Born in Lima, Perú, in 1947; admitted in 1974.
Education: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.
Areas of Expertise: Oil and Gas, Aeronautic Law; Foreign Investment; Energy Law; Anti-trust and Competence Law; International Transactions.
Professional Activities: Lavalle Law Firm (1976 – 1985) and Partner in the Martinez, Berninzon, & Lavalle Law Firm (1985 – 1999), Berninzon & Benavides (1999 – ).
Memberships: Lima Bar of Lawyers; International Bar Association – IBA; Inter Pacific Bar Association.
Languages: Spanish, English and German.