Hernández & Cía Abogados is a general practice law firm, with 24 years of non-stop experience supported today by a staff of lawyers specialised in the following areas: corporate, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, capital markets, projects, mining and environment, taxation, customs and foreign trade, labour, regulatory matters, competition, intellectual property, arbitration and litigation.
Since 1992 we have been involved in major operations, representing the legal and business environment of the country with national and international first class clients. Today, Hernandez & Cía Abogados is considered one of the main options that companies have in mind when they are looking for legal advice. We aim to be a business partner to our clients in order to successfully help them to reach their goals by tailoring our legal expertise to their specific requirements.
Thanks to the well-respected name that Hernández & Cía Abogados has built over the years in the banking and finance, corporate and M&A and tax areas, and with a strong mining and energy practice, nowadays important top players in the industry are retaining us to provide them with legal advice in important project development and financing operations, which positions Hernández & Cía Abogados as an important player in this sector. Our recent work includes advice to Banco Santander SA (Spain) in the US$200 million loan granted to Concesionaria Vial Sierra Norte SA (Sacyr Group) the concession holder of the Longitudinal de la Sierra-Tramo 2 toll road in northern Peru. Also, in 2015 we advised the Republic of Peru in its international issuance of sovereign debt for €1.1 billion.In the M&A area, Hernández & Cía Abogados advised The Carlyle Group in their two first deals in Peru: the acquisition of control stake in J&V Resguardo (one of the most prestigious security agents company in Peru) and in Hermes Transportes Blindados SA (the leading Peru-based cash management company).
Several of the practice areas and lawyers of the firm have been recognised as leaders in the Peruvian market by reputable publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, IFLR, International Tax Review, among others.
Hernandez & Cía Abogados has a strong international orientation. Our clients include many of the major international companies doing business in Peru, as well as Peruvian companies with partners and business abroad, so we regularly work with leading foreign law firms. The firm’s clients include Goldman Sachs, Citibank, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Brookfield, Carlyle Group, Warbug Pincus, The Abraaj Group, Faro Capital, Sumitomo Group, Kodak, Samsung C&T Corporation, Red Kite Explorer Trust, Lumina Copper, Acon Investments, Banco Itaú, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), Banco de Crédito del Perú, Grupo IFH – Interbank, Scotiabank, COFIDE, Prima AFP, Telefónica, Compañía Minera Buenaventura, Minera Barrick Misquichilca, TISUR, Hasbro, América TV, Whirlpool, among others.
Hernández & Cía Abogados has a staff with outstanding academic training and professional experience. Our specialists include professionals graduated from the most important universities in the country, with postgraduate degrees at prestigious international institutions, such as Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, University of Texas School of Law, Georgetown University, among others. It is also important to highlight the international work experience of our lawyers at pre-eminent firms such as Shearman & Sterling, Baker & McKenzie, White & Case, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Sidley Austin, among others.
Ethics, commitment, professional excellence and dedication to clients are the base of the work carried out by Hernández & Cía. These values ensure that our legal services are compatible with the demands of a globalised and competitive economy.www.ehernandez.com.pe