Ferreyra Raúl

“He brings corporate, IP, tax and real estate-side expertise to the mining practice.”

Legal 500 2024

Raúl Ferreyra


Raúl is Partner and co-leader of the Mining practice at the firm. He is recognized as a key player in the sector due to his outstanding career and his extensive national and international experience. The combination of his specialty in Mining Law and his corporate, insurance, tax, regulatory, bankruptcy and restructuring, and real estate and construction practice area experience allows him to provide comprehensive advice to our clients in the mining sector.

Raul formerly was in-house counsel at Rio Tinto giving direct assistance in corporate, commercial and regulatory matters, including certain mining-tax, finance issues, infrastructure planning and governmental affairs.

Raúl is a regular speaker at local and international events and an expert consultant for the media on current and trending topics in the mining sector.

More information


  • Master of Laws in Mineral Law and Policy (LL.M.), University of Dundee, Center for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy – CEPMLP (United Kingdom), 2011
  • Mining Law Short Course, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (Colorado, USA), 2008
  • Second Specialty Courses in Higher Education, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2008
  • LL. B., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2007

Admitted to the Bar

  • Lima, 2007


  • National Institute of Mining, Petroleum and Energy Law (INDEMIPE)
  • Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru (IIMP)


  • Peru – China: Bridging Key Concepts on Mining Tenure, (adaptation of the presentation made at China Mining – 14 Conference and Exhibition) at MinerAndina & Sociedad, MinerAndina Comunicaciones y Consultoría (Peru, 2013)
  • Key Aspects of Mineral Tenure Law, in the Mining Journal (Peru Supplement) with Marité Aragaki; Aspermont Media (United Kingdom, 2012)
  • ILO Convention 169, Prior Consultation and Mining Concessions in Peru, in the Legalink Natural Resources Bulletin (Switzerland, 2012)


  • Faculty of Law, Universidad De Ciencias Aplicadas Facultad De Derecho
    Legal Reasoning and Research, Professor 2013-II
  • Faculty of Law, Universidad De Ciencias Aplicadas Facultad De Derecho
    Mining, Oil and Gas Law, Assistant Professor 2013-I
  • Faculty of Law, Universidad de Piura
    Mining Law, Professor 2013-I and 2014-II
  • Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
  • Joint research center of Columbia Law School and The Earth Institute of Columbia University, New York, USA, Collaborator 2012 – 2014