Mr Manuel Villa-García > Estudio Olaechea > Lima, Peru > Lawyer Profile

Estudio Olaechea

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Arbitration.




• Arbitrator at the National and International Arbitration Center of Lima – Lima Chamber of Commerce, from 1999. • Arbitrator at the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú • Arbitrator at the Arbitration Center of the American Chamber of Commerce of Perú (AMCHAM) • Professor of Law, Integration Seminar of Civil Procedural Law with the Law, School of Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, July – December, 2007. • Professor of Law, Civil Procedural Law, at the Law and Politic Sciences Universidad de Lima, 1998-2002. • Participation with other lawyers of 104 Law Firms of Lex Mundi, from equal number of countries called by the World Bank and Harvard and Yale Universities. It was analyzed and the efficiency of the Judiciaries in the World. The project was filed to the main office of the World Bank, in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. • Speaker and panelist in several national and international conferences and seminars. • President to the Numismatic Society of Perú (2007-2009).


• Spanish • English.


• Member of the Lima Bar Association, 1989.


• Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lawyer Degree, 1989 • Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Bachelor of Laws, 1988.

Lawyer Rankings

Peru > Dispute resolution

Estudio Olaechea handles both high-stakes and high-volume civil and commercial litigation proceedings. It is exclusive adviser to Caterpillar Leasing Chile, for example, for which it is handling over 200 repossession matters – mandates led by partner Cecilia Catacora, a litigator with 20 years’ experience. At the same time, fellow partner Manuel Villa-García is representing Viettel Perú (Bitel) in a dispute with regulator OSIPTEL concerning sanction fines in excess of $1m, one of the largest sanctions issued by the regulator.  Carlos Martínez is the third partner of the ‘very professional and competitive team’ and brings 17 years’ commercial litigation and arbitration experience to the practice.