Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados > Lima, Peru > Firm Profile

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados
Av. Pardo y Aliaga 652 piso 8
San Isidro
Lima 15073
Peru

Peru > Banking and finance Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados stands out in the market for its focus on complex, high-value transactions requiring specialist expertise. Its client roster includes an impressive array of international commercial banks, multilateral institutions and development banks, as well as domestic banking institutions. Many of its practitioners have experience at large international firms and have practiced overseas; the firm utilizes these connections well, frequently acting as local counsel on large cross-border deals. Jean Paul Chabaneix heads the sizeable, 20-strong, practice which has an impressive track record in sovereign debt, securities, derivatives and a wide range of financing types, among other matters. Fernando Molina and Nicolás Cornejo both focus on project and corporate finance, along with M&A; while Juan Diego De Vinatea acts for national and international clients on direct and syndicated financing operations. Luis Enrique Palacios and Jorge Trelles are well versed in financing energy, infrastructure, telecommunications and mining sector projects. A healthy associate bench includes Cecilia Canepa, Efrain Salazar and Carolina Chipollini , among others, along with March-2022 hire, Victor León Chiri , formerly a senior associate at Cuatrecasas.

Practice head(s):

Jean Paul Chabaneix

Testimonials

‘Rodrigo is a powerhouse; Jean Paul Chabaneix is highly responsive, knowledgeable, and business-oriented’.

‘Superior to the work of other firms that I work with’.

‘Key strengths include response time, partner experience, knowledge of the market and of complex transactions’.

‘Fernando Molina is spectacular; always willing to help’.

‘Fernando Molina is always available’.

‘Good mix of experience and good negotiation skills’.

‘’Good knowledge and experience, as well as support from practitioners in other areas’.

Key clients

Credicorp Capital

Banco de Crédito del Perú

Minsur

Scotiabank Peru

Urbanova

Banco Santander

Antamina

SMBC

BBVA

The Bank of Nova Scotia

Work highlights

  • Acted as Peruvian counsel to Compañía Minera Antamina on a $1bn financing granted by a lenders syndicate comprising Bank of Nova Scotia, MUFG Bank, Bank of China, BBVA, ICBC, KfW IPEX-Bank, Citibank and JP Morgan.
  • Acted as Peruvian counsel to Minsur on a $300m refinancing granted by Bank of America and Banco Santander.
  • Acted as Peruvian counsel to Banco de Credito del Peru, Banco Interamericano de Finanzas and Credicorp Capital on the $53m financing (involving a credit facility and a private bond placement) granted to Cesar Vallejo University.

Peru > Bankruptcy and restructuring Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados operates at the top of the market when it comes to restructuring and insolvency matters; it fields a team with in-depth knowledge of bankruptcy law, and which has experience in reorganisations and asset-acquisition operations involving insolvent and distressed companies. Offering multidisciplinary advice with ancillary support from tax, employment, banking and disputes practitioners, the practice is well placed to cater to a range of businesses, including those in the aviation, financial services, construction, oil-and-gas, and mining sectors, among others. Practice head Guillermo Puelles handles both private and public insolvency, as well as restructuring and liquidation. Hugo Silva is another key practitioner, alongside Jorge Trelles who is recommended for corporate liquidation proceedings and M&A involving distressed companies. Associate Renzo Rossi is also a name to note for liquidation and banking regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Guillermo Puelles

Testimonials

The lawyers are very good, dedicated to the client, with deep knowledge of the issues.’

The best in Peru.’

They spend a good amount of time with the client and offer easy solutions in a practical way.’

Key clients

Latam Airlines Peru / Latam Airlines Group

Astaldi (Perú)

Pluspetrol Norte (in liquidation)

Scotiabank del Perú

Ecoexpress Javier Prado

Stork Peru

Alva Legal

Estratega Consultores

Pan American Silver Huarón

Banco Santander

Consorcio Minero (CORMIN)

Cía Peruana de Radiodifusion

Cliveden

Work highlights

  • Acting as Peruvian counsel to Latam Airlines Peru on the entire strategy of the group’s restructuring.
  • Advising Astaldi’s Peruvian subsidiary on its public insolvency proceeding, initiated by a creditor before INDECOPI.
  • Advising Pluspetrol Norte -currently in liquidation- on its crisis strategy, which emanated from diverse financial and economic distress problems suffered due to market conditions and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Peru > Compliance Tier 1

The compliance practice at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados acts for a roster of high-profile domestic and international companies on the implementation of compliance programs and criminal investigations. The multidisciplinary team encompasses specialists in economic law, anti-bribery and anti-money laundering matters, employment, data protection and corporate issues; it advises clients on international regulatory issues, internal investigations, foreign corrupt practices act (FCPA) due diligence and M&A operations. The team is led by finance expert Fernando Molina, and José Reaño Peschiera, who is focused on business crime matters, including white-collar crime, tax evasion and financial fraud. Formerly at the High-Level Anti-corruption Commission (“CAN-Anticorrupción”), a state-entity, senior associate José Medina is the name to note for anti-corruption work, and handles the legal defence of criminal proceedings. Efraín Vassallo retired.

Practice head(s):

José Reaño; Fernando Molina

Testimonials

‘Mastery and knowledge on the subject is outstanding’.

‘Very solid team’.

‘Professionals who inspire a lot of confidence’.

‘The team has talent and integrity’.

Key clients

Telefónica del Perú

Belmond Peru Hotels

Scotiabank Peru

BBVA Banco Continental

Compañia Minera Antamina

Southern Peru Cooper Corporation

Pluspetrol Peru Corporation

Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras

Alicorp

Pan American Silver Peru

Intersur Concesiones

Peru > Corporate and M&A Tier 1

Under the leadership Jean Paul Chabaneix and Ramón Vidurrizaga, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados remains at the forefront of corporate transactional matters, advising on high-profile M&A, joint ventures, management buyouts and private equity investments, and demonstrating particular experience in the mining industry. The practice group caters to a range of industry sectors and also handles contractual corporate matters, reorganisations, financings and securities associated with foreign investment. Vidurrizaga is particularly recommended for corporate and commercial matters, as well as arbitration and litigation. Managing partner Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado is a well known natural resources specialist who often handles M&A deals in the sector. Other key practitioners include Luis Enrique Palacios, who focuses on M&A, and finance work; and Eduardo López and Jorge Trelles , both of whom are also largely dedicated to M&A. Nicolás Cornejo, who made partner in Janauary 2021, handles M&A, financing and capital markets work for both local and international clients. Augusto Cáceres left the firm in July 2021 to establish a ventures and legal lab called LeiOS.

Practice head(s):

Jean Paul Chabaneix; Ramón Vidurrizaga

Testimonials

‘The team is quite strong, combining the vast experience of its most senior lawyers with the talent of its new recruits‘.

‘Rrenewal of talent has allowed the quality standard of services not only to be consolidated, but even raised in the last two decades‘.

‘Among the main qualities of the M&A / Corporate team are its orientation to reach consensus without disconnecting from the client’s interests and its ability to handle transactions with “several moving parts”, which requires exhaustive attention to detail‘.

‘It is a team with high knowledge of corporate and M&A issues’.

‘It is a highly competitive team with a lot of experience in transactions of this type‘.

‘It is a group with high technical knowledge and is customer-oriented and able to provide practical, efficient and innovative solutions when required‘.

‘Eduardo Lopez is a lawyer with extensive experience and technical knowledge in corporate and M&A matters‘.

‘The team’s style and work product equals those of many large US laws firms‘.

Key clients

Barrick Gold Corporation

Paysafe

Breca Group

Grupo Breca

Luz del Sur

Credicorp Capital

I Squared Capital

Grupo Werthein

CAP

Smurfit Kappa

Work highlights

  • Acted as Peruvian counsel to Barrick Gold Corporation on the sale of one of the largest gold mines in Peru to Singaporean metal investor Boroo.
  • Acted as Peruvian counsel to Smurfit Kappa, on its acquisition of packaging manufacturer Cartones del Pacifico.
  • Acted as Peruvian counsel to UK payment company Paysafe, on its acquisition of Peruvian counterpart Pago Efectivo from local media group El Comercio.

Peru > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Outstanding in the area of dispute resolution’, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados offers ‘serious professionalism and a great loyalty toward its clients’. The team’s key areas of focus are high-profile international and domestic arbitrations, commercial litigation and white-collar crime. Often working alongside large international firms, the practice group is experienced in commercial and investment arbitration, shareholder disputes, governmental and regulatory matters, and construction disputes, with José Tam, José Reaño, Arturo Aza and Renzo Carrasco sharing leadership of the practice. Tam is well known and highly regarded in the market for civil and commercial arbitration and litigation proceedings; while Aza is experienced in disputes against Peruvian Government entities, as well as those involving tax, mining and regulatory matters. Carrasco is the name to note for civil litigation and criminal proceedings, and Italo Carrano handles international treaty-based disputes, including those investor-state ICSID cases. Promoted to partner in January 2021, Jorge Alvarado is a procedural specialist who focuses primarily on complex arbitration; and Martin Chocano -who, in turn, was promoted to the partnership in January 2022- is recommended for commercial and construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

José Tam; José Reaño; Arturo Aza; Renzo Carrasco

Testimonials

‘The arbitration practice of the Rodrigo firm is a dynamic practice with years of experience in both domestic and international arbitration‘.

‘Its members are professionals with excellent credentials and great capacity for legal analysis‘.

‘It is an elite law firm in Peru for dispute resolution issues‘.

‘Italo Carrano and José Tam are excellent litigators with a high level of professionalism‘.

‘They have years of experience in domestic and international arbitration, and seek innovative and creative solutions for their clients‘.

‘The dispute resolution area includes attention to arbitration matters, judicial litigation and even criminal litigation‘.

‘José Tam is the leader of the firm’s litigation area. Martín Chocano is the new partner in the area. Both get involved with the controversy, design strategies and are constantly thinking about the best alternatives for the client. Real teamwork is conveyed‘.

‘I can say that the dispute resolution practice with the firm is carried out at a very professional level, they make up a team with a lot of technical knowledge, which facilitates synergy with the experts.’

Key clients

Compañía Minera Antamina

Luz del Sur

Southern Perú Copper Corporation

Nexa Resources

Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde

Entel Perú

Minera Chinalco Perú

Gases del Norte del Perú

Pluspetrol Norte

Hudbay Perú

Telefónica del Perú

Belmond Peru Hotels

Scotiabank Peru

BBVA Banco Continental

Compañia Minera Antamina

Southern Peru Cooper Corporation

Pluspetrol Peru Corporation

Iridium Concesiones De Infraestructuras

Alicorp

Pan American Silver Peru

Work highlights

  • Representing Chinalco in a constitutional amparo proceeding against a group of people who have been disturbing the company’s property on 34,4723 hectares of land located in the old city of Morococha.
  • Representing Southern Peru Copper Corporation on different legal proceedings against government decisions related to the Tía María mining project.
  • Represented Volvo Perú in a series of legal actions aimed at defending the possessionand ownership of its main premises (with an area of 53,182.50 m2) acquired in 2009, against the attempts of third parties to claim a non-existent right of possession over such property and to question the transfer in favour of the company.

Energy and natural resources > Electricity Tier 1

The premier electricity practice at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados advises clients on technical and commercial matters and has over 20 years’ experience in the industry. The team acts for power producers, transmission and distribution concessionaires, unregulated consumers and the grid operator (COES) on a range of matters, including power purchase agreements (PPAs), interconnection agreements and project development. On the commercial side, the team handles M&A, project finance and merger control issues. Verónica Sattler and Alejandro Manayalle head the group; with Sattler recommended for public infrastructure, energy, public utility and network regulation issues; and Manayalle providing expertise on the development of public infrastructure and energy projects, as well as international investment arbitration. Counsel María Del Rosario Quiroga is recommended for regulatory matters and disputes, while Diana Briones (who was promoted to the partnership in January 2022) handles corporate matters. Senior associate Margarett Matos is the name to note for sustainable energy matters, public policy and energy regulation.

Practice head(s):

Veronica Sattler; Alejandro Manayalle

Testimonials

‘Multidisciplinary team with extensive experience and a results-based approach‘.

‘The people are correct and fully available to deal with queries and, if necessary, solve immediate problems‘.

‘Veronica Satler attends us, her prestige in the sector makes her a reference when the opinion of a third party is needed’.

‘We work on very specific issues in energy and they have knowledge that goes beyond the norm‘.

‘The positioning of the Firm in the market gives them weight when it comes to seeking the legal opinion of a third party‘.

‘They are not our day-to-day lawyers, they are the ones you look for for issues that require fine-tuning, fine and detailed knowledge of any regulatory issue‘.

‘They were very clear to introduce us to the energy regulatory framework of Peru, with a high degree of knowledge in the matter‘.

‘They also gave practical recommendations to be able to move forward with the contract negotiations‘.

Key clients

Luz del Sur

Celeo Redes

Solarpack

Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde

Marcobre

Papelera del Sur

Esmeralda Corp

Fenix Power Perú

Cubico Sustainable Investments

Panamerican Silver

Sindicato Energético (SINERSA)

Latin America Power Perú

Minera Titan del Perú

Catalina Huanca Sociedad Minera

Inland Energy

Statkraft Perú

Total Eren

Work highlights

  • Providing comprehensive advice regarding all electrical and regulatory matters to Luz del Sur.
  • Provided Celeo Redes -a subsidiary of the Spanish Celeo Group performing electric transmission activities in Chile, Brazil and Peru- with comprehensive advice during several tenders called byProinversion for the development and construction of various substations and transmission lines.
  • Currently assisting Statkraft Perú with several matters related to its regulatory duties.

Energy and natural resources > Hydrocarbons Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados offers a full-spectrum service to clients in the oil-and-gas industry, catering to all aspects of up-, mid- and downstream activity in the industry. This broad focus encompasses expertise in exploration and production contracts, joint venture agreements, engineering and construction agreements, environmental matters and disputes. The team utilises ancillary support from the firm’s corporate, tax, employment, IP and litigation practices to provide a one-stop-shop for clients; it is co-led by Jorge Pérez-Taiman, Jenny Caldas and senior associate Carolina Noriega. Pérez-Taiman brings strong international experience to the team and Caldas is recommended for administrative procedures before regulatory entities. Noriega handles permitting, contracting and commercial matters but is primarily focused on transactional matters in the sector; while specialised associate Talia Hormaeche‘s practice is centred on natural gas distribution matters. Jean Paul Chabaneix is an additional name to note for M&A, and financing matters in the industry.

Practice head(s):

Jorge Pérez-Taiman

Testimonials

‘The best legal team on hydrocarbon issues in the country‘.

‘Attention is magnificent, not only from the point of view of capabilities but also on a human level‘.

‘They have become a strategic partner in the company’s decision-making for many years‘.

‘The team at Estudio Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has extensive knowledge of the energy and hydrocarbons sector in Peru‘.

‘I have worked with other firms in the country and I consider them to be the best‘.

‘They are our strategic allies since they have a high degree of understanding of the sector and the general context for issues related to oil & gas‘.

‘In the face of any query or requirement, it has a solid team prepared to carry out any legal matter‘.

‘The lawyers stand out for their high level of knowledge on the issues dealt with, understanding of the applicable legal and regulatory framework, willingness to attend to queries raised and the speed in providing responses‘.

Key clients

Matheson Tri-Gas Inc

Gas Natural de Lima y Callao

Contugas

Limagas Natural

Gases del Pacifico

Gases del Norte del Perú

Geo-Park Perú

Pluspetrol Perú Corporation

Promigas Perú

Aptim Perú

Work highlights

  • Providing gneeral and regualtory advice to Matheson Tri-Gas Incorporated in relation to its bid to operate Petroperu’s hydrogen and nitrogen plants in the new Talara Refinery, in northern Peru.
  • Successfully represented Gas Natural de Lima y Callao in the submission of an administrative claim before the regulatory agency OSINERGMIN, aimed at modifying a prior resolution denying a legal adjustment of tariffs due to the pandemic.
  • Advising Contugas, the company in charge of natural distribution pipelines in the Ica Region, on its efforts to be allowed to update and transfer to its clients increases in natural gas prices and natural gas transportation costs, as provided by applicable regulations.

Energy and natural resources > Mining Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados offers clients ‘excellent industry knowledge and contacts’ and ‘always delivers a high-quality product on time’. It is the pre-eminent practice for corporate instructions in the mining industry, handling M&A, privatisations and financing work, along with administrative proceedings, construction and operational matters, and environmental issues. Practice head Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado is one of the best-known lawyers in the mining industry; he sits on the board of various major mining companies and is recommended for corporate and financing work. Oscar Benavides advises on the structuring and negotiation of exploration, development and exploitation contracts, and delivers work that is ‘way above and beyond any expectations’. Francisco Barrios and Francisco Tong are also key practitioners, alongside Claudio Ferrero, who is a name to note for corporate, contractual and general mining matters. At associate level, Diego Pachas is recommended for regulatory issues, while Karen Flores joined as associate from an in-house role at the Peruvian environment agency Organismo de Evaluación y Fiscalización Ambiental (OEFA).

Practice head(s):

Luis Carlos Rodrigo

Testimonials

‘Oscar Benavides is very good at negotiations, he knows how to guide transactions towards reaching agreements, he does not complicate issues, but on the contrary, he makes the difficult easy‘.

‘Oscar Benavides takes the trouble to get to know the company, its policies, procedures, and what interests him about the business, etc. That helps a lot in mining transactions‘.

‘Excellent knowledgeable partners who advise on legal matters and business matters‘.

‘Excellent industry knowledge and contacts‘.

‘Excellent communication and they always deliver a high quality product on time‘.

‘Available after hours, on weekends; the service is extraordinary.’

‘Oscar Benavides is the partner who either provides all of our services or maintains a presence even when another partner is providing specialised services; Oscar’s client service is way above and beyond any expectations we could have‘.

Key clients

Cerro de Pasco Resources (Peu branch).

Sociedad Minera Reliquias

Trident Resources

Barrick Gold Corporation

Minera Barrick Perú

Cumbres del Sur

Southern Peru Copper Corporation, Sucursal del Peru

Cerro de Pasco (Peru branch)

Compañia Minera Antamina

Southern Peru Copper Corporation (Peru branch)

Marcobre

Minera Antares

Minera Chinalco

Hudbay Peru

Nexa Resources El Porvenir

Elida Resources

Barrick Gold Corporation

Work highlights

  • Advised Cerro de Pasco Resources (Peru branch) and Cerro de Pasco Resources on the acquisition of a 100% equity stake in Trevali Peru, which is the titleholder of the Santander polymetallic mine.
  • Advised the shareholders of Sociedad Minera Reliquias on the sale of a controlling interest in the company to Silver Mountain Resources.
  • Advised Trident Royalties on the acquisition of copper royalties over the Pukaqaqa copper project in Peru from Orion Resource Partners.

Peru > Environment Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados has ‘an excellent team, with a great track record in, and knowledge of, environmental issues’. Handling both contentious and non-contentious mandates, the practice is active in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters. It is experienced in a wide range of areas, including water, sewage, natural protected areas and environmental quality standards. Francisco Tong heads the group and has particular experience of permits, licenses and authorisations in the mining, environmental and natural resources sectors. Jenny Caldas handles regulatory and environmental issues - primarily in the oil and gas sector, and Francisco Barrios is the name to note for occupational safety and sanctioning procedures, among other areas. Counsel Úrsula Zavala handles water resourcing issues and sanitation matters, and also has considerable experience of large-scale investment projects in the mining and energy sectors. Karen Flores joined as an associate in April 2021 from her public sector role in environment agency OEFA's evaluation and auditing department.

Practice head(s):

Francisco Tong

Testimonials

‘Excellent team, with a great track record, knowledge and success in environmental issues in the energy sector‘.

‘Great knowledge on the environmental matters of the energy sector‘.

Key clients

Minera Forrester

China National Petroleum Company (CNPC)

Hunt Oil Exploration and Production Company of Peru

Moquegua FV

Repsol Exploración Perú

Nexa Resources Atacocha.

Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Pan American Silver Corp

Luz del Sur

Cía de Minas Buenaventura

Work highlights

  • Represented China National Petroleum Company in the procedure to approve the Final Abandonment Plan for Block X before the Ministry of Energy and Mines.
  • Provided Hunt Oil with legal advice on two administrative sanctioning procedures filed by OEFA regarding the failure to comply with some environmental commitments regarding Block 76.
  • Provided Moquegua with legal advice on an administrative sanctioning procedure filed by OEFA regarding the failure to comply with some social commitments in its Environmental Management Instrument.

Peru > Intellectual property Tier 1

Under the joint leadership of Héctor Álvarez and María del Carmen Alvarado, the IP team at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados is well known in the market for its advice on trade marks, patents, copyrights and franchising and license agreements. On the contentious side, the practice handles administrative and court proceedings relating to IP rights, acting for a notable roster of high-profile clients. Álvarez advises domestic and foreign companies on the protection and registration of trade marks and patents, while del Carmen, who is a former head of the Trade Mark Office, is recommended for contentious IP matters. Senior associate Ricardo De Vettor has particular experience in the life sciences sector and associate Ximena Aramburu specialises in trade mark, patent, copyright and domain name mandates.

Practice head(s):

Héctor Álvarez; María del Carmen Alvarado

Testimonials

‘They have always been excellent partners. Extremely responsive and ready to assist in the simple or most complex matters. Their support has been critical to our success.’

‘The team became experts in our business and we rely on their advice. They have our best interest as a priority and act with integrity.’

Key clients

PepsiCo

Inditex (Zara)

Microsoft Corporation

Panasonic Corporation

Mars

Colombina

Abercrombie & Fitch Europe

Reckitt Benckiser

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Assa Abloy

Discovery Communications

McAffee

Kawasaki Kabushiki Kaisha

NV Bekaert

Immunotec

The Singer Company Limited

American Airlines

Lineage Logistics Holdings

CBC PR

Martinizing International

Work highlights

  • Advised PepsiCo on the opposition of a trade mark registered by Monster Energy Company.
  • Advised Mars on the opposition of a trade mark registered by Chocolates Gure.
  • Advised American Airlines on the opposition of a trade mark registered by America World Travel.

Peru > International trade (IT&C) Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados acts for importers, exporters and a range of other foreign trade operators in the mining, oil and gas, chemical, technology, telecoms and agricultural sectors, among others. Under the leadership of dedicated trade practitioner Julio Guadalupe, the practice continues to advise on customs planning and international trade operations, including contentious matters and the representation of clients before regulatory bodies such as INDECOPI. Guadalupe is deputy chair at the Logistics and Customs Committee at the Lima Chamber of Commerce and has recently been handling a number of customs valuation matters; he previously acted as a consultant on the drafting of the current customs law in Peru. Senior associates Juan Acuña (the a name to note for customs and indirect tax planning, customs valuation and tariff classification), and Joan Tello, who is recommended for administrative procedures (including tax litigation), provide key support.

Practice head(s):

Julio Guadalupe

Key clients

Compañia Goodyear Del Peru

Volvo Peru

Grupo Scharff (Fedex’sRepresentative In Peru)

Omnilife Peru

Hudbay Perú

Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Sucursal Del Peru

Grupo Fierro (Quimtia, Farmex)

Tecnológica De Alimentos (Tasa)

Minera Chinalco Peru

Quimica Suiza

Qsi Peru

Compañía Minera Antamina

Cofaco Industries

Operaciones Arcos Dorados del Perú

ABB

Entel Peru

San Fernando

Gloria

Kallpa Generacion

Master Foods Peru Sociedad Comercial De Responsabilidad Limitada

El Pedregal

Trading Fashion Line

Juki America

Sucursal Del Peru

Kuehne + Nagel

Schneider Electric Peru

Bunge North America / BungeLatin America / Bunge Perú

Imk Maderas

Compañia Molinera Del Centro

Nokia Siemens Networks Perú

Aris Industrial

Tcl International Peru

Anglo American Peru

Spectrum Cannabis Peru

Traffic Tech

Immunotec Peru

Southern Textile Network

Fosforera Peruana

Work highlights

  • Providing legal sponsorship to Skechers Latin America/Skechers Peru on an anti-dumping investigation conducted by the Peruvian Competition Authority (INDECOPI) concerning imports of an important range of footwear originating in China.
  • Provided legal advice to Kimberly Clark Peru on the interpretation and application of the WTO customs valuation rules in the company’s import operations.
  • Provided legal advice to ABB on the importation of large equipment that had been damaged and repaired before arriving in Peru.

Peru > Labour and employment Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados is ‘a valued partner that maintains a comprehensive set of expertise in labour and employment matters’. The firm provides clients with strength in both contentious and non-contentious matters including advising on the hiring and firing of staff, downsizing issues, the establishment of employment policies, reduction of costs work, occupational health and safety issues and immigration mandates. On the contentious side, the team notably represents clients in administrative and judicial proceedings. The 18-practitioner team is jointly led by José Balta and Mario Pasco, with Balta experienced in collective bargaining, employment discrimination and sexual harassment matters, and Pasco recommended for collective bargaining issues, litigation and auditing and taxation cases. Ernesto Cárdenas is another key practitioner with experience in tax structuring work, while senior associate Iván Blume is a name to note for corporate immigration, discrimination and privacy issues.

Practice head(s):

José Balta; Mario Pasco

Testimonials

‘The firm is a valued partner that maintains a comprehensive set of expertise in labour and employment matters.’

‘José Balta is a tremendous resource who is responsive to client needs, and provides practical and sound guidance.’

‘José Balta appropriately assigns attorneys to cases based on the level of expertise and complexity needed.’

‘It is a great team, very serious and although it is quite cautious with the analysis of the regulations that can be issued, it always provides the best possible solutions to the company to avoid contingencies and to continue with the operation of the company, adapting it in the best way possible.’

‘Very efficient and always willing to provide the support that is required.’

Key clients

Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Compañía Minera Antamina

Minsur

Marcobre

Hudbay Minerals

Panamerican Silver

Microsoft

Fluor Daniel

Natura & Co

Tata Consulting

Bechtel

Peru LNG

Avianca

Work highlights

  • Advising Bechtel on all employment matters concerning its operations in Yanacocha.
  • Advised Promigas on the structuring of the group’s companies so that it can act in an integrated manner.
  • Advised many agrarian companies of the country in implementing the several changes derived from the New Agrarian Law that was enacted in January 2021 (which increased labour costs and included several new obligations in favour of agrarian employees, among others).

Peru > Lifesciences and healthcare Tier 1

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados fields ‘a wonderful team that is always available with simple solutions to very complex problems’. It has recently been busy providing advice related to the Covid-19 pandemic, including mandates concerning medical devices, diagnostic reagents, vaccines and oxygen plants. More generally, the practice has strong expertise in IP, regulatory compliance, and marketing and advertising issues. Head of practice Maritza Reategui is a key name for IP-related healthcare and life sciences matters and is active in a range of educational roles at universities. María del Carmen Alvarado is the name to note for contentious and non-contentious IP matters and has recently been involved in advising companies on the new Peruvian cannabis regulation. Associate Solange Noriega-Zumaeta is recommended for IP and sanitary regulation matters.

Practice head(s):

Maritza Reátegui

Testimonials

‘The team is very good and knows the area and the sector very well‘.

‘Knowledge, experience, availability‘.

‘This is without a doubt the best law firm in Peru but particularly in this practice they have a wonderful team that is always available and with a simple solution to very complex problems such as the registration of dietary supplements‘.

‘I feel very calm knowing that we have them as backup in our day to day and above all with the excellent contact they have with the health authorities‘.

‘Maritza Reátegui is the one I highly recommend to deal with these issues. She is a lawyer who is always available, she has an answer to any concern that may arise, she has a close relationship with the authorities and she knows the market in which she operates extensively, as well as having a wonderful character‘.

Key clients

Botaniknow (Cannabis)

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) / Concytec

Minera Chinalco

Fresenius Medical Care

Edgewell Personal Care

Immunotec

Productos Tissue del Perú

Cannfarm

Andenbio

Clorox Company

Work highlights

  • Providing legal and regulatory advice to Botaniknow on obtaining the marketing authorisations for natural products with Cannabis for medicinal use.
  • Providing Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo and CONCYTEC with a report to make recommendations on regulatory changes.    
  • Advising Minera Chinalco Mining on the introduction of a Covid-19 diagnostic centre for its employees.

Peru > Projects and infrastructure Tier 1

An impressive roster of lenders, export-credit agencies, debtors, financial advisors and contractors turn to Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados for advice on the full gamut of projects work. The firm, which is well known in the market for advising on headline projects, is singled out for its project financing capabilities, and leverages expertise from its strong mining, financing and energy teams to assist on complex, and high-stakes deals. The team is under the joint leadership of Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado and Jean Paul Chabaneix, the latter of whom is recommended for transactions in the electricity, mining, oil and gas, construction, telecoms and transport sectors. Also focused on transactional mandates, Fernando Molina regularly advises on M&A and the financing of infrastructure and power projects, while Juan Diego De Vinatea is noted for his experience in project finance transactions in the energy sector. Regulatory matters are a key area of focus for Verónica Sattler. Recently promoted partner Diana Briones is another name to note for regulatory issues and concession agreements. Alejandro Manayalle , who focuses on public transport infrastructure, and Nicolás Cornejo are also part of the core team. However, senior associate Álvaro Klauer moved to Cuatrecasas in March 2022.

Practice head(s):

Luis Carlos Rodrigo; Jean Paul Chabaneix

Key clients

Lima Airport Partners

Celeo Redes

DNB Bank ASA

Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)

Inter-American Development Bank

Inland Energy

BNP Paribas

Cifi Latam

APM Terminals Callao

Aeropuertos Andinos del Perú

Work highlights

  • Advised the lenders on a $150m revolving construction loan granted to Metro de Lima Linea 2.
  • Assisted a syndicated group of banks acting as lenders under a $400m senior secured financing to be provided to DP World Callao, concessionaire of the south port terminal of Callao in Perú.
  • Acted as local counsel to DNB Bank ASA and Celeo Redes in the $30m and €4.2m financing granted to Puerto Maldonado Transmisora de Energía and its shareholder Spanish Celeo Redes.

Peru > Public law and regulation Tier 1

The public law and procurement practice group at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados advises national and international clients on large infrastructure projects, including public and private initiatives and PPPs. Areas of focus include public procurement, contract negotiation, compliance, and administrative proceedings. Practice co-head Verónica Sattler has considerable experience of regulatory matters pertaining to project development, particularly in the energy sector; while fellow co-head Carlos Carpio has notable experience representing clients in administrative proceedings before national, regional, and municipal entities, as well as advising on government contracting and public procurement processes. Hugo Silva focuses on construction matters and bidding processes launched by government entities or specialist international organisations, and Alejandro Manayalle handles project development in the transportation infrastructure and energy sectors. Diana Briones, who was promoted to partner in January 2022, and experienced counsel Augusto Effio are also both recommended.

Practice head(s):

Carlos Carpio; Veronica Sattler; Hugo Silva

Testimonials

Excellent professionals – punctual, responsive and human.

 

Key clients

Lima Airport Partners

Consorcio Constructor M2 Lima

Apm Terminals Callao

Aeropuertos Andinos Del Perú

Teleférico De Huchuy Qosco

Salog

Transmisora Eléctrica Del Sur 4

Southern Peru Copper Corporation

Celeo Redes

Inland Energy

Rutas De Lima

Grupo IDC

Ferrocarril Transandino

Entel Perú

Microsoft Corporation

Aramburu Matriz

Sade Compagnie Generale De Travaux D’hidraulique

Fresenius Medical Care Del Perú

Aecom Technical Services

ABB

Minsur

PLM Inversiones Inmobiliarias

Dredging International Services

CBC Peruana

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Cencosud Perú

Sistemas Oracle Del Perú

Inversiones La Maddalena

Work highlights

  • Providing permanent advice to Lima Airport Partners on the development of the expansion of Jorge Chavez International Airport.
  • Providing permanent advice to Consorcio Constructor M2 Lima on the development of the construction of Line 2 of Lima’s metro system.
  • Providing permanent regulatory advice to APM Terminals Callao on the development of the concession and advancement of investments for the handling of containers in the country’s main port.

Peru > Tax Tier 1

Fielding an impressive nine-partner team, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados stands out not only for its bench strength, but also due to the high-volume and high-profile mandates which it handles. On the transactional side, the practice is well known for tax matters relating to M&A transactions, equity and debt financings, restructurings and privatisations, among other areas; while on the contentious side, it draws on the expertise of firm's highly ranked disputes practice to represent clients in litigation. Alex Córdova co-heads the team and has notable experience in corporate tax, value added tax and extractive industries' taxation, as well as representing clients before the tax authority. Alex Morris, who jointly leads the team, is the key contact for wealth planning; dual-qualified in Spain and Peru, he is well versed in international fiscal transparency issues. Raúl Hidalgo handles the tax aspects of investment in infrastructure and administrative proceedings, while Tulio Tartarini deals with utilities taxation and Mariella de la Torre is recommended for tax issues in the mining and natural resources sector. Gustavo Lazo left the firm in September 2021.

Practice head(s):

Alex Córdova; Alex Morris

Testimonials

‘The difference compared with other firms is the reaction speed, accompanied by the seniority of the partners in charge of the matter‘.

‘They give a 360 ° look, not only on tax, but in other aspects of law‘.

‘They are always very attentive and willing to assist us on the issues that we bring‘.

‘Highly recommended‘.

Key clients

Minera Las Bambas

Minera Chinalco Perú

Grupo Falabella Perú

Telefónica del Perú

Tiendas por Departamento Ripley

Luz del Sur

Huawei del Perú

San Fernando

Compañía Minera Antamina

Southern Perú Copper Corporation (Peru branch)

Work highlights

  • Assisted Southern Peru Copper Corporation in ligation before the Supreme Court related to a discussion regarding several assessments raised by the Peruvian Tax Authority to the 2003 Corporate Income Tax of fiscal year.
  • Provided legal tax advice to Enfoca Servicios Logísticos on reviewing the tax consequences and most efficient manner to structure the operation of the multiple partial spin-off of Enfoca Discovery1 and Enfoca Discovery Parallel.
  • Assisted Nexa Resources Cajamarquilla, a Peruvian company dedicated to producing and selling refined zinc, on an appeal before the Tax Court  relating to a transfer pricing assessment on the sale transactions carried out with the related trader Votorantim.

Peru > TMT (Technology, media and telecoms) Tier 1

Co-led by Verónica Sattler and counsel María Del Rosario Quiroga, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados has vast experience of the Peruvian telecoms sector, where it advises clients on regulatory and compliance matters, as well as administrative proceedings before the regulators. On the media and technology side, the practice acts for TV broadcasters on compliance, and digital and online platforms on data protection. Quiroga is particularly experienced in the energy and telecoms industries and has pervious in-house experience at the telecoms regulator; while senior associate Andrea Morelli is recommended for regulatory and permitting matters, as well as dispute resolution. Associate Luis Fernando Roca is another key member of the team and handles matters related to telecoms, broadcasting and new technologies.

Practice head(s):

Verónica Sattler; María del Rosario Quiroga

Testimonials

‘Multidisciplinary team with extensive experience in the sector‘.

‘Committed team with a very good disposition‘.

Key clients

Entel Perú

Americatel Perú

Telefónica Global Solutions

Lazus Perú(Cable & Wireless Communications)

Compañía Peruana de Radiodifusión

Internexa Perú

Red Eléctrica del Sur

Luz del Sur

Meta

Grupo Werthein

Volkswagen

Hudbay Perú

Statkraft Perú

Importaciones Hiraoka

Compañía Minera Antamina

IBM

Work highlights

  • Currently advising Entel Perú and Americatel Perú related operators on the renewal of four concession agreements.
  • Advising Telefónica Global Solutions, a subsidiary of the Telefónica Group- on general regulatory matters related to its Peruvian operations.
  • Advised a major media & technology company on the telecoms legal and regulatory framework applicable to services provided over the internet, and specifically, to streaming and online platform services.

Peru > Capital markets Tier 2

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados acts for high-profile domestic banks and large international players and takes prides in advising on high-end and out-of-the-ordinary transactions. With a strong banking and finance practice, the firm is well placed to handle capital markets work and its expertise includes bank finance, debt capital markets, equity capital markets, project and structured finance transactions, and regulatory issues. Moreover, with a well regarded tax practice, the team can also assist with all relevant structuring matters. Key practitioners in a team of some 20 lawyers inclue practice head Jean Paul Chabaneix ('highly responsive, knowledgeable, and business-oriented') who leads on many of the team’s high-value deals; the increasingly active Nydia Guevara ('knowledge, speed and the ability to resolve complex situations'), who focuses on structured finance and equity transactions; and counsel Paul Castritius, a Peruvian Securities and Exchange Commission (CONASEV) alumnus who is recommended for regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Jean Paul Chabaneix

Testimonials

‘Rodrigo is a powerhouse. Jean Paul Chabaneix is highly responsive, knowledgeable, and business-oriented‘.

‘Compares favorably with other firms’.

‘Remarkable work by Nydia Guevara, who offers knowledge, speed and the ability to resolve complex situations’.

‘It is a team with a lot of  talent, specialised in capital markets, with a very good track record of financing transactions in different forms, which complement each other very well and can meet the required deadlines even when the deadlines are short due to the urgency of the request’.

‘They not only focus on the transaction in general, but also on the details and on identifying possible contingencies and proposing ways to mitigate them’.

‘Nydia Guevara provides a high degree of knowledge of capital markets legislation, as well as experience in financings of various kinds’.

‘Always available to attend to requests that arise in transactions, Nydia Guevara is also very detailed in her work and easily manages to identify possible contingencies for her clients, proposing practical solutions.

‘Nydia Guevara is a friendly person and very easy to deal with’.

Key clients

The Central American Bottling Corporation and its Peruvian subsidiary CBC Peruana

Scotiabank Peru

Auna

Orazul Energy Peru

Minsur

Aenza

Luz del Sur

Nexa Resources Peru

Acres Sociedad Administradora de Fondos de Inversión

Work highlights

  • Acted as Peruvian counsel to CBC Peruana on the redemption of its 8.00% senior guaranteed notes (due 2029) issued under Rule 144A/Reg.S of the US Securities Act of 1933.
  • Advised Scotiabank del Peru as sole arranger and placement agent of a P$300m (approximately $70m) securitised notes offering program and the first offering under said program for Multimercados Zonales (Minka), a local mall operator, in its capital markets debut.
  • Advised Orazul Energy Peru on a tender offer to purchase its outstanding 5.625% senior notes (due 2027) issued under Rule 144A/Reg.S of the US Securities Act of 1933.

Peru > Real estate Tier 2

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

Testimonials

‘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.

Peru > Competition and antitrust Tier 3

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados‘ long-standing competition and antitrust practice typically advises clients on complaints against government entities regarding barriers created by regulations, with recent work involving the team's representation of electricity company Luz del Sur and food production client San Fernando in complaints against ministries, regarding environmental protection and income tax regulations respectively. Compliance with antitrust regulations and adoption of preventive measures is also a key part of the practice group's caseload. Practice head Verónica Sattler is experienced in the energy and infrastructure sectors (such as electricity providers and airports), as well as providing general antitrust advice to mining companies. Sattler is assisted by Alejandro Manayalle, who co-led on the Luz del Sur matter; and telecoms head, counsel María Del Rosario Quiroga.

Practice head(s):

Veronica Sattler

Testimonials

‘Great reputation in the market, objectivity and full knowledge of the sector’.

‘Veronica Sattler is a leader in the market, with total availability, creativity, proactivity and comprehensive training‘.

Key clients

Luz del Sur

San Fernando

Statkraft Perú

Compañía Minera Antamina

Booking.com

Marcobre

SHV Interholding

Lima Airport Partners

Peru > Insurance Tier 3

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados focuses on offering counsel to reinsurers – typically foreign, but also domestic – regarding Peruvian risk and on any claims arising from related contracts. Restructuring and insolvency specialist Guillermo Puelles heads the practice, which is also developing a particular niche in aviation insurance; it has recently handled cases involving personal accidents and liability policies arising from air-related civilian tragedies. Other work involves assisting clients with the incorporation and commencement of new business activities in Peru. key associate support is provided by Sabrina Montoya.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

La Positiva Seguros y Reaseguros

Bupa

We are a full-service firm with more than 30 practice groups, covering all areas of corporate law. All of our teams are at the forefront of the market and regularly participate in the most complex and sophisticated transactions in Peru. We have extensive experience handling cross-border matters, including award-winning deals and international litigation and arbitration claims.

We have been awarded “Latin American Law Firm of the Year 2018 and 2021”, by Chambers and Partners and have further been recognized as “Law Firm of Year: Peru” repeatedly by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and Partners and IFLR, among other leading international publications for more than a decade.

Banking, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets: The firm covers bank finance, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance, trade finance, acquisition finance, derivatives and regulatory matters. Recent highlights include advising Compañía Minera Antamina in the US$ 1 billion financing granted by a lenders syndicate comprised by Bank of Nova Scotia, MUFG Bank, Bank of China, BBVA, ICBC, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, Citibank and JP Morgan; Minsur, in a US$ 300 million refinancing granted by Bank of America and Banco Santander; Aenza, in its offering of US$ 90 million convertible bonds, becoming the first publicly listed company to issue convertible bonds in Peru.

Corporate and M&A: The firm regularly participates in the largest, most complex and sophisticated M&A transactions. It also provides regular corporate counseling to a significant number of the most important companies operating in Peru. Recent highlights include advising Grupo WertheIn in its regional acquisition of entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T. Vrio operates the DirecTV and Sky entertainment systems; DP World Group and DP World Peru in the sale of port operator Cosmos Agencia Marítima to Andino Investment Holding.

Energy: The firm has been involved in the development and financing of some of the most important energy projects in Peru. Recent highlights include hydropower and other renewable projects: Solarpack, in the planning, execution and development of  the San Martín Solar project (former “La Joya” Power Plant) located in the southern regions; Marcobre, in all the regulatory aspects in connection with the legal strategy for securing reliable energy supply of its “Mina Justa” mining project.

Natural resources and environmental: Premier mining and oil and gas companies with large-scale projects in Peru have entrusted the firm with their regulatory, social, environmental, contentious and transactional matters. Recent highlights include advising Barrick Gold Corporation- In the sale of Minera Barrick Misquichilca S.A. (“MBM”), the owner of the Lagunas Norte mine in Peru (“Lagunas Norte”) to Boroo Pte Ltd (Singapore); Matheson Tri-Gas to operate Petroperu’s Hydrogen and Nitrogen plants in the new Talara Refinery, in northern Peru.

Tax: The firm is recognized as the leading tax practice in the country for its advice on tax planning, tax litigation and transfer pricing, as well as for its experience in tax matters in domestic and cross-border M&A, financial and reorganization transactions. Recent highlights include representation of Nexa Resources Cajamarquilla (US$30 million) and Minsur (US$300 million); Southern Peru Copper Corporation on challenging tax credits by the tax authority.

Pro- Bono: The firm is a signatory of the Vance Center’s Pro Bono Declaration for the Americas, is member of Thomson Reuters’s TrustLaw Connect and provides pro bono advice to, among others, Agora Partnerships, Corporación Instiglio, Waves for Development and Osgoode Hall Law School of York University (Canada).

 

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance/M&A/projects Jean Paul Chabaneixjpchabaneix@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Bankruptcy/restructuring Guillermo Puellesgpuelles@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Corporate Ramón Vidurrizagarvidurrizaga@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Dispute resolution José Tamjtam@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Environment Francisco Tongftong@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Insurance and reinsurance Guillermo Puellesgpuelles@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Intellectual property Héctor Álvarezhalvarez@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
International trade Julio Guadalupejguadalupe@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Labor and employment José Baltajbalta@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Mining Luis Carlos Rodrigo Pradolcrodrigo@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Energy Verónica Sattlervsattler@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Public law Carlos Carpioccarpio@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Regulatory Verónica Sattlervsattler@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Tax Alex Córdovaacordova@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
Life Sciences Maritza Reáteguimreategui@estudiorodrigo.com+51 619 1900
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