Juan Carlos Moron

  • Biography

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

    His practice has been recognized by various directories, such as Chambers and Partners (Star Individual 2024), The Legal 500 (Hall of Fame 2024) and Who's Who Legal (recommended government contracts).

    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 and enthuse sources and knows how to use them practically to tackle problems."

    Practice focus

    Juan Carlos advises on all aspects of government contracting, from applications and challenges to selection processes, contract execution and dispute resolution. Likewise, he sponsors cases of auditing procedures and various types of administrative sanctions in connection with banking, competition, stock market, fisheries, natural resources, municipal regulations, urban planning, public services and their regulations, environment, etc.

    Juan Carlos is the author of important publications on administrative law, such as Comentarios a la Ley del Procedimiento Administrativo General (17 editions) and La Multa Administrativa (2023), works of mandatory consultation by authorities and specialists in the field. He is a necessary reference in the decisions of governmental and judicial authorities.

  • Experience

    • Assisted the concessionaire Metro in the execution of the concession contract granted by the Peruvian Ministry of Transportation and Communications to develop the new Lima subway line.
    • Advised a telecommunications company on the execution of its contracts for the provision of services to public entities within the framework of the Procurement Law.
    • Assisted pharmaceutical and medical equipment and device companies in appeals before the State Contracting Tribunal.
    • Assisted companies from different sectors in sanctioning proceedings before various public entities, having obtained the acquittal in accordance with the law.
  • Publications

    • "El recurso ante Tribunales Especiales en Materia de Contratación Pública. Participatory instrument to preserve integrity in public procurement". Published by Editorial Tirant Lo Blach, in the series: Contratación Pública Iberoamericana. (2022)
    • 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 (Doctorate in Ibero-American Administrative Law — summa cum laude) (2021).
    • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Master in Constitutional Law) (1998)
    • Universidad de San Martin de Porres (Law) (1989)


    • Lima Bar Association, 1990.


    • International Institute of Administrative Law (IIDA)
    • Peruvian Association of Administrative Law (APDA)
    • Peruvian Association of Constitutional Law (APDC)
    • Peruvian Association of Construction Law (SPDC)
  • Additional Information


    • Partner, Estudio Echecopar
    • Associate, Estudio Benites, De las Casas, Forno & Ugaz (2001-2005)
    • National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property, Commission for Bankruptcy Procedures (2003)
    • Legal Manager, Controller General Office of the Republic of Peru (January 1988-July 2000)

    Academic experience

    • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú: School of Law, Specialization and Master in Administrative Law
    • International lecturer on Public Procurement, Concessions and Administrative Law, different universities in Latin America