About

Provided by Arias


Arias has 82 years of experience providing accurate and timely solutions based on clients’ goals, a great team of professionals, award-winning client service and unparalleled innovation to the region’s legal market. A full-service law firm able to provide advice in over 35 practice areas; with a legal team of 39 Partners and more than 130 lawyers through their 7 offices across all Central American countries, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Arias has vast experience in local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. We have acted as counsel in the planning, negotiation and execution of many of the largest and most complex M&A deals in the region, representing both buyers and sellers.

Our firm has rendered advice in:

  • Mergers
  • Tender and exchange offers
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Strategic alliances
  • Collaborations and joint ventures
  • Acquisitions
  • Divestitures


The firm has coordinated some of the largest multijurisdictional transactions crossing Latin America; it is the go-to firm for international corporations doing business in the region.

Our Coporate and Commercial Department offers legal advice in the structuring and restructuring of businesses, including, among others, the following:

  • Drafting and filing of charter documents and bylaws for legal entities. Shareholders' agreements.
  • Minority rights
  • Creditors' rights
  • Corporate governance
  • Management agreements
  • Employment relationships
  • Fiscal and tax planning


Ranked Lawyers at
Arias

Provided by Chambers
Filter by
Band

Costa Rica

Corporate/M&A

Vicente Lines
2
Vicente Lines
2
Band 2
Andrey Dorado
3
Andrey Dorado
Head of Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Melania Dittel
4
Melania Dittel
Head of Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
Tracy Varela
Tracy Varela
Associates to watch

Members

Provided by Arias

Alberto Carrillo

Andrey Dorado

Andrey Dorado

Head of Department

Diego Gallegos

Diego Hidalgo

Estefania Batalla

Ignacio Flores

Melania Dittel

Melania Dittel

Head of Department

Rolando Garcia

Sebastian Solano

Sylvia Salazar

Clients

Provided by Arias

Amvac

Delivery Hero

FIFCO

GSK

Lifemiles

Mondelez

Sterling Partners

Swissport

Telefonica

Industries

Provided by Arias

Consumer Goods

Food Delivery

Pharmaceutical

TMT