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Santiváñez Abogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Power

2 ranked lawyersBand 1PeruLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Top-tier full-service firm possessing a stellar bench of lawyers in the Peruvian power arena. Well equipped to handle a wide variety of mandates, including PPP projects and M&A transactions within the power sector. Also well versed in providing assistance with regulatory matters and power concessions. Important private companies and public entities comprise its client base, with Inkia Energy being a new client win for the firm this year.

Strengths

Clients assert: "They have demonstrated quality and efficiency. The lawyers are skilled and experienced in this sector. We highlight their creativity to solve problems." Other sources say the firm is "very knowledgeable in power matters and they know regulatory issues very well."

Work highlights

Advised Agencia de Promoción de la Inversión Privada on the development of several projects for electric transmission lines, with a total extension of 1,232 km and an increase to 1,000 MVA in the existing lines' capacity.

Notable practitioners

Clients comment that co-head of department and experienced practitioner Paul Súmar has important knowledge of power matters and expertise in concession contracts.

Co-head of department and revered practitioner Roberto Santiváñez Seminario gains the appreciation of satisfied clients, who say: "He is excellent. We are very comfortable working with him as his knowledge of local energy regulations is impeccable. He is a great lawyer." Market observers highlight him as a recognised practitioner in the power practice in Peru.

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Peru

Energy & Natural Resources: Power


Paul Súmar
Band 3
Roberto J Santiváñez Seminario
Band 1