Ms Martha Lorena Icaza > Consortium Legal > Managua, Nicaragua > Lawyer Profile
Consortium Legal Offices
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Ms Martha Lorena Icaza
Banking & Finance, Project Investment
Martha is a partner and executive director at Consortium Legal – Nicaragua, with 44 years of experience in the agroindustry, banking and financial services, real estate, energy, government and public companies, infrastructure, insurance, transportation and tourism sectors. She has extensive experience in banking, corporate law, foreign investment, regulated sector, insurance, and reinsurance. She has received multiple accolades and recognitions, from the likes of Ram Power Corp. and Blue Power & Energy, for her excellent advice and quality of services, in the structuring and documentation of financing for the development of their projects.
During her career, she held positions in the public administration as Civil Prosecutor, General Secretary of the Nicaraguan Ministry of Justice, General Director of Public Registers and State Notary, Director of Legislative Advice of the Presidency of the Republic attached to the Ministry of Justice, as well as external legal advisor to the Ministries of Economy and Tourism.
She has been external legal advisor to national banks and is part of the Boards of Directors of companies related to the aquaculture sector and the meat industry.
Martha Lorena actively contributes to the World Bank publication, Doing Business, a series of annual reports that measure the regulations that favor or restrict the business activity. Her contributions have been essential to ensure the quality and accuracy of Doing Business’ information every year.
- Legal advice to local and international banks for the execution of multi-million dollar financing projects and from different industries, which consists of the review of documentation and legal opinions, review of guarantees, advice on credit line issues for working capital to companies in the construction and energy industry, which mean a wide range of works carried out in the national and international territory.
Other memberships in World Services Group (WSG) and Who’s Who Legal.
- Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua UNAN, Nicaragua (1974)
The team at Consortium Legal remains a leader in the corporate and finance practice areas, offering ‘efficiency, immediate responses and a personalised service‘ to its national and multinational clients. The group provides advice on due diligence, the negotiation and preparation of commercial contracts, franchising, the incorporation of companies, M&A, global asset transfers and the structuring of corporate agreements. The team is headed by securities markets authority Rodrigo Taboada and financial and corporate restructuring expert Olga Barreto, and backed by microfinance specialist Carlos Taboada, former General Secretary of the Ministry of Justice of Nicaragua Martha Lorena Icaza and senior associate Meyling Sampson. The group’s client roster features Suzlon Wind Energy, Nestlé de Nicaragua and Canadian Bank Note Company Limited, and covers the building materials, energy, food, beverages, mining, financial services, tech and infrastructure sectors.
The ‘experienced‘ team at Consortium Legal offers key support to local and international clients in highly regulated sectors, with a full service that extends to advising on the financing, licensing, permitting and concessions for energy, mining, hydrocarbons, aquaculture and forestry projects. The team is headed by Martha Lorena Icaza, who is experienced in advising on high-impact projects, tax authority Carlos Taboada, and senior associate and energy sector specialist Silvio Arguello. The group’s client roster covers the energy, metals and mining, banking, agroindustrial and telecoms sectors.