Ricardo Harten

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

PPU Partner that developed the Mining Law practice. He represents clients in all their business endeavours, international public bids, juridical stability contracts and tax stability contracts with the Peruvian State. He also advises clients in tax audits and provided legal advice in answering tax assessments and litigations before the tax courts in connection with the taxation of the mining activities.

He has a long-standing practice in the mining sector, often assisting major international companies with their Peruvian mandates. He is described by interviewees as having "great knowledge" of the market and boasts additional expertise in tax matters. Chambers and Partners – Energy, Mining and Natural Resources – Mining

Work experience

  • 2016 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 1944 - a la actualidad Partner

    Ferrero Abogados

  • 1996 - 1998 Member of the City Council of Metropolitan

    Municipalidad de Lima

  • 1997 - 1999 President of the Board of Directors CONITE

    Comisión Nacional de Inversiones y Tecnologías Extranjeras

  • 1979 - 1979 Head of the Taxation Division

    Arthur Andersen & Co.




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  • 1981 Lawyer University of Texas – Dallas. The Southwestern Legal Foundation Diploma in International and Compared Law

  • 1980 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law



  • Peruvian Mining and Oil Law Institute
  • Peruvian Maritime Law Institute
  • Legal Committee of the National Mining, Oil and Energy Society
  • Peruvian Tax Research and Development Institute (IPIDET)
  • Peruvian Tax Law Institute (IPDT)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Corporate Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Tax Law

    Teaching - Universidad del Pacífico
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Tax Law

    Teaching - Universidad de Lima

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