Hernán Jordán


Professional Experience

Hernán has extensive professional experience in the area of Arbitrations and judicial litigation, having advised various clients in disputes of different kinds and sectors such as civil (contractual breaches, nullity of legal acts, rights in rem, compensation claims, etc.), contractual disputes, construction, corporate disputes and disputes arising from M&A, financial, insurance and reinsurance, constitutional, administrative disputes, energy and hydrocarbons, fishing, real estate, retail, among others.

Hernán has been included as a Future Leader in Who’s Who Legal Litigation 2021, Chambers and Partners Dispute Resolution Litigation in the rankings for Years 2022 and 2023 and in Legal 500 Dispute Resolution 2022 as Next Generation Partner.



Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2005)
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2004)
Bachelor’s Degree in Law

Academic Experience

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (March– July 2005) Civil Law 1: General Principles and Natural Persons. Assistant Professor.

Other Professional Positions

Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Sector in the Service Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce.


Chambers and Partners: Dispute Resolution: Litigation (2022-2024).
Legal 500: “Next Generation Partner” in Dispute Resolution (2023).
Leaders League: “Excellent” in Arbitration (2021–2023) and “Highly Recommended” in Civil & Commercial Litigation (2023).
Who’s Who Legal: “Future Leader” in Litigation (2021).


Lima Bar Association.
Chamber of Commerce of Lima.
Foro Académico Civil Association – Founding Member
-Member of the Directive Council (2003).
-Member of the Finance Commission (2002).
-Association Founder (2001).


On February 23, the discussion "Positive impact of the pandemic on different branches of Law. What should be maintained as good practices?" was held, organized by the Legal Sector of the Services Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce. Moderated by our partner Hernán Jordán and with the participation of Cecilia Guzman-Barron (partner in the labor area), Erik Lind (partner in the Tax area) and Victor Velasquez Vela, Principal Associate in the Projects and Infrastructure area.
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Partner Hernán Jordán participated as speaker on the event "Emergency arbitration in Peru", held by Universidad de Lima Arbitration Group on May 15th.

Areas of focus

Litigation and Arbitration.

News / Insight

Partner Hernán Jordán (Litigation & Arbitration) comments for Diario Gestión on the litigation processes and the new clauses for post-COVID 19 rental contracts in Perú.
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DLA Piper Perú partner, Hernán Jordán, joins the Board of Directors of the Legal Sector in the Service Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce.
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“Los límites al derecho de impugnación en general y la apelación en particular: una visión desde la perspectiva de la efectiva tutela jurisdiccional”. Revista de Derecho Foro Jurídico No. 4. Revista editada por estudiantes de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
“Aléjate Proceso. De la peligrosa búsqueda de pretender desconocer que las instituciones procesales son aplicables al Arbitration. Relevancia del derecho a un debido proceso en sede arbitral”.
“Al que le caiga el guante…que se lo chante”. De la necesaria independencia e imparcialidad en la práctica arbitral peruana. Revista de Derecho Athina Nº 7. Revista editada por estudiantes de la Universidad de Lima.