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Professional training

Specialization in Contracts and Commerce Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​(2006); Degree in Legal Sciences from the Dr. José Matías Delgado University in El Salvador, (2005).

Experience

Authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador for the practice of the legal profession and the notary, since 2007.

She has been a corporate advisor and regulatory affairs for several national and international companies participating in major mergers and acquisitions, especially in the area of ​​telecommunications.

 

She has participated as a Lawyer in several national arbitrations representing industrial companies, governmental institutions and individuals in matters related to contracts for various services in the electricity, cartography and industry sectors. He has participated in international arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association and the International Chamber of Commerce.

She is a referee accredited by the Mediation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of El Salvador.

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Arbitrations

 

Language: Spanish, English and French basic

Email: agsaenz@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: El Salvador.

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Professional training

Doctor in Private Law from the University “Dr. José Matías Delgado “, El Salvador, and of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​Spain (2014); Master’s Degree in Business Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2011); Master in Business Law from the University “Dr. José Simeón Cañas “(2010): and Bachelor of Legal Sciences from the University of El Salvador (1978).

Experience  

It is authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice for the practice of law and the notary, since March 1979. He was a lawyer of the National Housing Finance (1979-1982), and the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (1982). -1988); and the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador, elected him as Deputy Magistrate of the Supreme Court of Justice (1994-2000).

He has been a member of the Legal Committee of the Central American Monetary Council and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE), in the years 1983-1987. He has been a professor of Civil Procedural Law, Commercial Law and Banking Law at the University of El Salvador, Dr. José Matías Delgado University and Dr. Alberto Masferrer University; and Arbitration Law at the University “Dr. José Simeón Cañas “. Actively participates in mergers and acquisitions and restructuring of financial liabilities, in the corporate area; and in the field of controversies, participates in national and international arbitration and investment, as a party and arbitration lawyer, before the American Arbitration Association, International Chamber of Commerce, Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission (CIAC) and the International Center for Arbitration. Arrangement of differences in Investment Matters (ICSID).

In addition, he is a trial lawyer in court. He is a member of the Arbitration Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of El Salvador; and Member of the List of Arbitrators of Chapter 20 of the Free Trade Agreement between Central America, the Dominican Republic and the United States of America (CAFTA-DR), since February 23, 2011.

Practice areas:

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Administrative and Constitutional
  • Competition Law
  • Judicial Litigation and Arbitration

Language: Spanish and English

Email: mes@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: El Salvador.

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Professional training 

Master’s Degree in Private Law from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, LL.M. (2007); and Law Degree from the Dr. José Matías Delgado University (2004).

Experience

It is authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice for the practice of law and the notarial profession. In 2001 he joined Sáenz & Asociados working initially in the area of ​​contracts, and in the area of ​​Intellectual Property. During the years 2003 and 2004, he served as representative of the Association of Free Trade Zones of El Salvador before the Ministry of Labor.

He currently advises business matters, which include mergers and acquisitions, international business operations, a wide variety of contracts, and societies in general. 

Additionally, it provides legal advice to new investors and companies that are in the initial stage of their formation or other types of strategic partnerships or alliances in training or restructuring, and corporate governance issues in general.

His experience includes a wide variety of commercial and business matters, including reorganizations, asset transfer, sale of business or commercial divisions, asset purchase and re-capitalization. He also advises clients in compliance with regulatory requirements in a wide variety of matters related to labor, competition, and intellectual property.

In the field of disputes, it participates in mediations and commercial negotiations, as well as mercantile, civil and labor litigation.

Practice areas:

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Intellectual property
  • Labor
  • Mediation and Litigation

Language: Spanish and English

Email: masaenz@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: El Salvador

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Professional training:

Doctorate in Private Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Dr. José Matías Delgado University, 2010 (Cum Laude); Master’s Degree in Private Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​2009 (Cum Laude); Post-Graduate in International Business from Universidad Anahuac del Sur de México, 2002; Master of Business Administration with specialization in Finance at ISEADE-FEPADE, 2001 (Cum Laude); Degree in Legal Sciences from the Dr. José Matías Delgado University in El Salvador, 1997 (Cum Laude).

Experience:

He has been authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador to practice law and the notarial profession, since 1997. He has been a corporate advisor and regulator of several national and international companies participating in important mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing

international and financial restructuring. He has also developed extensive experience in the areas of telecommunications and electricity. He has had an important participation as a lawyer in corporate litigation, banking, intellectual property, competition and public works litigation. He has participated as a Lawyer and as an arbitrator in several national and international arbitrations, both commercial and investment, in matters related to construction companies, industrial companies, financial and insurance institutions, ministries, government institutions and individuals, in matters related to telecommunications. , construction industry, public works, banking, contracts for the provision of services, energy, electricity, cartography and satellite services, insurance and industry. His arbitration practice has been developed in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico and the United States, having conducted arbitrations under the rules of the AAA,

CCI, CANACO, CIAC, CENAC, CCIES and ICSID. He has been Professor of Commercial Law at the Dr. José Matías Delgado University and at the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics and Business (ESEN).

Practice areas

  • Corporativo
  • Telecomunicaciones
  • Electricidad
  • Derecho de Competencia
  • Litigios
  • Arbitrajes

Lenguaje: Español e Ingles

Correo Electrónico: hsaenz@saenzlaw.com

País de Desempeño: El Salvador

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Professional training

Master’s Degree in Business Law LLM from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2011) and International Business Law from ESADE (2002), Barcelona, ​​Spain. Postgraduate in International Arbitration, Negotiation, Conciliation and Arbitration by the Rafael Landívar University of Guatemala (2003); Strategic Planning by the Haas School of Business of Berkeley, University of California; and is a Lawyer, Notary and Graduate in Legal and Social Sciences of the Rafael Landívar University of Guatemala (2001).

Experience

Authorized to practice law and notarized in Guatemala. He has been a corporate advisor in financial, strategic and regulatory matters for national and international companies with a presence in the Central American area. Participates in the boards of important companies in Guatemala, supporting the implementation of Corporate Governance of these companies.

He has been an advisor in Finance, Negotiation, Strategic Planning; and in matters of Competition Law; and has participated in the Economic-Financial Planning consultancy in the process of merger and acquisition. He has been a lawyer in arbitration proceedings in Guatemala in the field of Telecommunications. He is a professor of Alternative Methods of Conflict Resolution of the Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences of the Rafael Landívar University of Guatemala; and of the Master in Corporate Law. He is an authorized mediator for the International Mediation Center of Guatemala and the Guatemalan-Mexican Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Founding Partner and First President of the Guatemalan Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA). He is currently part of the S & A Guatemala team developing in the area of ​​Arbitration, Litigation, Corporate, Labor and Intellectual Property.

Practice areas:

 

  • Corporate
  • Notary
  • Alternate dispute resolution methods
  • Litigation
  • Arbitrations
  • Labor
  • Competition

 

Language: Spanish and English

Email: j.sandoval@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country:Guatemala

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Professional training

Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance, from the Francisco de Vittoria University in Madrid and the Business Management High School Program (ADEN), having done his Thesis on Family Businesses. Degree in Legal Sciences from the Faculty of Jurisprudence and Social Sciences of the University, Dr. José Matías Delgado.

Experience

Authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice to practice law and notary. He has been a Legal Associate in banking institutions for the Registries Area, Credit Card and Contracting, supervision of shareholders’ general meetings and loan deeds.

In the banking sector, he specialized in the judicial recovery of the portfolio of micro and medium-sized enterprises and agricultural loans. In the electricity sector, she has worked as the person in charge of Negotiations and Relations with Municipalities. He has provided corporate advice to companies since 2002. He has participated as a lawyer of several national arbitrations representing construction companies, industrial companies, financial institutions, government institutions and individuals, on issues related to the construction industry, public works , banking, contracts for the provision of services, cartography and satellite services, insurance and industry. He is currently part of the S & A Guatemala team developing in the area of ​​Arbitration, Litigation, Corporate, Labor and Intellectual Property.

Practice areas:

  • Arbitrations
  • Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Intellectual property
  • Notary.

Language: Spanish and English

E-mail: esaenz@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: Guatemala

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Professional training

Master’s Degree in International Resolution of Controversies (LLM) of the University of Geneva and the Institute of International and Development Studies (2010); Sworn by the University of Costa Rica as a Law Degree (2014) and Bachelor of Legal Sciences from the School of Economics and Business (2008).

Experience

It is authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador for the practice of the legal profession (2008) and the notarial profession (2014). Likewise, she is authorized to practice law in the Republic of Costa Rica (2016). She has represented sovereign States as well as multinational corporations in complex international arbitrations under the Center for the Settlement of Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce. (CCI), and other important regulations.

She has participated in both national and international arbitrations, as a party lawyer, consultant and arbitration tribunal secretary, related to the mining, construction, tax and energy industries. He has participated in the representation of clients in various regions including Europe, Africa, Asia, the United States and Latin America. She was a consultant to the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of El Salvador in matters of International Arbitration; and a Foreign Associate at the Washington, DC offices of Arnold & Porter LLP where he was part of the Corporate and International Arbitration group having participated in various arbitrations, international litigation, bond issues, investment structuring and cross-border transactions involving various Latin American countries. . He has provided advice on issues of public international law on the law of the sea, territorial disputes and the protection of cultural heritage. He has also advised clients seeking to finance their litigationthrough funds from third parties.

She is a member of the Young Arbitrators Forum of the ICC, Arbitral Women, the Latin American Arbitration Association; and Spanish Arbitration Club.

Practice areas:

  • Corporate
  • Electricity
  • Arbitrations
  • Alternative Conflict Resolution

Language: Spanish and English and basic French.

Email: gmendoza@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: Costa Rica and Guatemala

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Professional training

Law Degree from the Autonomous University of Central America, Costa Rica (1996); Master of Business Law from the University for International Cooperation, (2004). He is a Financial Management Technician from the University of Costa Rica (2004). Admitted to exercise the right by the Bar Association of Costa Rica in 1996. Notary Public authorized to exercise the Notary by the Supreme Court of Justice of Costa Rica (1996).

Experience

He has experience in corporate matters, relations with banking and business entities, litigation and arbitration; and as an auditor in compliance with procedures under ISO standards.

He has advised in corporate practice in general to national and international companies of various kinds (corporate structuring, advice to boards, project planning), including topics related to telecommunications, as an advisor to infrastructure development companies in towers, direct participant in the commission of revision of the proposal of regulation for the process of obtaining licenses of construction of telecommunications infrastructure led by the Metropolitan Federation and in the banking and stock exchange area (relations with supervisory bodies – SUGEF and Bolsa Nacional de Valores), real estate in relation to the Real Estate Investment Fund, support to the administration of the condominiums; includes experience in the preparation of all types of contacts, guarantees, memoranda and legal opinions, both private and notarial. He has been a Judge in the Judiciary; and its private practice includes litigation in civil, contentious administrative, commercial, consumer, intellectual property matters, both in the presentation and processing of the case, as well as in preparatory and precautionary measures.

He is a member of the ADR Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Arbitrator and Technical Secretary Accredited to the Alternative Justice Center of the Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica; Certified Arbitrator at the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce; Arbitrator Accredited to the Mediation and Arbitration Center (CEMEDAR); and founding member and Fiscal of the Latin American Association of Arbitration of Construction (ALDEC).

Practice areas:

  • Litigation and Alternative Resolution of Conflicts
  • Commercial and Business Issues
  • Real estate law
  • Banking
  • Consumer

Language: Spanish and English.

Email: aguerrero@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country:Costa Rica

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Professional training

Master in Labor Law and Social Security, University of San Carlos de Guatemala – USAC (September, 2013). Bachelor in Legal Sciences with Counsel in Commercial Law, National Autonomous University of Honduras (April, 2007).

Experience

more than 10 years of experience in the area of ​​Corporate Law. At the beginning of his career, he worked for the First Civil Court of Francisco Morazán, to then occupy various positions within the Legal and Human Resources departments in multinational companies. He has managed as a specialist in charge of comprehensive advice on commercial law issues. , administrative, labor, tax and customs, including litigation and all legal processes of derivatives of these areas.

 

Practice areas:

  • Corporate Labor
  • Mercantile
  • Administrative
  • Tributary

Email: maldonado@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: Honduras

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Professional training

Degree in Legal Sciences from the University “Dr. José Matías Delgado “(2009). Currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Business Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a PhD candidate in Private Law from the “Dr. José Matías Delgado “, El Salvador, and the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​Spain.

Experience

Authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice for the practice of law (2010) and notary (2012). He has had experience in the areas of formalization of credit instruments and guarantees for local and regional Banking Institutions (2004-2007). In the firm he has worked as a collaborator in the area of ​​arbitration and litigation as well as in the area of ​​commercial corporate advice.

Actualmente, participa como abogado en litigios civiles, comerciales, contencioso administrativo y

Currently, he participates as a lawyer in civil, commercial, administrative litigation and labor litigation, as well as in the execution of arbitral awards and appeals for annulment; provides labor advice in conciliations and transactions at the company’s internal level and has represented different companies in individual and collective labor disputes in administrative and judicial offices. He has also been part of the legal team in mergers and acquisitions, and in various international negotiations related to representation, distribution, supplies and other agencies related to communication systems, telecommunications and payment processing systems.

Practice areas:

  • Judicial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Labor

Language: Spanish

Email:lhernandez@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: El Salvador.

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Professional training

Bachelor in Legal Sciences from the University “Dr. José Matías Delgado “, 2004.

Experience

It is authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador for the practice of law. He has been a speaker at different conferences on commercial arbitration. He is a trainer in the Diploma on Commercial Arbitration that the Mediation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of El Salvador imparts. He is a member of the Spanish Arbitration Club and the ICC Young Arbitrators’ Forum. Founding member of the El Salvador Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club. He has been responsible for the litigation area of different offices. He was the Legal Advisor of the Presidential House through the Secretariat for Legislative Affairs and

Legal Affairs of the Presidency, with special emphasis on projects and reforms of private law. He has served as advisor to different companies such as Siemens, Banco Uno, Aval Card, PricewaterhouseCoopers, among others; He has also been a consultant for the National Association of Private Enterprise and Fundes El Salvador. He has participated in more than 25 arbitration tribunals as a secretary and in various arbitration proceedings as an advisor in matters of construction, corporate law, telecommunications, international freight transport, among others. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as Legal Affairs Manager of the telephone company DIGICEL. He actively participates in corporate advisory services, as well as a lawyer in national and international arbitrations and legal litigation.

Practice areas:

  • Corporate
  • Telecommunications
  • Judicial litigation
  • Arbitration

Language: Spanish and English.

Email: rmunoz@saenzlaw.com

Country of Performance: El Salvador

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Professional training

Degree in Legal Sciences of the Faculty of Jurisprudence and Social Sciences Doctor and Presbyter Isidro Menéndez, of the Doctor José Matías Delgado University. Lawyer of the Republic of El Salvador.

Experience

He was part of the Consulate of Spain in El Salvador providing advice and attending the process of granting Spanish nationality under the Law of Historical Memory. In addition, he served as advisor to the public in civil and family law. Currently, it deals with Litigation, mostly in the branch of individual labor lawsuits.

He has also been part of the Firm’s team of lawyers in civil and commercial litigation, representing Banking Institutions, Government Institutions, Telecommunications companies, among others.

Practice areas:

  • Litigation
  • Labor Law
  • Corporate
  • Notarial

Language:Spanish and English.

Email: o.alas@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: El Salvador

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Professional training

Degree in Legal and Social Sciences Universidad Rafael Landivar Master in Economic and Commercial Law.

Experience

Authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice to practice law and notary. He has been Legal Adviser providing advice in institutions in the area of ​​construction, petroleum, pharmaceutical and telecommunications services, in the area of ​​Property Registries, Mercantile and commercial and civil contracting issues, constitution of companies and mercantile companies, constitution of organizations non-governmental, minutes of general shareholders’ meetings and deeds of loans and trusts. He has provided corporate advice to companies since 2002.

She has participated as a Lawyer in labor arbitration, advising on issues related to the construction industry, banking, contracts for the provision of professional services and telecommunications, insurance and industry services. Labor advice in the area of ​​business, mediation and conciliation, both judicial and extrajudicial. Advice in Administrative Law. He is currently part of the S & A Guatemala team developing in the area of ​​Labor, Litigation, Corporate and Intellectual Property.

Practice areas:

  • Mecantil
  • Labor

Language:Spanish and English.

Email: shernandez@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country:Guatemala

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Professional training

Lawyer. Degree of Legal Sciences with Orientation in International Law of the National Autonomous University of Honduras.

Experience

Legal advisor and procedural representative of public and private institutions in the Republic of Honduras. Experience in the corporate area in the constitution, training, registration and monitoring of companies and traders engaged in construction, telecommunications, real estate, medical products, food and beverages , marketing of various products. Advice in municipal tax matters collaborating in the elaboration of the respective Plans of Excise from different municipalities. Structuring and training of recovery processes and extrajudicial and judicial collections departments.

Practice areas:

  • Corporate Law
  • Labor
  • Mercantile
  • Municipal Tax
  • Administrative
  • Litigation

Language:Spanish, English and French

Email:jcbenitez@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country:Honduras

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Professional training

National Institution Autonomous University of Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua, authorized to practice law since25 / 07/2017 Degree obtained:

Law Degree.

Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela. Year of graduation: 1999,

Degree obtained: Lawyer.

Specialization in Contracts and Commerce Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​Spain (2006); Specialization in Public Management of the National Experimental University of the Armed Forces. Caracas, Venezuela (2005); Lawyer of the Santa María University in Caracas, Venezuela (1999).

 

Experience

She has been authorized to practice law since February 2000. She started as a Scribe of the Martial Court of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (1994-1999), then passed as a Lawyer in the Fundación Proyecto País (2000-2002); in the Legal Consultancy of the Ministry of Defense of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (2002-2007): at Hidrológica de Venezuela-Hidroven (2007-2008) as a Lawyer in the Tender Management.

She has been a Professor in the Fundamentals of Law, Cultural Training I, Commercial Legislation at the Alejandro de Humboldt University of Venezuela (2007-2009); National Experimental University of the National Armed Force (UNEFA), Venezuela, in the Chair of Community Social Work, Public Accounting and Fiscal Legislation (2008-2009); and in the University College Francisco de Miranda (CUFM), in the Chair of Legislation and Customs Technique, Commercial Legislation, Legal Framework of Organizations I Legal Framework of Organizations II, Labor Law, Public Budget, Private Budget, Government Accounting, Formulation and Project Evaluation, Management Skills. (2007-2015). He has held positions from 2008 to 2015 as the National Budget Office (ONAPRE) of the Ministry of Finance and positions in the Corporation for Scientific and Technological Development (CODECYT) of the Ministry of University Education, Science and Technology.

Practice areas:

  • Mercantile
  • Labor
  • Civil
  • Administrative

Language:Spanish and Portuguese

Email:lchavez@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: Nicaragua.

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professional training

Law degree from the, Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho, Costa Rica (2003).

Graduated from the Doctorate in Commercial Law from the Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho, Costa Rica (2006).

Admitted to practice law by the State Bar of Costa Rica in 2003. Authorized as Notary Public by the Supreme Court of Costa Rica 2003

Experience

She has been a judicial curator on the official list of the Court of Costa Rica, and her private practice includes litigation in civil, commercial, consumer, family and labor matters. Development of real estate projects. Registration of trademarks, trade names, brands of cattle.

Practice areas

  • Notary
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation in civil, family and labor matters

 

Email: Arodriguez@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: Costa Rica

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Professional training:

Degree in Legal Sciences at Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN). Lawyer and Notary of the Republic of El Salvador.

Experience:

She has worked in various branches of law, providing legal and extrajudicial advice and representation in Labor Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Maritime Law and Administrative Law.

She has been instructor of Constitutional Law, Labor Law and Registry Law at Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN).

Furthermore, she has also collaborated in the preparation of Work Plans, manuals and Trainings related to preventing money laundering and terrorist financing for Coffee Companies and financial intermediaries.

She is currently designated to the Litigation area in the branch of labor, administrative, as well as corporate law.

 

Practice areas:

  • Labor Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Administrative Law

Language: Spanish and English

E-mail: aartiga@saenzlaw.com

Performance Country: El Salvador