CMS Grau is a leading full-service firm with more than 80 years of experience advising clients from all over the globe. As part of CMS global firm, it offers a specialised service with an international approach in order to provide innovative solutions to clients’ needs.
CMS Grau is one of Peru’s most prestigious and solid law firms and a strategic office of CMS in the region. It is recognised for its innovation and creativity providing ground-breaking legal and business solutions to effectively meet the needs of investors in a changing global economy.
Main areas of practice
Administrative: licences, permits and authorisations, sanctioning procedures, selection processes, public contracts, settlement of disputes in arbitration.
Aviation: operation and flight permits for airlines, governmental authorisations for rendering transport and freight services and airline charters.
Banking and finance: financing of companies, real estate and project finance, loans and syndicated loans, trusts, issuance and placement of debt securities and leasing, investment and mutual funds, tender offers and takeover bids, stock market regulations.
Bankruptcy: reorganisations and liquidations, work-outs, takeovers, purchase and sale of distressed assets, cross-border insolvency, corporate dissolution and winding-up.
Competition: antitrust regulation, trade protection, market access, advertising, protection of unfair competition, consumer protection.
Compliance: legal and criminal risk assessment and management, corruption and anti-money laundering compliance, preventive audits, ISO 19601 and ISO 37001.
Corporate and M&A: incorporation and start-up of companies, shares syndication, joint ventures, business collaboration structures; local and international due diligence, mergers and spin-offs, private and public acquisition and sale of companies, businesses and assets, real estate project development.
Dispute resolution: civil, commercial, constitutional, criminal processes and arbitration, judicial/administrative proceedings, conciliation and mediation.
Employment: labour policies, personnel planning and recruitment, immigration, pension funds, social security, health and safety, collective negotiations and dismissals, audits, labour claims.
Energy: oil and gas licensing and permitting, service contracts, farm-ins/farm-outs, transport and supply contracts, refineries; electricity concessions and privatisations, power generation, transmission and distribution concessions, PPAs, development of renewables.
Environment: ISO 14001, OHSAS, 18001 and ISO 9001, pre-audits, regulatory compliance, permits and licences, transportation and solid waste, carbon market issues.
Hotels and leisure: legal structure and implementation of projects, structuring and negotiating management and franchise contracts, setting up finance, restructuring and selling of assets.
Intellectual property: protection, registry, renewal and amendment of IP rights, licence agreements.
Life sciences: regulatory, product liability, competition, public procurement, IP, M&A, commercial matters.
Mining: acquisition, defence and registry of mining rights, investment, acquisition of mining assets and projects, approval of mining and environmental permits, closure of mines, and mining audits.
Projects: private investment initiatives, investment projects, negotiation of contracts, concessions, privatisations, public-private partnerships (PPP), public tenders and biddings of PPP, projects over assets, public works for tax deductions, project finance.
Real estate: property diagnosis and clearance, design and structuring of real estate and urban projects, drafting and negotiating contracts, negotiation of communal rights, of easements and rights of way.
Tax: tax planning, corporate restructuring, tax due diligence, tax audits, administrative and judicial claims.
TMC: IT law, e-commerce, Fintech, IoT, data protection, regulatory matters.