Partner Profile

Rafael Lengua

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru)


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Practice areas: Mining, energy and natural resources. Environment and sustainable development

Partner at Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría. University of Lima (lawyer, 2004). Universidad ESAN (diploma in specialisation in capital markets, 2007). Columbia University (Master of Law, 2010). Worked as legal manager of Compañía Minera Miski Mayo, adviser to the President of the Council of Ministers, foreign associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Sao Paulo. Has experience in mining transactional and regulatory matters, drafting and negotiating of agreements with mining contractors, settling disputes between mining companies and mining contractors, managing institutional and social affairs and dealing with mining-related social conflicts. As a Peruvian and New York attorney has advised buyers and sellers on several acquisitions and joint ventures, issuers and underwriters on international debt issuances, underwriters on the first ADS IPO carried out by a Peruvian company in NYSE and banks and debtors on multiple financings.

Languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese.

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