Jimena Soto

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Junior Associate
jsoto@dlapiper.pe

Professional Experience

Jimena specializes in environmental law, energy law, and administrative law, focusing on providing legal counsel to national and foreign companies in various sectors, including electric, mining, hydrocarbons, agriculture, forestry, sanitation, industry, and transportation. Her professional focus encompasses obtaining authorizations, advising in the execution of infrastructure projects, managing contracts, due diligence processes, and representing clients in administrative sanctioning procedures before entities such as OEFA, OSINERGMIN, SUTRAN, among others.

Credentials

Studies

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2023). Bachelor’s Degree in Law.

Specialization Studies

ProInversión (2023). University Extension Course on Public-Private Partnerships and Asset Projects.
OEFA (2022). University Extension Course on Environmental Fiscalisation.

Areas of Focus

Environmental.
Energy.
Mining.
Public Law.
Projects and Infrastructure.

Recognitions

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (2023). Becaria del programa “Study Visits by Groups of Foreing Students”. La visita de estudio implicó su participación en seminarios, clases y diversas actividades en torno a la regulación de las energías renovables, las cuales se llevaron a cabo en el Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld, la Universität zu Köln y el Bundesnetzagentur en Alemania.

Academic Experience

Teaching assistant for the Hydrocarbons Law course at PUCP (2023).
Teaching assistant for the Human Rights course at PUCP (2022).
Teaching assistant for the Sociology and Law course at PUCP (2021).
Research assistant for the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law at PUCP.

Other Professional Positions

Deputy General Coordinator of the Environmental Law Team of the PUCP.

Admissions

Peru.

Languages

Spanish.
English.
Portuguese.