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Peru’s Sumara Legal Hub and Damma Legal Advisors announce merger
Peruvian law firms Sumara Legal Hub and Damma Legal Advisors have announced their integration..
“Today we are very pleased to announce that SUMARA Hub Legal joins Damma Legal Advisors. This is a great step into the future of Damma, where innovation and technology join the solid legal expertise that characterizes both teams. Together we are ready to lead in the most cutting-edge areas of law and evolve the legal world,” Damma Legal Advisors posted on LinkedIn.
Damma Legal Advisors describes itself as an innovative and versatile law firm and was founded by Walther Belaunde, Iván Chu and Jose Chiarella, three leading professionals with recognized prestige that joined forces with the objective of assisting our clients in their legal needs with practical and simple solutions.
“In Damma, we will strive to provide personalized services and we will contribute positively with all of our actions, especially by how we carry out our legal practice which is guided by the highest standards of integrity and professional excellence,” according to the firm.
Sumara Hub Law is managed by directors Álvaro Castro Lora and Gabriela Cuadros.
“Our lawyers have an excellent academic background and a solid professional trajectory, which includes some of the main law firms in Peru and Spain, as well as important companies in the Peruvian financial system and capital markets. Our hallmark is the energy with which we approach our tasks and the permanent closeness with our clients,” according to the firm.
Álvaro Castro Lora graduated in law from the Universidad de Piura and holds an LLM in banking and finance law from Queen Mary University of London. He also completed a course in specialization in fintech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in finance and business law from ESAN University.
A specialist in banking and securities regulation, he focuses his practice on entrepreneurship, innovation and financial inclusion, and has ample experience in fintech business models, as well as structuring financing, equity and debt issuance, and investment funds and trusts.
Gabriela Cuadros graduated in law from the Universidad de Lima and has a master’s degree in corporate legal counseling from IE Law School and is a specialist in financial law, with 15 years of experience in the structuring and negotiation of corporate financing transactions in various sectors of the economy, financing of infrastructure projects, as well as in the structuring of trusts and other financial vehicles.
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