Professional Notice

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados


We are a full-service firm with more than 30 practice groups, covering all areas of corporate law. All of our teams are at the forefront of the market and regularly participate in the most complex and sophisticated transactions in Peru. We have extensive experience handling cross-border matters, including award-winning deals and international litigation and arbitration claims. 

We have been awarded “Latin American Law Firm of the Year 2018 and 2021”, by Chambers and Partners and have further been recognised as “Law Firm of Year: Peru” repeatedly by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and Partners and IFLR, among other leading international publications for more than a decade.

Banking, corporate finance and capital markets: The firm covers bank finance, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance, trade finance, acquisition finance, derivatives and regulatory matters. Recent highlights include advising Compañía Minera Antamina in the US$1 billion financing granted by a lenders syndicate comprising Bank of Nova Scotia, MUFG Bank, Bank of China, BBVA, ICBC, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, Citibank and JP Morgan; Minsur, in a US$300 million refinancing granted by Bank of America and Banco Santander; Aenza, in its offering of US$90 million convertible bonds, becoming the first publicly listed company to issue convertible bonds in Peru. 

Corporate and M&A: The firm regularly participates in the largest, most complex and sophisticated M&A transactions. It also provides regular corporate counselling to a significant number of the most important companies operating in Peru. Recent highlights include advising Grupo WertheIn in its regional acquisition of entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T. Vrio operates the DirecTV and Sky entertainment systems; DP World Group and DP World Peru in the sale of port operator Cosmos Agencia Marítima to Andino Investment Holding. 

Energy: The firm has been involved in the development and financing of some of the most important energy projects in Peru. Recent highlights include hydropower and other renewable projects: Solarpack, in the planning, execution and development of the San Martín Solar project (former La Joya Power Plant) located in the southern regions; Marcobre, in all the regulatory aspects in connection with the legal strategy for securing reliable energy supply of its Mina Justa mining project.

Natural resources and environmental: Premier mining and oil and gas companies with large-scale projects in Peru have entrusted the firm with their regulatory, social, environmental, contentious and transactional matters. Recent highlights include advising Barrick Gold Corporation- In the sale of Minera Barrick Misquichilca SA (MBM), the owner of the Lagunas Norte mine in Peru (Lagunas Norte) to Boroo Pte Ltd (Singapore); Matheson Tri-Gas to operate Petroperu’s hydrogen and nitrogen plants in the new Talara Refinery, in northern Peru.

Tax: The firm is recognised as the leading tax practice in the country for its advice on tax planning, tax litigation and transfer pricing, as well as for its experience in tax matters in domestic and cross-border M&A, financial and reorganisation transactions. Recent highlights include representation of Nexa Resources Cajamarquilla (US$30 million) and Minsur (US$300 million); Southern Peru Copper Corporation on challenging tax credits by the tax authority. 

Pro bono: The firm is a signatory of the Vance Center’s Pro Bono Declaration for the Americas, is a member of Thomson Reuters’s TrustLaw Connect and provides pro bono advice to, among others, Agora Partnerships, Corporación Instiglio, Waves for Development and Osgoode Hall Law School of York University (Canada).
Av. Pardo y Aliaga 652, Piso 8 - San Isidro - Lima 15073 - Perú
Tel: +51 1 619 1900

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