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Miranda & Amado

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Lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú with a Master’s Degree from New York University School of Law. Member of Miranda & Amado from 2004 to 2006. She rejoined the Firm in 2014 and worked as a counsel until 2018, when she was promoted to partner. She has experience representing clients both in investment and commercial arbitration proceedings. She has represented investors and respondent States in arbitration proceedings under the arbitration rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Her experience also includes commercial disputes conducted under the rules of the ICC and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). In addition, she has experience in litigation relating to award enforcement. Cristina was the first person to become a partner with the firm while telecommuting, having lived in Washington DC since 2017 while continuing to work full time for the firm.


Spanish, English


  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. (2009) (Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholarship).
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Bachelor in Law (2004) and Lawyer (2005).

Lawyer Rankings

Peru > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Cristina FerraroMiranda & Amado

Outstanding‘firm Miranda & Amado is at the forefront of high-end litigation and international arbitration, evidenced by a sizeable caseload of arbitral matters (including eight international arbitrations during the past year alone) and high-value matters before the judicial courts. Mandates include acting as local counsel to Autopista del Norte (in conjunction with the Paris office of Dechert LLP) in a $200m ICSID case against Republic of Peru and concerning delays on the construction of a major road in northern Peru; the advice is led by department head Mauricio Raffo, who is praised for his skill in the courtroom, supported by recently made-up Cristina Ferraro. On the litigious front, the firm is currently representing Repsol, Gas Natural de Lima y Callao (Cálidda) and Telefónica del Perú in various matters that demonstrate the firm’s expertise in regulated industry disputes. The practice stands out for the depth of its team, with Raffo heading a total of six partners and 26 associates that includes: leader in the field Juan Luis Avendaño V, international arbitration specialist José Daniel Amado and last year’s dispute specialist hires, Giovanni Priori and Santiago Carrillo, who have bedded into the practice seamlessly and lead on many key mandates. Key support comes from highly-experienced counsels Sara Taipe and Giancarlo Cresci.