GONZALO DE LAS CASAS

Partner

Practice areas
  • Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy

  • Corporate

Education
  • Juris Doctor by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law School, 1993. Summa Cum Laude.
  • Master of Laws by University of Virginia School of Law (EEUU), 1995.
Experience
CORPORATE REORGANIZATIONS
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the corporate reorganization through an insolvency proceeding (Concurso Preventivo) of Empresa Siderúrgica del Perú S.A.A. – SIDERPERU, restructuring more than US $ 115 million in debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the acquisition and reorganization of Compañía Peruana de Radiodifusión S.A., restructuring more than US $ 100 million in debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the corporate reorganization of SVC Ingeniería y Construcción S.A., restructuring more than US $ 60 million in debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the corporate reorganization of Cosapi S.A., restructuring more than US $ 30 million in debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the corporate reorganization of Compañía Pesquera Sarimón, restructuring more than US$ 15 million in debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the corporate reorganization of Grupo Hayduk, restructuring more than US $ 75 million in debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the corporate reorganization of Aramsa Constructores Generales, restructuring more than US$ 4 million in debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel to Tai Loy S.A. in the transitory procedure of Patrimonial Restructuring (Saneamiento Patrimonial), where the company negotiated with financial creditors a Turnaround Agreement which involved the capitalization of a significant amount of their debt and the incorporation in the company of a new investor. US $ 35.2 million in restructured debt.
  • Advice as head legal counsel in the corporate reorganization of Franky & Ricky, restructuring more than US$ 18 million in debt.
BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS
  • Legal counsel of Banco Wiese Sudameris in various bankruptcy proceedings where credits were involved.
  • Representative of various financial institutions in different bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, such as: Textil San Cristóbal S.A. (representing Banco Standard Chartered – BSCH), Compañía Minera La Poderosa S.A. (representing Interbank).
  • Attorney of various financial institutions and corporations in different bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, such as: Compañía Minera La Poderosa S.A., Ceper Pirelli S.A., Agro Guayabito S.A., Grupo Maple, Fluor Daniel Sucursal del Perú, Canal 4, Sociedad Francesa de Beneficencia, Minas Arirahua S.A., Tintesa S.A., Corporación Refrigerados Yni S.A.  
  • Advising creditors in the bankruptcy proceedings of the Doe Run mining company.

contact

assistant

Laura San Miguel
T: 4425100 A: 238
laura.sanmiguel@rebaza-alcazar.com

Gonzalo De Las Casas is Senior Partner at Rebaza, Alcázar & De las Casas Abogados. He is a graduate lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). His areas of expertise include Bankruptcy, Banking, Finances, Corporate Law, Corporate Reorganization and Insolvency Law. Over the past decade he has been chief legal counsel of the most important corporate reorganizations and insolvency procedures in Peru. He has participated in private restructuring agreements, payment of creditors agreements and selling companies in financial crisis.  

Gonzalo has been called as an expert witness on issues of Corporate Insolvencies in arbitration and judicial proceedings in the UK and USA. He is a designated panel member in the World Trade Organization, within the Dispute Resolution Board.  

He has participated in every main restructuring process for over three decades, extending his practice toward corporate direction, assisting as a Board Member to many companies in Peru, such as; Quimpac, Pesquera Hayduk, Talma Servicios Aeroportuarios, Aeropuertos del Perú, APC Corporación and many more.  

He has been ranked as a Star Individual by Chambers and Partners, a Highly Regarded Rating by IFRL 1000, a Leading Rating in Leaders League and a rating of Leading Individuals by Legal 500.