Ramiro Portocarrero

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

PPU partner expert in both the litigation and arbitration areas by being active and creative in the disputes sphere. He has advised important industrial clients and from all economic sectors such as: civil / commercial, energy, construction, government, international arbitration and investors.

He receives praise from market commentators, who consider him to be a highly recognised practitioner in both judicial and arbitral proceedings. Clients state that he provides good service and add: "He is very intelligent, with particular strength in strategy planning." Chambers and Partners – Litigation

Work experience

  • 2016 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2011 - 2016 Partner

    Ferrero Abogados

  • 2007 - 2011 Associate

    Miranda & Amado Abogados

  • 2006 - 2007 Associate

    Benites, Forno & Ugaz, Abogado

  • 2001 - 2006 Associate

    Estudio Monroy Abogados




Featured Cases

  • Doe Run Perú – En Liquidación Peru 2017

    Leading case in taxes in the mining sector Representing Doe Run Perú – En Liquidación, PPU obtained two favorable rulings before the first instance judge and the court of appeals that confirmed the principle that taxes should not be “exported”. In November 2017, the superior court ruling, which released the company from a US $ 55 MM impact, was confirmed by the Supreme Court.

  • Latin America electric power generation company Peru 2017

    Successful representation of a Latin America electric power generation company, in its dispute with another generation company arising from an agreement aimed at transferring transportation capacity an d a power purchase agreement. The arbitration tribunal, composed by Peruvian and foreign members, issued a favorable award to our client with a net effect in excess of US $ 10 MM.

  • European construction company Peru 2017

    Joint with the PPU Chile and Uría Menéndez Madrid, he successfully led the representation of a European construction company against the emergency measures requested by a Peruvian construction consortium regarding their work in a mega-project work.





  • 2010 Graduated Instituto Argentino del Petróleo y el Gas Introduction to the Gas Industry

  • 2010 Graduated Instituto Argentino del Petróleo y el Gas IIntroduction to the Oil Industry

  • 2006 Master Università degli Studi di Roma II, Tor Vergata Master Contracts Law

  • 2004 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law



  • Lima Bar Association, Perú

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2016

    Professor of Master in Public Service Regulation

    Teacher's aide - Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Professor in Procedural Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • Academic Activities - 2016

    Professor in Procedural Civil Law

    Teaching - Universidad de Lima
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Professor in Patrimonial Civil

    Teaching - Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú

Seminars and Conferences