Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados > Lima, Peru > Firm Profile

Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados
CALLE CHINCHÓN 601-609-631
LIMA 15046

Peru > Dispute resolution: Arbitration Tier 3

The 10-strong arbitration team at sizeable but specialist disputes boutique Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados is led by experienced arbitrator Jaime Heredia. The practice assists clients in both national and international arbitrations; recent international work includes advising Ariana Management Corporation on a claim against a transnational company for a breach of contract matter. Founding partner Fernando Rodriguez Angobaldo is another key team member, whose recent arbitral work includes defending a client in arbitration for damages against another company, while Enrique Varsi is also active in the arbitration field, particularly in relation to case strategy. Associates Marco Torres Maldonado, Lucero Ramírez Izaguirre and highly regarded up-and-comer Cesar Sanabria also assist on high-stakes cases. However, former partner and practice co-head Adolfo Pinillos left the firm in late June 2023.

Practice head(s):

Jaime Heredia; Adolfo Pinillos

Key clients

Okra Energy – Lantera Energy

Ariana Management Corporation


Valero Perú

Pesquera Exalmar

Consorcio Asociación De Bancos

Gas Natural de Lima y Callao

Telefónica del Perú

TDM Construcción

Chubb Peru Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros

Rimac Seguros y Reaseguros

Pacífico Seguros y Reaseguros

Banco de Crédito del Perú


Grupo GMI (Mexico)

Companía Minera Condestable

Work highlights

  • Assisting YOFC, the Peruvian subsidiary of a major global optical fiber company, in an arbitration brought by a prominent Chinese construction company.
  • Representing ASBANC in several claims against the Ministry of Interior in relation to time extensions and associated damages related to the financing of the construction of 12 police stations.
  • Representing TDM Construcción in relation to issues arsing from a contested service provision agreement with Odebrecht Peru Operaciones y Servicios.

Peru > Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 3

The 30-strong litigation team at Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados is co-led by founding partner Fernando Rodriguez Angobaldo and seasoned litigator Jaime Heredia. In a headline mandate, the team is advising Scotiabank Perú on 110 lawsuits relating to civil, commercial and consumer protection issues, while - more broadly - the practice handles matters across a wide range of sectors including regulated areas such as finance, telecoms, healthcare, oil and gas, and mining. It is especially adept at handling controversies in the telecoms infrastructure sector, as showcased by the firm’s recent representation of Telefónica del Peru in an administrative case challenging fines imposed by OSIPTEL. Key support is provided by a strong bench of senior associates, including Joel Campos, Lucero Ramírez Izaguirre and Marco Torres Maldonado. However, partner Adolfo Pinillos left the firm with effect from June 2023.

Practice head(s):

Fernando Rodríguez Angobaldo; Jaime Heredia

Key clients

Banco de Crédito del Perú

Scotiabank Peru

BBVA Banco Continental

Banco de la Nación

Banco Pichincha

Telefónica del Perú

Entel Perú

Andean Telecom Partners

SBA Communications Co.

Rimac Seguros y Reaseguros

Pacífico Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros

La Positiva Seguros

Arthur J. Gallager Corredores de Seguros

Clínica Delgado

Repsol Energy Peru

Corporación Primax

Eductrade Sucursal Peru

Grupo GMI

Minera Yanacocha SRL

Corporación Aceros Arequipa

Arte Express & Compañía

Companía Minera Condestable

Work highlights

  • Co-counseled Ariana Management Corporation in international arbitration before the Court of Arbitration of the Lima Chamber of Commerce.
  • Defended San Agustin in several proceedings as part of a strategy to recover properties taken illegally and to obtain payment of compensation at current market value.
  • Represented Cultivos Ecológicos Del Perú in proceedings related to a financing and a trust agreement.

Peru > Insurance Tier 3

Boutique firm Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados focuses on litigation and specialises in assisting clients in disputes involving insurance and reinsurance matters. Recent work includes contentious cases before INDECOPI and defending clients against claims for damages brought by individuals. The practice is headed by name partner and founder Fernando Rodriguez Angobaldo, who is highly experienced in dispute resolution in the insurance sector.

Practice head(s):

Fernando Rodríguez Angobaldo

Key clients

Rimac Seguros y Reaseguros

Pacífico Eps


Work highlights

  • Counselled a Peruvian company which acquired an insurance policy to cover the construction of a new warehouse, on a suit for damages after the structure collapsed.
  • Assisted Rimac EPS in a case where an insured sued a healthcare institution alongside the client for medical malpractice.
  • Counselled client Rimac EPS in a group of three contentious administrative lawsuits filed against INDECOPI, where an annulment of rulings concerning the 2012 Peruvian Insurance Contract Law was requested.

The firm: Founded in 1997, Rodriguez Angobaldo Abogados is a highly specialized litigation and arbitration practice and one of the largest boutique law firms in Peru.

The firm houses a team of four partners and 28 qualified lawyers, who act in sophisticated disputes and complex cases involving civil, commercial, insurance, labour, constitutional and regulatory litigation brought before the courts and arbitration tribunals.

The team is well-regarded for representing clients at all judicial levels and before the Constitutional Court in highly complex cases, conducting proceedings with technical precision.

The firm has consolidated its upward trajectory in recent years by incorporating partners and highly qualified lawyers, with in-depth knowledge and solid skills, who have an exceptional academic background. At least 70% of its senior lawyers also active as university professors, regular lecturers and speakers at courses and seminars.

La ventaja competitiva de Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados se deriva del enfoque holístico de los socios a la hora de diseñar estrategias a aplicar en juicios, controversias alternativas o acuerdos. Al trabajar de cerca con los clientes, la firma puede anticipar problemas específicos que pueden interferir en el desarrollo de cualquier disputa y satisfacer las necesidades de los clientes.

Rodriguez Angobaldo Abogados’ competitive advantage derives from the partners’ holistic approach to designing strategies to be applied in trials,  disputes or settlements. By working closely with clients, the firm is able to anticipate specific contingencies that may interfere with the development of any dispute and meet clients’ needs.

Main practice areas: The firm has an impressive track record in handling sophisticated and high-value disputes of a commercial, civil, constitutional, financial and regulatory nature in a wide range of economic sectors, such as insurance, banking, telecommunications, mining, oil and gas, healthcare. Provides strategic guidance to clients in the prevention, management and resolution of high-stakes litigation.

Regularly handles highly sensitive matters involving allegations of fraudulent conduct or involving relevant public figures. The firm continues to enhance its litigation practice with intensive investment in new legal technology.

Arbitration: highly regarded in the market for handling high-stakes domestic and international arbitrations involving civil, commercial, regulatory and investment matters, the firm has a dedicated arbitration team and is involved in some of the most complex and high-value arbitrations currently taking place in Peru.

Cuenta con un banco sólido de profesionales experimentados con experiencia en el manejo del trabajo del árbitro y de la defensa en los tribunales de arbitraje y en la ejecución de los laudos arbitrales. El departamento de arbitraje de la firma se ha expandido recientemente y se ha posicionado como líder del mercado. Sus miembros son frecuentemente designados como testigos expertos en procedimientos de arbitraje.

It has a strong bench of experienced professionals in handling arbitrator and defense work in arbitration tribunals and in the enforcement of arbitral awards. The firm’s arbitration department has recently expanded and has positioned itself as a market leader. Its members are frequently appointed as expert witnesses in arbitration proceedings.

Specialized consulting: The firm applies in-depth knowledge to provide high quality advice and strategic legal vision in regard with regulatory aspects of the securities market, bankruptcy, debt and credit restructuring, insurance and reinsurance, telecommunications, oil and gas.

The firm also has extensive experience in advising clients on constitutional law, civil law and consumer protection law in the context of banking and insurance transactions, as well as the prevention and resolution of labour and social security disputes.

Health: Based on its experience and expertise in Medical Law, Bioethics and Health Law, the firm is fully specialized in health-related matters. In that sense, it represents entities in the defense of complaints before the Susalud Court or before the INDECOPI Court. The firm also handles legal consultations in health matters.

Labour and employment: The firm specializes in the prevention and resolution of labour and social security conflicts.

Clients: The firm routinely provides services to leading national and multinational companies in the banking, insurance, reinsurance, health, telecommunications, energy, oil and gas, mining and real estate sectors. Among its representative clients are Rímac Seguros y Reaseguros, Rímac SA Entidad Prestadora de Salud, Clínica Delgado, Pacífico SA Entidad Prestadora de Salud, Clínica Internacional, Grupo Auna; Gas Natural de Lima y Callao – Cálidda, Lantera Energy, Corporación Primax; Telefónica del Perú, Entel Perú, Sitios SBA; YOFC, Glencore, Empresa Minera Los Quenuales, Pesquera Exalmar SA, Volcán Compañía Minera, Minera Yanacocha, Hochschild Mining, Shougang Hierro Perú, LG Electronics Perú, Sacyr Perú, Urbanova, Cia Minera condestable, Corporación Aceros Arequipa; Banco de Crédito del Perú, Banco Internacional del Perú, Banco BBVA Perú, Scotiabank Perú, Interbank, Banco Pichincha, Banco de la Nación; Inversiones Centenario, Mega Plaza; Frecuencia Latina Canal 2, América Televisión; Ajinomoto del Perú, Prosegur, ONP, Editora Perú, Eductrade SA, Sociedad Agrícola San Agustín, Ariana Management, among others.


  • Managing partner: Fernando Rodríguez Angobaldo
  • Partners: Jaime Heredia, Enrique Varsi, César Abanto.
Department Name Email Telephone
MP, Litigation, Corporate, Insurance and Reinsurance. Fernando Rodríguez 51 1 421 4141
Litigation, Arbitration, Regulatory, Insurance and Reinsurance. Jaime Heredia 51 1 421 6626
Arbitration. Enrique Varsi 51 1 421 6626
Labour and Social Security César Abanto 51 1 421 6626
Photo Name Position Profile
César Abanto Revilla photo Mr César Abanto Revilla Partner and Head of Labour, Labour Procedural, Social Security and Immigration.
Juan Pablo  Aguilar León photo Mr Juan Pablo Aguilar León Associate
Diego  Arce Santiváñez photo Mr Diego Arce Santiváñez Associate
Paul  Cajacuri Jancachagua photo Mr Paul Cajacuri Jancachagua Associate
Joel  Campos Camargo photo Mr Joel Campos Camargo Associate
Luis Alberto Cancho photo Mr Luis Alberto Cancho Associate
Piero  Cortina Gonzáles photo Mr Piero Cortina Gonzáles Associate
Miluska Cruzado Vásquez photo Ms Miluska Cruzado Vásquez Associate
Erich  Donayre Montesinos photo Mr Erich Donayre Montesinos Associate
Diego  Duffoó Callirgos photo Mr Diego Duffoó Callirgos Associate
Alejandra Flores photo Ms Alejandra Flores Associate
Jaime Heredia photo Mr Jaime Heredia Partner and Co-Head of Litigation and Arbitration.
Miranda Leo Pestana photo Dr Miranda Leo Pestana Bachelor in Law graduated from the University of Lima, specialising in Administrative…
Adán López Blanco photo Mr Adán López Blanco Associate
Carol  Magno Quispe photo Ms Carol Magno Quispe Associate  
Laura Medrano Vega photo Ms Laura Medrano Vega Laura Beatriz Medrano Vega, (Lima, 1984). She has been a lawyer since…
Marcia Mendoza Honorio photo Dr Marcia Mendoza Honorio She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Universidad San Martín…
Lucero Ramírez Izaguirre photo Ms Lucero Ramírez Izaguirre Associate
Fernando Rodríguez Angobaldo photo Mr Fernando Rodríguez Angobaldo Managing Partner and Co-Head of Litigation.
César Sanabria Oviedo photo Ms César Sanabria Oviedo Associate
Rafael Sánchez Ríos photo Dr Rafael Sánchez Ríos Law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru. Specialist…
Marco Torres Maldonado photo Mr Marco Torres Maldonado Associate
Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi photo Mr Enrique Varsi Rospigliosi Partner and Co-Head of Civil, Corporate, Real Estate, and Arbitration.
Alessandra  Vásquez Ávila photo Ms Alessandra Vásquez Ávila Associate
Lima Bar Association.
ACLA, the first international arbitration and litigation correspondent program in Latin America, along with other prestigious foreign law firms. Individual partners are members of the IBA and the Peruvian Society of Labour Law.
Peruvian chapter of the Pro Bono Alliance.