Specialist in commercial dispute resolution, national and international arbitration (ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL), conflict prevention and strategy design.

Domingo Rivarola acts as an arbitrator in commercial arbitration proceedings administered by the Lima Chamber of Commerce and in ad hoc contractual arbitration proceedings. He has participated as the defense lawyer in many national arbitration proceedings regarding state, commercial and concession contracts. He has also participated as a defense lawyer in international arbitration proceedings before the ICSID and the ICC.

Before joining Cuatrecasas he was a partner at important Peruvian law firms. From 1998 to 2000, he was a lawyer in the legal management group of the Peruvian National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property.

He is a member of the Lima Bar Association, and of the list of arbitrators at several arbitration institutions (American Chamber of Commerce, Lima Chamber of Commerce, and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú).

He lectures at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and has lectured at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.

He is the author of several articles on procedural law, arbitration and competition law in specialized journals and other publications.


  • Master of Laws (Fulbright scholarship; John M. Olin fellowship)
    University of Virginia, USA, 2003

    Bachelor of Laws
    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru, 1999

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