Peru: A new partner joins Rubio Leguía Normand

The main objective of the incorporation of the new partner is to strengthen the Legal Firm, as well as contribute to its growth.

• On March, Andrés Kuan-Veng will be joining Rubio Leguía Normand, to Co-head partner the banking, finance, mergers and acquisitions, project financing and capital markets practices.
• Andrés Kuan-Veng is the fourth partner to join Rubio Leguía Normand in the last 12 months. His incorporation is key for the growth strategy of the Legal Firm.
• The prominent lawyer has led international and local equity and debt issues, as well as cross border and domestic financing for over US$ 6 billion during the last 2 years.
• In M&As, he has led iconic and successful deals in the energy, mining, natural resources, and banking and insurance sectors for over US$ 7 billion during the last 2 years.

Lima, February 24th, 2020.– Leading legal firm in Peru, Rubio Leguía Normand, announces the incorporation, as partner, of the highly ranked attorney Andrés Kuan-Veng, as of March 2020.
Kuan-Veng is widely recognized as one of the best lawyers in the region by prestigious international rankings such as Chambers & Partners (Capital Markets, Banking & Finance); IFLR 1000 and The Legal 500 (as Leading Individual). Other worldwide rankings of great influence that also highlight Kuan-Veng are LACCA and Best Lawyers.

“To join the Rubio Leguía Normand team brings huge satisfaction. I´m excited about the possibility of crystallizing the view of developing an all round-up corporate finance practice with the highest standards and international drive, prepared to collaborate with investment banks and global law firms,” said Kuan-Veng.

Kuan-Veng has over 20 year experience in international transactions in different sectors. He has participated in public and private securities debt issues in the international market, project financing and project development, asset backed financing, syndications and banking regulation. He´s also participated in high-end M&A deals, such as the acquisition of the Chaglla Hydroelectric Power Plant for US$ 2.5 billion, Luz del Sur for US$ 3.6 billion, and Compañía Minera Miski Mayo for US$ 2.5 billion (source: LexLatin.

“For us, the incorporation of Andrés is a major milestone in our practice. We have been experiencing an uninterrupted growth over the recent years. His presence in Rubio Leguía Normand makes us proud. We are sure that the addition of his experience and recognition to our team, will allow us to consolidate and be prepared to face great challenges in the near future” said Carlos Arata, Co-head of the Corporate practice.

“Bringing a lawyer as Andrés into our firm is a testimony of the strong positioning that Rubio Leguía Normand has taken in recent years. In fact, Andrés is the fourth partner that is incorporated from other top-level firms in the last 12 months. Today, we have 19 partners, including Andrés, all with great recognition among their peers and clients,” said Guillermo Acuña, Managing Partner of the firm.
“I feel grateful for the warmth and generosity of my partners at Rubio Leguía Normand. I am highly motivated to contribute to the development of the Firm in the coming years. As part of this team, I share their main goal: continuing rendering legal services of the highest professional and ethical level of quality” said Firm’s new partner.

About Rubio Leguía Normand

Rubio Leguía Normand (RLN) is a leading legal firm in Peru, with an unquestionable reputation that has always maintained the highest ethical standards in the country for the past 40 years.

Since its beginnings, in 1980, RLN has worked by always offering a proactive, experienced, innovative and pragmatic service, led by the best legal minds in the country. With offices in three key cities of the country – Lima, Trujillo and Cajamarca -, their team of more than 80 lawyers provides the best solutions.
In addition, RLN attorneys have been recognized by the most important international legal publications, such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, among others.

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Vanessa Quinde, Chief Marketing Officer ( / 961 822 835).
Nataly Cerro, Head of Communications ( / 943 816 936).