Band 4 - Chambers and Partners Global

Highlighted as "a very good lawyer," by market commentators. He has experience advising on the negotiation of mining assignment agreements.

Chambers and Partners Latin America 2019


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Diploma of Studies in Environmental Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2005.
  • Attorney at Law, Universidad de Lima, 1999.


  • Lima Bar Association.
  • National Institute of Mining, Petroleum and Energy Law.
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada – PDAC.

Diego is a partner of the Natural Resources: Mining and Environmental Practice Areas, specializing in mining, environmental, commercial and compliance law. He advises companies on contractual, regulatory and environmental aspects related to the development of mining projects.

Contact details

(+51) 999 494 546 / (+511) 208 3000


He has significant experience in the negotiation and execution of operations related to the acquisition of projects and / or mining companies; transfer, assignment, option contracts, mining exploration and exploitation agreements, royalties, joint venture, due diligence, financing, identification and permit management; as well as advice on audit procedures, sanctions and environmental matters related to the use of natural resources.


Before joining Rubio Leguía Normand, Diego was a partner of García Sayán Abogados and internal legal advisor to Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.


His professional career has been highlighted by prestigious international publications such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 distinguishing him as a leading mining lawyer.


Diego was President of Instituto Nacional de Derecho de Minería, Petróleo y Energía during 2012-2103.


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