Manuel Telles > Mayora & Mayora, S.C. > San Salvador, El Salvador > Lawyer Profile

Mayora & Mayora, S.C.
Avenida Los Espliegos, No. 30
Colonia San Francisco
San Salvador
El Salvador

Work Department

Banking, Finance, Corporate, M&A, Project Finance




Manuel has two decades of legal experience, making him one of the most sought after attorneys in El Salvador. He has provided legal services to some of the most important national and multi-national banks in the region and has handled some of the largest financing transactions and garanties in the country. Additionally, he has participated in numerous mergers and acquisitions and due diligence processes. 


Spanish, English


Manuel received his law degree from Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado, and is also a Notary.

Lawyer Rankings

Central America > Corporate and finance

First established in Guatemala, Mayora & Mayora, S.C. has built up a strong presence in Central America’s ‘Northern Triangle’, opening additional offices in Honduras and El Salvador. The firm is experienced in multi-jurisdictional M&A and financial transactions, with notable expertise in the energy sector. Among its areas of strength are debt issuances, debt restructuring, corporate finance and project finance. Its expertise in corporate and M&A matters extends to corporate governance, the establishment of businesses, corporate restructurings and compliance. In Guatemala, Claudia Pereira and senior partner Eduardo Mayora, who is also an expert in tax affairs, are among the key contacts for corporate and finance matters. The office in El Salvador is led by Manuel Telles, who is particularly skilled in banking and finance work, while Odín Guillén Leíva heads the Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula offices in Honduras.

El Salvador > Dispute resolution

Mayora & Mayora, S.C. maintains a strong regional presence, coordinating with its offices in Honduras and Guatemala to handle the full range of dispute resolution services. The team is experienced in labour, competition, customs, administrative, constitutional, consumer protection and criminal proceedings. Led by experienced senior partner Manuel Telles, and backed by associate Rolando Suria, the group represents a client roster that spans the food, financial services, microcredits, energy transportation, pharmaceuticals and automotive sectors.

El Salvador > Corporate and M&A

The experienced corporate and M&A group at Mayora & Mayora, S.C. advises local and international clients involved on a diverse spectrum of matters. These include restructurings, due diligence, M&A, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, contracts, share purchase agreements and foreign entity registration. Headed by ‘very reliable, capable and dedicated‘ senior partner Manuel Telles, the team is backed by senior associates Jennifer Rodríguez, who also has expertise in banking and finance matters, Eduardo Telles, an expert in the energy and infrastructure sectors, and Lorena Villacorta, who regularly advises on foreign investment.

El Salvador > Banking and finance

The banking and finance group at Mayora & Mayora, S.C. coordinates with its regional offices in Guatemala and Honduras to advise local and international corporations and financial institutions. The team assists with a wide range of matters, such as foreign direct investment, securitisation, restructuring, derivatives, trusts, guarantees, project finance, due diligence, and banking and finance regulation. The experienced Manuel Telles leads with team, with support from associate Jennifer Rodríguez. The firm’s roster spans the energy, telecoms, pharmaceuticals, and banking and finance industries.