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Raúl Ferreyra

Partner
Lawyer

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

Raúl Ferreyra has been part of CMS Grau since 2000 and he specializes in Mining Law and his legal background combines experience in corporate, Intellectual Property, tax, bankruptcy and the real state practice areas.

Raul has worked as an in-house lawyer for Rio Tinto and as a partner of the mining practice permanently involved in the project planning of La Granja and other Rio Tinto's mining projects, giving direct assistance in corporate, commercial and regulatory matters, including certain mining-tax, finance issues, infrastructure planning and governmental affairs. 

He is also acquainted with geothermal energy matters, assisting clients and potential investors with respect to the administrative proceedings for the granting of geothermal authorizations, rights, and related permits. 

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Relevant experience

  • Franco-Nevada acquisition of a long-term silver streaming worth more than USD 610 million from Teck's share in the Antamina mine.
  • Assessment on Goldcorp´s secondary offering of its shares in Tahoe Resources for approximately C$1 billion.
  • Glencore’s structuring of a precious metals stream from its Antapaccay mine in Peru for USD 500 million.
  • Advised Glencore in concluding a streaming contract regarding some production of its Antapaccay mine for approximately USD 500 million.
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Education

  • 2011 - Master in Mineral Law and Policy (LL.M.), University of Dundee, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), United Kingdom.
  • 2008 - Courses for Second Specialization in Higher Education, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru.
  • 2008 - Mining Law Short Course, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Boulder, Colorado, USA.
  • 2007 - Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru. 
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Memberships

  • Lima Bar Association.
  • Peruvian National Institute of Mineral, Oil and Energy Law (INDEMIPE).
  • Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP).
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Publications

  • Peru - China: Bridging Key Concepts on Mining Tenure, (adapted from the presentation made in China Mining - 14th Conference and Exhibition) in MinerAndina & Sociedad, MinerAndina Comunicaciones y Consultoría, Lima, Peru; May 2013.
  • Key Aspects of Mineral Tenure Law, in Mining Journal (Suplement on Peru) with Marité Aragaki; Aspermont Media, London, Reino Unido; September 2012; p. 17 - 19.
  • ILO Convention 169, Prior Consultation and Mining Concessions in Peru, Legalink Bulletin on Natural Resources Matters; Legalink, Zurich, Switzerland; June 2012.
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Lectures list

  • He lectured in Mineral Law at the Universidad de Piura (2014 and 2015) and at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (2013).
  • He also taught Legal Reasoning and Research at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (2013).
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