Cristina Ferraro is counsel at Miranda & Amado in Lima. She is admitted to practise in Peru and the state of New York.
Ms Ferraro started her practice at Miranda & Amado in 2005 upon graduating from the Catholic University of Peru with the highest honours. After three years of practice in Peru, she obtained a masters in law from New York University School of Law (NYU), where she was granted the Arthur T Vanderbilt Scholarship. She went on to practice with arbitration practice groups of international firms in New York until she returned to Miranda & Amado in 2014.
Ms Ferraro has represented clients both in investment and commercial arbitration proceedings. In addition, she has experience in litigation relating to award enforcement.
Her practice focuses on disputes related to the energy sector and the extractive industries, including mining and other natural resources. She has significant experience in disputes involving the state or state-owned entities.
In investment arbitration, she has represented investors and respondent states in proceedings under the arbitration rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Her experience also includes commercial disputes conducted under the rules of the ICC, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and the Lima Chamber of Commerce (LCC).
She has experience acting as sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator under the LCC rules.
WWL says: Cristina Ferraro is "outstanding – a natural practitioner and a born counsel".
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