Karina Urquizo

Associate / Peru

Principal Associate member of the Dispute Resolution team. Her professional practice focuses on the evaluation, structuring and defense of judicial and arbitral processes, related to civil, constitutional, administrative and commercial litigation, national and foreign. Participation and negotiation management, oriented to the best solution of the controversies. Arbitrator appointed by the Chamber of Commerce of Lima (2016), appointed in various arbitrations, related to civil disputes.


Work experience

  • 2013 - present Senior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2011 - 2013 Associate

    Simons Dispute Resolutions

  • 2008 - 2011 Asociada

    Torres & Urquizo Abogados

  • 2006 - 2008 Associate

    Duany & Kresalja Abogados

  • 2000 - 2006 Trusted Secretary of the Supreme Judge in the Constitutional and Social Permanent Chamber

    Supreme Court of Justice




Featured Cases

  • Doe Run Perú – En Liquidación Peru 2017

    Leading case in mining taxesRepresenting Doe Run Perú – En Liquidación, PPU obtained two favorable awards in first and second instances that confirmed that there were not taxes exported. In November 2017, the award was confirmed by the Superior Court and it represented an assessment of US$ 55MM.



  • January 2012 Lima - Peru

    El Recurso de Casación en el Código Procesal Civil - II Volumen

    Jorge Carrión Lugo - Grijley


  • Ongoing Master Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Candidate - LLM

  • 2015 Graduated Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Diploma in Legal Argumentation and Jurisdictional Function

  • 2015 Graduated Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha Specialist in Law and Jurisdictional Policy

  • 2001 Lawyer Universidad San Martín de Porres /Peru Law



  • Lima Bar Association (2001)

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2016 - 2016

    Diploma in Civil Law and Civil Procedure

    Teaching - Instituto de Educación Superior Tecnológico Privado ICJ Gestión Pública y Empresarial S.A.C.

Seminars and Conferences