Ramiro Portocarrero

Partner / Peru

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.

Dynamic partner Ramiro Portocarrero Lanatta comes highly recommended by clients for his litigation and arbitration expertise, with one reporting: "He is a brilliant lawyer who is able to build important legal strategies and come up with solutions to our disputes." A different interviewee praises him for being "a specialist arbitration lawyer who has a prestigious reputation and a lot of experience in this field." Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration, Chambers & Partners, Latin America.

Work experience

  • 2016 - present 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 2011 - 2016

    Professor of Master in Public Service Regulation

    Assistant - Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
  • Academic Activities 2008 - to date

    Professor in Procedural Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • Academic Activities 2007 - 2016

    Professor in Procedural Civil Law

    Teaching - Universidad de Lima
  • Academic Activities 2006 - to date

    Professor in Patrimonial Civil

    Teaching - Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú

Seminars and Conferences