Johann Hartleben > Legalsa > Guatemala, Guatemala > Lawyer Profile

Legalsa
EUROPLAZA, TORRE II, 5o. NIVEL
5ª. AV. 5-55 ZONA 14
GUATEMALA CITY
Guatemala

Work Department

Corporate/M&A

Position

Partner

Career

Lawyer and Notary with extensive knowledge and experience in corporate law and in the design of corporate structures, in local and international jurisdictions. He has experience in the design of corporate governments and shareholder agreements. He has advised local and foreign clients on local and international business transactions, as well as on the process of structuring them.

Legal advice on M&A and due diligence processes. He has experience in the drafting and negotiation of commercial, typical and atypical agreements, in Spanish and in English.

Legal advice to real estate companies and real estate housing and business projects. He has advised companies on intra-corporate conflicts. Additionally, he has provided advice for the acquisition and registration of aircrafts.

He has recently provided legal advice to entrepreneurs and startups through Startups Legalsa, which provides legal advice to entrepreneurs

Languages

English, German, Spanish

Memberships

Guatemalan Bar Association
International Bar Association
American Bar Association

Education

  • JD, Universidad Francisco Marroquín
  • Course on Legal English, University of Southern California (USA)
  • LLM in American Law, with a specialization in International Business, Boston University (USA)

Lawyer Rankings

Guatemala > Corporate/M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Johann HartlebenLegalsa

Legalsa is noted for its expertise in corporate matters in the telecoms, agribusiness, financial and technology sectors, and for its experience advising national and foreign investors on cross-border transactions. The team handles M&A, joint ventures, the organisation and operation of new businesses in Guatemala, and corporate governance, and has growing practices in energy and infrastructure, estate planning and advising start-ups. Managing partner David Font, whose strengths include M&A, foreign direct investment and corporate structuring, heads the team with Johann Hartleben, who has a focus on international transactions, with a focus on the real estate and aviation sectors.