Nature of practice and clients
Estudio Olaechea is committed to high-quality, creative and effective legal assistance, sensitive to the particular needs of every client. Founded in 1878, the firm is one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in Peru. For more than 135 years, it has provided practical and innovative solutions in a timely and efficient manner to a broad base of local and international clients.
The firm particularly enjoys national and international prominence in the areas of finance; corporate work; mergers and acquisitions; privatisations and concessions; project finance; securities and taxation.
It represents buyers, sellers, investors, shareholders’ groups and financial advisers in structuring, negotiating, and consummating complex domestic and international business combinations and other commercial transactions. The firm has assisted many leading transnational companies in establishing and performing their businesses in Peru with first-class legal services. It has longstanding and valued professional relationships with banks, financial institutions and industries representing customers from all around the world.
As a policy, Estudio Olaechea has a teamwork approach from a broad and interdisciplinary perspective to achieve careful budgeting and strict cost controls. The firm encourages this strategy when necessary, often combining legal and business skills to develop constructive and pragmatic solutions.
All of the firm’s lawyers and permanent staff are fluent in English and Spanish. Its professionals have worked, studied and/or lived abroad and are familiar with international business customs and legal working schemes.
Currently, the firm is composed of 50 high-level professionals (13 partners and 37 associates).