CMS Grau is one of Peru’s leading full-service firms with more than 80 years of experience advising international and local clients.
Our professional team has more than 100 lawyers with broad experience, advising clients from all over the globe, including Asian, European and North American companies.
CMS Grau offers comprehensive local legal knowledge with a global approach in order to provide effective solutions to our clients’ needs.
Main areas of practice:
Aviation: Flight permits for airlines, governmental authorisations for rendering transport and freight services and airline charters.
Bankruptcy: Reorganisations and liquidations, work-outs, takeovers, purchase and sale of distressed assets, cross-border insolvency, corporate dissolution and winding-up.
Competition, antitrust and consumer protection: Antitrust regulation, trade protection, market access, advertising, protection of unfair competition and claims regarding consumer protection in several industries.
Dispute resolution: Civil, commercial and constitutional dispute resolution, arbitration, judicial-administrative proceedings, conciliation and mediation, white collar crime and corporate compliance.
Energy, oil & gas: Energy concessions and privatisations, power supply contracts, permits licences and authorisations, bidding processes, transactions regarding the distribution and commercialisation of liquid petroleum fuel, refining businesses, fuel transportation and natural gas supply.
Environmental law: Assistance in ISO 14001, OHSAS, 18001 and ISO 9001, pre-audits, compliance with environmental regulations, permits and licences, transportation and solid waste, and carbon market issues.
Finance and capital markets: financing of companies, real estate financing, project finance, loans and syndicated loans, trusts, issuance and placement of debt securities and leasing, investment and mutual funds, tender offers and takeover bids, and general advice on stock market regulations.
Corporate: Incorporation and start-up of companies, shares syndication, commercial and corporate joint ventures, business collaboration structures, sophisticated local and international contracts in diverse industries.
Intellectual property: Protection, registry, renewal and amendment of rights of intellectual and industrial property (trademarks, service marks, domain names, slogans, trade names, registered patents, industrial designs and utility patents).
Labour and employment: Employment action planning, designing labour policies and strategies, legal advice on hiring of personnel, migrations, pension funds, social security, health and safety at work, collective negotiations and cessations, and legal audits on labour issues.
M&A: Local and international due diligence processes, mergers and spin-offs, private and public acquisition and sale of companies, businesses and assets, and real estate project development.
Mining: Acquisition, defence and registry of mining rights, mining and investment contracts, acquisition of mining assets and projects, advice on the approval of mining and environmental permits, closure of mines, and mining audits.
New technologies and data protection: Commercialisation and recruitment through new channels of communication, as well as successful adequacy to the Personal Data Protection regulation.
Projects and infrastructure: Public and private initiatives, preparation of investment projects, negotiation of contracts, concessions, privatisations, licences, services contracts, public-private partnerships, state procurement, public management and foreign investment registration.
Public and regulatory law: advise private and public entities in matters related to public law such as infringement proceedings, public law arbitrations, administrative proceedings, public procurement, regulation of public services and infrastructure, control of bureaucratic barriers, market access, among others. Our advice also includes consultancy to the Public Administration on the elaboration of bills of law and regulations. Our regulatory team also has experience in different sectors, including but not limited to, mining, energy, sanitations and solid waste.
Real estate and land use: Analysis of titles, design and structuring of real estate and urban projects, drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, surface, leasing, purchase, option, concession, and trust agreements of administration and guaranty; clearing of real estate from a physical and legal point of view, and negotiation of both easement and rights of way.
Tax: General tax advice, tax planning on cross border operations, tax advice on corporate restructuring and tax due diligence, tax stability agreements and representation during the tax supervision processes, advice on administrative and judicial claims, and tax audits.