Leonardo López

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Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, and International Tax Review have recognized Leonardo López as a leading lawyer in Tax, Customs, and International Trade. The Legal 500 has also acknowledged him as “Leading Lawyer”

Education

Universidad de Lima (Peru), 1992

Postgraduate studies in International Trade at the academic centers of the Association of Exporters (ADEX) and Portland State University (USA), 1998

Master in Tax Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Peru), 2019

 

Career

Hernández & Cía. (1992 to date)

 

Teaching

Professor of Customs Taxation in the Master of Taxation and Fiscal Policy of the Graduate School of the University of Lima and the Master of Tax Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

 

Memberships

Lima Bar Association

Director of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (2010-2011)

Vice President of the Foreign Trade Committee (X.COM) of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (2011)

Member of the Tax, Customs and Port Commissions of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (2002)

Member of the Multisectoral Commission for the Export of Services created by the Law of Export of Services (2013)

Member of the Citizen Sectorial Customs Council (1990)

Member of the Peru Commission of the Free Trade Area for the Americas (FTAA) (2001)

Active member of the Peruvian Institute of Tax Law (1995)

Vice President of the Tax Affairs Committee of Procapitales (2015)

Vice President of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL) periods 2016-2017 and 2020-2021

President of the Tax Commission of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL) (2021)

  • “A client endorses Leonardo López for ‘showing a high degree of professionalism,’ adding: ‘He always demonstrates strong knowledge, and he offers clear and objective advice.’ Another interviewee adds: ‘Leonardo López is a skilled lawyer with a very good understanding of international trade matters.’ Aside from his respected international trade practice, commentators further recognize his capabilities in the tax arena.”

    Chambers 2022

  • “A client describes Leonardo López as ‘an expert tax lawyer who has a broad knowledge and experience in the area.’ They also go on to add: ‘He is always available to help us resolve our issues.’ Another interviewee appreciates that “Leonardo López is very organized and is always at the forefront of any new changes in the Peruvian tax legislation.'”

    Chambers 2022

  • “Leonardo López is prominent in this field.”

    Latin Lawyer (23rd edition)

  • “Fernando Núñez, Leonardo López and Milagros Bustillos are also prominent, with the latter coming recommended in LACCA Approved.”

    Latin Lawyer (23rd edition)