Carlos Arata heads the firm's banking and finance practice. He continues to earn plaudits from clients, who value his availability and report: "He gives very solid advice and is always flexible when it comes to looking for solutions." Another client describes him as "highly dedicated."
Chambers and Partners Latin America 2019
Carlos is a Partner of the Financial and Corporate Practice Area, specializing in project financing, corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, as well as other corporate operations.
He has significant experience on project finance, issues in the capital market, corporate financing and mergers and acquisitions, especially covering the retail, energy, hydrocarbon, mining and infrastructure sectors, both in the local and international market.
His professional career has been highlighted by the most prestigious international specialized publications such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, IFLR and Leaders League.
Before joining Rubio Leguía Normand, Carlos worked as an international associate in the following firms in New York: Sidley Austin LLP, DLA Piper LLP and Clifford Chance LLP where he had the opportunity to participate in the most important infrastructure projects in the country. Previously, he was senior associate in Estudio Grau (now CMS Grau) where he had the opportunity to participate in financing operations in various economic sectors, as well as acquisition operations of large companies.
In the academic field, Carlos has worked as professor of different undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to corporate and financial transactions, in Universidad de Lima, Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas – UPC, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and Universidad Esan.