Juan Aquije

Juan Aquije is our exclusively recommended Financial Consulting Services expert in Peru on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Juan directly using the contact details listed above.

Since 1989, our Firm AQUIJE CHUNG & Asociados has been providing its professional services in Peru through the Audit and Financial and Tax Consulting divisions.

Our constant concern is directed to:

  • Maintain high quality standards of our services.
  • Permanent and personalised attention to our customers.
  • Solution approaches for the benefit of the organisation.
  • Direct involvement of partners and specialised staff of our firm in each job.
  • Obtain a high level of efficiency and effectiveness of our services.
  • The involvement of our specialists should not mean a higher cost of fees for the client, maintaining a balanced level between benefit and reasonable cost in order to satisfy our customers.
  • Distinguish ourselves by our experience, professionalism and personal qualities.
  • Our involvement must exceed customer expectations.
  • The results of our work allow our customers to be completely satisfied with our services.

Since 1998 he was incorporated to Morison International as an independent member, with headquarters in London-England until 2012; and later join BBCG International, with Headquarters in Canada.

As well as being a member of Advisory Excellence, Juan is currently a member of another international network, allowing him to be linked with professionals from different countries around the world to face the many challenges of globalisation.

Lima, the capital of Peru, lies on the country’s arid Pacific coast. Though its colonial centre is preserved, it’s a bustling metropolis and one of South America’s largest cities.

It’s home to the Museo Larco collection of pre-Columbian art and the Museo de la Nación, tracing the history of Peru’s ancient civilisations. The Plaza de Armas and the 16th-century cathedral are the heart of old Lima Centro.

Alberto Vargas Pareja

Alberto Vargas Pareja is a founding partner of the firm Vargas Pareja Abogados & Consultores and leader in the areas of mining, corporate and taxation with more than 20 years of experience advising his clients. Alberto is always totally focused on his clients and provides cutting-edge technical advice to every issue in which he works, with a proven ability to keep his eyes on “the whole picture”.

Alberto is a lawyer from the University of Lima (1998), graduated with honours (Magna Cum Laude) with specialisation courses on Mining Law, Taxation, Finance and Corporate Law at Universidad del Pacífico (2011), Universidad de Lima (2004), and ESAN (2002) respectively. University Professor in subjects related to Mining and Corporate Law. Arbitrator before diverse entities like Center of Arbitration of the Chamber of Commerce of Lima and National Institute of Mining, Petroleum and Energy. Ability to analyse, make decisions and manage personnel.

Prior to Vargas Pareja Abogados & Consultores, Alberto advised companies and investors in the areas of Civil Law, Contracts, Property and Investment Negotiations, specialising in the Mining and Infrastructure sectors, in national, foreign and multinational companies, including Minera Barrick Misquichilca SA, leader in exploration, exploitation and marketing of gold, with successful results through leadership in the Headquarters in charge with close coordination with Legal Management and General Management in order to clearly establish the ways to carry out corporate objectives . Ability to analyze, make decisions and manage personnel.

Then, negotiator on behalf of Perupetro (Peruvian State) to enter into Exploration License and Oil Exploration contracts, taking into account contingencies in environmental matters.

Subsequently, Legal Manager of Activos Mineros SAC, company responsible for the remediation of environmental liabilities and contribute to the actions of Proinversión in the process of promotion of private investment, in charge of the preparation of transfer of surface land, assignments of contractual position and transfer of mining concessions. Also, in charge of organising the legal department of Assets Miners S.A.C

His professional approach includes topics specifically related to general practice with a concentration in corporate law, socio-environmental negotiations, property and investment, tax law, arbitration and mining.

Cecilia Calderón

Cecilia Calderón is an associate in the firm’s labor and employment law practice. Before joining Garrigues, she practiced labor law at the firm Estudio Echecopar – Asociado a Baker & McKenzie International (2012 – 2016).

She has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Advising on the implementation of labor law aspects of transactions involving the acquisition, transfer or dissolution of large companies.
  • Advising companies on the hiring of domestic personnel and the structuring of their income.
  • Advising on production outsourcing processes (labor outsourcing).
  • Advising on social security matters.
  • Advising on the implementation of compensation systems and labor cost reduction policies and wage planning.
  • Advising on dismissals, both individual and collective.
  • Advising on the preparation of Labor Law Due Diligences.
  • Advising entities, institutions and domestic and international companies on labor law litigation matters.

Academic background:


  • Postgraduate specialization – Course on Social Constitution and Human Labor Rights. Current Global Trends.


  • Master’s Degree in Labor and Social Security Law.


  • Degree of Second Specialization in Labor and Social Security Law.


  • Lawyer – December 2011.
  • Bachelor of Law – December 2010.


  • The non-existence of labor stability in the part-time work system as a sign of the infringement of the decent work provision in Peru (*). In: Book by the 6th National Labor Law Conference entitled “Employment Stability, Labor Inspections, Self-employed Workers’ Retirement and Arbitration in Collective Bargaining” (*). Publisher by El Búho EIRL. Lima: 2015. PP. 293-309.
  • Impacts of company mergers on employment relationships (*). In: Book by the 6th National Labor Law Conference entitled “Labor Trends and Outlooks: Trial. Labor Union Relations and Interdisciplinary Framework” (*). Publisher El Búho EIRL. Lima: 2012. PP. 129-145.

Firm Overview:

Garrigues is a fully-integrated international law firm. It has been present in Latin America for more than 40 years, through alliances with various firms in the region. The firm is now growing its Latin American legal practice by rolling out a network of own offices which constitutes one of the major direct presences in Latin America, with offices in Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Chile and Brazil.

Our office in Lima offers a broad range of business law advisory services. Garrigues Peru offers expert multidisciplinary advice, providing support to both local clients and investors on entering and pursuing their business activities in the Peruvian market.

The Lima team is made up of a solid group of multidisciplinary Peruvian lawyers. In addition to their extensive experience in the Peruvian market, the Lima professionals have worked at major law firms in other jurisdictions such as Madrid or New York.

Our Peruvian lawyers, alongside professionals from the rest of the Garrigues offices and network, ensure that a uniform service of the very highest quality is provided, irrespective of the client’s location or the complexity of the transaction.

From Lima, the Firm offers tax and legal advisory services in all areas of local law.

Miyanou Dufour

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2005.


  • Hernández & Cía. Abogados (January 2018 – to date).
  • Estudio Osterling (July 2006 – December 2017).

Teaching Experience:

Professor of Contract Law 2 at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas – UPC (2006 – 2013).


Recognized by the prestigious publication Chambers & Partners as a Band 3 lawyer in the Environment category and by Legal 500.


Lima Bar Association.


Spanish, English and German.

Firm Overview:

Since 1992, we have accompanied Peru in its growth process with our team of professionals, who are prepared to provide high-level legal counsel in order to achieve efficient solutions for consultancies, settlement of disputes, and the most complex and sophisticated operations in all areas of law.

Our professional excellence is grounded in the preparation and experience of our attorneys, who are graduates of the best universities, holding graduate degrees from prestigious international institutions and taking part in internships at law firms around the world.

As a law firm, we encourage our members to teach and conduct research. Our attorneys are faculty members at Peru’s most important law schools and master’s programs.

We are one of the most widely-recognized general practice firms in the Peruvian market. Our leadership is the result of our consistent hard work over time, based not only on a comprehensive legal perspective, but also on the commitment, backing, and trust of our clients.

José Antonio Olaechea

Attorney from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and member of the Lima Bar Association. Board member of several listed and unlisted companies, and he is Honorary Consul General of Denmark in Peru. Focuses his practice in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking and Finance, Civil, Commercial, Foreign Investment, Project Financing and Constitutional Law.

Firm Overview:

Estudio Olaechea was founded on October 4, 1878. It was the first law firm incorporated in Peru and one of the first firms established in South America. Currently, we are the firm with the most years of experience and one of the largest in the country. Estudio Olaechea remains as one of the most renowned and prestigious firms in the country and our clients find in us a strategic advisor, with whom to work on a long term basis. Our objective and main responsibility are to promote growth and business development of our clients. Therefore, our professionals have a personal commitment with excellence which is reflected in coming from the main law schools of Peru, USA, and Europe. Our lawyers are constantly innovating and training through complementary courses and masters taken in Peru and abroad.


“These are good corporate lawyers who perform well in all areas. They are excellent in terms of client service and they understand the US legal perspective and expectations.” ~ Chambers Latin America 2015

“The firm delivers great service and helps the client to create new business opportunities.” ~ Chambers Latin America 2014

“This was the first time we had worked in Peru and we would undoubtedly go to Olaechea again.” ~ Chambers Latin America 2011

“They always provided me with sound and solid legal advice trying to explore as many alternatives as posible to succesfully achieve the objective.” ~ IFLR1000 2014

“The firm that was the first to dedicate itself largely to international clients.” ~ IFLR1000 2013


Be the law firm in Peru with the highest level of excellence and professionalism, providing comprehensive legal advisory services to the business community and society.