Mr Juan Guillermo Lohmann > Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados > Lima, Peru > Lawyer Profile

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados
LIMA 15072

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration


Partner Juan Guillermo Lohmann specializes in civil law, local and international arbitrations and civil and trade litigations.


He counsels on negotiation, mediation and settlement of civil and commercial disputes. He represents clients in civil, contentious-administrative, trade, constitutional, and local and international arbitration proceedings.

He has been a member of the Civil Code and Civil Procedural Code amendment commissions, a member of the special commission for the Comprehensive Reform of the Justice Administration in Peru (CERIAJUS), and a representative of the Lima Bar Association at the Council of the Judiciary. He served as amicus curiæ to the Supreme Court and he was a member of the Arbitrations Council of the Lima Chamber of Commerce. He is a fellow of the Peruvian Academy of Law (since 2000) and a member of its 2008-2010 Board of Directors. He has been President of the Peruvian Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Association.

Juan Guillermo authored a number of articles of his practice area, and the books titled El negocio jurídico (The Legal Business), El arbitraje (The Arbitration) and Derecho de Sucesiones (Inheritance Law). He has been a teacher under the School of Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Universidad de Lima, and Universidad de Piura.


Spanish, English.


Lima Bar Association, Madrid Bar Association, Real Academia de Legislación y Jurisprudencia de España, Fellow of the Academia Peruana de Derecho.


Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú – Lawyer (1975), Universidad Complutense de Madrid – Lawyer (1980).

Lawyer Rankings

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 AmadoMauricio 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)

Juan Guillermo LohmannRodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados is another giant in the sector: not only does it field a 16-strong disputes team (including six partners), but c1an also call on tier one specialists from across the firm as-and-when needed. The ‘highly-trained‘ team advises on a vast array of civil, commercial, criminal, constitutional and public law matters for some of the largest companies in the region. Clients particularly appreciate the ‘personalised attention‘ and partner involvement, as well as the ‘professionalism of the team, service spirit and excellent results that are aligned with our expectations‘. Lead partners include arbitration expert Juan Guillermo Lohmann, department head José Tam, widely respected Luis BedoyaArturo Aza (whose work is ‘remarkable‘) and arbitrator Italo Carrano, a ‘professional highly dedicated to his clients‘. The firm is currently handling over 80 arbitrations -some of which are significant international matters conducted under UNCITRAL or ICSID rules- for an array of clients typically drawn from the mining, finance and infrastructure sectors. They include Minera Las Bambas, Gases del Pacífico and Latin America Power Perú – which the firm is advising on a $150m LCC international arbitration against GCZ Energía concerning the termination of a joint venture agreement.