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IBA Global Immigration Virtual Conference

18 Nov - 19 Nov 2021

Online, Online, England

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Ariel Orrego Villacorta


Ariel Orrego-Villacorta was born in Lima, Peru. Admitted and registered into Lima’ Bar: Lima-Peru. Education: Universidad de Lima: Faculty of Law, 1982-1988; ESAN University: Finance and Corporate Law Program (Post-Degree), 2001-2002. Profession: Lawyer. Member of: Bar of Lima, International Bar Association (IBA), Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), and AILA GMS. Labor experience: Founding Partner and General Director of AOV Abogados. (Since November 2017, onwards) Previously, he was Main Partner, and also an equity partner and Head of the Labor-Migratory Area of Barrios & Fuentes, Abogados / Bafur (Lima-Peru), working on such Law firm from 1994 up to 2017. Likewise, he was Former Chief of the Legal Department at Banco Mercantil del Perú from 1985 to 1993. Other professional activities: As member of the International Bar Association (IBA) he is an officer of its Immigration & Nationality Law Committee. He has been recognised by the International Who’s Who of Leading Corporate Immigration Lawyers as a Peruvian leading immigration lawyer annually since 2012, and as Thought Leader in Corporate Immigration from 2019 to 2021. His vast professional experience in corporate immigration includes the obtainment of resident or temporary worker and resident or temporary appointed worker Visas, among others, providing services on different immigration proceedings, both in-country and overseas. He heads a team of experienced lawyers and consultants who advise their local and international clients, mainly in the corporate immigration field, as well as in labour and corporate matters, helping them to achieve their business and immigration, labour and corporate objectives successfully. He advises his clients regularly on various aspects of labor, employment, immigration law, and in corporate matters –assisting with staffing issues, hiring, terminations, M&A processes, company restructuring, transfer of personnel, tax-labor aspects and in corporate matters and related ones, demonstrating a strategic thinking, creativity, analytic capacity, and ability to promote and manage different alternative of solution in labor, immigration, corporate matters and negotiation. He has also participated continuously since many years ago as an international lecturer at IBA, AILA and ERC Worldwide conferences overseas, as well as in events organised by the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AMCHAM), Peruvian-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, British-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce, the Official Chamber of Commerce of Spain in Peru, amongst others. Publications: Author of articles published by IBA, AILA, ABIL, Lex Latin, ABA, ICLG, as well as the specialised national publication Análisis Laboral and others in Peru. Languages: Spanish and English. Practice Areas: Labor Law, Immigration Law, Commercial Law, Contracts and Negotiation, and Administrative Law.