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Managing Partner: Luis Felipe del Risco
Partners: Francisco Avendaño, Luis Felipe del Risco, Maria Soledad García Godos 
Number of other lawyers: 7

Partner: Francisco Avendaño
Managing Partner: Luis Felipe del Risco

Firm Overview:
Jorge Avendaño Abogados was founded by Mr Jorge Avendaño Valdez, a well-recognised and prestigious jurist in Peru with significant scholarly publications, presence in the Peruvian teaching and legal community, public life and politics.

The firm is widely recognised as one of the most preeminent Peruvian Law firms, characterised for the personalised high quality services it provides in various practice areas, with especial emphasis in real estate law. Since its foundation, the firm has developed a solid reputation in the Peruvian legal market, having as primary focus to serve its clients, offering them creative, practical and efficient solutions to reach their goals. The firm has an outstanding practice across a wide range of matters within the real estate sector and offers com prehensive expertise in major construction projects and real estate businesses. Its core team is a reference in the real estate practice and is regularly consulted for its expertise in the field, which spans the private and public sector.

Main Areas of Practice:
Real Estate:
The firm's real estate practice is leaded by Mr. Francisco Avendaño, one of the most recognised and experimented lawyers in the field. Jorge Avendaño Abogados is considered a prestigious and important firm of the Peruvian Legal market, constantly nominated and recommended in national and international rankings as outstanding. The members of this area are constantly leading the overall structure and implementation of complex projects and important transactions, dealing with national and international clients.

The firm provides advice to its clients on various types of contracts related to real estate, such as purchase-sale agreements, construction contracts and agreements for surface leases, beneficial use, lease, option, assignment, security, property management and others.

The consulting services provided by the real estate’s department encompasses different aspects of land ownership, such as studying property titles, verifying conditions for zoning and occupancy, obtaining permits for development projects, and structuring, negotiating and drafting documents at the contractual level and their respective registration in the Public Registry.

As an added value, the firm also performs diagnostic and technical legal clearance studies for property rights. For this purpose, it has a team of attorneys and technicians specialised in urban and rural real estate, with vast experience in land registration and private and public titling procedures.

Civil & Corporate:
The firm's civil and corporate practice has earned an outstanding reputation for developing innovative solutions for its clients requirements. The lawyers in this department have extensive experience assisting national and international clients in all types of business and commercial activities.

For such purpose, the firm has professionals specialised in civil and business transactions, who have ample knowledge and experience in negotiation, signing and execution of contracts and agreements, with a thorough understanding of the various institutions of civil and commercial law.

From a corporate view, the firm provides advice in all matters of corporate issues, including the selection and design of the most appropriate corporate structure to suit their client’s interests, assuming the legal planning of their line of business to the development and implementation of the tools necessary to materialise their goals. It also includes the maintenance of the company, promptly meeting any requirements arising from its inception to its eventual extinction or market exit.

With the purpose of providing interdisciplinary consulting, the civil and commercial area also features the necessary labour and tax support to meet the business needs of clients.

Administrative & Municipal:
The firm's administrative and municipal department provides advice in any aspect of administrative law. This advice encompasses consulting services on the limits of administrative action as well as representing the firm´s clients in various procedures before administrative entities.

Lawyers have ample knowledge and experience in municipal law, which allows the firm to assist its clients on regulations governing municipalities, regulatory requirements issued by the municipalities to secure various permits, licenses and/or authorisations in different parts of the country.

In this area, the firm’s services are linked to the procedure and licensing of construction, conformity inspection, technical inspections of safety in buildings, licensing of urban renewals, subdivision of land, legal clearing of properties, registration in Public Registries, procedures for the award of public property, among others.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
Having ample experience in this area, the firm advises national and international clients on the resolution of conflicts arising in the context of civil, commercial, business, corporate, constitutional and public administration relationships before all levels of the court, as well as arbitration. The firm’s litigation and dispute resolution department has developed in the country a solid and important reputation based not only on the importance of the cases handled, but also on the results obtained.