LegalPlus > Guatemala, Guatemala > Firm Profile

Via 4 1-00 Zona 4
Edificio TEC II, Oficina 604

Guatemala > Corporate and M&A Tier 4

Focused on the corporate, start-up and technology spaces, LegalPlus attracts praise from clients as ‘an invaluable resource for cross-border transactions with a Latin American aspect‘, offering a remote office in Hong Kong and a presence in the US through Minnesota-based of counsel Mauricio Duarte. The team specialises in venture capital transactions, advising local entrepreneurs, family offices, investment funds and individual investors (with an emphasis on the technology and renewable energy sectors). Founding and managing partner Alvaro Hurtado jointly leads the team with Duarte and associates Pamela Rodas and Juan Andrés Campos.

Practice head(s):

Alvaro Hurtado; Mauricio Duarte; Pamela Rodas; Juan Andrés Campos


‘Attention to detail, speed, efficiency.’

‘The availability of the LegalPlus team is unconditional, including on weekends. The professionalism and diversity of the firm’s services make it unique for us, since apart from the legal issues they have a lot of knowledge in the accounting, financial and international areas.’

‘Alvaro Hurtado gives us a personalised service. He always maintains confidentiality and professionalism.’

‘One-to-one service, technological facilities for signing documents, bilingual capacity.’

‘An invaluable resource for cross-border transactions with a Latin American aspect.’

‘Alvaro Hurtado is pragmatic, business-oriented, approachable and reliable and experienced with transactions involving multiple jurisdictions.’

‘Ability to understand clients’ needs and focus on their matters. Agility and practicality, with great knowledge and legal rigour.’

‘A team of lawyers with great technical and personal qualities, with excellent work capacity.’

Key clients

Maspor Marine

Grupo WOL

Vana Overseas








Ortus America/Hydro Systems/Acueductos de Centro América

Mode Aviation


Core Code

Paggo Technologies

Work highlights

  • Advised on and coordinated the Series B equity financing round of Hybrico Energy Technologies, with new investors, for $20m.
  • Advised on, coordinated and led the Series A-3 Extension equity financing round of Osigu, with a lead investor and secondary investors, for $15m.
  • Advised Core Learning on the acquisition of its branch in Guatemala by Simera and coordinated the new corporate structure.

LegalPlus is a modern law firm, our technological approach sets us apart because it helps us specialize in highly complex, innovative practice areas. This allows us to provide legal advice for those looking to transform industries with the use of new technologies or developments.

We strive to be more practical, efficient, and precise on the solutions we deliver. By adopting and developing technological tools to help us save you time and resources, we can focus on deep analysis and highly valuable advice for your business. Because we’re client-centered, this is what you can expect when working with LegalPlus:
– Open communication. We adopt the communication channel that better resonates with our client and its business; whether it’s via in-person meetings, virtual meetings, email, calls, or WhatsApp.
– Flexible billing model. We adapt to you what works best for our clients and their budgets.
– Client first. Our goal is to exceed client expectations through our service and the solutions we deliver.

Our commitment to our clients is directly tied to innovation. We can only push the industry’s boundaries through constant improvement and by setting the pace with the results we create to help you grow your business.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Alvaro Hurtado Bocaletti +502 2293-2984
Venture Capital and Private Equity Mauricio Duarte +502 2293-2984
Venture Capital and Private Equity Juan Andres Campos +502 2293 2984
Venture Capital and Private Equity Pamela Rodas +502 2293-2984