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Quiñones Alayza Abogados

María Teresa Quiñones

San Isidro, Peru Latin America Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Public LawEnergy & Natural Resources: PowerTMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology)
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Latin America
Public Law - Peru

Band 2

An interviewee endorses María Teresa Quiñones of Quiñones Alayza Abogados for being "an excellent regulatory lawyer," while another admires her administrative law expertise. She is frequently seen handling a range of regulatory public law matters for clients from the energy, infrastructure and telecommunication industries. María Teresa Quiñones is also sought out by peers to provide expert opinions on international investment arbitrations before the ICSID.
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Energy & Natural Resources: Power - Peru

Band 1

Outstanding practitioner María Teresa Quiñones continues to enjoy a stellar reputation in the market, with one client describing her as "an institution in the regulatory power sector in Peru," and adding: "She has the ability to offer an extensive analysis that few other lawyers can provide." Another interviewee enthuses: "María Teresa Quiñones is a very practical lawyer who is always focused on finding a solution to your problems and clearing up any issues," while also noting: "She is incredibly well known in the Peruvian electricity sector."
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TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology) - Peru

Band 3

Respected partner María Teresa Quiñones "is a technically competent lawyer who can handle key administrative and regulatory issues in the telecommunication sector," an interviewee remarks. An observer goes on to add: "María Teresa Quiñones has an excellent work product and is knowledgeable and skilled."
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Practice Areas

Energy, Infrastructure Projects, Public Law, Public-Private Partnerships, Transport, Telecommunications-TMT, Arbitration.


Founded QA Legal in 2018, after over 20 years as partner at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados, where she started and lead the Regulatory and Infrastructure department. Widely recognized as a leading lawyer in energy law, public law, telecommunications, infrastructure, and public-private partnerships. Experienced as party representative in complex controversies in these areas.

Arbitrator in international and domestic disputes. Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the arbitration centre of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM Peru). Member of the arbitrators list of the arbitration centres of AMCHAM Peru, the Lima Chamber of Commerce and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Legal expert in several international arbitrations before ICSID.

Member of the board of the Construction Law Society of Peru, and former Vice-chairwoman. Member of WIP Peru Advising Committee. Former Director and current professor at the Master Program in Economic Administrative Law at Universidad del Pacífico.

Education: LLM, Harvard Law School. Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law School.

Professional Memberships

AMCHAM-Peru International Court of Arbitration

Construction Law Society of Peru

International Bar Association

Harvard Club of Peru

Women in the Profession (WIP) PERU

Lima Bar Association


Languages: English and Spanish

Latin America
María Teresa Quiñones

Quiñones Alayza Abogados

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Phone number

Av. Pardo y Aliaga 699 of. 902

San Isidro



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