Hernández & Cía Abogados is a full-practice law firm, with more than 29 years of experience, supported by a staff of more than 90 lawyers specialising 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.
Having doubled our team in the past five 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 the advice to the Republic of Peru in an international offering of sovereign bonds for US$5 billion in total the largest placement that the Republic of Peru has carried out; legal advice to Aenza, the Peruvian largest construction company listed in the Lima Stock Exchange, with regional presence and the only Latam construction company listed in the NYSE, in the closing of a plea agreement with the Peruvian authorities after more than two years of process being the first Plea Agreement closed by a Peruvian company; advised the Carlyle Group in Peru in the Private Equity: Deal-of-the-Year-2020 pertaining to the design and execution of a transaction involving the transfer of its controlling stake in Hermes Transportes Blindados S, in favour of CVC Capital Partners Fund VII, for an enterprise value of approximately US$400 million; legal counsel to EVO Payments, a leading payments technology company with global reach, in the regional acquisition – jointly with Pagos y Servicios SA – of the "Pago Fácil" business, an electronic payment platform operating in Chile and Peru, among other legal services provided to heavyweight players such as Ab InBev, Antamina, Backus, Chubb Seguros, Credicorp, Gold Fields, Hudbay, Intercorp, Minas Buenaventura, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, Pan American Silver, Lumina Copper, Lundin Mining Perú, BBVA,Scotiabank, The Carlyle Group, Viettel Peru – Bitel among others.
Several of our practice areas and lawyers are 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, Dechert, Latham & Watkins, 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.
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