Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas announced that it has been appointed as legal counsel to the Peruvian government in the run up to the XVIII Pan American Games and the VI Paralympics American Games in Lima.
The games will be held in 2019 and are expected to host 1850 athletes from the Americas competing in 37 sports.
Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas will be providing advice on public-private partnership, administrative, customs, infrastructure, labour and tax law.
Juan José Cárdenas, who heads the projects and infrastructure practice at the law firm and is leading the team advising the government, said in the statement: “The 2019 Pan American Games will be the major sport event ever hosted by Lima and, as such, will require significant investments in infrastructure (not only sport venues but also overall infrastructure improvements for the city). The estimated investment to be made in new and remodeled infrastructure (including venues for the different sports and the Pan American Villa) will be between $900 million and $1 billion.”