Diego Grisolle > Rubio Leguía Normand > Lima, Peru > Lawyer Profile

Rubio Leguía Normand

Work Department


Diego is a partner of the Natural Resources: Mining and Environmental Practice Areas, specializing in mining, environmental, commercial and compliance law.


He advises companies on contractual, regulatory and environmental aspects related to the development of mining projects.

Diego has significant experience in the negotiation and execution of operations related to the acquisition of projects and / or mining companies; transfer, assignment, option contracts, mining exploration and exploitation agreements, royalties, joint venture, due diligence, financing, identification and permit management; as well as advice on audit procedures, sanctions and environmental matters related to the use of natural resources.

Before joining Rubio Leguía Normand, he was a partner of García Sayán Abogados and internal legal advisor to Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.

Diego was President of Instituto Nacional de Derecho de Minería, Petróleo y Energía during 2012-2103.


Spanish, English


  • Lima Bar Association.
  • National Institute of Mining, Petroleum and Energy Law.
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada – PDAC.


  • Diploma of Studies in Environmental Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2005.
  • Attorney at Law, Universidad de Lima, 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

Peru > Energy and natural resources > Mining

Rubio Leguía Normand offers clients a strong mix of regulatory and corporate expertise under the leadership of Xennia Forno, Diego Grisolle and Emil Ruppert. The department advises local and global mining companies on operational issues, permitting, compliance, M&A and the acquisition of assets. It also offers particular expertise in the negotiation, drafting and implementation of joint ventures by mining companies, and in negotiations with the local communities affected by mining operations. Forno is a key name for cross-border investments and regulatory matters; Grisolle deals with environmental, commercial and compliance matters; and Ruppert is recommended for corporate and financing matters. Miguel Angel Soto acts for mining companies, investors, government entities and multilateral organisations in development, corporate and financing issues. Senior associate Nancy Ogata left for an in-house role at AESA.