Grau was founded in Lima in 1934 and joined international firm CMS in January 2017. With more than 80 years of experience, CMS Grau is a leading full-service firm with specialists in all areas of practice, including Natural Resources, Mergers and Acquisitions, Projects and Infrastructure, Finance and Capital Markets and many more market sectors.
Our professional team has more than 100 lawyers with broad experience, advising clients from all over the globe, including Asian, European and North American companies. CMS Grau offers comprehensive local legal knowledge with a global approach in order to provide effective solutions to our clients’ needs.
Our transactions team has a well-developed and very successful methodology that is very meticulous with all the regulatory, environmental, sectoral and other relevant aspects of an operation, making sure to always provide efficient tax advice and to verify all the sensitive aspects from the labour point of view. We have participated in the largest shares and rights acquisition ever made in Peru for an amount of over 6 billion dollars, as well as provided counsel for one of the largest and most important operations in the electricity sector.
At CMS Grau you will find a client-centric service and a highly specialized team. Several of our lawyers have masters degrees and have completed postgraduate studies in Europe and the United States. Many of us have trained in US law firms and have held offices in government. This experience, coupled with extensive on-the-job training, enables us to offer our clients a unique approach.