with extensive knowledge and experience in litigation," according to clients. He has broad-ranging expertise in arbitral proceedings, as well as disputes before the judiciary. His client roster encompasses international and domestic companies from the energy and mining sectors.

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Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Mauricio Raffo is deeply respected within the Peruvian dispute resolution market for both his litigation and arbitration expertise. He is singled out by clients as "a highly competent, professional and committed lawyer, with extensive experience handling judicial litigation cases." Others go on to commend his "analytical way of thinking, ability to quickly understand the needs of his clients and his provision of strategic and practical solutions."

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María del Carmen Tovar Gil

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "prestigious" María del Carmen Tovar Gil "has particular strength representing the Peruvian state in international investment arbitrations," according to market commentators. She is particularly well versed in representing clients in ICSID cases.

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José Daniel Amado

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

José Daniel Amado is highlighted by clients for his "good judgement and dedication to work, in addition to being easy to work with and highly respected by opposing counsel." He is well versed in both domestic and international arbitration, with experience in both commercial and investor-state mandates.

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Campos / Abogados en Infraestructura

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients single out department head Alexander Campos as "an intelligent, passionate and creative lawyer. He is capable of translating complex technical and legal issues into straightforward and convincing arguments." He is particularly well versed in construction mandates related to concessions contracts including PPP.

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Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Huáscar Ezcurra is well regarded for his arbitration expertise, boasting considerable experience in the field. Sources remark that "he has great examination skills," and continue: "He is notably versatile and remains calm in times of stress." They further appreciate that "he is very creative and clear, always offering solutions and alternatives."

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DLA Piper Pizarro Botto Escobar

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Carlos Núñez is a highly regarded practitioner in the Peruvian arbitration sphere. Market commentators particularly appreciate "his dedication, capacity for analysis and ability to argue." Others go on to commend "his client-oriented advice and phenomenal experience, mainly in arbitrations with the state as counterpart." He has particular expertise assisting with PPP and public works disputes.

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Band 2

Jose Domingo Rivarola Reisz

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Jose Domingo Rivarola Reisz receives considerable praise from clients, who state that he delivers "prompt and great-quality work," and add: "It is enjoyable working with him as he understands our business. He also approaches problems with a creative manner and is great at planning strategies." He has a broad dispute resolution practice, with strength in both litigation and arbitration.

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Band 3

Javier de Belaunde López de Romaña

Estudio Echecopar - Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Javier de Belaunde López de Romaña is highlighted by clients who say: "He is an extremely well-known practitioner in the country, with sound understanding of the judicial procedures." He is additionally singled out for his "expertise in litigation and civil matters, as well as his deep level of analysis and good strategies."

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Band 3

Enrique Ferrando Gamarra

Osterling Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Esteemed practitioner Enrique Ferrando Gamarra has noteworthy expertise acting as both counsel and arbitrator in arbitration cases. He is highly praised by clients, who note that "he is excellent; he has huge experience and we appreciate that he takes our suggestions into consideration."

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Band 4

Navarro Sologuren, Paredes & Gray

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Jaime Gray is particularly well-versed in arbitration matters and receives praise for his "very good understanding of the construction sector and the laws and procedures applicable to this industry."

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Band 4

Navarro Sologuren, Paredes & Gray

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients consider Gustavo Paredes to be "a highly recommendable lawyer, totally devoted to his work and very reliable." Another reports: "He offers excellent support and provides an analytical view when evaluating different scenarios."

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Band 4

Ramiro Portocarrero Lanatta

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Ramiro Portocarrero Lanatta receives praise from market commentators, who consider him to be a highly recognised practitioner in both judicial and arbitral proceedings. Clients state that he provides good service and add: "He is very intelligent, with particular strength in strategy planning."

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Band 4

Adrián Simons Pino

SIMONS / Solución de Controversias

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Adrián Simons Pino of SIMONS / Solución de Controversias stands out to market commentators for his practice in both litigation and arbitration. They describe him as a "great lawyer," and particularly note his strength in commercial and contractual disputes.

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Band 4

Ramón Vidurrizaga

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Ramón Vidurrizaga is valued by clients who say: "He is a genius. He has a great capacity to see the light at the end of the tunnel and thinks outside the box." Other market commentators add: "He knows the arbitration field very well and is highly intelligent."

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Manuel Villa-Garcia

Estudio Olaechea

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The highly regarded Manuel Villa-Garcia is described by clients as "a deeply experienced practitioner in both arbitration and litigation. He is great to work with as he is very energetic and quickly understands complex matters." He has a particular focus on commercial matters.

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Up and Coming

Carolina de Trazegnies

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Interviewees agree that up-and-coming practitioner Carolina de Trazegnies is a "great lawyer" and continue to highlight that "she is very intelligent." She is well versed in arbitration and particularly focuses on energy-related mandates.

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Up and Coming

Miranda & Amado Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Cristina Ferraro is highly respected by market commentators for her arbitration abilities. One lauds her as "a great practitioner – she writes extremely well, is very responsive, always thoroughly informed and punctual. She is additionally well versed in international investor-state arbitrations before the ICC."

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