Juan Carlos Moron

  • Biography

    Juan Carlos Moron is a partner in Estudio Echecopar. He focuses on administrative law, administrative intervention on regulated markets and government contracts, including infrastructure concessions, public services and governmental control.

    Juan Carlos has supported the Project Transparency sponsored by USAID and OSCE andprepared the Manual for the Solution of Controversies during the process for contractual selection and execution and the Manual on Exemptions. He has also participated in several processes for private promotion in public services and infrastructure and advised agencies such as ProInversion, CEPRI LIMA, among others.

    Juan Carlos has been published in Latin Lawyer stating that he “is a respected name in the sphere of administrative law” and has been recognized in Chambers and Partners as “a public procurement specialist widely respected for his wealth of administrative law expertise and experience. He has great academic knowledge, enthuse sources, and know how to use it practically to tackle problems."

    Practice focus

    Juan Carlos focuses his practice on administrative law, administrative intervention on regulated markets and government contracts, including infrastructure concessions, public procurement, public services and governmental control. He has successfully represented the interests of several companies before the judiciary and government, and regularly consults public and private entities and international groups.

  • Experience

    • Assisted a metropolitan railway co-owned by an Argentine and a Peruvian company on regulatory matters during the execution of the concession agreement granted by Peru’s Infrastructure and Communications Ministry to develop Lima’s new metro line. This USD 5.3 billion mega project will involve the construction dozen of subway stations and lines and will generate an estimated 11,000 jobs and benefit approximately 65,000 passengers daily.
    • Advised one of the largest concessionaires in Peru on the transfer of shares held by a strategic partner. This mandate included helping the client draft and negotiate the terms of the transfer agreement and obtain the authorization of the Municipality of Lima (the Grantor) to perform such transfer.
    • Assisted a Spain–based construction company on its participation in the tender called by Provias Nacional for the management, improvement and conservation of the roadway corridor "Emp. PE–1S (Dv. Aplao) Corire–Aplao–Chuquibamba–Arma–Cotahuasi–Charcana–Accopampa–Dv.Sayla–Pampachacra–Ushua–Oyolo–Dv. Sequello–Marcabamba–Emp. PE–32C (Pausa)–Maran."
    • Provided counsel on the preparation, evaluation and declaration of interest of the private initiative presented to the Santa Maria del Mar Municipality for the development of a scientific technological park.
    • Regularly advises a consortium formed by several construction companies providing public works and services on the construction of the Nestor Gambeta tunnel.
    • Advised a civil engineering and construction company on its tunnel construction project, which is the biggest private initiative on infrastructure investment in the country so far, worth USD 500 million.
  • Publications

    • Member of the Editorial Council of the Latin American Institute for Supervisory and Regulatory Sciences, publishing the Compendio de Legislacion de las Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores de America Latina y del Caribe (Compendium of the Legislation of the Superior Supervisory and Regulatory Entities in Latin America and the Caribbean). Two volumes.
    • On administrative law he has published the following works: "Administrative procedure in Peruvian Law" (1992), "Law of Administrative Procedure" (1997 and 1999), Comments to the new Law for General Administrative Procedure. (Four Editions) and the Regulatory Framework in Public Management and Administration. (Complete Guide). Director of the Publication (July 2001).
    • On Government Contracts and economic regulation, he has published: "The generation by private initiative of public investment projects. The new public–private collaboration and public interest". "The constitutional right to equality in government contracts", "Non compliance with the contractual obligations by the State. Source of the non complied contract exception in administrative contracting", "The State's corporate purchases", The exemption procedure for free concurrence in the State's acquisitions and administrative contracting", "Exemptions to the principle of free concurrence in administrative contracting", "Illicit fractioning in administrative contracting", "Alternative dispute resolutions in administrative seat" and "Excess in administrative punishment: irregularity in the proportionality of the exercise of the sanctioning faculty".
    • On constitutional matters he has published the following works: "Legislative unconstitutional omission and its legal treatment", "Constitutional analysis of the privatization phenomenum", "Constitutional foundations of the Peruvian Financial Administration", and "The rule of exhaustion of internal jurisdiction in the Inter–American system for human rights" (co–author), "Constitutional law of equal access to public office".
  • Industries

    • Energy, Mining & Infrastructure - EMI
    • Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation


    • Universidade da Coruña, Doctoral Studies in Ibero-American Administrative Law, La Coruña, 2021.
    • Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Master of Constitutional Law, Lima, 1997 – 1998.
    • Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Law Degree, Lima, 1989.


    • Lima Bar Association, 1990.


    • Peruvian Association of Administrative Law.
    • Peruvian and Latin-American Association of Professors and Researchers in Administrative Law, 2005.
  • Additional Information


    • Partner at Estudio Echecopar.
    • Estudio Benites, De las Casas, Forno & Ugaz Associate (2001 – 2005).
    • National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property, Commission for Bankruptcy Procedures (2003 to date).
    • Counseling Cabinet to the Ministry for the Promotion of Women and Human Development (Transitory Government, 2000 – 2001) and Technical Secretary of the Sector Commission on Transparency.
    • Comptroller General Office of the Republic of Peru, January 1988 – July 2000, having performed the position of Legal Manager during more than seven years.
    • He has more than 16 years of experience in administrative law, actively participated in the Congress Commissions for the elaboration of laws on Administrative Law, as well as in the preparation of norms for many State companies or entities to date.