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EDIFICIO AVANTE LOCAL 313, URB. MADRE SELVA III., CALLE LLAMA DEL BOSQUE PONIENTE, ANTIGUO CUSCATLAN, LA LIBERTAD, EL SALVADOR
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Work +503 2209 1600
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Fax +503 2298 3939
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www.consortiumlegal.com

El Salvador

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Consortium Legal

Consortium Legal’s four-partner, banking and finance practice is one of the first destinations for domestic and international high-profile clients, such as Bladex, Digicel International Finance and Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (FMO), seeking advice on loan structuring, asset securitizations, project finance and complex cross-border transactions. Recent mandates saw eminent practice head Oscar Samour act as local counsel for the Cayman Island branch of Credit Suisse on the structuring of a $40m credit facility to Empresa Transmisora de El Salvador; and assist First Citizens Bank with a $10m loan to Grupo Q’s financial arm, Credi Q. In other standout work, assisted by associate Felipe Aragón, Samour advised the Republic of El Salvador on a $600m notes issue, the matter including a compliance review of the purchase agreement, pricing term sheet, and preliminary and final offering circulars.

Leading lawyers

Oscar Samour - Consortium Legal

Next generation lawyers

Felipe Aragón - Consortium Legal

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Consortium Legal

One of the leading corporate and M&A practices, Consortium Legal draws on a wealth of experience in advising on high-profile transactions, corporate structuring, compliance as well as antitrust matters and is adept in handling due diligence, tax and regulatory issues. Under the joint leadership of Diego Martín and Maria Alejandra Tulipano, the 11-strong team assisted Interbrand with its incorporation in the Salvadoran market and its cooperation with Proesa; represented Walmart in a 50-year lease for the establishment of one of the biggest stores in the country; and advised Mexican ultra-low-cost airline Volaris on the full range of regulatory matters related to its initial branch establishment. Another mandate was the advice for urban developer Urbanisa: work included obtaining construction and environmental permits as well as tax structuring. M&A specialist Oscar Samour and associates Gustavo Vega and William Escobar, who specialises in tax law, are noteworthy practitioners.

Leading lawyers

Maria Alejandra Tulipano - Consortium Legal

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Consortium Legal

Commercial, administrative, labour and tax are all areas of litigious expertise for the three-partner team at Consortium Legal, which attends a client base that spans domestic and international companies from various sectors, including construction and agribusiness. In 2017, a multi-million damages claim case kept the team particularly busy. Key advisors are Cesar Ramos, Oscar Samour and associate Cristina Campos.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Consortium Legal

Under the leadership of Suzanne Berrios de Tablas, the team at Consortium Legal handles trade mark registrations, patents, copyright matters, prosecution and enforcement, as well as domain names, industrial designs and health registrations. The practice is particularly adept at advising domestic and international clients on matters with a cross-border element. Associate Francisco Medrano is also a key advisor.

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Further information on Consortium Legal

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Guatemala

Offices in Ciudad Guatemala

Honduras

Offices in Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, and Islas de la Bahia

Costa Rica

Offices in San Jose and San Jose

Nicaragua

Offices in Managua, León, and Rivas

El Salvador

Offices in La Libertad

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