José Marcelo Allemant


Professional Experience

José Marcelo is the head of the Corporate Criminal and Compliance area at the firm. He specializes in answering queries about business decisions that may have criminal implications, and in this context, has extensive knowledge and mastery in preventive actions and identification of the risk of a possible criminal contingency.

His professional practice includes the preparation of strategies in handling cases dealing with economic crimes, as well as the successful intervention of a criminal nature in public administration. In particular, he has extensive experience in defense of preliminary investigations or criminal proceedings, both of the aggrieved and imputed parties, thus assuming the sponsorship of important private companies. Likewise, José Marcelo has developed consultancies and reports on the scope of an event or imputation, in order to adequately analyze contingencies and / or responsibilities.



Universidad de Lima (1996)
Universidad de Lima
Bachelor’s Degree in Law.

Specialization Studies

San Diego University (2006)
Diploma in Criminal Procedures.
Universidad de Buenos Aires (2000)
Diploma in Criminal Procedures.
Universidad de Salamanca (1998)
Diploma in Criminal Procedures.


The Legal 500: “Recommended Lawyer” in Dispute Resolution (2022-2023).
Leaders League: “Highly Recommended” in Compliance & Fraud (2021-2023), in White Collar Crime (2018-2023).
Chambers and Partners: Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime (2024).


Lima Bar Association.

Areas of focus

Corporate Criminal Law.

News / Insight

Partner José Marcelo Allemant (WCC & Compliance) shares the following article published in "Legal", a supplement to the Official Gazette El Peruano, in which he tells us more about the figure of the "effective collaborator" and some characteristics that govern this instrument.
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