Firms To Watch: Real estate

Avendaño Abogados’ real estate team is led by Francisco Avendaño Arana and handles sales and acquisitions, construction contracts, zoning matters, and administrative and judicial proceedings.

Real estate in Peru

CMS Grau

CMS Grau is ‘very creative in solutions and has a lot of experience in the issues it handles’. Its full-spectrum offering encompasses expertise in the development of both urban and rural real estate projects, and it also acts for a large number of clients in the energy and mining sectors. The team caters to both domestic and foreign players in the market, handling tax, financing, acquisitions and dispositions, permitting and construction issues, among other matters. The practice group is jointly led by Raúl Ravina, Carolina Gajate and recently promoted (November 2021) partners Roberth Rojas and Juan Pulgar-Vidal. Ravina is a name to note for large infrastructure projects and rural developments and has considerable experience of property rights and land rectification issues; while Gajate handles urban developments, such as housing projects, strip malls and office buildings. Rojas and Pulgar-Vidal are recommended for property management and community relations issues, with Pulgar-Vidal also handling dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Raúl Ravina; Carolina Gajate; Javier Pulgar Vidal; Roberth Rojas


‘Great experience in real estate issues from the municipal, registry, environmental and regulatory fronts in general‘.

‘They know how the different authorities think and they know the jurisprudence, specific regulations and most recent opinions‘.

‘Raúl Ravina has formed a team that provides creative, legal and practical answers‘.

‘Having technicians who deal with land registry issues, plans and measurements is a plus that differentiates it from other firms‘.

‘Raúl Ravina has outstanding knowledge on this subject‘.

‘It is a team made up of great professionals, very well trained and prepared‘.

‘They have a very good level of knowledge of the sector’.

‘Very creative in solutions and a lot of experience in the issues they handle’.

Work highlights

  • Advising Queirolo Group on the sale of real estate and assets to Sobifruits.
  • Continuing to advise Minera Las Bambas on the legal physical diagnosis; property remediation; negotiation strategy; and land acquisition of copper mega-project “Las Bambas”.
  • Advising Provias on the acquisition of properties related to five major infrastructure road projects which involved an investment of millions of dollars.

Estudio De la Flor, García Montufar Arata & Asociados

Estudio De la Flor, García Montufar Arata & Asociados is a boutique firm with a strong track record in real estate work and which has a certain focus on the health, insurance, education and retail sectors, among others. The team handles acquisitions and dispositions, due diligence, zoning matters, land registrations and issues relating to expropriations. Guillermo Garcia Montufar   has vast experience of the real estate sector and is the name to note for real estate investment, while Moises Arata Solis  is recommended for property rights matters. Claudio Berastain Quevedo  deals with contractual matters and corporate, administrative and urban law, and Julio Salazar Calderon  handles a range of transactional matters. Senior associate Carol Villanueva Anticona  is experience in the planning and development of urban projects and associate Daniel Alegre Porras  is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Moises Arata Solis; Claudio Berastain Quevedo; Guillermo Garcia Montufar; Julio Salazar Calderón


‘I started working with this firm in 1988 mainly on real estate matters. They have become the premier firm in Peru of real estate‘.

‘Over the years they have added additional outstanding attorneys that cover a broad area of legal services‘.

‘Without exception, they have all provided excellent services‘.

‘It is undoubtedly the best firm in real estate law at the national level, both in relation to administrative law, property registration, municipal registration, urban authorization procedures and state assets‘.

‘Their experience and range of expertise related to real estate law is superior to all other Peruvian law firms‘.

‘Most of the lawyers have held important positions in the public sector linked to real estate law, which gives them privileged experience and knowledge compared to other professionals only dedicated to private practice‘.

‘The partners Moisés Arata Solis and Guillermo García Montufar clearly stand out‘.

Key clients

Auna (Oncocenter Peru)


Fondo De Inversión En Renta De Bienes Inmuebles Sura Asset Management II

Enel istribución Perú / Enel Generación Perú

Menorca Inversiones

Viva GyM – La Fiduciaria

Agroindustrias San Andrés


Promotora Urbana

Pacífico Compañía De Seguros Y Reaseguros



Aldea Logística Global

Urbanizadora Alkimia

Constructora Titan

Inversiones Volterra

Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días

Work highlights

  • Provided legal advice for obtaining the declaration of construction of two buildings consisting of 214 flats for housing, located in the district of Breña, province of Lima.
  • Advised Asociación de Empresas Inmobiliarias del Peru (Asei) and Asociación de Desarrolladores Inmobiliarios (Adi) on the development of technical and real estate arguments to support, through written and oral reports, their intervention as amicus-curiae in the jurisdictional proceedings brought by the Municipality of San Isidro and the Municipality of Barranco.
  • Advised Desarrollo y Edificación de Vivienda during the regularisation process of the municipal and registry independence of the reserved areas (second and third stage) corresponding to the urban development project “Casuarinas de Ventanilla”, in the district of Ventanilla, constitutional province of Callao.

DLA Piper Perú

The extremely efficient‘ real estate team at DLA Piper Perú is supported by a strong global network and acts for a range of large domestic and international companies on corporate and public law issues, and dispute resolution. As well as handling transactional matters, the practice offers expertise in regulatory issues around land use, zoning and construction, and administrative matters, including permitting. Practice head Hernán Velarde’s broad expertise includes M&A, and real estate financing, and he is particularly experienced in the leisure and agricultural sectors. At the more junior end of the team, associates Andrea Pinillos, Yaritza Rivera and Johana Quezada are recommended. Pinillos handles civil and registration matters, Rivera deals with contractual matters and due diligence on transactions and Quezada has a broad real estate practice that includes contractual, urbanisation and municipal matters.

Practice head(s):

Hernán Velarde


‘The team led by Hernán Velarde, has a great knowledge of the real estate industry‘.

‘Ease of contact and availability to meet the requirements.’

‘Closeness to the client, availability and analysis capacity‘.

‘The team is extremely efficient‘.

‘The response and reaction times are the best I have seen on the market‘.

‘Hernán Velarde, Andrea Pinillos, Mariajose Salazar and Johana Quezada are an excellent group of lawyers‘.

‘What makes them stand out is the willingness to solve whatever needs to be solved for the client‘.

‘They have excellent execution, strategy and communication skills.’

Key clients

Kallpa Generación

Esparq Inversiones

EOM Grupo / Espinosa Arquitectos

Promotora Grupo Norte

Inmobiliaria Edifica

Hemisferio Inversiones (Rosental Inversiones)

Wyndham Hotel Group (Maragogi)

Wework Perú

World Courier del Perú

Cocinas Ocultas Peru (CSS Company)

Sura Asset Management

Credicorp Capital

Rimac Seguros

Constructora Cumbres

Cimenta, Administradora General de Fondos

La Quinta de los Fabricantes

Machiels Peru

Work highlights

  • Advised Sociedad Agrícola Tres Cruces on the sale of a property it owns located in Puerto Viejo to Desarrolladora del Pacífico, which will execute a real estate project in stages that contemplates four residential condominiums with approximately 744 beach houses and common areas, including the development of a commercial restaurant area that, although it will be executed by Desarrolladora del Pacífico, will remain the property of Sociedad Agrícola Tres Cruces.
  • Advised specialised logistics company World Courier Peru on the negotiation of the lease agreements for its new offices and commercial premises for its pre-shipment warehouse for bio-pharmaceutical products at the “Lima Cargo City” Air Logistics Centre in Callao.
  • Advising Fadel Hamideh Hamideh on several real estate matters, including the transfer of one of its properties located in the district of Chorrillos, Lima in favour of the Asociación de Empresarios Importadores Polvos Chorrillos; value: $7m.

Miranda & Amado

The real estate team at Miranda & Amado ‘knows the market, anticipates problems and is always available to find the best solutions’. It has a wealth of experience in the design of corporate, contractual and tax structures that add value to real estate investment projects for both foreign and domestic clients. From acquisitions and dispositions, to permitting and licensing, the team has a broad range of expertise which it utilises for both residential and commercial projects. With over 20 years’ experience, Claudia Lucena heads the practice; she has particular expertise in projects in the natural resource exploitation sector, and handles both contentious and non-contentious issues. At associate level, Yelitza Valdivia and Daniel Corzo are key practitioners, with Valdivia recommended for permitting and sanitation issues, and Corzo handling transactional matters. Other key associates include Jessica Huamaní, a name for urban development mandates/ and Luis Francisco Paz, who is recommended for contractual and civil matters, as well as litigation.

Practice head(s):

Claudia Lucena


‘Good knowledge of the subject‘.

‘Claudia Lucena is an outstanding partner‘.

‘They differentiate themselves by being agile, but at the same time meticulous in the details and in their ability to provide solutions to the client when faced with different scenarios‘.

‘Specifically, I have worked with Daniel Corzo, who was key to being able to successfully achieve the purchase operation‘.

‘As a real estate developer I have known the work of several firms, and without a doubt I can say that none of them has a real estate practice as solid as Miranda & Amado‘.

‘The real estate team knows the market, anticipates problems and is always available to find the best solutions‘.

‘Claudia Lucena’s experience and legal and market knowledge, added to the confidence she projects, distinguish her from any competitor and make her a key player in decision-making‘.

‘Yelitza Valdivia is a very prominent associate with great knowledge of urban issues‘.

Key clients

TC Latin America Partners

Paladin Realty Partners

Morgan Río Capital Management

Banchile Inversiones

MGi Group

Credicorp Capital

Telefónica del Perú

EOM Inversiones (Grupo Esparq)

Administradora Jockey Plaza

Grupo Falabella

Tiendas por Departamento Ripley

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Eco Plaza YesArte Express & Compañía

Viva G&M

Agua Fontaneil

AC Capitales

La Fiduciaria

Inversiones Centenario

Proyecto Ventanilla

Work highlights

  • Advising TC Latin America Partners on real estate matters related to the execution of housing and commercial projects in and outside Lima, including the preparation ofcontractual and financial structures, negotiation of contracts, licences and permits, andcertain large commercial and housing projects in Arequipa.
  • Advising EOM on an important project in Cusco, the most touristic city inthe country, covering up to 12,000 square meters, which required the creation of a trust and the renegotiation of contracts for financial purposes.
  • Advising Telefónica on the sale of several real estate assets that involve important buildings of the company. The advice includes the initial due diligence, technical legal regularisation and the sale process.

Hernández & Cía

Under the leadership of Jorge Reátegui, the team at Hernández & Cía continues to handle a wide range of real estate matters and is known in the market for public and private project developments, sales and acquisitions, leasing, financing, zoning and construction matters. Reátegui is experienced in urban and rural projects, with particular expertise in property rights and development issues, particularly as regard the public projects, retail, agrobusiness and hospitality sectors. Senior associate Alan Pasco handles projects, infrastructure and construction work, as well as traditional real estate issues and dispute resolution. Tely Porcel, who has a focus on public law and infrastructure, joined as senior associate from EY Law in October 2021.

Practice head(s):

Jorge Reátegui


‘The service received is boutique, that is, they not only absolve the query made but also ask the required questions for a better understanding of the case, carry out follow-up and leave everything ready and open until it is clear to the client‘.

‘They do not leave questions for review since they are aware of the regulations and problems of the sector‘.

‘Personalised service‘.

‘They keep up to date with the legal and commercial issues of the sector and go beyond legal services‘.

Key clients



FM Inmobiliaria Perú

Ingleby Perú Holding

Inversión y Desarrollo Sociedad Agente de Bolsa

Interseguro Compañía de Seguros

Unión de Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston


Inmobiliaria Athos


Lima Cargo City

V & V Grupo Inmobiliario Constructor

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

Hudbay Perú

W Capital SAFI

Lumina Copper

Inmobiliaria Marítima

Orica Mining Services Perú


Work highlights

  • Advising Orica Mining Services on several matters relating to all facilities nationwide in specific real estate-based procedures before public entities and various consulting issues regarding the commercial operation of the facilities, as well as specific regulations to keep the business running.
  • Advising Lima Cargo City comprehensively as regards real estate matters, such as design, drafting and negotiation of real estate-based agreements (lease, usufruct & surface, among others), as well as regulatory and public issues regarding road involvements, expropriation procedures and several actions before public and private entities.
  • Advice to Unión de Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston on a comprehensive basis regarding real estate issues concerning all its facilities nationwide, involving matters relating to operating licences and certifications, urban development procedures and contentious issues with public entities.

Estudio Olaechea

Estudio Olaechea ‘stands out for its good team and excellent availability to attend to queries‘. It offers somewhat unique expertise in property title clearance services on rural or agrarian property, and also handles negotiations with indigenous communities. On the transactional side, it acts for developers and real estate investment fund clients, and retail, and food and beverage companies on acquisitions, sales and leasing matters. Rossana Natteri heads the team and is a name to note for real estate, corporate and civil law, advising on both commercial and residential projects. Senior associates Alberto Meneses and Paloma Hoyos are also recommended; with Meneses handling registry, notarial and civil matters, along with sanctioning procedures before various public entities; and Hoyos handling due diligence on property deals and other transactional matters.

Practice head(s):

Rossana Natteri


‘Excellent team, very well trained and quick to respond‘.

‘In my experience with the firm, the team is very good‘.

‘I receive a quick, clear and precise response to my queries; in the same way I always receive the pros and cons of my queries or the alternative solutions that we may be dealing with‘.

‘They are a very reliable source of consultation‘.

‘Paloma Hoyos and Rossana Natteri were highly qualified for the requested management, offering special dedication to solve the problem‘.

‘The team at Estudio Olaechea has always treated us very well; the quality and speed of the responses, always accompanied by documentation or regulations that support each recommendation, make us very satisfied with the services received‘.

‘In our case, we work a lot with Rossana Natteri, who stands out for her speed of response, but without losing quality, always providing a different perspective or finding clarity in grey areas that we do not detect in the contracts‘.

‘The Olaechea firm stands out for its good team and excellent availability to attend to queries‘.

Key clients

San Fernando

Fondo Link

Cushman & Wakefields Perú

InterContinental Hotels Group

Saint Gobain

The Boston Consulting Group


Nokia Solutions and Networks Perú

APM Terminals Callao

ACS Solutions Perú

Akko Group

Andes Generating Corporation

Mumuso Perú

OLX Clasificados Perú

Chimu Agropecuaria

Desarrollos Terrestres

Alpine Investment

Pandero EAFC

Work highlights

  • Advised real estate investment fund Fondo de Inversión Link – Inmobiliario I, as buyer, on the due diligence process, negotiation and review of the real estate matters involved in the share purchase agreement for the acquisition of a percentage of shares of Red Megacentro, a multinational company dedicated to the logistics and warehousing sector.
  • Advised Fondo de Inversión Privado de Renta I, a private fund dedicated to the purchase of assets with stabilised flows, whose investments are mainly offices in prime buildings, industrial premises, hotels, among others, on the preparation, negotiation and review of the necessary contracts to implement a financing operation in favor of the company Construcciones Maggiolo.
  • Advised Saint Gobain – Z Aditivos on the real estate status of a target company’s properties, including license and permits for the specific business operation on the premises.

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados fields ‘a great team of professionals who maintain constant communication with clients‘. It has experience of urban and engineering projects, as well as in the more niche areas of architecture, archaeology and the analysis of seismic risk; while also handling environmental issues, and zoning and permitting matters. Practice leader Carlos Carpio has a strong background in public law which he utilises for the acquisition of rights on state-owned lands and defence of property against invaders, among other issues; he has also acted for the Peruvian State in international arbitrations. Hugo Silva focuses on construction matters, administrative law, and public procurement, while senior associate Hugo Sarria is experienced in mining, energy, industrial, commercial and residential developments. Also at the associate level, Isabel Carrascal is recommended for urban projects. Consultant Ursula Luna, formerly legal head of property and concessions at Minera Chinalco Peru, is the name to note for registration matters.

Practice head(s):

Carlos Carpio


‘I believe that what makes this practice unique is the detail that they provide, especially when analysing the case and seeing different alternatives to propose solutions‘.

‘The professionalism and dedication to the analysis of cases Carlos Carpio is excellent‘.

‘They are always at the forefront in the preparation of reports and bulletins that facilitate the work of the company’s internal lawyers‘.

‘Carlos Carpio is outstanding and leads the firm’s real estate practice; he has knowledge, clarity and assertiveness that leaders of other firms in his specialty do not have‘.

‘We value Carlos Carpio’s commitment and dedication on each of the cases that are entrusted to him‘.

‘A great team of professionals who maintain constant communication with clients’.

‘The team is made up of super-professional lawyers‘.

‘Carlos Carpio is a brilliant professional in his field with great capacity for analysis and execution‘.

Key clients

APM Terminals Callao

CBC Peruana

Cencosud Retail Perú

Apm Terminals Inland Services

Consorcio Constructor Línea 2 Metro de Lima

Universidad De Lima

Ball Chile

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Corporación Inmobiliaria del Pacífico

GLL Latam Fibra

Caoba Inmobiliaria

Ingo Casa Perú

PLM Inversiones Inmobiliarias

Desarrolladora del Pacífico

Inversiones La Maddalena

San José Constructora Perú

Teleférico Huchuy Qosqo

Industrias Plásticas Reunidas

Southern Perú Copper Corporation

Minera Zafranal

Minera Barrick Perú

Minera Antares Perú

Work highlights

  • Provided legal advice to CBC Peruana in an arbitral procedure that concluded in 2021, related to a controversy derived from the acquisition of a land for the development of the company’s industrial activities.
  • Providing legal advice to APM Terminals in connection with securing permits and licenses for operational purposes (urban fitting out and building) at the company’s terminal in Callao port.
  • Advising Universidad de Lima on the developmentof its campus expansion project, accompanied with the construction of a Centre of Technological Innovation.

Amprimo, Flury, Barboza & Rodríguez Abogados.

The ‘exceptional' Amprimo, Flury, Barboza & Rodríguez Abogados. counts group funds, construction companies and real estate corporations on its client roster, and regularly advises on the financing of their portfolios, assets or projects. ‘A figure and reference in the Peruvian market' Eduardo Barboza is best-known for handling contractual issues and property-related disputes; he co-heads the practice along with administrative expert Carlos Rodríguez, who is a renowned litigator and arbitrator. Up-and-coming junior partner Jaime Miranda specialises in civil law and also has significant transactional experience.


‘Amprimo, Flury, Barboza & Rodríguez Abogados provides a quality service, focused on the resolution of any problem that may arise within the area of law. Their approach to cases is always focused on the prompt and safe resolution of the issues they are in charge of.’

‘Eduardo Barboza provides a precise and personalized service in the management of entrusted cases. He provides practical and versatile solutions that generate a positive impact on our businesses and allow efficiency in the use of company resources.’

‘Fast. They know the sector very well. They often work for success fees, charging an adequate fee at the beginning. Directly deal with partners.’

‘Direct and clear with their value proposition.’

‘They definitely have a great internal team. A coordinated line of action that gives us security for the quality of their work.’

‘Eduardo Barboza and Jaime Miranda have extensive knowledge of legal issues in real estate of all kinds. Quality of their work and highlighted even more, the human quality.’

‘The firm has exceptional lawyers specialized in real estate matters, especially in the areas of negotiation and execution of complex transactions on real estate assets. They always carry out a meticulous analysis of the operation and propose innovative strategies to carry it out. The advice they give us is very clear, and they not only take into account the legal aspects, but also the commercial factor.’

‘Eduardo Barboza is a figure and reference in the Peruvian real estate market. His main qualities are his negotiation skills, his timely identification of risks, and his extensive experience. Jaime Miranda is a very skilful and sharp lawyer, with a lot of expertise and knowledge, unusual for someone his age. His work is not limited to the occasional commission, but covers all aspects (even non-legal) that may be involved in the transaction.’

Key clients

Avla Perú

VyV Bravo


Inversiones Centenario

Inmobiliaria Koricancha (Grupo Sandoval)

Grupo Lander

Parque Arauco

Grupo Líder

Century Link (Lumen)

Senda Inmobiliaria (Echevarría Izquierdo)

Inmobiliaria Keops (Grupo Sandoval)

Grupo Caral

TP Legal

Lizini Constructoria Inmobiliaria

Caja Metropolitana de Lima

Dinet (Grupo Sandoval)

Centro Educacional Windsor del Perú

TMF Group- FidePerú



Work highlights

  • Advising on several addenda and the modifying of contracts and real estate guarantees for Avla Perú.
  • Managing and preparing contracts for the investment and financing of all housing projects for Senda Inmobiliaria, a promoter of highrise multifamily buildings, such as the Met project; “Side”, an eco sustainable building of 20 floors; “Vemia” located in a residential city in Surco; and “Canaval”, which will be in the financial neighburhood of San Isidro.
  • Preparing an analysis for Dinet regarding changes of conditions, as well as a strategy to approach and mitigate the scenario arising from necessary market changes to a lease contract with La Positiv.

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International

Clients appreciate the ‘100% dedication and efficiency' at Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International, which typically advises on sophisticated real estate financings on behalf of banks and investment funds. Practice head Marco Alarcon Piana's ‘attention-to-detail and personalised treatment greatly differentiates the team' from market peers, with other areas of coverage involving municipal license handling and public or urban law. To this end, Jorge Danos is currently defending the Real Plaza shopping centre in Lima regarding its land use designation against the National Superintendency of Public Property. Alonso Miranda and newly promoted of counsel Enrique Johanson are additional key practice contacts.

Practice head(s):

Marco Alarcon Piana


‘The multidisciplinary team is exceptional. Advice from the different teams generates an ideal scenario for decision-making. The team provides a very clear scheme of opportunities and risks. 100% dedication and efficiency.’

‘The firm’s lawyers stand out for their personal qualities, experience, rectitude and knowledge of the field. Marco Alarcón has nearly three decades of experience in the market and has the ability to put together extraordinary teams. He is accurate and very executive.’

‘The team has extensive knowledge of the sector and pays great attention to the relevant details of the transactions in which they have advised us.’

Key clients

Real Plaza

Agroindustrial Laredo

Corporación Aceros Arequipa

Sensiet Natural Colors Peru

Fondo de Inversión en Bienes Raices Larrain Vial Colliers II

Fondo de Inversión en Bienes Raices Larrain Vial Colliers III

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Productos Tissue del Perú (today, Softys)

IBM del Perú

Family Barbosa Stern

Supermercados Peruanos

Promo Inmuebles – Armando Paredes

Grupo Centenario

Naima Montiel

Derco Perú

Work highlights

  • Advised Fondo de Inversión en Bienes Raíces Larraín Vial – Colliers III (FI-III)  on the drafting, negotiation and execution of five joint venture agreements for five properties located in prime locations in Miraflores, San Isidro and Surquiillo (Lima), where large-scale social housing projects will be developed.
  • Advising on all legal aspects for Paramount Pictures Corporation and the local production for the new “Transformers” movie, with special emphasis on real estate matters and negotiating several contracts, such as leases for filming and non-filming purposes.
  • Advising IBM del Perú on the segregation of its infrastructure management services business, with the transfer of a block of assets and liabilities of this business line in favour of Kyndryl Peru.

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados

Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados offers advice on sales, acquisitions and the management of real estate along with commercial and industrial leasing. Department head Jose Antonio Jaramillo specialises in land sanitation matters as part of his broader real estate practice; while clients typically include investment and private equity funds, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is also able to leverage its expertise in bankruptcy, restructuring and tax law to assist where necessary.

Practice head(s):

Jose Antonio Jaramillo

Rubio Leguía Normand

The ‘quality of professionals‘ that make up Rubio Leguía Normand‘s real estate, land titling and remediation practice have significant project advisory experience in both rural and urban milieu. The ‘highly reputedFranco Soria   and his team count eminent domestic mining companies and government-owned energy corporations on their client roster, for whom work involves construction contracts and site acquisitions, along with licences, permits and/or title registrations relating to new and ongoing real estate infrastructure projects. Land sanitations is another collective area of expertise; Rubén Quevedo   and Andrés Vasquez   are the associates to note from a seven-strong pool which has been bolstered by new arrivals through the winter of 2021-2.

Practice head(s):

Franco Soria


‘It is a team prepared in the field. They have a lot of ability to get results. It compares a lot and, personally, I think it is one of the best law firms in the real estate sector. They are proactive and creative in finding solutions to problems.’

‘The leading partner of the real estate area (Franco Soria) has a lot of knowledge of the current real estate market. He puts into practice knowledge and is highly reputed. Franco leads the team with a lot of knowledge. Ruben Quevedo supports in managing the authorizations in a very appropriate way.’

‘In principle, I consider that the strong skills of the team that makes up the firm are its people; they very well understood our needs in the field of real estate registration law and their experience in this area was what made us decide to work with it; their practice regarding work individuals is very good in terms of collaboration and of course we have always noticed a balanced, transversal and above all transparent work in terms of information. There are other studios that delegate the work to a person who does not know the subject; however, Rubio, Leguia & Normand dedicated everything from the area manager to the assistant and their work was very good, totally professional. The cost of their services are much better than other companies that are considered specialized, but are not.’

‘The quality of professionals that exist and the people in this area play a predominant and important role. Franco Soria and Andrés Vásquez let us know that the knowledge they have in registration, real estate and rights diagnosis matters is very good, their experiences turned them into our work and the most important thing is that they dedicated enough time even to assist us. Even outside of office hours, the qualities of Francos Soria are many and excellent, he is a good lawyer who knows 100% the matter, with clear and transparent explanations of the case and his case development was more than credible. With respect to Andrés, whom he has given me the pleasure of meeting, I highlight his dedication to our case, his timely and very efficient responses and his more than excellent development in the explanations before the directors of the company, both professionals to one. The difference between them and other studios is the dedication of the time they take to attend to us, their humility, collaboration and, above all, the commitment they have made to our project.’

‘They have excellent knowledge about real estate law. A very strong contracts department and each time their help has been requested, they have responded on time and with great quality.’

‘Franco Soria, Ruben Quevedo, Carlos Arata and Sherly Cardenas are the people with whom I have had a professional relationship, this being highly satisfactory for the interests of the client.’

‘Specialised attention and proven experience.’

‘Availability and closeness to the client and their needs.’

Key clients

Petróleos del Perú (Petroperú)

Tiendas del Mejoramiento Del Hogar / Sodimac – Maestro

Graña y Montero Petrolera (now: Unna Energía)

Enel Green Power Perú

Mall Aventura

Real Plaza

Fondo Mi Vivienda

Empedrada Lodge, Caral (Peru)

Agroindustrial la Punta

Minera Yanacocha

Duna Corp


Nexa Resources Perú

Empresa Municipal Inmobiliaria de Lima (EMILIMA.)

IPN Properties

Tinka Resources

Minera Barrick Perú

Empresa Municipal Administradora del Peaje de Lima (EMAPE) – Municipalidad de Lima.

Sociedad de Beneficencia de Lima Metropolitana

Minera Las Bambas

Banco Internacional del Perú (Interbank)


Intercorp Retail

Homecenters Peruanos

Consorcio Besalco Stracon

Asociación de Empresas Inmobiliarias del Perú (ASEI)

Asociación de Desarrolladores Inmobiliarios (ADI)

GPS Management del Perú

Unión Andina de Cementos (UNACEM)

Cementos Pacasmayo

Corporación de Aviación Civil (Corpac)

Geotecnia y Obras Civiles (GeoCiv)

Work highlights

  • Advised Empresa Municipal Administradora del Peaje de Lima (EMAPE) on the development of various programs regarding the implementation of the PACRI of the Project Expansion of the North Section of COSAC I, from El Naranjal Station to Av Chimpu Ocllo, districts of Comas and Carabayllo in Lima.
  • Advising Mall Aventura on its renewal of a construction license until 2025, which allowed the restart of activity post Covid-19, on the sanitation of a 42,000sqm property located in the San Juan Bautista district in Maynas.
  • Advising Minera Barrick Perú on the feasibility and the contingencies of building and installing highway infrastructure in Huaraz.

Arbe Abogados

Arbe Abogados is known for its ‘commercial proactivity' during the designing and drafting of real estate property acquisitions and construction project contracts, as well as advising on purchase or consortium agreements and various other transactions. Clients range from domestic and multinational developers to established funds and real estate management companies – with a host of longstanding names on the firm’s roster. Practice head Francisco Gálvez also handles real estate-related capital markets work, securitised loan deals and development-related joint ventures.

Practice head(s):

Francisco Gálvez


‘Among the skills that the Arbe team highlights is commercial proactivity that helps us expand relationships with new stakeholders. Also the relationship of trust that we have created between the work teams.

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

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados handles the preparation and negotiation of high-end land or project management agreements for national and multinational real estate developers, as well as sponsors, investment funds and insurance funds. Practice head Yuri Vega is well-versed in corporate and construction-related mandates; while Elard Dianderas leads on municipal regulation and administrative authorisation work, including the acquisition and development of shopping malls along with condominiums, housing and office blocks. Associate Anthony Muñoz Sivana focuses his practice on contracts, acquisitions and financial matters related to real estate and construction and generally works closely with Vega on all transactional and construction matters related to real estate and infrastructure

Practice head(s):

Yuri Vega

Key clients

La Positiva Vida, Seguros y Reaseguros

Work highlights

  • Advised La Positiva Vida Seguro y Reaseguros on the entire process of increasing investment and the development of its involvement in real estate matters.
  • Advised Nuyuntek Chile on the drafting and negotiation of the construction and supply agreements under NEC 3-F regulations, completing the transaction in a very short time frame after the company was accepted as a supplier for seismic isolators for two new main hospitals in Peru.
  • Advised Productos Industriales Arti on the sale purchase agreement for the property located in Separadora Industrial 1831,  along with other complementary agreements regarding the delivery of the property.

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados advises on due diligence reviews and commercial or industrial real estate acquisitions, as well as property residential transactions, construction, financing, real estate proceedings. Alfredo Chan brings M&A and arbitration expertise to this space; he co-heads the practice alongside corporate partner Giovanna García. The team counts developers, specialist real estate funds and financial institutions on its client roster, with FIBRA Prime remaining a prominent current client. Other key contacts come from a wide pool of associates include principal Guillermo Arribas specialises in civil law, real estate law, M&A and arbitration, and has considerable real estate transactional experience; while senior Roberto Gutierrez  specialises in regulatory real estate matters and real estate law.

Practice head(s):

Alfredo Chan; Giovanna García

Key clients


Patrimonio en Fideicomiso


Procesadora Laran


Renewable Resource Group

Algesiras Inversiones

Hitachi Energy Peru

Work highlights

  • Advised FIBRA Prime on the acquisition of an office building located in downtown Lima (historic centre) through a mixed structure: a real estate contribution, and a real estate sale and purchase.
  • Conducted a due diligence review for FIBRA Prime regarding the acquisition of a property used as a dark kitchen for several gastronomic operators in the Surquillo district (Lima).
  • Advising Renewable Resources Group on its acquisition of the majority of shares in Agrícola Don Ricardo, a prime agribusiness company in Peru, including both the due diligence and preparation of all the transactional agreements.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria's team of ‘specialised lawyers' is led by Manuel Ugarte, who has a reputation for advising on complex real estate acquisitions – particularly those involving urban and rural land for property, surface and/or build rights, as well as the drafting and negotiation of any transactional elements. Other matters includes due diligence processes and reviews and the drafting of contingencies reports, along with financings and security operations for new infrastructure projects. Principal associate Aouda Del Castillo is also a key practitioner; she has particular niche experience counselling regional and local administrations on private initiatives and PPPs.

Practice head(s):

Manuel Ugarte


‘They offer a close and direct treatment. They respond in time to the questions raised. They offer immediate availability upon meeting request.’

‘They have specialized lawyers in each area, which offers a wide coverage to my company.’

Key clients

Aspillaga Anderson Hermanos

Inversiones Sur

PricewaterhouseCoopers (Chile)

Concesionaria La Chira

Arte Express y Compañía

Phoenix Tower International

Hexagrama (Armando Paredes)

V & V Grupo Inmobiliario Constructor

Work highlights

  • Advising PwC, which in turn advises Minera Las Bambas, regarding the execution of the construction and operation of a mineral pipeline project.

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas

The team at Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas demonstrates ‘the utmost professionalism‘ during real estate transactions and financings, complemented by ‘a wonderful personal demeanour and a willingness to go the distance‘. Practice co-heads Felipe Boisset    and Fiorella Atoche   – who made partner in January 2022 – bring corporate and M&A expertise, while also offering assistance with the drafting and negotiating of leases and long-term property agreements. Recent clients include El Comercio Group and HIG Capital, for whom Boisset and Atoche advised on a large-scale reorganisation and a cross-border acquisition, respectively. Key support is provided by corporate and real estate-focused senior associate Andrea Rieckhof  , who has experience of real estate transactions, due diligence and reorganisations.

Key clients

Grupo El Comercio

HIG Capital

AC Capitales

Illusione Constructora e Inmobiliaria

Corporación JPC

Mr Daniel Growald

Scotiabank del Perú

Mr. Jack Esquenazi

W Capital SAFI

Frontal Trust

Comercio y Servicios de la Selva

Gilberto Sarfaty

Grupo Patio

Cambridge College

Inmobiliaria NR761