Hernán Velarde

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hvelarde@dlapiper.pe

Professional Experience

Hernán Velarde has extensive experience in zoning, urban planning, construction, administration, municipal and corporate law. He focuses on merger and acquisition transactions catered to real estate as well as financing. Hernán has gained relevant experience in the hospitality and leisure industry advising clients in the development and operations of hotels, marinas, gyms and country clubs.

In addition, he provides advice on legal project planning, drafting and negotiation of complex and everyday contracts such as land purchase and sale contracts, lease agreements, real estate trust agreements, surface contracts, usufruct and easement, credit agreements and building contracts.

Credentials

Education

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Lawyer - Tenth top of the class.

Specialization Studies

University of New York (NYU)
LL.M in Corporate Law.
University of New York (NYU)
Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business - John L. Vogelstein Scholarship Recipient.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Diploma of Advanced Studies in Taxation.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Diploma of Advanced Studies in Law, Banking and Finance. Candidate for the Master in Laws in International Economic Law.

Recognitions

Chambers & Partners: Band 2 in Real Estate and band 3 (2018 – 2021).
The Legal 500: “Recommended Lawyer” in Real Estate, Tier 2 (2021-2022) & Tier 4 (2018-2021).
Leaders League: “Excellent” in Real Estate (2021 - 2022).

Memberships

Lima Bar Association.
New York State Bar Association.

Languages

English.
Spanish.