José Manuel Abastos

Partner

José Manuel Abastos has received the “Best Project/Infrastructure Financing 2012” Award for Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos Paita USD 110 million 2037 Bond from Latin Finance magazine. In addition, he has been recognized as a recommended specialist in Financing, Capital Markets and Banking & Finance, Corporate, and Mergers & Acquisitions by Chambers & Partners and by IFLR 1000.

Education
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru, 1985
International Law Institute – Washington D.C,
Legal Aspects of Privatization, USA, 1993
International Development Law Institute – Rome, Construction Contracts, Italy 1991

Career
Hernández & Cía. (2005 to date)
Director of Cementos Norte Pacasmayo S.A. and Citileasing S.A. (2004)
Vice president and legal manager of Citibank (operation in Peru), with the supervision of the Citibank Legal Department in Bolivia also under his charge (1996-2003)
Foreign Attorney for Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (2001-2002)
Corporate Associate Attorney at Baker & Mckenzie in New York (1995-1996)
Director of the Legal Department of the Private Investment Promotion Commission COPRI (now ProInversión) (1992–1995)
Internal legal advisor on corporate and construction matters at COSAPI (1991-1992)
Lawyer of the Legal Department of Unión de Cervecerías Backus y Johnston S.A.A. (1986-1988)

Memberships
Lima Bar Association