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Hernan Jordan

Hernan Jordan


Hernán has extensive professional experience in the area of arbitration and litigation, having advised various clients before the Judicial Power and Arbitral Courts in various controversies such as civil, contractual, constitutional, administrative, energy, hydrocarbons, fishing, real estate, retail, etc.; having been considered in the preliminary list of Who's Who Legal Litigation in the past five years.


  • Representing Teoma Global in an arbitration against Paracas Tours, a well-known touristic services company regarding a controversy between both companies from a service contract that was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Representing TMF Perú, part of TMF Group, the most important independent provider and world leader in accounting and corporate secretarial services, in an arbitration initiated by a former client.
  • Representing ARSA Energy Capital in an arbitration against Energía Green Evolution Sur S and Gaz Et L'Energie, involving the operation of an important thermal power plant in the province of Humay, region of Ica, south of Lima.
  • Representing Acres Sociedad Titulizadora in an arbitration initiated by the Metropolitan Fund of Lima, involving an alleged contractual breach and compensation request.
  • Representing Lima Airport Partners, concessionaire of Jorge Chávez International Airport, in a series of civil legal proceedings with airport suppliers.
  • Representing Perú LNG in in a series of civil and administrative legal proceedings related to their gas liquefication plant, which is the first and largest in South America.
  • Representing Obrascon Huarte Lain in legal actions initiated against its partner in infrastructure works and the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Graduate in Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú 2005


Chambers Latin America

  • Band 4, Peru Dispute Resolution: Litigation (2022 – 2024)
    Chambers comments, "Dynamic partner Hernán Jordán 'is a very knowledgeable lawyer who offers a high-quality work product, as well as a strong commercial awareness, which allows him to understand our objectives as a company,' a client asserts. Another client further describes him as 'an excellent litigator.'"

The Legal 500 Latin America

  • Next Generation Partner, Peru Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (2024)
  • Recommended, Peru Dispute Resolution: Litigation (2024)
  • Next Generation Partner, Peru Dispute Resolution (2023)
  • Recommended, Peru Dispute Resolution (2018, 2021 – 2022)
Additional Recognitions
  • Who's Who Legal


  • "Los límites al derecho de impugnación en general y la apelación en particular: una visión desde la perspectiva de la efectiva tutela jurisdiccional." Revista de Derecho Foro Jurídico No. 4. Revista editada por estudiantes de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
  • "Aléjate Proceso. De la peligrosa búsqueda de pretender desconocer que las instituciones procesales son aplicables al Arbitraje. Relevancia del derecho a un debido proceso en sede arbitral."
  • "Al que le caiga el guante…que se lo chante. De la necesaria independencia e imparcialidad en la práctica arbitral peruana." Revista de Derecho Athina Nº 7. Revista editada por estudiantes de la Universidad de Lima.


  • On February 23, the discussion "Positive impact of the pandemic on different branches of Law. What should be maintained as good practices?" was held, organized by the Legal Sector of the Services Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce. Moderated by our partner Hernán Jordán and with the participation of Cecilia Guzman-Barron (partner in the labor area), Erik Lind (partner in the Tax area) and Victor Velasquez Vela, Principal Associate in the Projects and Infrastructure area. More info here >>
  • Partner Hernán Jordán participated as speaker on the event "Emergency arbitration in Peru," held by Universidad de Lima Arbitration Group on May 15th

News Overview

  • DLA Piper Peru partner, Hernán Jordán, joins the Board of Directors of the Legal Sector in the Service Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce. Read the press note here >>

Media Mentions

  • "DLA Piper Hits Deloitte For Peru Tax Head,", March 15, 2021

Prior Experience

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Sector in the Service Guild of the Lima Chamber of Commerce

Academic Experience

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (March– July 2005) Civil Law 1: General Principles and Natural Persons. Assistant Professor

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Lima Chamber of Commerce
  • Lima Bar Association
  • Asociación Civil Foro Académico – Founding Member
    • Member of the Board of Directors (2003)
    • Member of the Economic Commission (2002)
    • Founder of the Association (2001)