JOSÉ LUIS VELARDE

Partner

José Luis specializes in criminal matters and focuses on preventive advice in criminal compliance and on the defense of highly complex criminal investigations and litigation, with special emphasis on economic criminal law cases. He has been responsible for advising and developing anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing compliance and prevention systems, as well as anti-corruption systems for corporate clients. He has served as Regional Vice-Chair of Lex Mundi’s Latin American & Caribbean Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group (2017 to 2019) and has been a member of the Compliance Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce - Amcham (2018 to 2019). José Luis joined Miranda & Amado as a counsel in January 2021. Previously, he was a founding partner of Facto Litigios & Compliance (2019), a partner in the Criminal Law practice area at Estudio Olaechea (2013 to 2019), joining as a senior associate in 2005, a trial lawyer at Scotiabank (2004 to 2005) and a lawyer at Estudio Villegas (2003 to 2004). He earned his LL.B. from the Universidad de Lima and holds an LL.M. in Criminal Law from the Universidad de Barcelona and Universidad Pompeu Fabra. Since 2014, José Luis has been a professor of Criminal Law and Theory of Crime at the School of Law of the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. He is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English.

Education
  • Universidad de Barcelona and Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Master’s Degree in Criminal Law (2008).
  • Universidad de Lima, Degree in Law (2003).

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