Katherine Cruz

Associate / Peru
  • Practice areas / Tax and International Trade
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Member of the Tax and International Trade team. Her professional practice focuses on the consultancy on foreign trade and customs operations, customs planning, preventive audits, use of tariff rates, use of tax benefits for exporters and preparation of international sales contracts, multimodal transport and customs warehousing. Support in inspection processes and inductive letters initiated by the customs authority, as well as the presentation of appeals before Customs and the Tax Court.


Work experience

  • 2016 - a la actualidad Junior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2015 Associate

    Ferrero Abogados

  • 2012 - 2012 Legal Adviser

    Viceministerio de Comercio Exterior - MINCETUR




Featured Cases



  • June 2014 Lima Perú

    “Primer método de valoración: Elementos y requisitos para su aplicación. Reflexiones aplicables a importaciones en donde no exista una compraventa”.

    Coauthor - Ensayos de Valoración Aduanera. Defensoría del Usuario Aduanero y del Contribuyente (DEFCON)


  • 2016 Specialization Universitat de Valencia European Union (EU) customs law Diploma

  • 2014 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law



  • Asociación Civil IUS ET VERITAS
  • Lima Bar Association
  • Asociación Peruana de Derecho Aduanero y Comercio Internacional (APDACI)
  • Member of the Facilitation Committee at the American Chambers of Commerce in Peru - AMCHAM

Academic activities

  • Activity - 2014

    Foreign Trade

    Teacher's aide - Asistente de docencia del curso “Comercio Exterior”, Universidad de Piura. Facultad de Derecho.
  • Activity - 2016

    Imposition to Consumption

    Tax Law Master Assistant - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Facilitation mechanisms for internationalization (Peru - Chile) PROMPERÚ Perú 2017
  • Speaker Doing Business en Perú AMCHAM Perú 2016