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Consortium Legal

General Business Law

Band 1Central America-wideGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Pace-setting regional practice boasting outstanding knowledge of Central American legal matters. Exceptional track record advising prestigious regional firms in the retail sector on high-stakes M&A deals, also winning mandates to advise an array of major financial institutions on complex financial transactions. Areas of activity extend to non-transactional mandates, including restructuring processes and tax audits, also assisting pharmaceutical companies with intellectual property matters. Network of offices spans Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Notable practitioners

In El Salvador, Oscar Samour and Diego Martín-Menjívar are the key client contacts, while Alfredo Rodríguez is renowned for his strength in corporate mandates in Guatemala, alongside Álvaro Castellanos in banking matters. In Nicaragua, José Evenor Taboada commands respect in the corporate arena, whilst José Ramón Paz Padilla and José Rafael Rivera lead the way in Honduras, with both being esteemed for their prowess in corporate matters. In Costa Rica, both Mario Quesada and Rolando Laclé are respected figures in their respective areas of banking and corporate issues.

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