Sergio Cueva

Associate / Peru

Member of the Mining team. He focuses his practice on, contracts and corporate, both from a transactional and regulatory side. Civil and mining contracts, including investment framework agreements, project acquisition and joint venture. Mining agreements related to the mine cycle, such as transfer, lease, option of mining rights, as well as exploration, development, exploitation and mineral trading agreements. Privatization processes. Mining Project audits (due diligence). Mining permits, licences and autorizations of all sorts. Corporate and comercial advice. He also assists in real estate transactions, including negotiations with communities to obtain surface access rights for mining projects, among others.


Work experience

  • 2016 - present Associate

    Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero, DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2016 Associate

    Estudio Ferrero Abogados




Featured Cases

  • Compañía Minera Antamina Perú 2017

    Reorganization of mining concessions of the Company's main project.

  • Compañía Minera MILPO Perú 2017

    Assistance in the public bid process for the Michiquillay Project.

  • BHP Billiton World Exploration Inc. Pérú 2011-presente

    Obtention of over 1,000 mining claims before the mining authority.



  • July 2012 Lima - Perú

    Nuevas tendencias del Derecho Civil en el ámbito minero (New trends in Civil Law in a mining context)

    Sergio Cueva / Hernán Torres - IUS ET VERITAS
  • July 2015 Lima - Perú

    El Panorama de la Industria Minera en el Perú - entrevista. (The future of the mining industry in Peru - Interview).

    Sergio Cueva - IUS ET VERITAS
  • 25 October, 2018 Peru

    Canada’s Trevali Mining gets refinancing

    Ver publicación
  • 26 September, 2017 Peru

    Mining company funds Glencore asset purchase

    Ver publicación


  • 2016 Master University of Denver / EEUU Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy. Outstanding Graduate award.

  • 2016 Colorado School of Mines (EEUU) Economics and Decision Making

  • 2014 Graduated Universidad ESAN Mergers and Acquisitions

  • 2016 Graduated Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petróleo y Energía (SNMPE) Hydrocarbons Law

  • 2013 Graduated Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petróleo y Energía (SNMPE) Mining Law

  • 2012 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law (JD)



  • Lima Bar Association
  • IUS ET VERITAS - Law Review edited by PUCP Law school students. Position: Editor in Chief (2010).
  • Asociación ECOSWELL. Non-profit that designs and develops socio-environmental, educational and infrastructure projects in the north of Peru.

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2015 - to date

    Civil Law

    Teaching - Universidad de Piura (UDEP)
  • Academic Activities 2011 - 2011

    Assistant student: Civil Law

    Coordinator - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Social Conflicts, Prior Consultarion and Corporate Social responsibility Universidad de Lima - Athina Law Review Peru 2012
  • Speaker Prior Consultation and Socio-environmental Conflicts in Peru Lima Bar Association Perú 2013