Marco Rivera

Marco Rivera

Partner Lima, Peru

Marco leads the Kennedys office in Lima. His practice is focused in corporate matters and dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on insurance, reinsurance regulatory advice, contracts, corporate conflicts, construction and arbitration.

Marco is experienced in commercial and regulatory aspects of the insurance sector, including investments, having advised insurers, reinsurers, brokers and adjusters in a variety of legal issues related to insurance, reinsurance, coverage disputes, and claim negotiations. He advises reinsurers in property and casualty claims, financial lines, aviation, marine, construction (CAR), surety and life amongst others, with a value in excess of 1 billion USD to this date.

Marco is usually appointed as lawyer for reinsurers in national and international arbitration processes related to all lines of insurance.  Marco also represents many foreign international reinsurers and brokers.

Marco was the exclusive winner of the Client Choice Awards 2018 in insurance for Peru and top ranked in several other publications such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

Market recognition

  • A Tier 1 Leading Individual for ‘Insurance’ (Peru)
    “Head of Department Marco Rivera Noya is praised by sources, who underline ‘He is strong in negotiations and a leader in this field’ as other commend ‘his disposition, flexibility and professionalism.’ Clients additionally appreciate ‘his knowledge of the local regulations and jurisprudence.’ He has long-standing experience in the Peruvian insurance and reinsurance markets, with particular strength representing clients in related arbitrations.”
    Chambers Latin America 2018
  • A Tier 1 Leading Individual for Insurance (Peru)
    “Sources praise practice head Marco Rivera Noya of Kennedys in Peru highlighting ‘his broad knowledge of the insurance and reinsurance fields and his commitment to clients’. They also state ‘he is a talented lawyer whose knowledge of the insurance market, at both local and international level, is incomparable. ’”
    Chambers Latin America 2017

Work highlights

  • Assistance to reinsurers in connection to directors’ and officers’ coverage due to the Lava Jato corruption scandal
  • Assisted reinsurers in relation to SAG Mill failure at an open pit mining project, a loss valued at USD 585 million
  • Acted on behalf of insurers regarding two commercial flight accidents
  • Actively participated in the drafting of the Peruvian Insurance Contract Law
  • Advised reinsurers, global insurers, brokers and adjusters in regulatory aspects in Peru
  • Advised Breca Group in its corporate reorganization, as well as in local and cross-border merger and acquisition deals
Market recognition
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    Leading Individual

    Chambers Latin America 2018

“Head of Department Marco Rivera Noya is praised by sources, who underline ‘He is strong in negotiations and a leader in this field’ as other commend ‘his disposition, flexibility and professionalism.’ Clients additionally appreciate ‘his knowledge of the local regulations and jurisprudence.’ He has long-standing experience in the Peruvian insurance and reinsurance markets, with particular strength representing clients in related arbitrations.”

Chambers Latin America 2018

“Sources praise practice head Marco Rivera Noya of Kennedys in Peru highlighting ‘his broad knowledge of the insurance and reinsurance fields and his commitment to clients’. They also state ‘he is a talented lawyer whose knowledge of the insurance market, at both local and international level, is incomparable. ’”

Chambers Latin America 2017