Ugaz Juan Diego

“Knowledgeable and committed”

Chambers Latin America 2021

Juan Diego Ugaz

Partner

Juan Diego is Partner of the firm, specializing in criminal law.

Prior to joining the firm, he was an Associate at Benites, Forno & Ugaz Abogados (2009-2013), and completed an internship at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Washington DC, USA). He has extensive experience in litigation and criminal consulting.

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Education

  • Masters in Criminal Law, University of Sevilla, Spain, 2012
  • Doctoral Studies in Criminal Law, University of Sevilla, Spain, 2012
  • Victimology expert title, University of Sevilla, Spain, 2012
  • Licensed in Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2009
  • LL.B, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2007

Admitted to the Bar

  • Lima, 2009

Academics

  • Professor of Criminal Law, Law School, Universidad de Lima

Publications

  • ‘La eximente de obediencia debida en el Derecho Penal’, author (Lima, 2010)
  • ‘Feminicidio y discriminación positiva en Derecho Penal’, co-author (Lima, 2012)
  • Articles on criminal law in specialized journals