Peruvian member firm Miranda & Amado announced the appointment of five new partners of the Firm, promoted from different practice areas to consolidate the value proposition of comprehensive service offered to its clients: Fiorella Zumaeta (Regulatory-Competition Area), Luis Alonso Navarro (Disputes Area), Álvaro del Valle (Financial Area), José Luis Velarde (Criminal Area) and Rafael Díaz (Criminal Area). Their appointments will become effective as of January 1, 2022.
With this appointments, Miranda & Amado reaffirms its commitment to young talent, a fundamental pillar of its culture. At the same time, it confirms our commitment to offer top-notch comprehensive advice to clients, drive by knowledge, professionalism and experience.
Fiorella Zumaeta has been a senior associate at Miranda & Amado since 2018. Her professional practice focuses on legal advice on competition matters, with special emphasis on the elimination of bureaucratic barriers, as well as consultin on regulatory and administrative law issues.
Luis Alonso Navarro interned at the Firm and became an associate in 2011. His practice focuses on litigation and arbitration, primarily on representing and advising clients in international and domestic commercial and investment arbitration, complex regulatory disputes, infrastructure projects, construction, corporate disputes and other matters.
Alvaro Del Valle has been an associate at Miranda & Amado since 2010. His professional practice focuses on designing, providing advice on, negotiating and structuring various financing transactions, representing both local and international financial institutions and corporate borrowers or securities issuers. Moreover, Álvaro boasts significant experience in advising investment funds.
José Luis Velarde joined the Firm as counsel in January 2021 to set up the new criminal practice area. His practice focuses on preventive advice on criminal compliance and on the defense in highly complex criminal investigations and litigation, with particular strengths in economic criminal law cases. He has been responsible for advising on and developing systems relating to compliance and the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism, as well as anti-corruption systems for corporate clients.
Rafael Díaz also joined Miranda & Amado as counsel in January 2021 to implement the new criminal practice area. He specializes in criminal and criminal procedural matters. His legal practice focuses on the defense of highly complex cases, representing companies and their executives in criminal litigation related to corporate activity and consulting on liability and criminal contingencies.