Eduardo is a lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, with a master’s degree (LLM) from the University of Virginia. He has broad experience in civil, commercial, contractual and real estate law, as well as in arbitration; having advised clients in the structuring, negotiation and execution of diverse and major real estate projects, and participating as an arbitrator or lawyer in several of the most important national and international disputes.
In his professional career, he has been Senior Partner and Head of the Contracts and Real Estate practices at Estudio Echecopar, member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, firm which he was a part of for almost thirty years, having also formed part of the Latin American branch of the prestigious firm Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP, in Washington D.C.
His achievements in arbitration, contractual and real estate law have been recognized annually by a number of International directories such as Legal 500 (Band 1 in Real Estate) Chambers and Partners (Band 2 in Real Estate), Leaders League, Who’s Who Legal, Latin American Corporate Counsel – LACCA, among others. Accordingly, in the year 2003 he was recognized by Latin Lawyer within the Top 20 of the best lawyers in Peru younger than 40 years. In such directories, the clients have continuously expressed about Eduardo highlighting his outstanding capacities: “he is very analytical and thoughtful, he is very precise when identifying risks and very clear when explaining how to mitigate them. He provides an excellent service to clients and is very predisposed to listen to their concerns" (Chambers & Partners 2018).
In the academic field, he is a Professor of Contracts at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, which he has been teaching since the year 2000; constantly participating as an author or panelist in national and international events related to his areas of expertise.
Areas of Expertise
Real Estate Law
Contractial Civil Law
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration