Projects and infrastructure in Peru

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International

The ‘high-level team‘ at Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International is jointly led by Juan Carlos De Los Heros and Juan Carlos Morón, who are experienced in project finance and public procurement, respectively. The practice assists clients in all stages of the project life cycle, including the development, financing and execution of a project, and is capable of advising on both local and international infrastructure developments by virtue of the firm’s international network. Other key names within the team include Maria Del Carmen Tovar, who is particularly experienced in contracts involving the state, and Inés Vázquez, who utilises her previous experience as head of Latin America Power’s legal department to advise clients on concession procedures in the electric power industry. Counsel Ana Sofía Reyna is a key contact for structuring public-private partnerships (PPPs), while Zita Aguilera is active in state-to-state agreements. Diana Collazos and Romina Segura are names to note at the associate level.

Practice head(s):

Juan Carlos de los Heros; Juan Carlos Morón


‘Good knowledge of the industry and the legal field as a whole in the country.’

‘Good attention, monitoring of processes.’

The firm is characterised by a successful trajectory in defense of companies. The combination of experience and management skills are what distinguishes the practice, making it one of the most significant for attention to contractual execution and controversies of contracts of national scope.

Key clients

Sociedad Concesionaria Metro de Lima Línea 2

Citibank del Peru

Lima Expresa

Consorcio PMC Talara

Credicorp Capital Servicios Financieros

Banco de Crédito del Perú

HSBC Securities

J.P. Morgan Securities

Santander Investment Securities


Consorcio Perú Health

Consorcio Suyay II

Callao Salud

Villa María del Triunfo Salud

Ferrocarril Trasandino

Perú Rail

Consorcio Concesión Chancay Acos


Coazucar Azucarera del Perú

Aeropuertos del Perú

Consortium Vial Ambo

Sinohydro Corporation Limited Sucursal del Perú

Obrascon Huarte Lain Sucursal del Perú

Consorcio Rovella INMAC

Sinia Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Consorcio Suyay II on the execution and fulfilment of its obligations in two NEC ECC Option F Contracts entered into with the Autoridad para la Reconstrucción con Cambios concerning six hospitals.
  • Advised Lima Expresa in connection with a P$1.381m subordinated loan agreement granted by BBVA Perú.
  • Advised the Concessionaire of the Lima and Callao Metro Line 2 and Line 4 Branch Project, which involves the construction of a fully automated subway line that will connect ten districts of Lima.


The projects and infrastructure team at Garrigues is particularly experienced in the transportation industry, with recent work including the project financing of a toll road, and advice on the expansion of a port terminal. Oscar Arrús heads the practice, focusing on rail, sanitation and toll road projects, and bringing more than thirty years’ experience to the team. Thomas Thorndike and Diego Harman are especially skilled in the healthcare, energy and port infrastructure industries, and José Francisco Meier advises clients on project finance and development. Of counsel Victor Baca is a key contact for public law and regulatory issues, while associates Johanna Holz, Jorge Fuentes, Eduardo Ortega, Giancarlo Vignolo and Lissy Vega Centeno are experienced in advising both private and public clients on a range of infrastructure, public procurement and contractual matters.

Practice head(s):

Oscar Arrús

Key clients

Metro de Lima Línea 2

Banco Santander

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Banco de Crédito del Perú

Credicorp Capital

Inter-American Investment Corporation

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank




Work highlights

  • Advised the lenders on the $1.25bn project finance for the airside expansion of the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, a concession held by Lima Airport Partners.
  • Advised Inter-American Investment Corporation and three institutional investors on a $115m private placement A/B Bond for Salaverry Terminal Internacional to refinance the modernisation and expansion of the Salaverry Multipurpose Port Terminal.
  • Advised Banco de Crédito del Perú, as lender, and Credicorp Capital Servicios Financieros, as arranger, on the project financing granted to Inmobiliaria Pardo 200 for $36.6m.

Miranda & Amado

The projects team at Miranda & Amado is led by Luis Marcelo De-Bernardis and Alberto Delgado, and has a particular specialism in advising sponsors and financial institutions on energy, infrastructure and mining projects, with clients including Transportadora de Gas del Perú, Engie Energía Perú and Citibank del Perú. Alberto Ventura Rivas Plata, who was promoted to partner in January 2023, is a key contact for environmental matters, while José Miguel Puiggros is particularly experienced in financing transactions. Isabel Lira combines in-depth experience in antitrust law with skill in concessions and PPP matters. The talented group of associates includes Lisbeth Benavides, who is recommended for project finance, Chantal Deleplanque for project development, and César Ramírez for power projects.

Practice head(s):

Luis Marcelo De-Bernardis; Alberto Delgado

Key clients

Petróleos del Perú

Minera Chinalco Peru

Citibank del Perú

Quanta Services Perú

Transportadora de Gas del Perú

Engie Energía Perú

SSA Marine

Acqua Energía

Unna Transporte

Latin America Power Peru

Work highlights

  • Advised Petróleos del Perú on the development and financing of the Talara crude oil refinery project, valued at $4.7bn, which involved complex negotiations.
  • Advised Citibank del Perú on its role as collateral agent and trustee in relation to financing granted by Lima Airport Partners to expand an airport located in Callao Peru.
  • Advised Engie Energía Perú on regulatory and contractual matters related to its sustainable development project Punta Lomitas.

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

Clients seeking assistance from the projects team at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados are able to obtain advice on public projects, project financing, public procurement and concession agreements, among other matters. The team is jointly led by Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado, who is recommended for mining matters, Jean Paul Chabaneix, who is particularly adept at project finance matters, and Verónica Sattler, who is recommended for project development issues, especially those involving energy and infrastructure. A key contact for M&A matters is Fernando Molina, while Alejandro Manayalle is adept in renewable energy and transportation infrastructure. Juan Diego De Vinatea represents clients such as DNB Bank and Solarpack and is recommended for his experience in project finance and energy. Diana Briones is a name to note for regulatory advice for clients in the telecoms and sanitation sectors.

Practice head(s):

Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado; Jean Paul Chabaneix; Verónica Sattler

Key clients

Salaverry Terminal Internacional

Celeo Redes

DNB Bank

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Banco de Crédito del Peru

Cifi Latam

Lima Airport Partners

Consorcio Constructor M2 Lima

APM Terminals Callao

Aeropuertos Andinos del Perú

Teleférico de Huchuy Qosco

Transmisora Eléctrica del Sur 4

Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Inland Energy

Etermar Peru

Concesionaria Desaladora del Sur

DP World Callao


DLA Piper Perú

DLA Piper Perú‘s projects and infrastructure team is headed by Carlos Nuñez, who is especially adept at advising clients on the formation and execution of public and private infrastructure projects. The practice is able to offer its clients - which include names such as Minsur and Consorcio Ríos del Norte - an international approach to matters by virtue of its global network. Recent work for the team includes advice to Concesionaria Vial Sierra Norte on the execution of a concession contract and assisting Aguaytía Energy del Perú with a construction contract and related arbitration. At the associate level, Victor Velásquez is a name to note for the construction of both public and private works, while senior associates Reyna Silva-Santisteban, Ramiro Rubio and Julio Villanueva are key contacts for issues such as government contracting, advice during the contract execution stage, and connected disputes.

Practice head(s):

Carlos Núñez


‘It is a team committed to its clients.’

‘Carlos Nuñez is knowledgeable in the area of infrastructure and dispute resolution.’

‘Strong knowledge of public-private partnership contracts.’

‘Extensive experience in the sector, knowledge of project management with a focus on the mining and construction sector. It has personnel with knowledge of handling and managing construction projects, which allows them to issue adhoc comments and or suggest appropriate strategies that seek to mitigate conflicts and/or claims. They have a very good understanding of user needs.’

‘Experience in the construction industry for the mining sector, with a focus on project management. Clear knowledge of the technical construction sequences, since this allows them to efficiently recommend the best practices.’

Key clients

Consorcio EPC

Concesionaria IIRSA Norte

Concesionaria Interoceánica Sur – Tramo 2

Concesionaria Interoceánica Sur – Tramo 3

Aguaytia Energy del Perú

Concesionaria Vial Sierra Norte



Autopista del Norte

Minera Chinalco Perú

Intersur Concesiones

Estacionamientos Rivera Navarrete

Consorcio Ríos del Norte

DVC-Saceem Consortium

Work highlights

  • Acted as the main advisor of the EPC Contractor whose members are the same holders of the Metro de Lima Línea 2 Concessionaire SPV.
  • Advised Concesionaria Iirsa Norte (member of the Odebrecht business conglomerate), which oversees 1047 km of the IIRSA (Initiative for the Integration of South American Regional Infrastructure) highway.
  • Advised Concesionaria Interoceánica Tramo 2 and Concesionaria Interoceánica Tramo 3, in charge of 246.4km of the IIRSA and 404km of the IIRSA interoceanic highway, respectively.

Hernández & Cía

The ‘very professional and committed‘ projects team at Hernández & Cía is particularly experienced in advising clients on energy projects and water treatment matters, and also possesses in-depth knowledge of project financing, PPPs, bidding processes and concessions. The team, jointly headed by José Manuel Abastos and Brendan Oviedo, is able to advise both private organisations and government entities on domestic matters. Other key team members include senior associate Natalia Gallardo, whose recent work includes advising clients on the development of water and sanitation projects, and associate Ana Vidal, who has recently been involved in the structuring of infrastructure projects, as well as in the bidding process of two hospitals. Since publication, Vidal has been promoted to senior associate - effective as of February 2024.

Practice head(s):

Jose Manuel Abastos; Brendan Oviedo


‘Hernández’s team is very professional and committed, it has complied with the activities contracted properly.’

‘The people on the team are very professional and compliant.’

‘Commitment and flexibility of the team to achieve the expected results within the expected deadlines.’

Key clients

International Finance Corporation

Inter-American Development Bank

Private Investment Promotion Agency

AIC Economía


Hudbay Perú

Arcadis IBI Group

Acciona Concesiones

Concesionaria Línea de Transmisión La Niña

Canadian Solar

Asociación de Emprendedores para el Desarrollo e Impulso del Vehículo Eléctrico en Perú

Comisión de Promoción del Perú para la Exportación y el Turismo

Celeo Redes Perú S.A.C. via Santa Bárbara Consultants

Libélula Comunicación Ambiente y Desarrollo

Work highlights

  • Advised International Finance Corporation during the bidding process, having elaborated the relevant documents for a PPP for the design, construction and operation of the Headworks and Conduction of Drinking Water Supply in Lima.
  • Advised IDOM and IADB during the bidding process, preparing the pertinent documents for implementing six wastewater treatment plants’ investment projects.
  • Assisted AIC Economía and IADB to conduct a market survey to identify financial and legal issues, in order to introduce changes and make recommendations for the final version of the concession contract for the Longitudinal de la Sierra Highway Section 4.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria‘s infrastructure and projects team is highlighted by clients for the level of ‘rigor, efficiency and knowledge‘ it brings to projects. Ronald Fernandez Dávila heads the team and has a specialism in transport infrastructure, with particular expertise in railways, airports and roads. The team as a whole is adept at acting for both local and international clients at all stages of a project, including advice during the bidding process, providing assistance during the financing process, and advising during negotiations and acquisitions. Associate Aouda Del Castillo is another name to note and has a special focus on real estate matters within projects and infrastructure.

Practice head(s):

Ronald Fernández Dávila


‘The firm has been collaborating with us for many years and we value their rigor, efficiency and knowledge of the project’s history. Ronald Fernández Dávila is the partner who leads our legal advice, and we value his professional experience as a Peruvian lawyer, his availability, as well as his speed in the consultations made.’

‘The quality of its deliverables, and the vision and knowledge of the sector. In my case, I have worked with Ronald Fernandez Dávila and David Cueva; both have provided us with a complete service and also clearly expose the positive and negative points of an issue on which we must make decisions.’

‘Their work goes beyond purely legal analysis, they know the business and its problems from a technical and commercial perspective as well, which sets them apart from other law firms.’

‘Ronald Fernández Dávila is the leader of the infrastructure practice and, in my opinion, is the most experienced lawyer on the subject in the Peruvian market. He knows his clients’ business in depth and has a comprehensive vision of projects, from the development stage to the contractual execution stage, ranging from construction issues to financial issues.’

Key clients

Consorcio Natividad de Chinchero

Operadora Ecológica del Titicaca

Aeropuertos del Perú

Concesionaria Vial de los Andes

Técnicas Reunidas

Redram Construtora de Obras

Intersur Concesiones

Tren Urbano de Lima

Work highlights

  • Assisted Consorcio Natividad de Chinchero in the execution of a large project under the G2G structure in relation to the construction and operation of the Chinchero Airport.
  • Advised Aeropuerto del Perú regarding the concession contract for the First Regional Group of Airports of the Republic of Peru.

CAMPOS | Arbitraje e Infraestructura

Construction boutique CAMPOS | Arbitraje e Infraestructura is headed by Alexander Campos, who is highly experienced in managing disputes within projects and infrastructure. The practice typically focuses on providing advice to clients on infrastructure and energy projects, but is also adept at assisting in arbitration. Other work the team undertakes includes the drafting of various contracts, such as EPC, BOT and BOO, advising in the presentation of bids in PPPs and G2G contracts, carrying out due diligence, and assisting in the procurement of sub-contracts. Senior associate Rodrigo Delgado, who is particularly adept at advising contractors and formulating construction contracts, and fellow associate Diego Parra, who complements this with his specialism in construction law, are also names to note.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Campos


‘Very versatile and knowledgeable about the construction sector in Peru. Quick response capacity, dynamic and fully integrated with the construction team. Essential part of our work team. Very effective collaboration.’

‘Alex Campos: a great expert in the field and a great connoisseur of the idiosyncrasies of construction companies. Character, firmness, flexibility, adaptability, great response capacity and great experience and ease of communication. Great strategic vision.’

‘Rodrigo Urrutia: great experience and agility, total disposition and clear and precise understanding of the dispute processes in relation to the client’s needs.’

Key clients

Sinohydro Corporation


Icafal Ingenieria y Construcción

China Railway International Group


Impresa Pizzarotti

PDCI Peruana de Construcción e Infraestructura

Work highlights

  • Advised EB Consorcio Gestor on the construction and remodeling of more than 75 educational infrastructure works in nine regions of the country for a value of $400m.

CMS Grau

The projects and infrastructure team at CMS Grau has recently been busy advising clients on regulatory matters, land acquisitions for the development of projects, and PPP contracts, among other areas. Giancarlo Villafranqui heads the practice, leading a nine-strong team to advise clients in matters including real estate, sectoral permits, project finance, and the acquisition of projects and assets. Carlos Hamann is a key contact for matters involving energy and natural resources.

Practice head(s):

Giancarlo Villafranqui


‘Great knowledge of the sector. More experience than other firms. They have technological tools that help us monitor the applicable legislation.’

‘They are experts and very capable in the sector. They always look for the best possibility, warning of the risks. They clearly state their positions, even if it is contrary to the client’s opinion. Clients need clarity, reality and certainty; we don’t need them to tell us yes to what we think. They think critically and their reports are concise and clear. I have to highlight Giancarlo Villafranqui, Juan Carlos Escudero and Michelle Barclay.’

Key clients


Ghesa Ingeniería y Tecnología

Tullow Oil

Tullow Peru

BP Exploration Operating Company

Petróleos del Perú

Autopista del Norte

Concesionaria de Proyectos de Infraestructura

Inversiones San José

Ferrovial Agroman

Hunt Oil

Consorcio ALVAC Sucursal del Perú – Construcciones Ruesma Perú

Nexa Resources


Work highlights

  • Provided legal advice to Concesionaria de Proyectos de Infraestructura on the structuring and signing of the concession contract of P$230m for the COAR Centro Project.
  • Provided advice to a client during the formulation and structuring phase of the IPC submitted to PROINVERSION for the Construction of New Educational Infrastructure for Schools at Risk in Metropolitan Lima Project.
  • Provided advice to Deloitte on the legal analysis of the transaction model for the provision, operation and maintenance of E-buses under the new ATU bus concession service tender.

Santiváñez Abogados

The projects practice at Santiváñez Abogados has a particular specialism in the electricity and gas sectors, where it acts for a number of major companies. Roberto Santiváñez, Fidel Rocha and Paul Sumar jointly head the practice: Santiváñez brings expertise in bids for electricity infrastructure projects; Rocha regularly advises on compliance matters; and Sumar focuses on public procurement. Associates José La Torre, Abel Venero and Luigi Rossini are also key contacts in the department.

Practice head(s):

Roberto Santiváñez; Fidel Rocha; Paul Súmar

Key clients

Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada

EDF Perú

Tarucani Generating Company

Empresa Transmisora Eléctrica Catacaos

Electro Oriente

Compañía Minera Raura

Grenergy Perú

Porcelanato Latino


Work highlights

  • Advised Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada on several projects, including the San José – Yarabamba 500kV transmission line.
  • Designed the supply contracts for Electro Oriente, which provide provisions to ensure the progressive phase out of the thermic generation and its replacement with new renewable capacity.
  • Designed and supplied contracts for photovoltaic generation projects for client Electro Noroeste.

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas

Clients praise the projects and infrastructure lawyers at Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas as being ‘good risk mitigators‘, with Luis Miguel Elias leading the team of five lawyers. The practice is experienced in the mining, transport and energy sectors, with recent work including cross-border support in relation to the project financing of a client’s fibre network in Latin America as well as assistance in the review of a concession agreement for a port. Senior associates David Baracco and Maite Colmenter are also names to note in this area. Ana María Sánchez left the practice in February 2022.

Practice head(s):

Luis Miguel Elias


‘Dynamic and coherent management with the client.’

‘A lot of empathy.’

‘They are good risk mitigators in public investment projects; the recommendations are very accurate due to the experience they have in investment projects through PPPs.’

Key clients

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

Nexa Resources

International Finance Corporation


PGN Gasnorte

PGN Gasur

Obras de Ingenieria

Corporacion Monte Azul


Moffatt & Nichol

Work highlights

  • Advised CDPQ on the authorisation proceeding filed before the Ministry of Energy and Mines to replace Terna as qualified operator.
  • Advised Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners on the project financing and launching of its Latin American fibre network, data centres and related digital infrastructure business under the brand Cirion Technologies.
  • Advised IFC, in its capacity as lender and permitted creditor, on an amendment to the North Port Callao Concession Agreement.

Rubio Leguía Normand

The team at Rubio Leguía Normand is experienced in assisting clients across the full life cycle of project, from the tender and evaluation stage through to contract formulation and beyond. The team is jointly headed by Milagros Maraví, who is highly experienced in advising on private investment projects, Andrés Kuan-Veng, who leads on high-end lending transactions, Franco Soria, who is experienced in real estate issues, and Daniela García Belaunde, who is particularly adept in dispute resolution in the electricity sector. Milagros Mendoza, another key practitioner in the team, was promoted to partner in January 2023. Associate Sheyla Llacza is another name to note.

Practice head(s):

Milagros Maraví; Andrés Kuan-Veng; Franco Soria; Daniela García Belaunde

Key clients

Terna Plus

Terna Perú

Petroleos del Peru


Union por la Infraestructura

Municipalidad de Lima – World Bank

Minera Las Bambas

Consorcio Besalco – Stracon

Vidal Abogados

The projects and infrastructure team at boutique firm Vidal Abogados is highly experienced in the sanitation and urban infrastructure areas. Julio Vidal Villanueva and Evelyn Román Carrasco jointly lead the team and advise clients on project matters such as private contracting, public procurement and PPPs, and on the acquisition of authorisations such as environmental certifications. In one key highlight, the team continues to advise the Municipality of Miraflores on the execution of its cable car initiative.

Practice head(s):

Julio Vidal Villanueva; Evelyn Roman Carrasco


‘Specialist team in the area of infrastructure projects.’

‘Evelyn Román exceptionally handles regulations related to infrastructures. Julio Vidal is a professional with extensive experience in the development of infrastructure projects.’

Key clients


Municipality of Miraflores

Parque del Recuerdo


Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation


Unidad Ejecutora 003 – Modernizacion De La Prestacion De Los Servicios De Agua Potable Y Saneamiento De Las EPSS

National Training Service for the Construction Industry

Work highlights

  • Advised the Municipality of Miraflores on the contract regarding the construction of a cable car system on the Costa Verde of Miraflores.
  • Advised the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation and the General Regulation of Tariffs (SUNASS) on the preparation of methodological manuals for the efficient allocation of the scarce resources available for investment.
  • Developed a regulatory proposal for HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation to allow the guarantee of access to drinking water and sanitation services in areas of urban expansion.