Market: Peru

Santiváñez adds corporate partner and counsel in Peru

Peruvian energy specialist Santiváñez Abogados has strengthened its corporate offering by hiring a name partner and an attorney from Auler & Pinto Abogados.

05 November 2020

Canadian cross-border mining refinancing calls on Peruvian firms

Canada’s Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima and Conyers Dill & Pearman LLP in Bermuda have helped Canadian miner Trevali obtain a US$170 million refinancing.

05 November 2020

Cuatrecasas and Dentons in Peruvian mining deal

Cuatrecasas’ Lima office has helped Canadian mining group Hudbay acquire a controlling stake in a Peruvian mining company from counterpart Globetrotter Resources for US$30 million.

04 November 2020

PPU elects new regional management

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría has put a new management model in place and elected Colombia-based Martín Acero as new regional managing partner across Chile, Colombia and Peru.

03 November 2020

Peru will face mining arbitration over local blockade

A Canadian company has made good on a threatened US$100 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Peru over a gold mining project halted by a rural community blockade – as the state is reportedly threatened with another claim at the centre over environmental issues at a port development project.

02 November 2020

Garrigues, Pérez Bustamente and Lazo & De Romaña in cybersecurity buy

Garrigues in Chile, Colombia and Peru and Ecuador’s Pérez Bustamante & Ponce have helped Chilean telecoms company Grupo Gtd’s Peruvian subsidiary acquire a majority stake in cybersecurity company SecureSoft.

30 October 2020

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

The average hourly rate charged by Latin American law firms is falling. Data suggests this was the case even before the onset of the economic crisis induced by covid-19, particularly for associate rates. As firms consider creative means to serve challenged clients, prices are likely to reduce even further.

28 October 2020

Down but not out: the future for law firm offices

A recent Latin Lawyer survey of more than 100 Latin American law firms indicates a significant proportion – one in five – have opted not to reopen their offices after closing earlier this year in response to the covid-19 pandemic. Those that have reopened are operating at much-reduced capacity, with safety precautions in place. Our survey highlights changing attitudes towards office life and the chief concerns partners have about remote working.

26 October 2020

Rodrigo Elías works pro bono in ventilator project

Peru’s Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped a group of companies design and manufacture ventilators for covid-19 patients with severe respiratory difficulties without the financial means to be treated in private clinics.

23 October 2020

Peru’s Credicorp buys real estate asset after first FIBRA issuance

EY Law (Peru) and Rubio Leguía Normand have helped local financial institution Credicorp make the first issuance from its FIBRA real estate trust to buy an office tower in Lima.

20 October 2020

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