We have extensive experience in public-private partnerships (PPP) for the development, execution and exploitation of transportation infrastructure, such as highways, airports, ports, railroads, trains, metros and public transportation urban systems. In addition, we advise on the regulation of land and air transportation.
Our team is very active in advising companies on regulatory matters and on antitrust law, environmental, tax planning and financing, among others.
We provide advice on the following:
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Band 2: Chambers & Partners — 2020
Clients appreciate the firm's "multidisciplinary capabilities, which enable them to advise on the full legal spectrum," with another source enthusing: "They provide a good service, they are always willing to find the best long-term solution for our company."
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Band 1: The Legal 500 — 2023
‘Best in the field’ Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International houses a ‘very strong' projects team 'with extensive knowledge and very good communication’ skills. It is well placed to handle the full life cycle of projects, drawing on ancillary support from its environmental, employment, tax, corporate, public law, litigation, and banking and finance experts. The group is jointly led by Juan Carlos de los Heros Echecopar and Juan Carlos Morón and acts for large multinational companies on local and cross-border infrastructure transactions, leaning on its international network for support. Los Heros, who is well known for his project finance expertise, has handled a number of public-private partnership (PPP) projects in the energy sector, while Morón focuses on administrative law and public procurement. Maria Del Carmen Tovar specialises in concessions and public works regulatory matters, and also advises on domestic and international arbitrations. Other noteworthy individuals include Inés Vázquez, a key contact for privatisations and concessions, and Zita Aguilera. At the associate level, key practitioners include Diana Collazos whom is experienced in a range of large-scale infrastructure projects.
‘The team is very strong, they have extensive knowledge and their communication is very good.’
‘I consider that the projects team is the best in the field, superior to other firms.’
‘Zita Aguilera is an excellent lawyer, with extensive experience in contracts with the state and other entities.’
Band 1: The Legal 500 — 2019
Remains hard to beat for experience across the full stream of project-related work, from public bids and financing to construction, operation and maintenance.
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Band 1: IFLR1000 — 2020
“Because of the excellent results always shown, I always trust in their work. The team in Echecopar worked exactly as a team, always going the same way and keeping the same message. For me as a client, this consistency keeps me confident. Of course, this is the way they differentiate themselves from firms in Lima.”