Juan Carlos Moron Urbina

Juan Carlos Moron

Estudio Echecopar


Juan Carlos Moron is a partner in Estudio Echecopar. He focuses on administrative law, government intervention in regulated markets and government contracts, including infrastructure concessions, public services and government control.

His practice has been recognized by various directories, such as Chambers and Partners (Star Individual 2024), The Legal 500 (Hall of Fame 2024) and Who's Who Legal (recommended government contracts).

Juan Carlos has been published in Latin Lawyer stating that he "is a respected name in the sphere of administrative law" and has been recognized in Chambers and Partners as "a public procurement specialist widely respected for his wealth of administrative law expertise and experience. He has great academic knowledge and enthuse sources and knows how to use them practically to tackle problems."

Practice Focus

Juan Carlos advises on all aspects of government contracting, from applications and challenges to selection processes, contract execution and dispute resolution. Likewise, he sponsors cases of auditing procedures and various types of administrative sanctions in connection with banking, competition, stock market, fisheries, natural resources, municipal regulations, urban planning, public services and their regulations, environment, etc.

Juan Carlos is the author of important publications on administrative law, such as Comentarios a la Ley del Procedimiento Administrativo General (17 editions) and La Multa Administrativa (2023), works of mandatory consultation by authorities and specialists in the field. He is a necessary reference in the decisions of governmental and judicial authorities.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisted the concessionaire Metro in the execution of the concession contract granted by the Peruvian Ministry of Transportation and Communications to develop the new Lima subway line.
  • Advised a telecommunications company on the execution of its contracts for the provision of services to public entities within the framework of the Procurement Law.
  • Assisted pharmaceutical and medical equipment and device companies in appeals before the State Contracting Tribunal.
  • Assisted companies from different sectors in sanctioning proceedings before various public entities, having obtained the acquittal in accordance with the law.
  • Assisted a metropolitan railway co-owned by an Argentine and a Peruvian company on regulatory matters during the execution of the concession agreement granted by Peru’s Infrastructure and Communications Ministry to develop Lima’s new metro line. This USD 5.3 billion mega project will involve the construction dozen of subway stations and lines and will generate an estimated 11,000 jobs and benefit approximately 65,000 passengers daily.
  • Advised one of the largest concessionaires in Peru on the transfer of shares held by a strategic partner. This mandate included helping the client draft and negotiate the terms of the transfer agreement and obtain the authorization of the Municipality of Lima (the Grantor) to perform such transfer.
  • Assisted a Spain–based construction company on its participation in the tender called by Provias Nacional for the management, improvement and conservation of the roadway corridor "Emp. PE–1S (Dv. Aplao) Corire–Aplao–Chuquibamba–Arma–Cotahuasi–Charcana–Accopampa–Dv.Sayla–Pampachacra–Ushua–Oyolo–Dv. Sequello–Marcabamba–Emp. PE–32C (Pausa)–Maran."
  • Provided counsel on the preparation, evaluation and declaration of interest of the private initiative presented to the Santa Maria del Mar Municipality for the development of a scientific technological park.
  • Regularly advises a consortium formed by several construction companies providing public works and services on the construction of the Nestor Gambeta tunnel.
  • Advised a civil engineering and construction company on its tunnel construction project, which is the biggest private initiative on infrastructure investment in the country so far, worth USD 500 million.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Institute of Administrative Law (IIDA)
  • Peruvian Association of Administrative Law (APDA)
  • Peruvian Association of Constitutional Law (APDC)
  • Peruvian Association of Construction Law (SPDC)


  • Peru (1990)


  • Universidade da Coruña (Doctorate in Ibero-American Administrative Law, summa cum laude) (2021)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Master's Degree Constitutional Law) (1998)
  • Universidad San Martín de Porres (Law Degree) (1989)
"El recurso ante Tribunales Especiales en Materia de Contratación Pública. Participatory instrument to preserve integrity in public procurement." Published by Editorial Tirant Lo Blach, in the series, Contratación Pública Iberoamericana, 2022