Hernández & Cía Abogados is a general practice law firm, with 26 years of non-stop experience and growth supported today by a staff of lawyers specialised in the following areas: corporate, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, capital markets, projects, energy, mining and environment, real estate, taxation, customs and foreign trade, labour, regulatory matters, competition, intellectual property, arbitration and litigation and white-collar crime.
Since 1992 we have traced the path of building the best law firm possible, giving an integral and high-quality legal counselling and 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 has earned a reputed name and a position of being one of the main options that companies consider when they are looking for legal advice. We aim to be a business partner to our clients to successfully help them to reach their goals by tailoring our legal expertise to their requirements.
Hernández & Cía Abogados is not only recognised in the local market, but has also a strong international orientation. As a result, the firm is now part of Legalink, a global network of leading independent firms, which strengthens our global work and keeps us independent at the same time.
Our recent work includes advice to The Abraaj Group in the acquisition of a majority stake in Casaideas; legal services to Chubb Seguros – a major player in the global insurance and reinsurance market – in the restructuring of a debt it held with Graña y Montero SAA, resulting from the execution of a surety bond issued by Chubb Seguros securing Gasoducto Sur Peruano in favour of the Ministry of Energy and Mines of the Republic of Peru; legal advice to Sealed Air Corporation in the implementation of the sale of Diversey’s care, food hygiene and cleaning business divisions to Bain Capital Private Equity, among other legal services provided to heavy weight players in diverse practice areas, such as Ab InBev, Antamina. Backus, Credicorp, Graña & Montero, Hudbay, Intercorp, Rio Tinto.
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.
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, University of Dundee, 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.