Practice areas
  • White Collar Crime
  • Compliance
  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Universidad de Columbia
  • Masters in Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences, from University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University
  • Graduate lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú



Irma Noriega
T: (511) 4425100 A: 277

Héctor is a partner in our Corporate Criminal and Compliance areas and Head of our Madrid Office. Previously, he has been partner and head of the Criminal and Compliance area at Estudio Benites, Vargas y Ugaz, where he worked for more than fourteen years.

He has actively litigated in criminal proceedings nationwide, some of them emblematic, for crimes against property, environment, financial, money laundering, corruption, among others. 

He also specializes in the practice of Compliance, developing and implementing crime prevention models. He has conducted independent internal investigations of domestic and foreign companies, individually or in conjunction with international firms, some of which culminated in settlements with the SEC and the DOJ for FCPA-related issues.

Hector has been accredited by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) as a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) (New York, 2017) and has been a speaker at various international events on FCPA, Fraud, Internal Investigations, Compliance and Asset Tracing and Recovery.  

He has been a professor of Criminal Law at the Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and at the National Academy of Magistrates.

Héctor is the only Peruvian member of the FraudNet network ascribed to the International Chamber of Commerce. 

Lawyer recommended in Peru in recent years by Best Lawyers, Leaders League, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

He is fluent in Spanish and English.