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LatinAlliance El Salvador
El Salvador

Banking and finance Tier 3

When it comes to banking and finance matters, LatinAlliance El Salvador is instructed by clients from a variety of industry sectors such as transportation, energy, aviation and construction. Founding partner José Adolfo Torres and his team offer advice on due diligence processes and the financial aspects of mergers and acquisitions, among other things.

Corporate and M&A Tier 3

LatinAlliance El Salvador is active in day-to-day corporate matters such as contract drafting and obtaining operation permits. José Adolfo Torres and Michelle Sutter, who is also the regional director of the corporate department, jointly lead the team. Torres has particular expertise in matters in the banking and finance sector, and Sutter focuses on due diligence and compliance advice.


‘Latin Alliance offers professional services with the support of specialised personnel in different legal areas, who are ready to offer their services at any time that is requested.’

‘Deep knowledge in commercial and labour matters. Available at any time. Trustworthy, honest and willing to collaborate.’

Key clients

La Casa de las Baterías

Grupo Cargill

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Latam Hotel Corporation

QHA Guatemala

Aseguradora General

Farmacéutica Farmandina

Grupo Coinpro

Alutech (Grupo EMCO)

Duralita Centroamérica

Profilaxis Guatemala

Intellectual property Tier 3

With a core focus on all issues surrounding trade marks from portfolio management to oppositions, LatinAlliance El Salvador offers comprehensive intellectual property services across the Central American region. Fabiola Torres Corletto, who 'always gives 100%', acts as both local and regional director of the firm's IP department, which caters in particular to pharmaceutical clients. Associate Diana Pleités shows additional expertise in the food and beverage industry, as well as in new technology law.

Practice head(s):


‘The team at Latin Alliance is very good. They are characterised by their responsibility, professionalism and availability to provide advice at all times.’

‘Fabiola Torres always gives 100%.’

Key clients

Marshalls of Nevada

Laboratorios Stein

Laboratorios Medikem

Grupo Carval (Laboratorios La Sante, Carval, Vallecilla, Bionutrec, Galeno Quimica)

Alimentos Ideal


Industria Procesadora de Lacteos

Industria La Popular



Yobel SCM Logistics

La Casa de Las Baterias

Dispute resolution Tier 4

LatinAlliance El Salvador's litigation and arbitration department has key strengths in strategic prevention, consumer law and anti-corruption matters. Herbert Guerrero leads the practice and acts as the first point of contact.

With more than 28 years of experience. LatinAlliance is a main full-service ally of the leading international corporations in the region; the right hand-man in every step of the way until every client achieve success.

Capable professionals are waiting in strategically located offices across the region of Central America. Thanks to this privileged ubication, LatinAlliance is prepared to assist every client in any of the five offices.

Leader corporations such as GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Astrazeneca, Janssen Cilag, Merck & Co. Inc and Sanofi Aventis trust in the quality of LatinAlliance service.

Banking & Finance:

LatinAlliance manages all regulations concerning structure and functioning of banking entities, both public and private, as well as financial operations.

The firm has ample experience in processes involving purchases, mergers, and acquisitions for important banking institutions in Central America. Furthermore, LatinAlliance provides consultancy regarding insurance and primary/ secondary financial market operations.

Corporate Law:

LatinAlliance provides customers with end-to-end consultancy for the drafting, follow-up, and negotiation of any type of business contract.

The firm also gives support for interpreting and implementing the application of international agreements. The client’s company will also receive support for setting up and operating under the governing laws of each country.

Litigation, Arbritation & Alternative Dispute Resolution:

The firm provides preventive solutions to help people avoid going to court through negotiation, conciliation, settlement, and arbitration, while giving consultancy for legal processes in court.

Intellectual Property:

The Intellectual Property department has specialised throughout the years in different industry sectors, but its strengths concentrate on healthcare and Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverages and Retail industries. During the last few years, the team has focused on providing IP advice to entrepreneurs and small companies, especially since it is quite common for these companies to overlook the importance of protecting their assets and suffer the consequences of lack of knowledge.

Some of the Intellectual Property clients are leaders on their industry sector, the firm has worked alongside Altian Pharma (part of InsudPharma a pharmaceutical conglomerate), Alimentos Ideal, Industria La Popular, Laboratorios Medikem, etc.

The team is member of INTA (International Trademark Association) and ASIPI (The Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property).

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate, Banking & Finance José Adolfo Torres +503 2263 6366
Intellectual Property Fabiola Torres +503 2263 6366
Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Botho Steinvorth +506 4052 6070
Photo Name Position Profile
 Fabiola Torres Corletto photo Fabiola Torres Corletto Regional Director of Intellectual Property
Mr Mario Costa photo Mr Mario Costa Head of Corporate Department in El Salvador
Mr Herberth Guerrero  photo Mr Herberth Guerrero Head of Litigation Department El Salvador
Mr Ricardo Quijano  photo Mr Ricardo Quijano Associate Attorney
Mrs Michelle Sutter photo Mrs Michelle Sutter Regional Director of Corporate
Mr José Adolfo Torres  photo Mr José Adolfo Torres Founding Partner & Director of Banking
Mrs Norma Villalobos photo Mrs Norma Villalobos Associate attorney and Notary Public
International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
ABA (American Bar Association)
IBA (International Bar Association)
IIDM (Instituto Iberoamericano de derecho maritimo