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Arias

Corporate/Commercial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1NicaraguaLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Stellar regional outfit Arias boasts a market-leading capabilities in Nicaraguan corporate and commercial matters. Excels at handling a wide range of mandates, including high-level M&A, asset transfer and compliance matters. Offers further expertise in an array of corporate financing transactions, regularly advising on high-value loans and debt restructuring deals. Nicaragua team possesses an impressive portfolio of clients hailing from the financial services and telecommunications sectors.

Strengths

An interviewee admires Arias's "knowledge and disposition," highlighting the firm's capabilities in corporate cases and regulatory work, and adding: "They know the business and market very well."

Another client says that the Arias team "are very professional and have a very proactive attitude to customer service."

Work highlights

Arias assisted SBA Torres Nicaragua with transaction structuring related to the merger process of the company with Network Management Services and subsequent dissolution of the absorbed entity.

Notable practitioners

Esteemed lawyer and co-head of department Ana Teresa Rizo is well known within the Nicaraguan market, often working on loan finance cases for international investors. One interviewee also reports that she is particularly active on corporate mandates.

Co-head of department Bertha Marina Argüello de Rizo is continually recognised for her capabilities in representing clients in finance-related cases. An interviewee enthusiastically notes: "She provides a great service." Bertha Marina Argüello de Rizo is regularly found advising key domestic and international financial institutions on debt restructuring matters.

Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas continues to garner praise from market sources, with one particularly impressed interviewee stating: "He has very good legal knowledge and commercial awareness." The source goes on to praise Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas' soft skills.

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Overview

Our 79 years of trajectory shows a strong experience in corporate practice.  We stand out by our team´s knowledge of the law and of our clients´ businesses, allowing for adequate planning and proactive anticipation of their needs. Most importantly and what sets us apart, are the Firm´s commitment to quality and client service, partnered with timely, resourceful innovative solutions and efficient deal structuring.  Furthermore, we have a solid client retention and continued influx of new clients.

Being able to provide general corporate assistance together with other related services, such as compliance, labor, contracts, commercial, real estate, and tax represents an important asset for the Firm. We provide unique solutions in meeting our clients´ needs in their day-to-day business. Arias is a full-service law firm, with presence in 6 countries and a multidisciplinary and specialized team of lawyers capable of providing valuable assistance.

Our clients appreciate the high quality of our work and our prompt responses, which has proven to be an important factor when choosing our services and distinguishing us from other competitors.

The department´s key areas of practice are: Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy; Corporate and Commercial, Project Finance and Infrastructure; Banking, Finance and Insurance law.

Corporate/Commercial

Arias

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Location

Pista Jean Paul Genie, Edificio Escala,

3er piso,

Managua

Managua

Nicaragua

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Nicaragua

Corporate/Commercial


Ana Teresa Rizo
Band 1
Bertha Marina Argüello de Rizo
Band 1
Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas
Band 3