Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uria expands into Peru
Latin American, Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uria has opened a new office in Lima, Peru by integrating Peruvian firms Ferrero Abogados and Delmar Ugarte.
The agreement will take effect from January 1 2016. The firm will be renamed Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uria.
The new Peru office will have 29 partners (14 international and 15 local) and 99 other lawyers.
Peruvian firms, Ferrero Abogados and Delmar Ugarte, both have tax departments led by partners Walker Vaillanueva and Rafael Puiggros.
The integration agreement was endorsed by Juan Francisco Gutierrez and Martin Acero co-chairs of Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uria, Guillermo Ferrero managing partner at Ferrero Abogados, and Manuel Ugarte partner at Delmar Ugarte Abogados.
With this announcement, Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uria will have offices in Bogota and Barranquilla, Colombia, Santiago, Chile, and Lima, Peru, as well as a branch network of offices in Spain, Portugal, São Paulo, New York, Beijing, London, and Brussels.