Market: Peru

Third toll-road claim against Lima underway

A panel is in place at the Permanent Court of Arbitration to hear the third arbitration filed by an Odebrecht-linked consortium against the Peruvian municipality of Lima in a long-running dispute over the termination of a toll-road concession.

09 June 2023

Payet Rey, Rodrigo Elías and Garrigues guide Peruvian mining loan

Several firms have helped Peruvian mining project Minera Boroo Misquichilca (MBM) obtain a US$95 million pre-paid facility, with the funds earmarked to repay debt to Canadian mining group Barrick Gold.

06 June 2023

Hernández & Cía appoints regulatory head with PPU hire

Peruvian firm Hernández & Cía has hired a senior associate from fellow Highly Recommended firm Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) as partner and head of its regulatory practice.

05 June 2023

PPU hires Dentons counsel as public law head in Peru

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has hired a counsel from Dentons (Peru) as head of its public law practice.

31 May 2023

DLA Piper elevates competition lawyer to partnership in Peru

DLA Piper (Peru) has promoted an associate to its senior rank, bolstering the firm’s competition practice.

30 May 2023

UK oil company buys Latin American drilling assets from Saipem

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima and Venezuelan firm D'Empaire have helped UK-based oil and gas company KCA Deutag buy the entire Latin American operations of Italian oil drilling company Saipem for US$40 million.

24 May 2023

Hernández & Cía nabs disputes talent from Echecopar

Peruvian litigator Javier de Belaunde has joined Hernández & Cía, arriving with a team of disputes lawyers from Elite outfit Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie.

23 May 2023

Peru fines construction companies in first no-poach case

Peru’s antitrust agency has issued its first-ever no-poach infringement decision, fining six construction companies and four executives US$1.5 million for agreeing not to hire rival workers.

17 May 2023

Muñiz IP head moves to Diez Canseco in Peru

Regarded IP practitioner Marta Fernández Pepper has left her partner role at Peruvian firm Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera to join Diez Canseco Abogados.

15 May 2023

Enel agrees to sell Peruvian assets amid debt reduction strategy

Allen & Overy LLP, Miranda & Amado in Lima and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago have helped China Southern Power Grid International (CSGI) sign an agreement to buy Enel’s Peruvian assets for US$2.9 billion, a deal that is now subject to scrutiny by antitrust authority Indecopi.

09 May 2023

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