Oscar Ballon

Oscar Ballon

Estudio Echecopar


Oscar Ballon is an associate at Estudio Echecopar. He focuses his practice in mining law, environmental law, mergers & acquisitions and corporate law.

Oscar has experience in acquisitions and sales of companies, assets and equity interests and corporate reorganizations, especially for companies that hold projects that focus on the exploitation of natural resources. As part of such transactions, he develops legal due diligence and elaborates the relevant agreements and ancillary documents. Additionally, Oscar gives legal advice on regulatory matters to companies that develop mining activities, as well as advice such companies in respect to their corporate maintenance.

Practice Focus

Oscar has more than four years of experience in mining law, environmental law, mergers & acquisitions and corporate law providing legal advisory to important companies and government bodies.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Brexia Goldplata Peru S.A.C., Minera Hampton Peru S.A.C., Trevali Peru S.A.C., Minera Aurifera Retamas S.A., Xiana Mining Peru S.A.C. y Compañia Minera Zafranal S.A, on corporate matters.

  • Advised several mining companies on environmental and mining matters.

  • Provided advice to several companies engaged in the extraction of natural resources on financing operations.

  • Prepared environmental legal matrixes to verify compliance with environmental obligations.

  • Advised Jiangxi Copper Company Limited in connection with a possible acquisition of a minority equity stake in Jinzhao Mining Peru S.A., LTZ Resources S.A., ERA Nova Development S.A. and Terminal Portuario Jinzhao Peru S.A., owners of certain assets that integrate the “Pampa de Pongo” mining project, located in the, department of Arequipa.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lima Bar Association


  • Lima~Peru (2019)


  • Universidad de Lima (Law Degree)


  • English
  • Spanish