Firm Profile > Estudio Paitán & Asociados > Lima, Peru

Estudio Paitán & Asociados
AV. MANUEL OLGUÍN Nº501, OF. 1007
CENTRO EMPRESARIAL MACROS
SANTIAGO DE SURCO, LIMA
Peru

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Dispute resolution specislists, boutique firm Estudio Paitán & Asociados has particular expertise in international arbitration and 'extensive knowledge of construction contracts and arbitration disputes'. It stands out for its 'excellent service', in particular that provided by name partner Carlos Paitán Contreras and senior associate Jose Salcedo . Recent work includes ICC arbitration concerning an energy sector concession agreement, and ICSID arbitration regarding the construction of a hydroelectric plant. Clients of the firm include the Ministry of Housing  and Construction, Petroperu and the Municipality of Lima.

 

The firm: The Firm is a Legal boutique established in 2001 focused on providing highly specialized legal advised on foreign investment in Peru in the construction, sanitation, oil & gas, fishing, telecommunications and infrastructure.

Our Firm is recognized both in Peru and in LATAM as a leading practice in ICSID arbitration and the Firm which has experience and acting as lead counsel in those kind of arbitrations. We also participate in commercial arbitration under ICC, AAA and UNCITRAL rules as well as in commercial and public contracting arbitration in a wide range of high complexity issues.

Our team have been trained in international litigation and have a total mastery of the characteristic of common law system concerned with litigation’s best practice, discovery of documents, cross examination etc.

Key cases international Arbitration

Lead Counsels in ICSID Arbitration Case No ARB/07/6 (Tza Yap Shum v Republic of Peru) Claim filed by a Chinese investor. Under the Peru – China BIT, an ICSID tribunal awarded compensation for claimant after declaring as expropriation a number of measures taken by the Peruvian tax authority (SUNAT) that affected the viability of claimant’s business.

Lead Counsels in ICSID Arbitration Case No ARB/10/17 (Renee Levy v Republic of Peru) Claim filed by a French investor for the intervention and liquidation of her bank in Peru taken by the banking regulator and other State agencies pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Peru and the Republic of France on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments.

Lead Counsel in ICSID Arbitration Case No ARB/11/17 (Renee Levy and Gremcitel v Republic of Peru) Second claim filed by a French investor for the frustration of a Real Estate development project that was declared an intangible area by the National Institute of Culture in violation of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Peru and the Government of the Republic of France on the Reciprocal Protection of Investments.

Special Local Counsel in UNCITRAL case, London v Republic of Peru Claim filed by an American investor for the discriminatory freezing of its industrial activities in the mining industry, pursuant to the Investment Chapter of the Free Trade Agreement between Republic of Peru and United States of America.

Department Name Email Telephone
International arbitration and negotiation under treaty claims Mr. Stefan Sillen, Latam Hydro Cia. Mr. Stefan Sillen stefan@latamhydro.com
International arbitration contract claim Mrs. Mariella Gratelli, Ministry of Energy and Mines of Peru TEMP_DGE46@minen.gob.pe
International arbitration contract claim Mr. Fernando Vidal, Ministry of Housing of Peru fernandovidalmalca@hotmail.com
International arbitration contract claim Mr. Augusto Villanueva, Villanueva Ministry of Transport and Communications of Peru villaau19@hotmail.com
International arbitration Mrs. Dyala Jimenez dyala.jimenez@djarbitraje.com
International and national arbitration Mr. Hugo Sologuren hugosologuren@gmail.com
International and national arbitration Mrs. Deva Villanua dvg@jfarmesto.com
International arbitration treaty claims Mr. Jose Carrion josecarriony@beboulevard.com
International arbitration and negotiation (treaty claims) Mr. Christiann Hudtwalcker christiann.hudtwalcker@telefonica.com
International arbitration and negotiation (treaty claims) Mr. Edilson Coral edilson.coral@covinca.co
Risk and prevention legal services in international construction contracts Mrs. Carmen Beltran. cbeltran@petroperu.com.pe
Risk and prevention legal services in international construction contracts Mr. Juan Guillermo Gonzalez jgonzalez@interaseo.com.co
International arbitration Jose Manuel Garcia Represa, jose-manuel.garciarepresa@dechert.com
International arbitration Maria Pradilla mpradillapicas@jonesday.com
Risk and prevention legal service in international constructions contracts Mr. Carlos Ortega carlos.ortega@fticonsulting.com