Mauricio Raffo > Miranda & Amado > Lima, Peru > Lawyer Profile
Miranda & Amado Offices
AV JOSÉ LARCO 1301
TORRE PARQUE MAR
MIRAFLORES, LIMA 18
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Lawyer from Universidad de Lima. Partner since 2005, he joined the firm as an associate in 2003. His practice is focused in litigation and arbitration, with experience in regulatory disputes. Has participated in different and important disputes successfully counseling, among others, General Electric in constitutional and penal processes against various high executives; Enersur (Suez’s subsidiary) and Egenor (Duke Energy Internacional’s subsidiary) in one of the arbitral processes most important, that included every corporation of electricity generation in the country and “Electricity Grid Operator “; Natural Gas of Lima and Callao (Ashmore’ subsidiary) and Telefónica, among other local and overseas corporations in various judicial and arbitral processes.
- Universidad de Lima, Lawyer (1996).
Latin America: International firms > International arbitration > Local practitioners of note (by country)
Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados stands out for its ‘deep knowledge of how an arbitration procedure works‘ and its ability to provide ‘innovative solutions to specific problems‘. Within the ‘powerhouse team‘, Alfredo Bullard is ‘one of the best construction attorneys in Latin America‘ and recently acted for a group of foreign investors in an ICSID investment arbitration against the Peruvian government. Huáscar Ezcurra, who has ‘astonishing ability to anticipate moves from the counterparty‘ is also highly recommended. Miranda & Amado has notable expertise in the oil and gas, construction, and transport sectors, and has a number of well regarded practitioners including José Daniel Amado, Mauricio Raffo and Luis Miranda. At Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados, arbitration expert Juan Guillermo Lohmann, department head José Tam and the widely respected Luis Bedoya are names to note within the team which handles a mix of investment treaty arbitration and commercial disputes. Construction boutique Navarro Sologuren Paredes Gray‘s Gustavo Paredes is also recommended, as is Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria‘s Ramiro Portocarrero.
Peru > Dispute resolution(Leading individuals)
‘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.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Energy and natural resources > Electricity
- Projects and infrastructure
- Real estate