Carlos Nuñez


Professional Experience

Carlos specializes in the legal structuring and execution of Public and Private Infrastructure Projects, including advising on various contractual, corporate, financial and arbitration issues related to them.

In recent years he has participated in most of the tenders and tenders announced by PROINVERSION for the award of infrastructure projects under the P3 modality, advising local and international clients on their participation, especially in the areas of road infrastructure, airport, railway, port and energy.

Likewise, he has actively participated in the elaboration of Private Initiatives for the development of infrastructure projects for public use and service, in the transportation, health and entertainment sectors.

On the other hand, Carlos has extensive experience sponsoring clients in arbitration proceedings derived from infrastructure concession contracts for public use and public and private works, having developed an important specialization in the solution of controversies in the construction sector.

Today, Carlos co-leads the Latin America Arbitration Practice for DLA Piper. Likewise, he chairs de Peruvian Society of Construction Law since August 2021.



Georgetown University Law Center
LLM specializing in International Business Transactions.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Lawyer (1996).

Specialization Studies

Escuela Superior de Administración de Negocios – ESAN
Finance and Corporate Law.
Escuela Superior de Administración de Negocios – ESAN
Investment Banking and Financial Structuring.

Academic Experience

Postgraduate professor in the field of government contracting (public works and dispute resolution) and regular lecturer on topics of this specialty.

Other Professional Positions

Regional head for Latin America of DLA Piper’s International Arbitration practice.
Consultant of the Legal Department of the Inter American Development Bank in Washington D.C., focused on the development of projects with sovereign guarantee in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Caribbean countries.


Chambers and Partners: Projects – Band 3 (2018-2022), Arbitration – Band 3 (2018 – 2022).
The legal 500: Tier 2 and “Recommended Lawyer” in Dispute Resolution (2021 - 2022) and Projects & Infrastructure (2021 - 2022).
Latin American Corporate Counsel Association: “Approved” in Arbitration (2018 - 2021).
Leaders League: “Leading” in Construction Litigation and “Excellent” in Arbitration (2018-2022) and Project Finance (2020 – 2022)
Who’s Who Legal: “Expert Lawyer” for Government Contracts.
Latin Lawyer: Recommended as Expert Lawyer for Projects & Arbitration.


Member and Arbitrator at the Lima Chamber of Commerce.


Partner Carlos Núñez participated as moderator in the IV National Congress of Construction Law – CONDEC 2021, on November 22nd and 23rd, 2021.
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"Specialization Course in Dispute Resolution Boards", organized by the Arbitration Center of the Lima Chamber of Commerce and the Peruvian Society of Construction Law, which was virtually held by high-level professors, including our partner Carlos Nunez Caballero, who today chairs the new Board of Directors of the SPDC for the period 2021 - 2023.
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News / Insight

“Peru liable in metro dispute at ICSID” Published by Latin Lawyer related to DLA Piper Peru’s successful defense of Line 2 of the Lima Metro in the arbitration before the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) against the Republic of Peru, in the framework of the Concession Contract for the design, construction, equipment and operation of Line 2 of the Lima Metro.
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Partner, Carlos Nuñez, was mentioned on Bloomberg Law’s Wake Up Call for his recent appointment as Head of DLA Piper’s International Arbitration practice for LATAM.
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