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Álvaro Castellanos

Guatemala, Guatemala Latin America Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
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Banking & Finance - Guatemala

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Co-head of department and founding partner Álvaro Castellanos continues to assist clients with a roster of relevant banking and finance mandates. Renowned for his wide-ranging capabilities within the Guatemalan sphere, Castellanos is recognised by market onlookers for his technical knowledge. His expertise includes a focus on representing foreign lenders in the granting of loans to local financial institutions.
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Corporate/M&A - Guatemala

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Department co-head and founding partner Álvaro Castellanos is a longstanding player within the Guatemalan market. He is particularly active representing energy clients in relevant mandates. Castellanos's expertise encompasses due diligence processes and corporate restructurings.
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Banking & Finance

Corporate

Career

Alvaro is a partner in Consortium Legal - Guatemala. With 33 years of experience in the financial services and fintech, insurance and insurtech, and aviation sectors, he specializes in banking, arbitration, foreign investment, and mergers and acquisitions.

During his career he has served as president and member of several ad hoc committees in annulment proceedings under the ICSID Convention; president of the Board of Directors of the Dispute Resolution Commission of the Chamber of Industry of Guatemala; participated as ad hoc Judge in the Tiu Tojin vs. State of Guatemala of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, was Member for Guatemala before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC- (2006-2018), member of the Editorial Board of IURISTEC (Compilation of Publications of Annotated Judicial Judgments), University Professor, Columnist in El Periódico and former Dean of the Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences of Rafael Landívar University.

Professional Memberships

Member, College of Lawyers and Notaries of Guatemala

Member of the IBA Poverty and Social Development Committee

Member, American Chamber of Commerce in Guatemala (AMCHAM)

Member, Latin American Arbitrage Committee, International Commerce Chamber (ICC)

Member, International Bar Association (IBA)

Member, Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB)

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