Roxana Gayoso

Principal Associate
VCard
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  • Biography

    Biography

    Attorney with an extensive education in Civil Procedural Law. Vast experience following proceedings before Poder Judicial as well as Arbitration Courts, especially with civil law and government contracts. Her specialty leans towards civil responsibility, contractual and commercial controversies and conflicts related to construction contracts and government purchases of goods and services. Lately, her experience has been enriched thanks to counseling in expropriation causes in both trial and arbitration. Additionally she also has a solid international experience developed through her work at Estudio Echecopar in Barcelona, Spain in Civil and Litigation Practice Groups.

  • Publications

    Publications

    • "One Ruling Is Enough, comments to a Judgement Issued by The Constitutional Court, published on "Gestion" Newspaper on April, 2009.
    • "An overview to article 1982 of the Civil Code: Civil liability for slander accusation" published on Athina Magazine, Universidad de Lima, September 2008.
    • "The Court in and for Lima issued regulations on preliminary injunctions", comments to the Guidelines referred to the reception, distribution and proceedings of preliminary injunctions in the Court in and for Lima, written for the Peruvian Official Gazette on May 2005
    • "Judges have to support judgements", comment to Act Nº 28490 which modified article 12 of the Consolidated Amended Text of the Organic Law of the Judicial Branch, written for the Peruvian Official Gazette on April 2005.
    • "Application in time of the law incorporating de facto separation as an at-fault legal divorce and subsequent divorce" published on the Peruvian Official Gazette on January 12, 2005.
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Experience

    • Successful defense of the interests of an important construction company to obtan an arbitrastion award that ruled for the modification of a contractual Price adjustment formula, which meant a payment of more than PEN 4 million.
    • Successful defense of the interests of an important construction company in an arbitration involving a discussion of payments due to the modification of the Technical File of the project and additional expenses for road traffic control and safety, which meant a payment of more than USD 3.5 million to the company.
    • Successful defense of the interests of an agricultural company that claimed more than USD 3 million to the Peruvian government as fair price to be paid for the expropriation of an agricultural land.
    • Successful defense of an American company that acted as broker to several foreign companies in an arbitration procedure that concluded with an award that ordered the defendant to pay large compensatory damages.
    • Successful defense of an Agricultural Company in several lawsuits filed against some Agricultural Reform beneficiaries of real estate properties adjacent to the expansion zone of Jorge Chavez International Airport. Those rulings allowed said Agricultural Society to be considered as the only passive subject on the expropriation arbitration procedure initiated some years later by the Peruvian State.

    Teaching experience

    • Teaching Assistant of Law of Civil Procedure II at Universidad de Lima, 2008.
    • Professor of Law of Civil Procedure II (Remedies and special procedures) at Universidad de Lima, 2004.
    • Professor of Law of Civil Procedure II at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), 2002.
    • Teaching Assistant of Law of Civil Procedure at Universidad de Lima, 1999 – 2003.