Carlos Zegarra > Gálvez, Risso, Zegarra & Asociados > Lima 15023, Peru > Lawyer Profile

Gálvez, Risso, Zegarra & Asociados
Calle El Boulevard 182, Of. 601
Santiago de Surco


Carlos is a founding partner, with 22 years of professional experience in tax advice and foreign trade and customs. He has been an international partner of Deloitte Peru, partner of Gálvez, Risso & Asociados, and senior manager in charge of the Tax Advisory and Procedures Area of KPMG Peru. He’s focused on tax and foreign trade advisory services, local and international tax planning, support in tax and customs inspections, in the sponsorship of administrative and judicial files and in the development and implementation of technological taxation projects.

He is a lawyer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, with postgraduate studies in international taxation at the Complutense University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain) and the Austral University (Buenos Aires, Argentina), foreign trade and customs at the Administration Institute Tax and Customs (SUNAT) and master’s degree in taxation at PUCP. He is a certified Customs Agent.


Spanish and English


Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Lawyer Rankings

Peru > International trade (IT&C)

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Gálvez, Risso, Zegarra & Asociados  international trade and customs practice is increasingly gaining traction with its attractice price/qualtiy ratio and a working methodology informed by “Big-4” experience; led by name partner Carlos Zegarra, the team’s broad offering includes counsel on valuation, tariff classification, operational regimes and benefit matters, along with advice on planning, compliance and auditing as regards customs and tariff issues, and both administrative and judicial litigation.

Peru > Tax

Clients appreciate the level of ‘very personalised attention‘ offered by the deep bench at tax litigation, corporate tax and wealth management specialists, Gálvez, Risso, Zegarra & Asociados. Managing partner Ramón Gálvez-Márquez  and Carolina Risso-Montes are further recognised for their ‘impeccable conduct and great professionalism‘ on operational structuring, and corporate and commercial advisory matters, respectively. The five-strong senior group of lead partners is completed by Carlos Zegarra, who heads up the tax litigation and international trade and customs practices in conjunction with Karen Alegría and transactional added-value analyst, Christian Cáceres. Other work includes customs planning and foreign trade, often in relation to the agribusiness, aviation and pharmaceuticals sectors.