Samuel Abad

Samuel Abad

Partner
Estudio Echecopar

Biography

Samuel Abad is recognized by Chambers Latin America and Latin Lawyer as a leading constitutional law practitioner. He focuses on constitutional law and human rights.

He has been a member of the Constitutional Reform Commission appointed by the Transition Government (2001), and has been part of the specialists' team that prepared the Draft for the Code of Constitutional Procedure Code (2003). He was also the Secretary General of the National Tribunal for Civil Service, Coordinator of the Area for Democratic Institutions in the Andean Commission of Jurists, Assistant on Constitutional Matters and First Assistant to the Public Ombudsperson.

He is the author of many articles and essays on human rights, constitutional law, and constitutional procedural law and has published several books, and is a regular speaker at several national and international seminars. Chambers & Partners states that "is a famous figure in constitutional law". Likewise, Latin Lawyer has expressed that is an "Excellent lawyer that have a very important experience in litigation", besides "experience in constitutional law".

Practice Focus

Samuel focuses his practice on constitutional law and human rights and has extensive experience in litigation.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Distinguished Ayacucho Bar Association - Member
  • Special Commission for the Analysis and Review of the Resolutions - Member
  • Lima Bar Association - Member, Judicial Decisions

Admissions

  • Peru (1988)

Education

  • University Autonoma de Madrid (Doctor of Law) (1992)
  • Centro de Estudios Constitucionales de Madrid (Diploma in Constitutional Law and Political Sciences) (1991)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Law Degree) (1986)

Languages

  • English