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Cesar Castro


CMS Grau
Av. Santa María 110
Miraflores, L18
Languages Spanish, English

César Castro, tax lawyer, specializes in Mergers & Acquisitions, Foreign Investment and Mining. He has collaborated in the design of tax regulations for Hydrocarbon and Mining megaprojects of significant impact on the Peruvian economy, as well as financing of mining and energy projects. He has extensive experience in the legal and tax treatment of foreign investments, negotiation and implementation of various sectoral legal stability agreements, as well as fiscal planning.

César Castro joined CMS Grau as an associate in 1984, and became partner in 1989. He has authored articles on taxation and has lectured widely on issues related to tax and foreign investment. Also, César has advised on tax issues to the Economy and Finance Ministry (1992-1993). He has been a member of the Lima Bar Association´s Tax Committee since 1986. Likewise, he was a member of the Peruvian´s Institute of Tax Law Chief Executive's Committee (1999-2002).

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César Castro Salinas co-heads the department and enjoys a solid standing in the market. Sources note his "great understanding of tax matters," and his "ability to find creative solutions to complex problems."

Chambers Latin America 2015

Sources describe department co-head César Castro Salinas "a smart lawyer who always has great ideas." He has noted experience in foreign investments as well as in tax stability agreements.

Chambers Latin America 2017

César castro leads by example at the head of Grau's expanded tax department. Clients praise him for his commercial abilities and awareness and he comes recommended in LACCA Approved.

Latin Lawyer 2016

César Castro Salinas is well recognised for his activity in this field, with market commentators particularly highlighting his strength in tax planning. He is additionally experienced in matters related to international investments. His client roster includes both domestic and international companies.

Chambers Latin America 2018

Memberships & Roles

  • Lima Bar Association (CAL)
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  • 1982 – Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
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