Nelly Espinoza

Principal Associate

Professional Experience

Nelly has extensive experience in banking regulation, insurance and reinsurance, stock market and financing. Her professional practice is focused on advising local and foreign financial entities regarding compliance with regulatory and obligations, day-to-day operations, and administrative authorization and sanctioning procedures.



The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (2017)
Master's Degree in Law, Specialty in Banking Law and Financial Regulation - Merit Award.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2012)
Lawyer - Outstanding.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2011)
Bachelor’s Degree in Law - Top fifth.

Specialization Studies

Escuela de Posgrado - PUCP (2015)
Economics and Law Course.
Universidad ESAN (2013)
Specialization course in Insurance Management.

Other Professional Positions

Secondment in Campos Mello Advogados (in Cooperation with DLA Piper) in Brazil, October 2022 – January 2023.
DLA Piper Peru Gender and Diversity Committee.


Chambers and Partners: Capital Markets (2023 - 2024).
The Legal 500: “Recommended Lawyer” in Capital Markets (2021-2023) en Banking and Finance (2021-2022).
IFLR 1000: “Rising Star” in Capital Markets:Debt (2022).


Callao Bar Association.
LSE Alumni Association
Member of the Commercial Law Team of the Civil Association “Taller de Derecho” of the Law School of the Pontifical Catholic University of Perú.


Nelly Espinoza participated as a speaker in the Banking and Financial Law Course organized by the Huánuco Bar Association.
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Nelly Espinoza participated in the "I Updating and Induction Course on Corporate and Financial Law", organized by IUS ET VERITAS.
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Nelly Espinoza participated as a speaker at the First Business Compliance Congress organized by the IPC - Peruvian Compliance Institute, an event held from September 1 to 3.
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Nelly Espinoza has participated in various EVENTS organized by the Commercial Law Team of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru and the Civil Association Ius et Veritas.

Areas of focus

Banking and Finance.
Capital Markets.


“DLA Piper assists IDB Invest in $15m financing to Cordada”. The Latin American Lawyer, October 2022.
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“Trends and Developments in Banking & Finance in Peru” By associates Reyna Silva-Santisteban and Nelly Espinoza along with partner Sergio Barboza (Lima). Chambers and Partners Global Guide, October 2021.
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“The Legal 500 - Country Comparative Guides 2021: Banking & Finance – Perú”.
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“Fintech and digital banks: The challenge of digital banking in Peru”. América Economía, June 2022.
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