Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado is managing partner of Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Peru and leads the firm’s Natural Resources practice groups. He specializes in mining, project financing and environmental matters.
He counsels mining and natural resources companies on regulatory matters, project financing and M&A, based on his comprehensive understanding of corporate, mining and tax law. He has significant experience in structuring and designing strategies for acquiring and merging companies, and is expert negotiating investment and stability agreements, joint venture agreements and other types of agreements related to the exploration and exploitation of natural resources.
He is member of the board of major mining and insurance companies and member of the Advisory Committee at the Canada Peru Chamber of Commerce where he was president (2007-2012), deputy chair (2000 to 2007) and member of the board (1997-2012). In 2011 he was granted the Gold Medallion by the Governor General of Canada. He currently chairs the Latin American Regional Forum of the International Bar Association.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú – Lawyer (1990)
Yale University – Master in Law (1993)
Fulbright Scholarship Georgetown University – Orientation in the US Legal System (1992)
Research on International Arbitration – Ford Foundation Scholarship (1993)
Lima Bar Association
Prospectors & Developers
Association of Canada
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
International Bar Association