Ricardo Canepa

Senior Associate
  • Biography

    Ricardo focuses its practice in Real Estate transactions and in Civil Law. Regarding the latter, he specializes in the design of contractual schemes of commercial nature. He also provides legal counsel within the scope of the enforcement of contractual obligations and its remedies. Ricardo has also developed his expertise in enforcement of guarantees. In addition, Ricardo constantly forms part of interdisciplinary teams dedicated to legal audits of several companies to assess the contracts and real estate aspects regarding corporate or banking transactions. Likewise, in the field of arbitration, he contributes with the development of legal strategies, especially in the consequences of the fulfillment and breach of contractual obligations and in law of torts.

  • Experience

    • Advisory to Fondo de Inversion en Bienes Raices Larrain-Vial in the sale of the Platium Building, an eleven story tower located in San Isidro, Lima.
    • Advisory to American Tower in financing and creating real estate rights over public and private lands for the installation of passive infrastructure for telecom.
    • Advisory to The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints in Latin America in diverse services projects, including EPCs.
  • Publications

    "Defining the Material Increase in Risk in causation: could it be applied in the Peruvian Law?" in Advocatus N° 38 (November 2020).

    Co-author of the article "La Nueva Defensa Posesoria Extrajudicial" (The new non judicial possessory defense), published in Advocatus N° 30 - 2015.

    Co-author of the article "Interes y Penalidad: Un comun escenario de fraude a la ley" (Interest and Penalty: a common scenario of law fraud), published in Ius 360 (http://ius360.com).

  • Industries

    • Real Estate


    • University of Melbourne, Melbourne Law Masters (First Class Honours), Victoria, Australia, 2020.
    • Universidad de Lima, Lawyer (Magna Cum Laude), Lima, 2012. (Fifth place of the Law Faculty).


    • Lima Bar Association 2013.