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Arias

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 1El SalvadorLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Stellar dispute resolution practice with an outstanding track record in El Salvador's contentious arena. Highly seasoned team offers substantial capabilities handling litigation cases for distinguished local and multinational companies. Boasts exceptional expertise in a wide range of disputes, regularly assisting clients with highly sensitive and complex civil, criminal and administrative cases, in addition to representing clients in high-profile proceedings concerning anti-competitive practices.

Strengths

Quick to praise the team's capabilities in contentious matters, one client remarks: "They have the experience and technical skill needed to handle any dispute."

Sources laud the firm's effective and efficient service, with one attesting: "They give us excellent analysis and their response time under pressure is very good."

Work highlights

Represented Operador del Sur in a civil litigation case involving a claim of damages against OD El Salvador.

Notable practitioners

Department head Eduardo Ángel 's top-tier skills in Salvadoran litigious matters continue to draw extremely high praise from market observers, one of whom states: "He is an expert in administrative litigation and is very intelligent and very convincing." Another interviewee adds to this praise, saying: "He is a very experienced lawyer renowned as a specialist in constitutional matters. He deals in a very cordial way with clients and is always available to handle any concerns."

Fernando Montano is recognised for his solid dispute resolution expertise. Speaking to his abilities, one commentator asserts: "He is very knowledgeable of administrative processes and quickly resolves any of his clients' issues." Since publication, Montano has been promoted to partner.

Jaime Rodríguez elicits praise from clients for his "excellent technical knowledge and ability to take charge of complex meetings." He is well regarded for his broad strength in commercial and administrative litigation cases, with a peer confirming: "He has an extensive and varied practice."

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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, Arias reaffirms its commitment to continue serving clients with a strategic vision, generating value that allows clients to reach and surpass their objectives. Helping them in a unique approach, by having all their regional legal matters tendered by a single contact. They are truly, integral partners who clients can trust.

Our team specializes in resolving conflicts through creative and cost-efficient solutions including out-of-court settlements, alternate dispute resolution mechanisms and, if necessary, skilful litigation. Our firm's Dispute Resolution practice covers different areas of law, such as: corporate, commercial, competition, civil, constitutional, administrative, taxes, real estate, intellectual property, labour, among others.

Eduardo Angel is head of the Dispute Resolution department in El Salvador.

Angel´s team support in the litigation and arbitration area is highly valued by our clients.

Our team also works indirectly with other companies by collaborating with International law firms throughout the world, thanks to relationships we have built and fostered through the years. 

Dispute Resolution Department

Arias

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Department location

Calle La Mascota #533

Colonia San Benito

San Salvador

Area Metropolitana de San Salvador

El Salvador

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El Salvador

Dispute Resolution


Eduardo Ángel
Band 1
Fernando Montano
Associates to watch
Jaime Rodríguez
Band 3