Consortium Legal

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Firm Overview:
Consortium is the largest law firm in Central America with more than 200 attorneys and 07 strategically located in the 05 countries of the region and a multigenerational team that knows your needs. We provide regional coordination from a single point of contact for all your transactions.

Consortium is a full-service firm that has focused on the care of all types of companies that wants to do business in the region. We have specialist departments led by our partners in different areas of practice. Recognized as Central America Law Firm of the Year by the most valuable international legal directories, we are your strategic legal advisers.

Firmwide Managing Contact: Valeria Di Palma (vdipalma@consortiumlegal.com)

Number of partners worldwide: 54

Number of other lawyers worldwide: +200

 

Main International Areas of Expertise:

  • Banking and Finance: Having 15 years of regional experience, with both leading local and international banks, our clients’ excellent references prove we are undeniable leaders in banking and finance. Our long history of financial transactions has resulted in a deep practical knowledge of the regulatory landscape, making us the firm of choice for premium advice in the financial industry. Advising investment projects, our multi-disciplinary team flexibly covers all phases of your projects across a spectrum of legal areas (labor, corporate, criminal, and tax). Our M&A, Corporate, and Regulatory teams advise our clients together, saving them weeks in the negotiation of M&A transactions by addressing the legal issues concurrently.
  • Corporate law: We advise on the most important and complex corporate transactions in the region, covering all your legal needs with one of the largest teams of over 40 corporate lawyers. Our corporate specialists can quickly develop optimal structures for your investment projects, with flexibility, efficiency, and transparency to meet your needs in the region. We combine our reach, with team members having previous in-house industry experience, allowing us to practically overcome your business challenges.
  • Intellectual Property: Our regional IP team is led by women with more than 15 years of experience in the field and that today leverages technology to offer the best standard of service in Central America. We show our clients how to add value to their intellectual property assets, managing an innovative advisory, both in the identification of protectable intangible assets (know-how, technology, domains, trade dress), as well as in the structuring of franchises and licenses of the same. We avoid costly and time-consuming disputes over priority rights, through strong and timely protection of your intangible assets.
  • Tax Law: We specialize in local and international tax advice, and we have defended significant cases that have even established judicial criteria and precedents. We have unique experts specializing in tax matters (customs, municipal, litigation, auditing, and accounting) distinguishing us in Central America to provide comprehensive advice in client legal defense cases. We have generated major client savings through tax efficiencies, and through a high success rate in tax litigation, our advice is always within the legal framework, guaranteeing client legal security before the state.
  • Labour: The Labor Law team in all our offices has more than 15 years of experience and preparation in the development of processes and products aimed at preventive and proactive advice on labor legal matters. We provide labor advice to many industries with differing compliance requirements yet always with an eye toward growing the company and making it more competitive.

Key Contacts

Firm-wide Managing Contact:

Valeria Di Palma
vdipalma@consortiumlegal.com

Firm Rankings

Banking & Finance
Band 1

Capital Markets
Band 1

Corporate/M&A
Band 1

Dispute Resolution
Band 3

6.7

IP
Band 3

6.0

IP: Trademarks
Band 2

8.0

Labour & Employment
Band 3

6.0

Litigation
Band 1

Projects
Band 2

8.0

Real Estate
Band 2

8.0

Tax
Band 1

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Anayansi Mora

Band Three

Tax
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Cristina Sansonetti

Band Three

Tax
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David Arturo Campos

Eminent

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David Reuben

Band Three

Real Estate

Band Four

Corporate/M&A
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Diego Salto

Band One

Tax
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José Pablo Valverde

Notable

Dispute Resolution
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Juan Manuel Cordero

Band One

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Juan Manuel Godoy

Band Two

Corporate/M&A
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Marcela Alfaro

Notable

Corporate/M&A
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Mario Quesada

Band One

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Rafael Luna

Band One

Tax
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Randall Barquero

Band One

Banking & Finance
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Rolando Laclé Zúñiga

Band One

Corporate/M&A

Band Three

Dispute Resolution
Real Estate
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