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Luis Bedoya

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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados

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Criminal Litigation and Litigation & Arbitration


Luis Bedoya is a partner in the Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group who specializes in criminal litigation.


Mr. Bedoya joined Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in 2004 and became a partner in 2010. He has extensive experience providing advice regarding claims of a corporate criminal corporate nature as well as civil and commercial matters. He has been a member of advisory commissions at the Lima Bar Association, and is speaker and assistant chair in conferences on criminal law.


Spanish and english.


Lima Bar Association; Former member of the Criminal Law Consulting Commission at the Lima Bar Association (2002).


Universidad de Lima Law School (1997).


Dispute resolution

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Luis Bedoya - Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados

Within: Dispute resolution

Dominant force Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados excels in contentious work, the result of a hefty team of 11 partners and 14 associates handling civil, commercial and public law disputes at the highest level, including international arbitrations. Although it is a ‘considerably big firm, they manage to give a personal and detailed service’ and has a ‘great pool of lawyers that coordinate every case with all partners’. Lead partners include: José Tam, a very well-known litigator and current chair of the Peruvian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce; Ramón Vidurrizaga; and the highly-praised Luis Bedoya, who is a ‘leader in his area’ of civil procedure and commercial disputes and a seasoned counsel before various international arbitration forums, including the ICC. A distinguishing feature of the firm is its established white-collar crime practice. It is led by José Reaño and Enrique Piedra, who both previously worked for the anti-corruption authorities. Another stand-out feature, according to clients, is the team’s ‘speed of attention, and multidisciplinary and practical approach’. Among an extensive caseload are multiple arbitrations against government bodies concerning concession and PPP agreements, very high-value construction arbitrations on behalf of leading domestic companies, and judicial and international arbitration proceedings against the state government on behalf of a US investment fund. Clients include DP World, Melia Hotels International, Lima Airport Partners and Hudbay Peru.

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Within: Insurance

The ‘excellentRodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados stands out for its ‘very commercial and flexible’ advice, ‘understanding of clients’ needs’ and ‘very responsive’ service. It is the firm of choice for several leading UK-based insurance law firms requiring Peruvian advice and attracts a client base of household-name global insurers and reinsurers. The firm is currently representing insurers in a diverse array of claims, from the aviation sector to construction, for example. Department head Jorge Velarde is widely respected by the insurance industry for both his advisory and dispute resolution capability; he is supported by leading finance lawyer Jean Paul Chabaneix and top-rated litigator Luis Bedoya, while specialist senior associate Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza is ‘very commercial and aware of clients’ needs’.

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