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Kathy Ames

Peruvian - New York Lawyer / International Arbitration - LATAM / Corporate Law / Latin America / Abogado y Árbitro en Perú
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Peruvian / New York Attorney

Kathy Ames Valdivieso, Esq.

I am licensed to practice law in Peru and New York. I am an attorney graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú with an LL.M. and a Certificate in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown Law. 

I have extensive International Arbitration experience representing host states and investors in arbitration proceedings conducted under ICSID and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

I advise U.S. and Latin American companies on public procurement, contractual and commercial matters governed under Peruvian and New York law.  

I am listed as an International Arbitrator in the Arbitration Center of the Lima Chamber of Commerce ( and as an Arbitrator in the Arbitration Center of the La Libertad (Trujillo) Chamber of Commerce. 

I conduct business in English and Spanish and handle highly sensitive translations from English into Spanish and vice versa. 

I am a member of the New York Bar Association and the Colegio de Abogados del Santa (Peru). I am also a member of ArbitralWomen, the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York Bar Association, and the Association of THEMIS - Revista de Derecho.

Practices (U.S.)
International Arbitration
Latin America
International Transactions

Áreas de Práctica (Perú)
Arbitraje Doméstico e Internacional
Asesoría Empresarial
Derecho Civil y Societario
Derecho Comercial y Contratos
Derecho Administrativo
Negocios Internacionales

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Via WhatsApp at +1 (815) 823-9909

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