Peru’s Díez Canseco opens administrative law practice, adds partner

Peruvian law firm Díez Canseco has announced the opening of an administrative law practice, and which will be headed by Tommy Deza Sandoval, who joins the firm as a partner.

Posted Friday, February 26th 2021
Peru’s Díez Canseco opens administrative law practice, adds partner

The Lima-based law firm specializes in antitrust and intellectual property, and public law regulations, among other areas of law.

“We offer our experience in the correct and ethical relationship with the instances of the national, regional and local governments, through legal advice and defense counsel regarding all kinds of actions, decisions and administrative proceedings,” the firm said in a statement.

The firm also focuses on obtaining authorizations, permits and licenses necessary for the development of the economic activities of its clients, as well as for the legal defense in sanctioning proceedings and in the development of inspection activities, while providing counsel on the formulation of opinions regarding the approval of administrative regulations.

Such work aims to positively contribute to the management processes and decision-making of public sector authorities and simplify administrative processes.

Tommy Deza Sandoval has 17 years’ experience in the public sector in administrative law and public management, and has held senior management positions at Peru’s Health and Social Security department (EsSalud), the Ministry for Development and Social Inclusion ((MIDIS), the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), and the Ministry for Justice and Human Rights (MINJUS).

He has also been a member of the commission for infringements and sanctions of the Peruvian Agency for International Cooperation.

He graduated in law from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and holds a master’s degree in the regulation of public network services from the Universitat de Barcelona.

He also studied the specialization course in telecommunications regulation offered by the sector regulator OSIPTEL, and a specialization course in energy regulation at Peru’s Supervisory Agency for Investment in Energy and Mining (OSINERGMIN).

He was a member of the working group responsible for drafting the amendments to the of the administrative procedure law, and was also member of the first multi-sector commission for regulatory quality which was in charge of reviewing the regulatory stock of administrative procedures of Peru’s executive branch.

He is also a professor of administrative law and regulatory impact analysis at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, the Graduate School of the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, the School of Public Management of the Universidad del Pacífico, and the Academia Nacional de la Magistratura.