Specialist in energy regulatory issues, bidding processes and public tenders for concessions, and infrastructure and public services.

Álvaro Klauer specializes in energy regulation, particularly for the electricity and infrastructure markets, renewable energy and project development, including handling tariff and operational issues with the electricity system regulator and coordinator.

He handles M&A and financing transactions, and public and private bidding processes, and advises clients on drafting, negotiating and managing all relevant contracts and agreements for those transactions.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, he was a senior associate at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano, and before that, he was an associate at Estudio Echecopar in Lima.

He is a member of the Lima Bar Association.

He is a lecturer of energy law (previously adjunct lecturer) at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He has also been adjunct lecturer on the Economic Administrative Law and Business Law course at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC.

He is the author and co-author of several articles and opinions published in law and electricity-sector journals.

Education

  • Diploma in Wholesale Electricity Market 
    Universidad ESAN, Lima, 2021

    Master of Laws (Energy Law & Policy)
    Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee, 2017 (awarded Laszlo Gombos prize for top-ranking LLM student)

    Diploma in Energy Law
    UPC Postgraduate School, Lima, 2013

    Bachelor of Laws (magna cum laude)
    Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC, Lima, 2012