Lucía Olavarría is a senior associate at Miranda & Amado Abogados based in Lima, Peru.
She earned her law degree at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru in 2005 and her LLM degree at Harvard Law School in 2010. She spent two years in Washington, DC working as foreign attorney at the International Arbitration Group of Arnold & Porter LLP and as research fellow for the vice-president of countries at the Inter-American Development Bank.
During her first four years at Miranda & Amado, Lucía developed in-depth knowledge of administrative law matters and regulation of the telecommunications, energy and natural gas industries advising clients in ongoing and new projects. Since 2012, Lucía focuses in commercial and investment arbitration. Lucía has advised clients in a variety of contractual disputes, providing dispute prevention assistance and representing clients in domestic and international arbitrations, with special emphasis in the construction and energy sectors. Lucía also advises investors developing state-sponsored projects in disputes related to concession, investment contracts and claims under investment treaties.
Lucía has been professor of economic administrative law and arbitration at the corporate law master’s programme of Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas.
Lucía also has experience acting as sole arbitrator. She is currently registered as arbitrator at the Lima Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Centre.
WWL says: Lucía Olavarría is "one of the foremost arbitration experts in Peru".
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