The extensive experience and knowledge of the public sector that our crew have has placed us as market leaders in government relations and administrative dispute resolution. Hence, we are constantly chosen to issue expert reports, professional opinions and Legal Opinions regarding the correct interpretation of the administrative norms, that is, in the way that public interests are best served.
Our services include all kinds of administrative support, from the analysis of projects and definition of strategies to prevent and solve potential risks, to consultancy to authorities of the three levels of government in processing and obtaining all kinds of licenses, permits and authorizations that allow the development of projects.
It is worth mentioning that our partners have been members of the commissions that elaborated the Law of the General Administrative Procedure, the Law of the Contentious Administrative Process, and other important norms that are today the parameter of action of public entities. Our partners continue to provide legal opinions regarding the interpretation of the norms and to elaborate on consultancies in projects of laws and regulations.
In addition, a staff of associates with extensive experience accompanies our partners in competitiveness, regulatory quality and good practices in public management.
In this sense, our team is highly recognized for its ability to provide the best alternatives to the parties involved. This allows for the unlocking of the investment and the correct application of the law.
Moreover, our solid knowledge of constitutional and administrative norms allows us to always be present in the adaptation of administrative norms to political, social and now technological contexts, always offering creative solutions to our clients.
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Band 1: Chambers & Partners — 2023
Estudio Echecopar - Baker McKenzie houses a top-tier team boasting an outstanding reputation in public law. The department is frequently sought out by governmental bodies and private companies to provide legal opinions on complex regulatory matters, both contentious and non-contentious. The firm's expertise spans public procurement, tender bids and concession contracts, in addition to handling administrative procedures and litigation. The team is also well placed to deal with constitutional mandates. Alauda Ingeniería, Consorcio Vial Ambo and Procolombia are notable additions to the firm's client roster.
Strengths "Estudio Echecopar is one of the best firms in Peru when it comes to public law matters. They are extremely experienced in this field and boast a strong recognition in the local market for their work. Having them by your side guarantees you a good, analytical service." "I would highlight Estudio Echecopar's professionalism and knowledge in Peru's public law arena. When you give them an assignment, you know that their advice is going to be the most accurate you can find in the market."Work highlights Estudio Echecopar - Baker McKenzie advised COSAPI on a range of public procurement procedures relating to engineering and construction projects.
Band 1: Chambers & Partners — 2020
"It has been a pleasure working with them in this area. We felt supported throughout and their desire to obtain favourable results for our company was apparent."
Band 1: The Legal 500 — 2023
With ‘the best team of public-administrative lawyers in Peru’, Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International advises a range of public and private sector clients on constitutional and administrative law issues, public procurement, concessions, and domestic and international arbitration processes. The team is jointly led by Juan Carlos Morón and Jorge Danós, who are both often consulted by central government in relation to new legislation. Zita Aguilera is a name to note for public bids and concessions, while counsel Ana Sofía Reyna is experienced in transport infrastructure matters and the privatisation of assets. At associate level, principal Laura Francia is experienced in administrative proceedings; and senior Natalia Mori is another active practitioner. Partner Samuel Abad re-joined the team in August 2021 after a short break.
‘I believe that B&M has the best team of lawyers in Public-Administrative Law in Peru‘.
‘It is an experienced team but with a lot of young talent‘.
‘They maintain an excellent level of ethical behavior, which is of the utmost importance‘.
Band 1: The Legal 500 — 2019
"Experts in public affairs". Excels for its specialist team of administrative, regulatory and public works specialists, "experience and knowledge" in all spheres of public law, and its "good relations with the public authorities and private companies".