Luis Alberto Liñán > CMS Grau > Lima, Peru > Lawyer Profile

CMS Grau

Work Department

Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration


Partner and head of the Dispute Resolution practice area. He specialises in litigation and local and international arbitration.


Luis Alberto has more than 25 years of experience in corporate litigation, civil and constitutional processes, administrative litigation and national and international arbitration, providing legal advice and designing strategies for the solution and prevention of conflicts to leading national and international companies in the mining, retail, telecommunications, and energy sectors.

Luis Alberto has positioned himself as one of the most recognized and influential lawyers in the litigation and arbitration practices due to his extensive professional and academic experience, high knowledge in the field and solid ethical values.


Spanish, English


Member of the Peruvian Association of Procedural Law and the Spanish Arbitration Club.


  • 2016 – LL.M. in  Procedural Law and Dispute Resolution at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC).
  • 2002 – Center for University Teaching, Design and Methodology for Higher Education by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
  • 1995 – Post Graduate Course. University Pedagogy School from Universidad de Lima.    
  • 1992 – Lawyer by Universidad de Lima.

Lawyer Rankings

Peru > Dispute resolution

CMS Grau has a small team handling litigation and arbitration on behalf of some of its premier mining and energy clients. They include Minera Las Bambas, which the firm is currently defending in a judicial claim brought by the Campesino community regarding the mining company’s copper extraction activities in farmland. Luis Alberto Liñán is a ‘good leader’ and ‘very well trained in procedural law with a good practice in judicial litigation.’ He leads five associates, including Luis Miguel Manrique Ruesta and Paloma Baca Reaño, regulars on client teams for lead matters.