Lic. Christian Carbajal Valenzuela, LL.M. > Wöss & Partners > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Wöss & Partners
TORRE ESMERALDA I BLVD. MANUEL AVILA
CAMACHO 40-1606
COL. LOMAS DE CHAPULTEPEC
11000
Mexico

Work Department

Abitration, Infrastructure

Position

Resident Partner in Lima, Peru and Curitiba, Brazil.

Career

Lic. Christian Carbajal, LL.M. (Warwick) is a Peruvian multilingual attorney graduated form the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, with LLM degree in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick, England under a scholarship granted by the British Council. He has a solid experience representing foreign investors and exporters in international arbitration proceedings in for such as ICSID, ICC and GAFTA, as well as ample experience in anti-dumping procedures before the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property in Peru (INDECOPI). He has also advised foreign mining investors in Peru in relation to the execution of complex contracts for the acquisition of mining property rights as well as for the obtainment of mining concessions from the Mining Authority (MINEM). He is an active arbitrator in several arbitration centers in Peru, such as the Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL), AMCHAM –Peru, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) and the Peruvian Authority for the Supervision of State Procurement and Contracts (OSCE), as well as the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). Christian Carbajal was lead counsel in the ICSID case Tza Yap Shum v. Peru, the first investment arbitration won by a Chinese investor. He was also lead counsel in the US$7 bn case Renée Levy de Levi v. Peru. He is a Professor of International Trade, Foreign Investment Law and International Arbitration at the Postgraduate School of the University of Lima. He has published several articles in the fields of investment and international arbitration. Christian Carbajal is the resident partner of Wöss & Partners in Lima. Christian is currently on leave for having been appointed as secretary general of the Arbitration Centre of the Lima Chamber of Commerce.

Languages

Spanish, English, Portugese

Memberships

IBA, ICC, CCL

Education

Master of Laws in International Economic Law, University of Warwick
Attorney at Law, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru