Natalia Mori is an associate in the Firm's North American Dispute Resolution group in New York.
Prior to joining Baker McKenzie's New York office, Natalia was a member of the Estudio Echecopar team, a member firm of Baker McKenzie International based in Lima, Peru.
Natalia has been part of the Regulatory team in Estudio Echecopar for the past seven years. Aside from advising clients on Administrative Law matters, Natalia also has experience in litigation and arbitration, advising clients in administrative proceedings and domestic and international arbitrations.
Natalia regularly advises on Public-Private Partnerships and Public Procurement matters. She is also heavily involved in all manner of administrative law advisory, including the drafting of regulations and laws, representing clients in sanctioning proceedings against government agencies and advising on Municipal law matters and proceedings. Additionally, Natalia has experience in both domestic and international arbitration, mainly related to disputes arising out of government contracts.
Representative Legal Matters
- Represented Republic of Ecuador on an international arbitration claim filled by Consorcio Fronterizo, a consortium composed by a Peruvian and Ecuadorian construction company against the Republic of Ecuador and Republic of Peru for breaches of the contract granted by the Peruvian and Ecuadorian governments to develop the feasibility studies and construct a mega binational water dam infrastructure in the Puyango-Tumbes river. On November 2, 2015, we were notified with the award that rejected all claims of Consorcio.
- Assisted TV Azteca S.A.B. de C.V., a major telecommunications operator, on regulatory matters during the execution of the Concession Agreement granted by Peru’s Infrastructure Ministry to design, construct and operate the first fiber optic network in Peru covering the entire territory. This USD 276 million mega project will connect 180 of the 195 provinces in Peru to the Internet.
- Advised Metro de Lima Linea 2 S.A. on regulatory matters during the execution of the Concession Agreement granted by Peru’s Infrastructure Ministry to develop Lima’s new metro line. This USD 5.3 billion mega project will involve the construction of dozen of subway stations and lines and it will generate and estimated 11,000 jobs and will benefit approximately 65,000 passengers daily.
- Advised Municipality of Miraflores, one of the main Municipalities of Lima, on the drafting of a municipal bill that creates an unprecedented mechanism for promoting private investment in the development of infrastructure projects at a local level, facilitating investment by private entities in the construction of new public infrastructure to later recover the total amount of investment from their land property tax. The bill was approved in 2014 by the Municipality of Miraflores, one of the main districts of Lima and is currently in force with projects now being developed under its legal regime.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Lima Bar Association
- Peru (2014)
- New York University (LLM International Business Regulation Litigation and Arbitration with merit-based scholarship) (2018)
- University of California, Davis (Summer Program International Law, Orientation in US Law) (2016)
- ESAN Graduate School of Business (International Diploma Course in Public-Private Partnership Projects) (2015)
- Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Law Degree Outstanding, summa cum laude) (2013)
- Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Bachelor of Law Class rank: 2/193) (2012)