Hernández & Cía Abogados is a full-practice law firm, with more than 25 years of experience, supported by a staff of more than 75 lawyers specialised in corporate law, M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, projects, energy, mining, environment, real estate, taxation, customs, foreign trade, labour, regulatory matters, competition, intellectual property, telecommunications, arbitration, litigation and white-collar crime.
Since 1992 we have given high-quality legal counselling and have been involved in major operations, representing first-class clients. Hernandez & Cía. Abogados has earned a reputed position and is one of the main options that companies consider for legal advice. We aim to be a business partner and successfully help our clients to reach their goals by tailoring our legal expertise to them.
With a 48% income increase in the past year, we have proven to be a leading firm, recognised in the local market, with a strong international orientation. Since 2017, the firm has been part of Legalink, a global network of leading independent firms, which strengthens our global work and keeps us independent at the same time.
Among our recent main transactional work we can highlight the legal advice provided to Pan American Silver to acquire national counterpart Tahoe Resources, including the La Arena and Shahuindo gold mines in Peru, resulting in the world’s premier silver mining company; legal counsel to Ipsos in acquiring four global divisions of GfK’s custom research business; legal advice to Polaris Infrastructure Inc in the acquisition of Union Energy Group Corp; we have advised institutional investors in their participation in the first private placement in the Peruvian transport infrastructure market, for approximately US$350 million collateralised by payment obligations purchased from Concesionaria Vial Sierra Norte SA (CVSN), that mirror irrevocable, unconditional Peruvian government payments named PAMPI originated under a concession agreement; among other legal services provided to heavy weight players such as Ab InBev, Antamina, Backus, Chubb Seguros, Credicorp, Gold Fields, Hudbay, Intercorp, Minas Buenaventura, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, Scotiabank, The Carlyle Group, Viettel Peru – Bitel.
Several of our practice areas and lawyers have been recognised as leaders in the Peruvian market by publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, IFLR, International Tax Review, Leaders League, among others.
Our staff has outstanding academic training and includes professionals graduated from important universities, with postgraduate and/or doctorate degrees at prestigious institutions, such as Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, U. of Texas School of Law, Columbia Law School, Georgetown University, U. of Cambridge, Maastricht University, EAE Business School, Autonomous University of Madrid, U. of Dundee, U. of Alicante, U. of Barcelona, U. of Pompeu Fabra, U. of Seville, among others. It is 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, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells, 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.