Brendan Oviedo

Partner

Brendan Oviedo has been recognized as a leading lawyer in Energy & Infrastructure by IFLR 1000, in Energy & Natural Resources and Projects by Chambers & Partners, Latin America and Chambers & Partners Global and a leader in Energy by Legal 500.

Education
Universidad de Lima, Peru, 2000
Master in Energy Policy and Regulation,
Center of Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law, and Policy, University of Dundee (Scotland), 2004
Degree in Spanish Law, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, 2005
Diploma in Competition Law and Policy, World Trade Institute (Switzerland), 2006

 

Career
Hernández & Cía. (2016 to date)
President of the Peruvian Association of Renewable Energies – SPR (2019 to date).
Advisor to Peru on carbon markets and mitigation mechanisms in the negotiations under the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement (2021).
President of the Electricity Committee of the International Bar Association of the International Bar Association (2016 to date)
Rubio Leguía Normand Law Firm (2010-2016)
Lema, Sorari & Santiváñez Law Firm (2007-2010)
Negotiator for Peru on carbon markets and mitigation mechanisms in negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol (2009).
Olaechea Law Firm (2000-2002)

 

Teaching
Professor of the course on Public Services Regulation and Energy Law Seminar at the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (2008-2012)
Professor of the Diploma of Energy Law and the Diploma of Environment of the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (2010-2012)
Professor in the Master in Energy Management at ESAN University (2010-2012)

 

Memberships
Lima Bar Association
– International Bar Association

  • “A client endorses Brendan Oviedo for having ‘extensive experience in the power field, with particular expertise advising on sector-related arbitrations.’ They go on to add: ‘He not only offers a good understanding of the transmission sphere but also of the power generation arena.’ Interviewees further commend Brendan Oviedo for his role acting as president of the Renewable Energy Association in Peru.”

    Chambers 2022

  • “Brendan Oviedo is very knowledgeable about the energy sector. He is very willing to help and seek solutions for our problems. Very easy to communicate with him.”

    The Legal 500 (2022)

  • “Their availability, knowledge and careful management are highlights. Brendan Oviedo, Evelyn Lopez and Daniela Falcone are recommended. The management of this team is agile, and they do their best to obtain the requested results.”

    The Legal 500 (2022)

  • “Recognised experience far superior to the competition and very quick response to urgent orders. Brendan Oviedo is a flagship energy partner and has a very well organised team.”

    The Legal 500 (2022)

  • “Grenergy has worked with Estudio Hernández on different agreements for the connection of its wind and solar projects. The team in charge: Brendan Oviedo and Evelyn Lopez, have shown commitment and professionalism in their assignments, which has given us great satisfaction. They have sufficient cross-cutting knowledge, not only electrical regulatory but also financial, environmental and social. The team has been orderly, committed, proactive and methodical in achieving our goals and objectives. We have had the opportunity to work with Brendan Oviedo and Evelyn López who have solid regulatory and technical knowledge of the electricity market, which has helped us strategically propose the legal strategies of the company.”

    The Legal 500 (2022)

  • “Brendan Oviedo spearheads the division. His experience in renewable energy projects is a major draw for clients from this sector.”

    Latin Lawyer (23rd edition)