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Arias

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Established multi-service, regional firm with an important presence in the Guatemalan dispute resolution ambit. Frequently advises key local and international clients on commercial disputes concerning termination and breach of contract. Also noted for its work in arbitration proceedings, including those under ICC rules, as well as representing clients in criminal case.

Notable practitioners

Market-leading practitioner and head of department Mario René Archila Cruz is described by one client as '"a great professional" and as "a litigation expert" by another. The second source continues: "Mario is very good and I appreciate his practical approach."  Archila Cruz offers a solid track record in commercial litigation, as well as handling arbitration proceedings and criminal cases.

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Overview

Arias is a full-service law firm able to provide advice in over 33 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, and with over 78 years of experience, Arias reaffirms its commitment to continue serving clients with a strategic vision, generating value that allows clients to reach and surpass their objectives.

The dispute resolution department has many local and international clients. It has been strongly reinforced to compete at a high level with one of the most skilful teams in the Country.

Mario Archila Cruz as a Partner has overseen the department for five successful years, where our clients have had the highest quality of service from the team. Each team member, know the importance of being on top of every detail, and believe in maximizing the strengths of each individual.

The firm is a strong regional player with an active practice in the Guatemalan dispute resolution. The team is experienced in a broad variety of matters, including litigation, arbitration, and mediation, and regularly advises clients on disputes related to the real estate, telecommunications, and IP areas.   One of our most important distinctions and qualities is our comprehensive expertise that allows us to assist client in any matter and we stand out in our responsiveness to our client’s needs and urgencies.

Dispute Resolution Department

Arias

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Department location

Diagonal 6, 10-01 Zona 10,

Centro Gerencial Las Margaritas,

Torre II, Oficina 402-B,

Ciudad de Guatemala,

Guatemala City

Guatemala

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Guatemala

Dispute Resolution


Mario René Archila Cruz
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