Firms To Watch: Competition and antitrust

Established back in 2008, Bueno Lercari Consutores is a small - 10-strong - firm with a broad service offering; founding partner Rosa Bueno de Lercari (a former represetative of the country's business chambers at INDECOPI), has strong capabilities in the competition sector, as well as in corporate compliance and arbitration.

Competition and antitrust in Peru

Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados

The pre-eminent competition and regulatory practice at Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados stands out for its in-house economic team which offers advice on antitrust and economic regulation. The practice -which acts for high-profile domestic and international companies on advisory matters and administrative proceedings before INDECOPI and other regulators- is co-led by Alejandro Falla, Eduardo Quintana, Lucía Villarán and Andrea Cadenas. Falla is an INDECOPI alumnus with considerable experience in merger control proceedings, while Quintana is recommended for regulatory, antitrust and administrative law. Villarán has particular experience advising clients in regulated sectors – notably energy, telecoms and transport; and Cadenas, who was promoted to the partnership in January 2022, is the name to note for economic regulation, unfair competition, civil law and arbitration matters. At associate level, senior Agustín Valencia-Dongo specialises in administrative and regulatory law, antitrust and unfair competition; associate Omar Soca also focuses on competition, regulation and administrative matters, and also has niche expertise regarding leniency please as a result of a three year stint at INDECOPI. Since the conclusion of research, the firm has opened a representative office in Madrid, Spain, under the direction of disputes specialist and founding partner Alfredo Bullard – effective as of October 2022.

Practice head(s):

Alejandro Falla; Eduardo Quintana; Lucía Villarán; Andrea Cadenas

Diez Canseco Abogados

Having grown from three to 20 lawyers in the course of six years, Diez Canseco Abogados is arguably the sector’s star performer of late. The firm acts for an impressive roster of large international businesses on both contentious and non-contentious competition and antitrust matters in Peru. On the non-contentious side it provides preventative and risk advisory expertise, particularly on the implications of new legislation; while on the contentious side it is well versed in litigation. The team is co-led by Luis Diez Canseco, Robert Venero and José Carlos Gonzáles. Diez Canseco has illustrious credentials, having previously served as President and Magistrate for Peru at the Tribunal of Justice of the Andean Community, and also served as a Member of the Appeal Tribunal at the Peruvian Institute for the Defence of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI), he was recently added to the list of arbitral tribunal presidents of the European Union. Venero is the name to note for strategic litigation and competition disputes; and Gonzales is recommended for regulatory matters and has particular experience in the telecoms industry. Moreover, the team has been significantly reinforced over the course of the last year; firstly, with the arrival of Omar Alvarado -whose practice also takes in IP matters- from Miranda & Amado in February 2022; and subsequently (since research concluded), with the June-2022 hire of Roxana Arellano García, whose experience includes over 15 years at INDECOPI, most recently as the technical secretary of the organisation’s Competition Court.

Practice head(s):

Luis Diez Canseco; Robert Venero; José Gonzales


‘What stands out about the team is the speed with which they answer queries and  that they are always focused on a practical view of the issues‘.

‘They try to provide solutions within the law and anticipate the risk levels of each of the options. As an in-house lawyer, this is what I look for from the external firms I work with‘.

‘In dense topics, they always show that the partners are involved and aware of the needs of the company‘.

‘In the billing they always send the settlements on time and in case there is any discrepancy, they solve it quickly‘.

‘They proactively keep us updated on any news or regulation that may impact our business, which demonstrates the knowledge they have about our industry‘.

‘Robert Venero participates in meetings with our marketing and commercial areas, understanding the commercial needs in order to provide the best legal solution‘.

‘Robert Venero has solid knowledge and knows the jurisprudence, so the answers can be given at a moment, which saves time and money in the decisions we make‘.

‘Luis Diez-Canseco is technically outstanding with hands-on experience applying EU/US antitrust and trade laws, which saves a lot of time in cross-border projects’.

Key clients

Unión Andina de Cementos (UNACEM)



Lima Airport Partners


Productos Roche QF

Petróleos del Perú (Petroperú)


Grifos Espinoza

Asociación Peruana de Avicultura

Laboratorios Siegfried

Huawei del Perú

Grupo Coronel (Multiservicios Chiclayo / Estación de Servicios Pecoline)


Vistage Perú



Asociación de Cementos del Perú (Asocem)



Sociedad Eléctrica del Sur Oeste


G W Yichang & Cía

Empresa Editora El Comercio


Work highlights

  • Advising Heineken on a day-to-day basis, regarding regulatory compliance and good practices in the areas of competition law, advertising regulation and consumer protection.
  • Acting for Kimberly-Clarke in relation to a cross-border cartel case affecting Colombia and Ecuador.
  • Advising Grupo El Comercio on the implementation of a regulatory compliance program on antitrust matters ordered by the Peruvian Competition authority.

Miranda & Amado

With strong support from its compliance practice, Miranda & Amado is well known in the market for handling high-profile antitrust and unfair competition cases, as well as associated contentious matters, including litigation and the representation of clients before INDECOPI. Experienced senior figure Enrique Felices heads the team and leads on many of the firms’ top cases; indeed, despite the novelty of 2021’s Law N° 31112, he has particular know-how as regards merger-control filings as a result of his former roles as Chief of Advisors to the Peruvian Prime Minister and Special Presidential Envoy to the OECD. Raised to the partnership in January 2022, Fiorella Zumaeta is recommended for work pertaining to free competition, merger control and the elimination of bureaucratic barriers, along with regulatory matters. At associate level, the team has recently seen various changes, including the arrivals of Samuel Yábar and Jorge Contreras, who joined from Diez Canseco Abogados and INDECOPI in November 2021 and March 2022, respectively; and the departure of former senior associate Omar Alvarado for Diez Canseco Abogados in February 2022.

Practice head(s):

Enrique Felices


Strong knowledge of our business.’

They are true extensions of our in-house legal department.’

Key clients

Grupo Repsol

General Motors

DiDi Mobility Information Technology

Telefónica del Perú

Grupo Ripley

Kallpa Generación

Clorox Peru

Natura Cosméticos

Procesos de Medios de Pago

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha

Work highlights

  • Representing Repsol in four cases involving the investigation of price-fixing practices in the fuels market (ie: liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas), at national and regional levels, before INDECOPI.
  • Represented Telefónica in a sanctioning procedure before OSIPTEL for the alleged abuse of its dominant position; the case was initiated by Entel del Perú, one of Telefónica’s main competitors in the mobile market, which questioned the company’s strategy involving 4-play bundles.
  • Advising Clorox in connection with all the consumer and unfair competition matters related to the recall process of cleaning product Poett; the largest recall in Peru’s history, it took place with the added complexity of being carried out in the context of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados’ competition and antitrust team is well respected in the market and has a high-profile for its experience in a range of cross-border mandates, including advisory work, investigations, and administrative and judicial litigation. The team – which often acts for clients in class action and private enforcement cases relating to consumer protection, advertising claims and unfair competition matters – is co-lead by senior figure Carlos A. Patrón and  Julia Loret De Mola, who was promoted to the partnership in December 2021. Inordinately experienced, Patrón has had an illustrious career which included a stint at INDECOPI, the authoring of industry publications and working abroad at a large international law firm; Loret de Mola, in turn, is recommended for competition matters, and  administrative and commercial law. Principal associates David Kuroiwa and Giancarlo Baella both handle commercial and administrative law matters, with the former additionally focusing on antitrust and IP-related matters, and the latter on competition.

Practice head(s):

Carlos A Patrón; Julia Loret de Mola


‘In my opinion, it is the best practice in Lima for antitrust issues‘.

‘They have adapted very well to the new Merger Control Law since last year, and they acting on several cases‘.

‘They know how to interact with the authorities very effectively‘.

‘They make excellent use of forensic tools when the case warrants it‘.

‘Carlos Patron, main partner of the practice, stands out in his legal knowledge and his ability to ground his advice in practical recommendations for business managers (not only legal ones, but also commercial ones)‘.

‘The depth of the team is an attribute that sets this firm apart‘.

‘Julia Loret de Mola, recently promoted to partner, is excellent, as are David Kuroiwa and Giancarlo Baella‘.

Key clients

San Miguel Industrias PET (NexusGroup)

Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión

Lima Gas

Unión de Cervecerías Peruanas Backus y Johnston (AB Inbev)

Productos Tissue del Perú

Tecnológica de Alimentos

Aenza (formerly: Graña y Montero Group)

América Móvil Perú

InRetail Perú Corp

InRetail Pharma

Work highlights

  • Advising a pharmaceutical client on a preliminary investigation initiated ex-officio by the Peruvian Competition Commission regarding possible abuse of a dominant market position in the pharmaceuticals sector.
  • Advising a retail client on a preliminary investigation initiated ex-officio by the Peruvian Competition Commission regarding possible abuse of dominant position practices in the pharmaceutical market.
  • Advising Graña y Montero on an investigative and fining procedure initiated ex-officio by the Peruvian Competition Commission, related to possible bid-rigging in public procurement processes for construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance of roads, during the period between 2002 and 2016.

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International

The competition and antitrust team at Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International handles a wide range of mandates for a domestic and international client base. Key areas of expertise include antitrust litigation, cartels, investigations and compliance work, as well as competition-related issues concerning marketing and advertising. With the backing of its global network as required, the Lima-based team is well placed to act for international companies, particularly as regards merger-control matters, a new requirement in Peru (with the exception of the electricity industry), which came in to formed in June 2021 as a result of Law N° 31112. Teresa Tovar Mena heads the practice group and is recommended for free competition, consumer protection, personal data protection and IT-related matters. Experienced principal associates Crosbby Buleje Diaz and Viviana Chavez Bravo are also recommended, with Buleje Diaz experienced in competition investigations and regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Teresa Tovar Mena

Key clients

Compañía Marítima Chilena

Mead Johnson Nutrition Peru

AFP Habitat


Herbalife Peru



Merck Peruana

Motorola Mobility

Corporación Aceros Arequipa

Derco Perú




MB Renting (Grupo Mitsui)

BBVA Banco Continental


Work highlights

  • Represented Compañía Marítima Chilena (CMC) in a proceeding filed by the Peruvian competition authority, INDECOPI, related to an alleged cartel in the maritime vehicle-transport market (consisting of an alleged mutual respect of accounts/clients, which would have led to an increase in rates).
  • Representing Perufarma in two investigations conducted by INDECOPI’s Technical Secretariat of the Commission for the Repression of Unfair Competition, due to alleged infringements of advertising legislation.
  • Representing Perufarma in an investigation initiated by INDECOPI with respect to the commercialisation of one of the company’s main products in Peru (Nissinsoup), due to the fact that its packaging was not in compliance with the regulations for processed products and, consequently, would have to be withdrawn from the market until repackaged.


With the hiring of Ivo Gagliuffi , the former head of INDECOPI, in late 2020, Garrigues kickstarted the development of its competition and economic market regulation practice, to which the firm subsequently added economist Javier Coronado , another INDECOPI alumnus, further bolstering its unique capabilities. The result is a team that ‘exceeds expectations‘ and has attracted high-profile merger control mandates in the Peruvian market since the enactment of Law N° 31112 in mid-2021, and which also provides support with antitrust issues and other competition matters. Gagliuffi brings over 20 years’ experience in a broad range of competition and antitrust issues, including the elimination of bureaucratic barriers, unfair competition, advertising, consumer protection and international trade defence. An experienced second line is composed of principal associate Johanna Holz  and senior associate Maria Isabel Alvarado  are active on a range of cases; with Holz bringing ancillary expertise in public and regulatory law, while Alvarado’s practice is informed by experience in the public sector and in house, as well as in private practice.

Practice head(s):

Ivo Gagliuffi


‘Garrigues’ competition and antitrust law team has solid knowledge of the subject and knows both the theoretical and practical aspects‘.

‘They are always willing to listen and innovate in the strategies that are required to solve a case‘.

‘I feel that the team is always “by your side” and has a lot of agility to answer the questions and queries raised‘.

‘Very high-profile lawyers, with in-depth knowledge of the matter and a recognised track record‘.

‘In spite of everything indicated, they are always willing and available‘.

‘They are very responsive, very friendly, a complete team, they have lawyers and an economist’.

‘They know the local market and how the industry operates, I was impressed by how they have dedicated themselves to looking for examples and cases close to the topic that I have submitted to them‘.

‘Ivo Gagliuffi and Javier Coronado have exceeded expectations, a complete team very dedicated to clients‘.

Key clients

Advent International


Telefónica del Perú

Urbanova (Grupo Breca)

SK Innovation



Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola


World Bank

Andean Telecom Partners


Línea Directa



Sociedad Nacional de Pesquería

Work highlights

  • After advising SK Innovation on two deals regarding the sale of its 17.6% stake in Peruvian Natural Gas Blocks 56 and 88 to Pluspetrol, the team continues to advise SK on the process of obtaining all local conditions precedent to closing, including merger control and antitrust issues.
  • Advised Heineken on the potential merger-control issues regarding its entry into the Peruvian market through the acquisition of local beer brands Tres Cruces, Aje Grunn, Club Especial, Caral and Franca from Aje Group, with which the company has also entered into a strategic partnership.
  • Advising Telefónica on antitrust issues related to the sale of its telecoms towers division, Telxius Telecom, to American Tower Corporation.

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados offers a broad array of competition and antitrust advice, including unfair competition, consumer protection, anti-dumping and M&A-related matters. Practice co-head Pierino Stucchi is a name to note for risk prevention and compliance, as well as the representation of clients in administrative and judicial proceedings. Fellow practice co-lead José Antonio Bezada is experienced in the removal of bureaucratic barriers in a range of industry sectors and also handles competition litigation. Senior associate Carlos Rodas, whose previous roles include time at both OSIPTEL and INDECOPI, is particularly noted for preventative advice; while associate Maria Ramos, in turn, is recommended for antitrust work. The team also grew at junior level with the addition of Jose Quintana, who arrived as an associate from INDECOPI in early 2021.

Practice head(s):

Pierino Stucchi; Jose Antonio Bezada


‘We have felt particularly supported by the speed of attention and the technical detail in the response to our queries and the practicality‘.

‘Something that is valuable is that we noticed a genuine interest of the lawyers of the practice to understand our problems and provide a practical solution to the concerns‘.

‘We value the personalised messages that we receive from the partners where they inform us of news of the legislation and jurisprudence in Peru that can impact our industry‘.

‘Pierino Stucchi has provided us with extraordinary advice, one of the points that stands out is the rapid response and technical precision in his advice‘.

‘The legal experience is evident and Pierino Stucchi’s concepts generate a lot of confidence in us, which are taken into account for decision-making‘.

‘Jose Bezada has provided us with excellent and very practical advice in recent years‘.

‘A differential point that we have been able to identify is that the concepts and legal advice, like all good law firms, include an important doctrinal and regulatory section, but what has differentiated this advice is that we have received practical recommendations that allow us to more easily implement their legal advice‘.

‘Lots of willingness to listen, good time management and solid technical knowledge‘.

Key clients



Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

Corporacion Lindley


Cetco (Belcorp)


Snacks America Latina (Pepsico Group)


United States Grain Council

G W Yichang & Cia


Quimica Suiza Industrial


Latam Airlines

Camara Argentina de Biocombustibles

World Duty Free

Sky Airlines

Honda del Perú

Ajinomoto del Peru

Empresa de Transportes Expreso Internacional Palomino

Work highlights

  • Successfully advised Redondos in an antitrust sanctioning procedure before INDECOPI arising from an investigation into an alleged turkey-meat price agreement between the main Peruvian supermarkets and meat producers; Redondos was the only company excluded from the investigation by the administrative prosecutor.
  • Successfully advised Hipermercado Tottus in a mediatic consumer protection case, reversing a precautionary measure imposed by INDECOPI that prevented the sale of its main Christmas product, Paneton Tottus.
  • Successfullly advised Corporacion Lindley on a bureaucratic barriers case.

Baxel Consultores

Competition law is one of the four pillar practice areas of boutique firm, Baxel Consultores. Recent work saw the team represent insurance clients in advertisement sanctioning proceedings before the Consumer Protection Court, as well as acting for and an oil-and-gas company in a price-fixing case. Practice co-head Christian Chávez Verastegui provides day-to-day advice on unfair competition, consumer protection and advertising regulations for companies including Toyota del Perú, Philip Morris and Telefónica del Perú, and is currently leading the defence of the latter in an advertising infringement case. Fellow co-head Carlos Rojas Klauer has experience of antitrust compliance programs and advises Alicorp on supplier relationships and the regulation of advertising campaigns, supported by associate Alonso Salazar Zimmermann.

Practice head(s):

Christian Chávez Verastegui; Carlos Rojas Klauer


‘They have a deep understanding of international trends and understand business logic very well‘.

‘This is extremely relevant when making recommendations or issuing opinions‘.

‘They study the topics consulted in great depth‘.

‘Christian Chavez is the partner who assists us n competition matters. He has a vast knowledge of the casuistry, which makes his responses timely and at the pace that the business requires‘.

‘The team’s professionalism and collaborative spirit makes them unique‘.

‘It is a young team eager to stand out in the market‘.

‘At Baxel we always have a multidisciplinary team of experts who attend to our requests‘.

‘Having lawyers with experience in the private and public sectors makes a big difference‘.

Key clients

Mastercard International

Toyota del Perú

Philip Morris

Telefónica del Perú


Pacífico Seguros

Prima AFP

APM Terminals

Grupo de Gestión (Llama Gas)

Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP)

Construtora Aterpa Martins

Constructora Upacá

Rímac Seguros y Reaseguros

Work highlights

  • Advised Telefónica del Perú on unfair competition, advertising regulation, consumer protection, elimination of bureaucratic barriers and competition law.
  • Advises Mastercard on competition, advertising regulation and consumer protection law, particularly during the design of new products and services.
  • Ongoing advice to Alicorp on competition, advertising regulation, and consumer protection law, particularly regarding the client’s relationships with suppliers, joint ventures, advertising campaigns, and sales of key products.

CMS Grau

Team co-head Maria Delia Oxley leads on the majority of competition matters at CMS Grau, which counts Unilever as a key client; the team is currently representing the UK-headquartered multinational in three claims against a competitor for misleading advertising. The practice also assists clients with compliance concerning free competition legislation, such as the Consumer Protection Code and merger control regulations; Oxley's fellow co-head, Ramón Huapaya, develops legal opinions regarding competition authority INDECOPI. Other recent matters include  providing day-to-day advice on competition matters for SK Berge; and advising multiple clients -particularly airlines, including Copa Airlines, Sky Airlines and KLM- on antitrust issues arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Practice head(s):

María Delia Oxley; Ramón Huapaya

Key clients

Unilever NV

SKberge Retail

Inmobiliaria Caral

Sky Airlines

Franquicias Alimentarias

Enotours Perú

Copa Airlines


Banco Falabella

Hernández & Cía

Hernández & Cía has considerable experience of consumer protection litigation for clients from a range of industries, including banking, consumer goods and education. Led by Enrique Cavero with support by senior associate Carlos Holguín, the team manages consumer complaint cases for international companies such as Scotiabank, for which it has taken on 200 cases, as well as Procter & Gamble and Puma. A key client is Vietnam Telecom subsidiary, Bitel, which the firm defends in advertising litigation brought by competitors, as well as in trade barriers proceedings before INDECOPI, an area where the firm has strong experience, having handled a key case on illegal trade barriers against the government in recent years.

Practice head(s):

Enrique Cavero


‘They know the automotive market and are agile in proposing the legal strategies that are required’.

‘We have had a good relationship with the firm, their work is correct, the case progressed extremely well and they always responded to all requests on our side on time‘.

‘I must emphasise that the attention to us as clients was always of quality, which firms with many cases at the same time do not necessarily provide‘.

‘The quick attention to the requirements of us as clients stands out above other firms‘.

‘Each email or call made to the firm has always been attended to with the greatest disposition, providing complete and quality answers‘.

‘The team advises us on competition and privacy issues and has a high level of knowledge of the issues, is quite punctual and thorough‘.

‘They are a great support, since they are not only limited to a particular point of the query but they always seek to provide the related information that allows better decisions to be made in the strategy to follow‘.

‘People with extensive experience and they are quite proactive‘.

Key clients


Viettel Peru (Bitel)

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola


Procter & Gamble




EF Education First

Conecta Retail

Jay 18


Work highlights

  • Permanent advice to Viettel Peru (Bitel) on key legal issues, such as antitrust, regulatory matters, unfair competition, consumer protection, trade barriers, advertising and data privacy matters, as well as representing the client in litigation on advertising and trade barriers matters.
  • Ongoing advice to Scotiabank Perú on its entire portfolio of consumer complaints, both administrative (before the Competition Agency, Indecopi) and judicial, which constitutes a pipeline of approximately 200 cases.
  • Ongoing advice to Procter & Gamble, including litigation in some instances, on competition law issues such as antitrust, consumer protection, advertising, e-commerce, privacy and other matters, including helping with the design and implementation of a data privacy compliance program.

León e Iparraguirre Abogados

León e Iparraguirre Abogados advises clients from a broad array of industries, particularly those from the retail and health sectors, with additional work in the construction, banking and education sectors. Recent work has centred on breaches of consumer rights, with the team representing a large number of clients in administrative procedures before INDECOPI. Luis Miguel León and Gianfranco Iparraguirre  lead the practice, their recent mandates including the representation of a group of companies in the vehicular natural gas market in an administrative procedure regarding breaches of antitrust regulations. The firm also provides cross-border services through a co-operation agreement with top-tier Chilean counterpart FerradaNehme.

Practice head(s):

Luis Miguel León; Gianfranco Iparraguirre

Key clients

Aba Singer & Cía, Inversiones Korioto, Asesoría Comercial, Estación Pachacútec, Estación Santa Margherita, Jorge Valente and Ignacio Sánchez

Kimberly-Clark Peru

BBVA Banco Continental

Viva GYM

Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología

Latam Airlines Peru

Conecta Retail, Financiera Efectiva, Total Artefactos, Motocorp, Conecta Selva

Marsh Rehder

Banco Pichincha


Entel Perú

Specialized Latin America / Specialized Perú / Refrigiwear

Linde Perú, Covidien Perú, Diveimport, Inmobiliaria y Constructora Marcan, Binda Ingenieros, Shock MKT, BBVA Banco Continental, Asociación de la Industria de Bebidas y Refrescos sin Alcohol, Crediscotia Financiera, Kimberly-Clark Perú, Universidad de Tecnología e Ingeniería, Toyota del Peru; IngoCasa Peru, Armas-Doomo Promotora Inmobiliaria and Cúpula Inmobiliaria

Grupo AUNA

La Esperanza del Perú

Covidien Perú (Medtronic)

Pacífico (entidad Prestadora de Salud)

Pacífico Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros

Crediscotia Financiera

Grupo Imagina – Inversiones Inmobiliarias de la Atlántida

Hipermercados Tottus

Banco Falabella

Proptech 360

Crediscotia Financiera

Kimberly Clark Perú

Saga Falabella

Industrial y Comercial Química Andina


Colegio Alpamayo, Colegio Salcantay, Colegio Recoleta, Colegio Sophianum and Colegio Maristas

Work highlights

  • Advised Corporación Gráfica Navarrete on an antitrust procedure.
  • Advised BBVA Banco Continental on administrative procedures before INDECOPI related to consumer protection and unfair competition.
  • Advised Tiendas del Mejoramiento del Hogar, Saga Falabella, Hipermercados Tottus and Entel Perú on a consumer protection procedure.

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados‘ long-standing competition and antitrust practice typically advises clients on complaints against government entities regarding barriers created by regulations, with recent work involving the team's representation of electricity company Luz del Sur and food production client San Fernando in complaints against ministries, regarding environmental protection and income tax regulations respectively. Compliance with antitrust regulations and adoption of preventive measures is also a key part of the practice group's caseload. Practice head Verónica Sattler is experienced in the energy and infrastructure sectors (such as electricity providers and airports), as well as providing general antitrust advice to mining companies. Sattler is assisted by Alejandro Manayalle, who co-led on the Luz del Sur matter; and telecoms head, counsel María Del Rosario Quiroga.

Practice head(s):

Veronica Sattler


‘Great reputation in the market, objectivity and full knowledge of the sector’.

‘Veronica Sattler is a leader in the market, with total availability, creativity, proactivity and comprehensive training‘.

Key clients

Luz del Sur

San Fernando

Statkraft Perú

Compañía Minera Antamina


SHV Interholding

Lima Airport Partners

Santiváñez Abogados

Santiváñez Abogados' focus on competition work is almost exclusively concerned with the power generation sector. The practice frequently represents electricity clients before authorities in complaints and Antitrust Commission investigations particularly regarding abuse of dominant position, as well as in claims of unfair competition; it is led by regulatory partner Fidel Rocha with support from specialist competition associate Percy Samaniego. Additional recent work includes helping electricity clients to design compliance programmes. Practice head and regulatory partner Roberto Santiváñez leads the team in merger control procedures, as well as antitrust compliance in private power purchase auctions.

Practice head(s):

Roberto J Santiváñez; Fidel Rocha

Key clients

Electo Dunas

Empresa Regional de Servicio Público de Electricidad del Norte


Compañía Eléctrica El Platanal

Sociedad Eléctrica del Sur Oeste

Work highlights

  • Advised Empresa Regional del Servicio Público de Electricidad del Norte (Electronorte) regarding a complaint before the competition authority for alleged abuse of dominance in the form of discrimination.
  • Advised Sociedad Eléctrica del Sur Oeste (SEAL) on a sanctioning procedure for alleged abuse of dominance in the form of discrimination.
  • Advised SEAL in a sanctioning procedure initiated for alleged acts of unfair competition in the form of violation of regulations.