Walter Robles

Walter Robles

Associate
Estudio Echecopar

Biography

Walter is an attorney at law with great experience in customs tax legislation as well as in contentious processes before the Customs Authority and the Judicial Branch. He has served as international official at the General Secretariat of the Andean Community as manager for the Customs Management Program from June 2005 to February 2009. He participated in the Andean Community's negotiation team in the negotiations aiming at an Association Agreement with the European Union (on the Chapter on Customs Issues and Facilitation of Trade). He has also served as a public official at the National Tax Authority (Superintendencia Nacional de Administracion Tributaria) from 1989 to 2004, having been appointed to the posts of Maritime Customs Chief at Callao, Chief of the Academic Division of the National Customs Academy and also as Chief of the Claims and Returns Division of the National Customs Revenue Service (Intendencia Nacional de Recaudacion Aduanera). Walter has also rendered consulting services through the International Development Bank to the Ministry of Tourism and Foreign Trade - MINCETUR, on customs and facilitation of trade issues.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Peruvian Customs Law and Foreign Trade Association (APDACI) - Member
  • Lima Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Lima~Peru (2005)

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Law Degree) (1990)

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English