Russell Bedford Perú announces appointment of two new partners

December 2017

Russell Bedford Perú, member firm of the Russell Bedford global accounting, tax and audit group in Lima, has announced a key strategic move with the appointment of two new partners, both lawyers.

Julio Castillo and Erick Valderrama both graduated with a Bachelors of Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Perú.

Julio has spent the past seven years developing his career while working in one of the biggest law firms in Peru. His experience includes the areas of corporate, infrastructure and real estate law.

Erick has worked for a Big-4 firm since 2010 and specialises in corporate law including mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and negotiation to acquire companies.

Managing partner at Russell Bedford Perú, Maritza Barzola, said: “The appointment of both Julio and Erick is an important development as we progress in the restructuring of our practice. Russell Bedford Perú is an ambitious and determined firm of professionals and I am confident that these new appointments, and the expertise they bring to the table, will support us in achieving the future growth we are aiming for.”

Stephen Hamlet, CEO of Russell Bedford International, added: “It is great to see so many of our firms actively pursuing growth and development. I had the pleasure of meeting Erick at our recent Managers and Young Partners Meeting in Budapest and can certainly vouch for his enthusiasm and professionalism. I’m sure Julio and Erick will bring a great deal to this growing firm. Congratulations to Maritza and the entire team for their continued efforts and ambition.”