Mr Claudio Ferrero > Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados > Lima, Peru > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining.


Partners Claudio Ferrero specializes in transactional mining matters, mergers & acquisitions.


He has extensive experience negotiating and structuring mergers & acquisitions, financing, due diligence for companies and mining projects, option contracts, joint ventures, streaming and shareholders agreements. He provides general corporate advice.

He negotiates and designs corporate structures to conciliate perspectives and contractual, tax and economic needs as well as experience in obtaining permits and administrative licenses, including negotiating and closing various agreements with local communities to allow the operation of mining projects. He has been involved in privatization processes, stability contracts and foreign investment.

Claudio has been a visiting lawyer at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York (2013-2014) and assistant professor in the Mining law course of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2010-2011) and intern at the Inter-American Human Rights Commission in Washington D.C. (2003). He was stationed as internal attorney of Las Bambas Mining Company S.A. (2014).


Spanish, English.


Lima Bar Association, Civil Association ADV Editores – Advocatus Magazine, Harvard Club of Perú.


Universidad de Lima – Lawyer, magna cum laude (2005), Harvard Law School – Master in Law (2012).

Lawyer Rankings

Peru > Energy and natural resources > Mining

(Next Generation Partners)

Claudio FerreroRodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

The leading mining practice at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados continues to advise top-tier clients on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters in the industry, covering transactions, regulatory matters and disputes. On the transactional side, it is well known in the market for privatisations, M&A and financing deals, while on the contentious side, it handles administrative proceedings and domestic and international arbitrations. Team head and veteran practitioner Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado is on the board of several mining companies and is a name to note for corporate matters; he is supported by Oscar Benavides, who deals with M&A and joint ventures, as well as exploration, development and exploitation contracts. Francisco Tong is a further key practitioner, who is well versed in administrative regulations and environmental matters and has previously advised on the development of mining regulations in the Dominican Republic and the Republic of Colombia. Claudio Ferrero is another name for corporate transactions and reorganisations; Diego Pachas is recommended for licensing and permitting, and health and safety matters; and Francisco Barrios advises on permitting and strategies for new projects and the expansion of existing projects.