José Daniel Amado


José Daniel, partner at Miranda & Amado, has focuses his practice on corporate law, infrastructure projects and international arbitration, having participated in some of the most significant transactions in Peru in the past two decades, as well as in some of the most important disputes related to Peru in recent years.

He was former General Secretary to the Peruvian Council of Ministers, and Chief of Advisors to the Prime Minister from 2001 to 2002. In arbitration matters, his experience includes serving as Chair of the Peruvian Arbitration Institute and of the Peruvian Chapter of Club Español del Arbitraje, as Vice Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce – Peru, and as an officer in the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association.

Professional experience

  • Miranda & Amado Abogados, 1999 – 2000, since 2002.
  • Chief of Advisers of the Prime Minister, General Secretary of the Presidency of the Ministers Council and President of the Vice-Ministers Council, 2001 – 2002.
  • Estudio Luis Echecopar García, 1990 – 1999.
  • Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington D.C., 1987 – 1990.


  • Senior Management Program, Universidad de Piura, 1992.
  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Laylin Award in International Law, Harvard Law School, 1988.
  • Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 1986.


  • Spanish
  • English

Latest Recognitions

  • Eminent Practitioner, Chambers Latin America 2020, Perú, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration.
  • Band 4, Chambers Global 2019, Perú, Corporate/M&A: Arbitration.


  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Real State & Construction
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications