• Lima Office
    Av. Dos de Mayo 1321
    San Isidro, Lima 27 - Perú
    (511) 208 - 3000
  • Cajamarca Office
    Jr. Santa Ana N° 129
    Cajamarca - Perú
    (+51) 993 513 317
Language English
Language English

Our Team

[email protected] (+51) 998 698 618 / (+511) 208 3009

Xennia Forno

"Xennia Forno is extremely professional, dedicated to her work and with a very deep capacity for discernment. She has many years of experience in the mining and energy sector and is considered an eminence among professionals in the sector."

Chambers & Partners Latin America 2024.
"Xennia Forno has a very strong commercial awareness and great leadership skills."

Chambers & Partners Latin America 2024.
The group is led by a strong, senior team consisting of mining specialist Xennia Forno who brings over 40 years’ experience and a focus on planning and procurement to the practice.

The Legal 500 - 2023.

Xennia is a Partner and head of the Natural Resources: Mining and Environment Practice Areas, specializing in the advisory to both national and foreign companies and public agencies on regulation and contracts.

She has significant experience in the mining area, she takes part in the planning and procurement of permits throughout all stages involved in a mining project and in the implementation thereof in the process of exploration, exploitation-beneficiation and closure of mines.

In the commercial and contractual area, Xennia has a great deal of experience in negotiations for the acquisition of mining projects and/or companies; due diligence, financing; designing of simple and complex contractual structures, as well as contracts in relation to similar works, including negotiations with peasant communities for use of lands and others and assistance in litigations.

In the environmental area, she provides advice on the preparation of Environmental Studies; on the process of construction and production of industrial activities; and on procedures for supervision, inspection and sanctions.

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Attorney at Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 1979.
  • Lima Bar Association.
  • National Institute of Mining, Oil and Energy Law.
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada – PDAC.
  • International Bar Association – Mining Committee.


Elizabeth Salas

[email protected] (+51) 999 011 542