Zuzunaga Assereto & Zegarra Abogados
Chairman: Fernando Zuzunaga
Managing Partners: 1
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 18
Zuzunaga, Assereto & Zegarra Abogados is a law firm that specialised in providing highly sophisticated services in tax law. The firm provides services to companies from different sectors of the economy, as well as national and international organisations and individuals, with special emphasis on value generation, teamwork, and customised service.
Since its foundation in 2008, the firm has advised private investment projects in Peru involving an approximate global amount of twenty billion dollars.
The leadership and expertise of the firm are based on the experience of the founding partners, who have worked together for more than two decades, standing out in both private practice and public office.
Besides their professional expertise, the firm members have a clear academic profile, being many of them engaged in academic activities in Law Schools and graduate programs of Peruvian and foreign universities.
Main Areas of Practice:
5 partners; 13 fee earners based in Lima, Peru
Tax Planning (National & International):
Structuring and implementation of business projects, maximizing fiscal savings in accordance with law for both companies and individuals; planning related to foreign investments through agreements to avoid double taxation, among other mechanisms, and use of fiscal platforms that promote investments by non-residents in Peru. It is accompanied by the definition of the most efficient and adequate legal strategy to establish, develop and make businesses grow in the country. This also includes permanent advisory services in the acquisition of projects, assets, and corporations, corporate structuring and reorganisations.
Tax: Natural Resources & Social Investment:
Advisory on the acquisition and development of mining, energy, and other natural resources projects in all their stages, including their environmental matters; planning related to investment in social responsibility, acquisition of surface rights, and negotiation of legal stability agreements.
Design and implementation of litigation strategies in tax audit and challenge proceedings, with successful results in the administrative and judicial stages.
International Tax & International Trade:
Structuring of foreign trade operations related to large investment projects, with the management of financial, contractual, and logistic components, preventing operating contingencies under the strict application of free trade agreements and agreements to avoid double taxation, as well as rules and procedures in force in Peru. Design and implementation of litigation strategies with successful results in any customs proceeding with the Peruvian Government. Advisory on the tax impact regarding Government-to-Government (G2G) agreements.
Private Wealth Planning:
Advisory to high-net-worth individuals and families on the preservation, management, and transfer of wealth, and succession planning, including the identification of appropriate investment structures, the protection of assets for future generations, taking into account relevant commercial issues, and compliance with the applicable regulations.
·Agrícola Cerro Prieto S.A.
·Boart Longyear S.A.C. (Boart Longyear Group)
·British America Tobacco del Perú S.A.C.
·Bullard, Falla & Ezcurra Abogados S. Civil de R.L.
·Cerro de Pasco Resources
·Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.
·Compañía Minera Antamina S.A.
·Compañía Minera Zafranal S.A.C.
·Compañía Operadora de Gas S.A.C.
·Compañía Minera San Ignacio de Morococha S.A.A.
·Consorcio Transmantaro S.A., Red de Energía del Perú S.A. (ISA Group)
·Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
·Electro Dunas Cayman Holding Ltd.
·Empresa de Generación Eléctrica de Junín S.A.C.
·Empresa Minera Los Quenuales S.A., Glencore Perú S.A.C., Perubar, AYS en Liquidación, Compañía Minera Antapaccay S.A. (Glencore Group)
·Energoprojekt Niscograndnja S.A. Sucursal Perú
·Fénix Power Perú S.A.
·Global Project Execution Inc., Integrated Solutions Services Inc. Sucursal Perú, Flúor Daniel Sucursal del Perú, Servicios Minería Sucursal del Perú (Fluor Group)
·Gas Natural de Lima y Callao S.A. (Cálidda)
·Goldfields La Cima S.A.
·Ingram Micro S.A.C.
·Latin America Power Perú S.A.C.
·Lima Airport Partners
·Lima Expresa S.A.C.
·Marcobre S.A.C., Minsur S.A. (Breca Group)
·Minera Barrick Misquichilca S.A., Minera Barrick Perú S.A., Placer Dome del Perú S.A.C. (Barrick Gold Corporation)
·Minera Las Bambas S.A.
·Rio Tinto Minera Perú Limitada S.A.C. (Rio Tinto Group)
·Savia Perú S.A., Offshore, Exploration & Production LLC, International Marine Inc Sucursal del Perú, Peruana de Perforación S.A.C.
·Trafigura Pte Ltd
·Unión de Cervecerías Peruanas Backus & Johnston S.A.A. (AB Inbev Group)
Corporate Tax & Tax Planning: Fernando Zuzunaga
Tax: Infrastructure Projects, Indirect Tax & International Trade: Juan José Assereto
Tax: Natural Resources & Energy: Juan Carlos Zegarra
Tax Litigation: Lorgio Moreno
International Taxation, Private Wealth Planning and Corporate Tax: Luciana Yañez
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