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Victor Farro

Counsel
Lawyer

Contact
T +51 1 513 9430
CMS Grau
Av. Santa María 110
Miraflores, L18
Lima
Peru
Languages Spanish, English

He is a lawyer with 20 years of experience in Legal Management of public and private entities. He has master's degrees completed at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, postgraduate studies at the University of Salamanca - Spain, training in national and international executive management programs and specialization in Legal Administration from the Yale School of Management. He also has public and private practice in Bankruptcy Law.

Former General Representative of INDECOPI and member of different Commissions of that Institution with competence in Bankruptcy, Elimination of Bureaucratic Barriers and Consumer Protection, charges that they occupied in parallel way for 13 years.

He advised the Bankruptcy Administrations in charge of the process of Settlement of Doe Run Perú (company of the mining and metallurgical sector with liabilities in excess of US $ 600 MM), being charged of the Legal Management of that company during 5 years. In this position he contributed to reduce the number of legal contingencies of the company and collaborated with its legal and environmental sanitation.

Former Vocal of the Court of Dispute Settlement of Osinergmin, position in which was appointed by Supreme Resolution and that occupied during 4 years. In this position, it resolved together with the other members of this collegiate body, several companies between operators of the electric sector.

He has been an exhibitor at academic symposiums related to Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Protection, as well as a lecturer at the National School for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property.

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Education

  • 2013 - Diploma in Mining Law, Management and Accountability, Yale School of Management.
  • 2001 - Master's degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
  • 2000 - Specialization in Antitrust Law and Distinctive Signs, University of Salamanca.
  • 1997 - Law Degree, Universidad Privada San Martín de Porres.
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