Mrs Norma Villalobos > LatinAlliance El Salvador > San Salvador, El Salvador > Lawyer Profile

LatinAlliance El Salvador
El Salvador

Work Department

Banking & Finance
Corporate/Commercial Law


Associate attorney and Notary Public


Ms. Villalobos holds over 12 years of expertise in different legal areas, this, in addition to a respectable career as a University professor has given her an edge to assume a new career challenge directing the Notarial and Public Registration areas of the Firm.

She has a Law Degree from Universidad “Francisco Gavidia” (El Salvador), has received training in the Central American Community Law, and has received the Pre Doctorate Course on Law from Universidad “Francisco Gavidia” (El Salvador) in coordination with Universidad Rey Juan Carlos II (Spain). She has also been certified as an international credential grantor for Latin American Law Schools and Faculties by the Instituto Internacional de Acreditacion del Derecho (IIDEA). She is an authorized Lawyer and Notary Public in El Salvador

Since her incorporation to LatinAlliance in May 2015, she has become the right hand of the founding partner José Adolfo Torres advising on multimillion-dollar credit line transactions, working side by side in important cases for Banco de Fomento Agropecuario and Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica.

Norma has participated in important operations, such as: – Grupo Terra´s financing operations by Grupo Financiero G&T Continental for the purchase of the Cuscatlan Tower (Torre Cuscatlan) and other assets, for amounts of US$4,500,000.00 and US$9,300,000.00. – Financing for Calidad Inmobiliaria (Proyecciones Locales, S.A. de C.V.) by Grupo Financiero G&T Continental, for the construction of the Insigne Tower (Torre Insigne), for an amount of US$17,000,000.00.

– Different financing operations granted to JOR, S.A. DE C.V., by Grupo Financiero G&T Continental, for the construction and development of the Golf Club “El Encanto” for more than US$52,800,000.00.

– Financing of DESARROLLOS INMOBILIARIOS CASCADAS, S.A. DE C.V., with Grupo Financiero G&T Continental for working capital, for an amount of US$35,000,000.0.

– Financing of LAS CASCADAS MULTISERVICIOS, S.A. DE C.V., with Banco Industrial, S.A., for investment in construction of Hipermall Las Cascadas Shopping Center, for an amount of US$9,500,000.00 and US$8,000,000.00.


Spanish and English


Degree in Legal Sciences from the Francisco Gavidia University
Predoctorate course on Law from the Francisco Gavidia University in coordination with Universidad Rey Juan Carlo II de España

Lawyer Rankings

El Salvador > Corporate and M&A

The corporate practice at LatinAlliance El Salvador combines a multi-disciplinary approach with advanced CRM productivity-measuring tech to optimise performance and advise regional and multinational clients on a diverse span of issues. These include corporate governance, shareholders’ agreements, M&A, compliance, the negotiation and review of agreements, and due diligence. The team is led by founding partner José Adolfo Torres and corporate regional head and compliance expert Michelle Sutter, and backed by associates Mario Costa and Norma Villalobos. The group’s client roster covers the banking, construction, automotive, logistics, pharmaceuticals and energy sectors.

El Salvador > Banking and finance

The banking and finance team at LatinAlliance El Salvador maintains a strong regional presence, advising banks and financial institutions on a diverse range of matters, including the constitution of trusts, compliance issues, securitisations, the structuring of syndication of credits, investment funds and representation before regulatory bodies. The group is led by founder and managing partner José Adolfo Torres and backed by regional director Michelle Sutter and associates Mario Costa and Norma Villalobos, who has expertise in high-value credit line transactions. The team’s portfolio contains local and regional banks and financial institutions, including Banco de Fomento Agropecuario, Banco G&T Continental and Grupo Prival.