Zygmunt Brett

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Primary external legal counsel in El Salvador for major local and international companies. Responsible for ongoing management and coordination of domestic and multi-jurisdictional legal projects, including structuring, negotiation and execution of complex acquisitions, divestitures and mergers, financial arrangements, corporate and tax planning, and conflict management and resolution. Zygmunt is roundly recognized as top-tier practitioner by market onlookers, with considerable experience in handling financing and capital markets’ projects, as well as complex multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions.

Practice Areas:

-Banking, Finance and Insurance

-Mergers and Acquisitions

-Corporate and Commercial law

-Oil and Gas

-Technology, Media and Telecommunications

-Energy Law

-International Trade, Foreign Investments and Free Trade Zones

-Aviation and Transportation


Juris Doctor Degree,Universidad de Salamanca,

-Authorized as Practicing Attorney and Notary Public by the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador.

-Program of Negotiation for Lawyers (PIL) at Harvard Law School.

-Studies in credit instruments and accounting for lawyers (PIL), Harvard Law School.

-Executive Program on Management (MPL), Yale University.

-Master in Business Administration, with honors, INCAE

Professional Memberships

-International Bar Association (IBA).

-Salvadoran Association of Banking Law (ASDEBAN).

-Inter-American Bar Association (IABA).

-Chapter Chair (El Salvador), International Section in the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

-Arbitrator in the Chamber of Commerce, El Salvador.