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Gálvez & Dolorier Abogados (G&D), founded in 2005, is a modern state-of-the-art boutique law firm specializing in labor and tax law. The tax department is led by partners José Gálvez and Silvia Muñoz, former officials at the Peruvian Tax Administration (SUNAT) in managerial positions (e.g. Chief of Legal Affairs Division at both, the Large National Taxpayers Intendency and Lima Taxpayers Intendency). They have participated along those years in several tax legislation reforms related to Income Tax, and have also contributed to the recent tax reform in the Peruvian capital market as advisors to the Lima Stock Exchange. They have also intervened in the development of the Latin America Integrated Market – MILA. The labour and employment area is led by partners Javier Dolorier, currently chair of the Higher Court of Administrative Liabilities and a former advisor to both the Labour National Council and the Supreme Court in labour matters and Flor Villaseca also an experienced labour litigator.

The firm’s lawyers have gained experience in the Peruvian public sector as well as in the private legal practice, a perfect match and a key value for clients. Another competitive strength is the combination of in–depth knowledge and strong litigation skills in tax law and in labour law, with a cost efficient and commercially oriented approach, which is an unusual feature at larger law firms. The proven rate of success in litigation cases is 85%. Following recent trends in international law practice, the firm has been working with clients in the implementation of compliance programs and good practices.

Areas of practice

Tax: the firm’s top area is tax litigation representing domestic and foreign companies before the administrative and judicial local authorities, primarily in transfer pricing and taxation of multinational economic groups matters. Other specialization areas are: (i) general tax advisory with emphasis on transfer pricing, among other international tax issues; (ii) tax planning (includes fiscal planning and wealth management); (iii) technology and e-commerce (deep specialization in taxation of digital services, technical assistance, royalties, software and other e-commerce and IT-related operations) and (iv) financial markets taxation.

Labour and employment: the department’s five specialization areas are: (i) collective bargaining and labour arbitration; (ii) litigation; (iii) social security; (iv) immigration; (v) legal audits. The firm represents clients in employee relations and advises on employment law, including preventive legal advice, personnel and compensation planning, hiring of foreign personnel, labour auditing, labour litigation, union negotiations and severance programs.

Complementary areas: Gálvez & Dolorier Abogados’ tax and labor law departments are supported by corporate law specialists and by auditing accountants involved in developing compliance programs.


Tax: major taxpayer’s, sectors such as mineral traders, , manufacturers, international transportation, pharma industry, technology and telecom; construction and real estate; education, the Lima Stock Exchange and its clearinghouse; government agencies, government, state-owned companies, development banks.

Labour: companies and individuals; state-owned entities, health centres and health services, agribusiness, higher education, retail, automotive, food and beverage, telecommunications, transportation and infrastructure operators.

Languages spoken

Spanish, English

Partners: 7

Above material supplied by Gálvez & Dolorier Abogados.

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