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Luis Alberto Liñan


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

Luis Alberto Liñán has positioned as one of the most recognized and influential lawyers in the litigation and arbitration area due to his extensive professional and academic experience, high knowledge in the field and solid ethical values. He has more than 25 years of experience in civil procedural law, administrative procedural law, constitutional procedural law, resolution of disputes and arbitration, providing legal advice and design of strategies for the solution and prevention of conflicts to national and international companies that are leaders in the mining, retail and  telecommunications sectors.

Luis Alberto has specialized in procedural advice and the design of strategies for the resolution and prevention of conflicts. In addition, he has participated in various due diligence to important national and foreign companies dedicated to mergers, acquisitions, syndicated loans, bond issuance, among others. Luis Alberto has an effective leadership with high capacity for negotiation and persuasion, being his management very well organized and planned oriented to results, focused on the solution of critical situations.

He is a professor at the University of Lima, in the Master of Procedural Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and at the Academy of the Magistracy. He is the author of several articles on Ccvil procedural law published in academic journals.

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CMS Grau has a team of high-quality professionals with a prestigious reputation in the market. Whenever we ask for advice, they are always prepared to provide us with it.

Chambers Latin America 2022 | Dispute Resolution

Head of department Luis Alberto Liñán elicits praise from clients, one of whom enthuses: "I have the best of opinions about him. He is a great lawyer and has a good command of the cases at all times." Other sources add: "He is an expert in dispute resolution and an extraordinary person."

Chambers Latin America 2021 | Dispute Resolution

The firm has "a high-quality team of lawyers who have developed excellent work and achieved good results," a source reports. Head of department Luis Alberto Liñán is described by sources as "very good" in the litigation sphere.

Chambers Latin America 2020 | Dispute Resolution

Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Peruvian Association of Procedural Law and the Spanish Arbitration Club.
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  • Algunas consideraciones del Derecho a Probar. ("Some considerations of the Right to Test"). Advocatus Law Magazine, 2017 
  • Como probar la tercería de propiedad: El acreedor interviniente no ejecutante y tercería de derecho preferente de pago. ("How to prove the ownership third party - The non-performing intervening creditor and third-party preferential right of payment"). Gaceta Jurídica, 2017.
  • Principios de Buena Fe procesal. ("Principles of good procedural law"). Actualidad Civil, 2017.
  • Código procesal civil comentado por los mejores especialistas. ("Civil procedural code commented by the best specialists"). Co-author. Gaceta Jurídica, 2016.
  • Sexto Pleno Casatorio y el Título Ejecutivo en el Proceso Único de Ejecución con Garantía. ("Sixth Plenary Session and the Executive Title in the Single Execution Process with Guarantee"). Gaceta Civil & Procesal Civil, 2014.
  • Compatibilidad de las Instituciones del Proceso Civil en el Procedimiento Sancionador de Protección al Consumidor a cargo del Indecopi. ("Compatibility of the Institutions of the Civil Process in the Sanctioning Procedure for Consumer Protection by Indecopi"). Praeceptum, 2014.
  • El Proceso Único de Ejecución a los veinte años de vigencia del Código Procesal Civil. ("The Single Execution Process after twenty years of validity of the Civil Procedure Code"). Gaceta Civil & Procesal Civil, 2013.
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Lectures list

  • Trial Assessment Workshop in the Civil Process. Arequipa, November 25, 2017.
  • Course of Theory of Civil Action. Lima, October, 7 and 21, 2017.
  • Relevant Jurisprudence Course in Civil Matters. Cusco, September, 16 and 30, 2017.
  • VI Regional Arbitration Congress. Organized by the Peruvian Institute of Arbitration. Opportunity to offer the means of proof and assessment of them by the Arbitral Tribunal. Trujillo, September 7 and 8, 2017.
  • VI Process and Constitution Seminar - The Monitorio process, organized by the Master of Procedural Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Lima, April 24 to 28, 2017
  • Seminar on Procedural Law and Arbitration, Organized by the Advocatus Magazine of the University of Lima, November 21-23, 2016.
  • The Arbitration Process, organized by the Indecopi School. Lima, November 2016.
  • 20th Aspiring Training Program - PROFA. Organized by the Judicial Academy.
  • Course of Arbitration and Alternative Methods of Solution of Controversies. Cusco, October 15 and 29, 2016.
  • Course on General Theory of the Process. Lima, July 2016.
  • First Specialization Course in Evidentiary Law, Organized by the School of Training and Professional Specialization San Antonio Abad. Cusco, June 11, 2016
  • Second District Commercial Jurisdictional Plenary, organized by the Superior Court of Justice of Lima. September 2015
  • IX Latin American Arbitration Congress, organized by the Peruvian Institute of Arbitration, the Spanish Arbitration Club. Lima, April 2015.
  • The Arbitration Proceedings, organized by the Indecopi School. Lima, March 2015.
  • Praeceptum Conference Cycle. Compatibility of the Institutions of the Civil Process in the Sanctioning Procedure for Consumer Protection by Indecopi, organized by the National School of Indecopi. January 22, 2014
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  • 2016 – LL.M. in  Procedural Law and Dispute Resolution at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC).
  • 2002 – Center for University Teaching, Design and Methodology for Higher Education by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
  • 1995 –  Post Graduate Course. University Pedagogy School from Universidad de Lima.    
  • 1992 –  Lawyer by Universidad de Lima.
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