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Liliana Pautrat


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

Liliana Pautrat has a long trajectory in the mining sector since 1986, which has allowed her to accumulate experience in the diagnosis and development of important mining projects of domestic and foreign companies in regulatory and environmental matters She has been recognized by Chambers Global (2015 - 2016) and Chambers Latin America (2015, 2016 and 2017) as Individual Leading in Energy & Natural Resources: Mining.

Liliana joined CMS Grau in 2008 and is a Partner since 2017. Prior to CMS she was President and Member of the Mining Council of the Ministry of Energy and Mines (1999 to 2004). She was also General Director of the Mining Concessions and Registries Office of Lima (1997 to 1999) and General Director of Legal Advice (1993 to 1997) of the Public Registry of Mining (now INGEMMET) and President of the National Institute of Mining Law, Petroleum and Energy (INDEMIPE), among others.

During her professional development, she has advised the Supervisory Agency for Energy and Mining Investment (OSINERGMIN) Board of Directors in matters of environmental control and mining security. She was also a Registrant of the Mining Rights Registers; Contracts and Mining Pledge; Legal Entities and Mandates. She was a member of the Mineral Registration Area of ​​the National Superintendence of Public Registries´ Advisory Commissions, the Mining and Environmental and Natural Resources Laws of the Lima Bar Association as well as a member of the Consultative Committee of the Mining Public Registry.

Advises on complex issues related to the execution of exploration, exploitation, profit and mining activities, in the pre-operative, constructive and project closing stages. Liliana complements her legal practice with a technical, operational, multidisciplinary and cross-cutting issues understanding, which enables the planning and obtaining of qualification certificates and environmental certifications, as well as accreditation of compliance.

Since 2014 she is Professor of the Pre-Degree Course "MINING, OIL AND GAS LAW" of the Faculty of Mining, Oil and Gas Law at the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (UPC) - Laureate International Universities. Participates in the Mining Legal Committee, Environmental Committee and Water Committee of the National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy (SNMPE).

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“she is a very competent lawyer, good for mining”

Chambers Global

“quality of work, proactive approach and technical knowledge”.

Chambers Latin America

Relevant experience

  • MINERA CHINALCO PERU S.A., advice related to regulatory matters of the Toromocho Project.
  • MINERA LAS BAMBAS S.A. (MMG), assessment related to mining security issuance and reporting obligations of Las Bambas Project.
  • SUMITOMO METAL MINING PERÚ S.A., advice on environmental mining matters.
  • COMPAÑÍA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A., advice in the verification of compliance with mining and environmental obligations.
  • WILD ACRE METALS (PERU) S.A.C., advice on environmental mining matters.
  • COMPANY MINERA ANTAPACCAY S.A., advice in regulatory matters regarding ​​the Antapaccay Tintaya expansion project.
  • MINERA BATEAS S.A.C. (Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.), advice on mining regulatory matters.
  • AUSENCO PERU S.A.C., assessment on the compliance of environmental and safety obligations.
  • GLENCORE - XSTRATA, related to the environmental and permits evaluation for the sale of Las Bambas mining project to MMG (approximate amount of USD 7 billion).
  • XSTRATA TINTAYA S.A., related to the grouping of the mining property.
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Memberships & Roles

  • World Initiative of Mining Lawyer (WOIML)
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF)
  • Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru (Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Perú – IIMP)
  • National Institute of Mining, Oil and Energy Law (Instituto Nacional de Derecho de Minería, Petróleo y Energía – INDEMIPE)
  • Lima Bar Association (CAL)
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  • A MORE COMPETITIVE AND PRODUCTIVE MINING INDUSTRY” – Mining & Energy Magazine (Revista Minería & Energía) 6th Year I Edition Nº 40. August – September 2016, Pg. 34
  • “LACK OF CONSISTENCY AND SYNCHRONY” (“FALTA CONCORDANCIA Y SINCRONIA”) –Management Newspaper (Diario Gestión). June 26, 2013.
  • “BEYOND SENACE´S CREATION” (“MÁS ALLÁ DE LA CREACIÓN DE SENACE”) - Mining & Energy Magazine (Revista Minería & Energía) Año II, Edition No. 13. October – November 2012, Pág. 14.
  • “ANALYSIS OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS REPORT TO THE CONGA´S PROJECT EIA” (“ANÁLISIS DEL PERITAJE INTERNACIONAL AL EIA DEL PROYECTO CONGA”) -  Mining & Energy Magazine (Revista Minería & Energía). Year II Edition No. 10. April - May 2012, Pág. 74 a 76.
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Lectures list

  • Lecture: "MINING LAW - LEGAL ASPECTS" - Conference "Analysis of the Mining Sector: Bicentennial Course" organized by the Group of Studies of Mining and Energy Law - GEDEM of the Faculty of Law of the National University of San Marcos – August  2016.
  • Lecture: "PROGRESS IN ENVIRONMENTAL MINING AND PRIVATE INVESTMENT" - "Specialization Course in Mining Law: General Framework, Taxation and Social Conflicts" organized by Forseti Magazine and IUS ET VERITAS Civil Association of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. November 2015
  • Lecture: "OVER REGULATION OR ADMINISTRATIVE SIMPLIFICATION. THE NEW CHALLENGES TO ATTRACT INVESTMENT "- VII International Congress of Legislation on Mining, Hydrocarbons and Electricity - organized by National Institute of Mining, Oil and Energy Law - INDEMIPE. November 3, 2015.
  • Moderator: Panel "PENDING AGENDA IN MINING TO 2020" - Legal and Tributary Meeting - PERUMIN 32 Mining Convention organized by the Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru. September 2015.
  • Lecture - Round Table "THE STRENGTHENING OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISION IN PERU" organized by the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (UPC). May 2015.
  • Presentation: "MAIN CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS AND SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY" - Specialized Seminar on Environmental Mining Law "organized by the Administrative Law Circle of the Faculty of Law of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. September 2014.
  • Lecture: "ADJUSTMENTS IN THE REGULATION OF MINING PROCEDURES" - Seminar "Pending Agenda for the Promotion and Promotion of Mining Investment in the Country" organized by the National Institute of Mining, Oil and Energy Law - September 2014.
  • Panelist - CONVERSATORY "THE CHALLENGES OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AGAINST INFORMAL MINING" organized by the Special Commission on Environmental Law, Cultural Heritage, Peasant and Native Communities and Ecology of the Lima Bar Association – June 2014.
  • Presentation: "SOCIAL FUNDS" - Specialization Course in Mining Law organized by the Civil Association Ius Et Veritas of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. May 2013.
  • Panelist - ROUND TABLE "NEW CRIMINAL NORMATIVE SCHEME APPLICABLE TO ILLEGAL MINING" organized by Civil Law and Society Association of the Law Faculty of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru - November 2012.
  • Lecture: "HYDROGRAPHIC CUENCAS" - Seminar "Mining and Water in Peru" organized by the Advocatus Magazine of the University of Lima. June 2012
  • Lecture: "MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OF SECURITY AND HEALTH AT WORK" – Mining Labour Seminar organized by Cathedra Lex, Civil Association, Law Faculty of the University of San Marcos. June 2012
  • Lecture: "MINING CONTROL" - II Seminar on Mining, Environment and Community Relations organized by the Civil Association Law and Society of the Law Faculty of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. April 2012.
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  • 2013 - Diploma in Strategic Management of Mining Companies, Universidad del Pacífico
  • 2001 - Finance and Business Law Program for Lawyers, Universidad ESAN
  • 1992 - Master in Civil and Commercial Law, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
  • 1989 - Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
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