Watanabe Vanessa

“Vanessa has a good understanding of our business and is able to foresee different scenarios and consequences. She is a valuable adviser for our company.”

Chambers Latin America 2024

Vanessa Watanabe


Vanessa is a Partner of the firm, specializing in taxation.

She has extensive experience in providing taxation advice, focusing on tax planning, for domestic and foreign companies mainly in mining, hydrocarbons and real estate sectors. She also participates in audit processes and procedures before the Tax Authorities, as well as tax return reviews.

Prior to joining the firm, she was Tax Assistant Manager at Volcan Compañía Minera S.A.A. She was a Senior Associate at Gallo, Barrios, Pickmann Abogados and Miranda & Amado Abogados. She also worked as a Senior at Ernst & Young (EY) Peru.

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  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Georgetown University Law Center, 2010
  • Diploma in Corporate Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2005
  • Licensed in Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2001
  • LL.B., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2000

Admitted to the Bar

  • Lima, 2002


  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Peruvian Institute of Tax Law (IPDT)