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Janilu Badiola

Janilu Badiola


Janilú leads major domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and regularly advices clients on day-to-day corporate and commercial issues, providing business-wide solutions in all Corporate and M&A matters. These include the incorporation of entities, establishment of branches, corporate governance issues, corporate reorganizations, investment strategies, among others. 

Her integrated transactional capabilities cover all bases – from negotiating reps and warranties to equity and debt financing– all while keeping a close eye on tax, labor and regulatory issues. 

Janilú also has experience handling company groups who are looking to re-domicile entities and helps clients to reduce risks and increase the chances of carrying out a successful acquisition or merger, being an expert in due diligence proceedings.


Janilu has advised:

  • Graña y Montero S.A.A. in the sale of Larco Mar Mall
  • In the acquisition and sale of the shares representing the capital stock of Transportadora de Gas del Perú S.A.
  • In the acquisition of Adexus S.A.
  • Grupo Ripley in the spinoff of Aventura Plaza S.A.

She has also been senior advisor to Fortaleza Fondo de Inversión de Capital Privado I in the acquisition of an ownership interest of the capital stock in companies such as Hass Perú S.A., Promotick S.A.C., Clínica Médica Cayetano.

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú 2008


Chambers Latin America

  • Up and Coming, Peru Corporate/M&A (2023 – 2024)
  • Associate to Watch, Peru Corporate/M&A (2019)

Chambers Global

  • Up and Coming, Peru Corporate/M&A (2023 – 2024)
  • Associate to Watch, Peru Corporate/M&A (2019)

The Legal 500 Latin America

  • Next Generation Partner, Peru Corporate and M&A (2022 – 2024)
  • Recommended, Peru Corporate and M&A (2018 – 2019, 2021)
Additional Recognitions
  • Leaders League: "Highly recommended" in M&A (2018 – 2021)
  • LACCA: "Approved" in Corporate and M&A (2018 – 2021)


  • Last March 8, in commemoration of Women's Day, the Gender and Diversity Committee of DLA Piper Peru organized a virtual event in which we shared experiences and leadership samples of four exceptional women in the legal field. More info here >>

News Overview

  • Lemontech interviews our partner Janilú Badiola Leguía, in which she shares her vision of today's legal sector and the inclusion of women in the legal industry. Read it here >>

Media Mentions

  • "DLA Piper lawyer who began as intern makes partner in Lima," Latin Lawyer, 13 FEB 2019

Academic experience

  • August - December 2010: Teaching Assistant for the "Topics of Commercial Law: Integral Legal Approach of the Company" course at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Lima Bar Association