José Luis Velarde

Counsel|Perú

José Luis, counsel at Miranda & Amado, fspecializes in criminal matters and focuses on preventive advice in criminal compliance and on the defense of highly complex criminal investigations and litigation, with special emphasis on economic criminal law cases.

He has been responsible for advising and developing anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing compliance and prevention systems, as well as anti-corruption systems for corporate clients. He has served as Regional Vice-Chair of Lex Mundi’s Latin American & Caribbean Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group.

Professional experience

  • Counsel, Miranda & Amado Abogados, since 2021.
  • Founding partner, Facto Litigios & Compliance, 2019 - 2020.
  • Partner, Estudio Olaechea, 2013 - 2019.
  • Senior Associate, Estudio Olaechea, 2005 - 2013.
  • Trial lawyer, Scotiabank, 2004 - 2005.
  • Lawyer, Estudio Villegas, 2003 - 2004.

Education

  • Master in Criminal Law, University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University, 2008.
  • Law school, Universidad de Lima, 2003.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham), Former member of the Compliance Committee, 2018 - 2019.