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    San Isidro, Lima 27 - Perú
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    Cajamarca - Perú
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Our Team

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Marilú Merzthal

Marilu is an associate of the labor area. She has significant experience in the preparation of staff recruitment schemes, staff remuneration structures, analysis of the manner and form of labour provision, mechanisms and procedures for the termination of work contracts, Advice on implementation and compliance with occupational safety and health regulations, as well as in the conduct of labour audits and participation in work procedures, as well as advice on judicial processes.

She also specializes in oral litigation and is the first lawyer in Peru with the NITA certification (National Institute for Trial Advocacy) Advocate Designation, United States.

In 2021, she submitted her master’s thesis at the PUCP entitled: “The chains of slavery in Peru as a tragedy of labor exploitation disguised as informality: analysis of the fire at the Galería Las Malvinas (2017), from forced labor to the path towards decent work”, obtaining the qualification of “Outstanding” and recommendation of publication of the thesis by the qualifying jury.

Marilú held the second place of the fifth National University contest conducted by the Peruvian Society of labor Law and Social security in 2012, for the article “from denial to negotiation: defining bad faith.”

In the Academic field, Marilú is the author of articles on Labor Law, which have been published in specialized journals, referee of academic articles in law journals and has been a speaker at national and international Conferences and Seminars. Likewise, she served as Assistant Professor of the Special Labor Law, International Labor Law, Labor Law Seminar and Equality and Non-Discrimination in Employment at the Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and as Professor of the Master’s Degree in Labor Law at the Universidad Católica Santa María de Arequipa. She currently teaches at the Academia de la Magistratura, the Master’s Degree in Labor Law at the PUCP and the USMP. He has also served as a juror in several oral litigation competitions both in Spanish (GEOSE PUCP Competition, National Oral Litigation Competition) and English (Capitol City Challenge, National Trial Competition).

Practice áreas
  • Spanish
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Master of Laws (LLM) from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC (2020) with a certificate in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolutions.
  • Law Seminar for International Students, Yale (2019).
  • Specialized studies of oral litigation techniques by the NITA (National Institute of Trial Advocacy), University of Seattle, Georgetown Law Center and Hofstra University, United States, 2017.
  • Master’s degree in labour law and Social security, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2014-2015.
  • Attorney at law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2014 (Magna-laude).
  • Studies in human resources and negotiation, London School of Economics, London, 2013.
  • Studies in law and legal English, Ludwig Maximilians University, Germany, 2011.
  • Lima Bar Association.
  • Former member of the THEMIS Civil Association, Association of Students of Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú Law School.


Martha Lozada

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