Professional Notice

Hernández & Cía

Peru

Hernández & Cía is a full-service law firm, with more than 31 years of experience, supported by a staff of more than 100 lawyers specialising in corporate law, M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, projects and infrastructure, energy, mining, environment, real estate, tax, international trade, labour, regulatory, competition, public law, intellectual property, telecommunications, arbitration, litigation, compliance 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 has earned a reputed position and is one of the main options that companies consider for legal advice.

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.

Among our recent main transactional work, we can highlight the advice to Rio Tinto in the sale of 55% of its shares of La Granja mining project to First Quantum Minerales Ltd, for US$651 million; the advice to the Republic of Peru in the first issuance of green sovereign bonds in local currency for US$2.5 million in order to solarise part of the debt of the Republic of Peru; the advice to Sojitz Corporation of America, part of the Sojitz Global Investment Group, in the divestiture of its Peruvian subsidiary Sojitz Arcus Investment SAC, owner of two solar PV power plants, in favor of the Peruvian electricity distributor Luz del Sur. We have provided legal services to, among others, heavyweight players such as Ab InBev, Antamina, Chubb, Credicorp, Gold Fields, Hasbro, Hudbay, BBVA, Aenza, Falabella, Goldman Sachs, Siemens, Scotiabank, Orica, Intercorp, Minas Buenaventura, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, Pan American Silver, Lumina Copper, Lundin Mining Perú, The Carlyle Group, Viettel Peru – Bitel, Minsur and Marcobre, 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 who 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, University of Texas School of Law, Columbia Law School, Georgetown University, University of Cambridge, Maastricht University, EAE Business School, Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Dundee, University of Alicante, University of Barcelona, King’s College London, University College London, University of Manchester, University 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 Latham & Watkins, Shearman & Sterling, Baker & McKenzie, White & Case, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Sidley Austin, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells and Dechert, 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.

www.ehernandez.com.pe

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