Manuel Ugarte

Partner / Peru
  • Practice areas / Real Estate
  • Languages / English, Spanish

PPU Partner expert in several infrastructure projects as well as in real estate (with emphasis in the hotel industry) and corporate matters. He has advised significant clients in concession projects and has gained their confidence. This belief has brought him much satisfaction in his career, and allowed him to have a role as a member of the board of several of his clients.

Clients say that Manuel Ugarte "does fabulous work and is able to find opportunities in the market that are not visible to the average person." His considerable strength in the projects sphere is bolstered by his knowledge of real estate mandates. He often acts for developers on PPPs. Chambers and Partners – Projects

Work experience

  • 2016 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2006 - 2016 Partner

    Delmar Ugarte Abogados

  • 1995 - 2006 partner

    Benites, de las Casas, Forno & Ugaz

  • 1993 - 1994 Asociate

    Kaye, Scholer, Fiermann, Hays & Handler




Featured Cases

  • Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. Peru 2017

    Advised Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. in the negotiation of the Seventh Addendum to the Concession Contract of Jorge Chávez International Airport. This Addendum will allow the execution of the expansion Project of the most important airport in Peru, which includes the construction of a second airport runway and the construction of a second terminal with an estimated investment of US$ 1,500 million.

  • Concesionaria La Chira S.A. Peru 2017

    Advised Concesionaria La Chira S.A., concessionaire of the PTAR La Chira water treatment plant, in the execution of its project and the development of the Concession Contract.

  • Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. Peru 2017

    Advised Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. in the negotiation process with the Grantor (Ministry of Transport and Communications) for the extension of the concession term. This process concluded with the extension of the concession term for 10 more years.

  • Several concessionaires Peru 2017

    Advised several concessionaires (Concesionaria Vía Expresa Sur S.A., Rutas de Lima S.A.C, Abengoa Transmisión Norte S.A. and Abengoa Transmisión Sur S.A.) in the acquisitions of easements and lands required for the execution of its projects.





  • 1993 Master Columbia University Maestría en Derecho (LLM)

  • 1991 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law



  • New York Bar Association, United States 1995
  • Lima Bar Association, Peru 1995

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