Billy Franco

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Principal Associate
bfranco@dlapiper.pe

Professional Experience

Billy is a litigator and arbitration specialist, among other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. His experience is mainly in the arbitration with the State, having advised various types of suppliers of the same, but above all contractors of infrastructure works.

Credentials

Studies

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Lawyer (2012).

Specialization Studies

International Federation of Consulting Engineers – Peruvian Association of Consulting (2016).
Management of variations and claims and resolution of disputes in the framework of contracts - FIDIC Universidad del Pacífico – American Chamber of Commerce in Lima.
Diploma in National and International Arbitration (2010).

Academic Experience

Teaching Assistant of the Contracts II and Economic Analysis of Law course at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (2008-2009).

Memberships

Lima Bar Association.

Publications

“Some reflections on the introduction of abandonment to arbitrations in which the Peruvian state is a party” By Billy Franco Arias, principal associate. Monthly Newsletter - Legal Sector of the Service Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce, pages 4-5. November 2021.
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“El carácter vinculante de las opiniones del Organismo Supervisor de las Contrataciones del Estado”. En: Derecho & Sociedad N° 44 (2015). Ponencia sobre elección del perito y finalidad de la pericia en el arbitraje. En: Actas de Séptimo Congreso Internacional de Arbitraje de Lima 2013. Lima: Thomson & Reuters, 2014.
“La preocupación por la neutralidad de los peritos arbitrales”. (Coautoría.) En: Panorama actual del arbitraje. Lima: Palestra Editores, 2010.

Languages

English.
Spanish.