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Anthony Lizárraga Vera-Portocarrero

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Estudio Muniz, Olaya, Melendez, Castro, Ono & Herrera
Calle Las Begonias 475 piso 6, San Isidro,
Lima-Peru,
Peru

E. alizarraga@munizlaw.com

Specialties: 
Insolvency Law
Corporate Law
alizarraga@munizlaw.com

Bio: 

Anthony Lizarraga Vera-Portocarrero joined Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Attorney at Law in 2015 and became a partner in 2019, previously He worked in the Peruvian insolvency authority, INDECOPI. Anthony received his law degree from the Catholic University from Peru in 2008 and obtained an LLM at ESAN University (Peru) in 2015.
Mr. Lizarraga is head of the insolvency and restructuring department at Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Attorney at Law and has more than 10 years of significant experience advising banks, insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors on restructuring, insolvency, bankruptcy, banking and distressed debt transactions in a range of industries including mining, property, pharmaceutical, construction, agriculture, and manufacturing.
Anthony is the author of a book titled “Insolvency Clawback Regime: A doctrinal and Case-Law Study in the Peruvian Insolvency and Bankruptcy System” and has written many articles in the matters of his specialization and is a member of the Lima Bar Association and he has participated as speaker and panelist in many conferences and seminars on the matters of his specializations. Additionally, He is a lecturer at San Marcus University from Peru.
Mr. Lizarraga is recommended for Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Chamber Latin American. Anthony is also recommended for bankruptcy and restructuring in The Legal 500. The 2018 and 2019 editions highlighted Anthony as “Next Generation Lawyer”. He also is a member of the INSOL International, the International Insolvency Institute, and the Younger Academics Network of Insolvency Law (YANIL). Moreover, Anthony was selected as a member of the Next Generation Class IX (2020) by the International Insolvency Institute.
Anthony has participated in several bankruptcy proceedings, including some of the most relevant on a national scale, defending the interests of both debtors and creditors, as well as in debt-refinancing transactions and corporate-restructuring agreements, which were beneficial for her clients with respect to their creditors. Moreover, He has extensive experience as counsel of several domestic and international companies.

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