Hernández & Cía Abogados is a full-practice law firm, with more than 28 years of experience, supported by a staff of more than 85 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 substantial and steady income increase in the past three years, 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
our advice in the US$800 million acquisition financing granted by The Bank of China as part of the acquisition of the 450MW Chaglla Power Plant; our legal counsel to The Carlyle Group, Grupo Wiese and Grupo De Osma in the sale of Hermes Transportes Blindados S.A., through a tender offer on the Lima Stock Exchange; the advice to Contugas on a USD 350 million syndicated loan; lead councils to Graña y Montero as well as handled the biggest corporate crisis in the history of the country, provide legal advice regularly to the big-four banks (BCP, Scotiabank, BBVA AND Interbank); 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 and Graña y Montero´s new administration. 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.