Ms Maria Alejandra Tulipano > Consortium Legal > La Libertad, El Salvador > Lawyer Profile
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EDIFICIO AVANTE LOCAL 313, URB. MADRE SELVA III.
CALLE LLAMA DEL BOSQUE PONIENTE
ANTIGUO CUSCATLAN, LA LIBERTAD
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Ms Maria Alejandra Tulipano
Corporate/ Foreign Investment and International Trade
Maria Alejandra is a partner at Consortium Legal – El Salvador, head of the foreign investment, international trade and regulated sector. With over 20 years of experience in the legal sector, in private and public international law, corporate law and as an advisor for international public bids for national and foreign companies.
She leads a team and advises extensively in corporate law, foreign investment, infrastructure projects, international trade and regulated sector, including energy, natural resources, aeronautical and new technologies. She mainly advises private and public companies on corporate matters, strategic regional expansion, public tenders and concession contracts, as well as Private Public Partnerships developments, and provides legal support in negotiations for a wide variety of foreign investors in El Salvador. She frequently represents clients on a wide range of commercial transactions, both local and cross-border. Her client portfolio includes renowned private companies, NGO, microfinance entities, aeronautical and energy entities and multinational corporations.
Furthermore, she has served in the Foreign Service as a legal counsellor and Charge d’Affaires for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama appointed to the Government of the Unites States of America and El Salvador.
Maria Alejandra is also involved in the pro bono and social responsibility programs at the law firm, as she assists regularly pro bono organizations, low-income communities, startups and entrepreneurs by providing free legal assistance on topics such as family law, domestic violence, labor law, immigration, litigation, and incorporation of non-governmental agencies among others.
- Advisor of Cable & Wireless (Panama) in the international tender process for the 911 System and its implementation in El Salvador.
- Advisor o COSAPI (Peru) on infrastructure projects in El Salvador, in the expansion of the passenger and administrative terminal of the International Airport.
- Advises and strategical supports the company VOLARIS (Costa Rica and Mexico) in its incursion, start of operations and regional expansion in El Salvador.
- Advises and strategical supports the AIDS Health Foundation in the process of incursion into El Salvador to international non-profit organizations that promote adequate care and medical supplies for patients and people with Acquired Immune Syndrome in vulnerable areas or with limited resources.
Spanish and English
Member of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in El Salvador
Member of the Panamanian Chamber of Commerce in El Salvador
- Master’s Degree in International Legal Studies, American University Washington College of Law, United States (1998)
- Bachelor´s Degree in Law (LLB), Universidad Santa María La Antigua, Panamá (1997)
- Authorized Lawyer by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of Panama and El Salvador.
The largest firm in Central America, Consortium Legal has offices in Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua, and frequently advises on complex, region-wide corporate and financial transactions, including M&A, corporate restructurings and bond issuances, acting for an impressive roster of regional and international banks and financial institutions and multinational companies. It also has expertise in project finance, particularly in the energy and mining sectors, foreign investment and fintech. Among the key contacts in the Costa Rican office are Mario Quesada-Bianchini, an expert in cross-border finance; and Randall Barquero, who leads the fintech practice, along with the experienced Juan Manuel Godoy and M&A expert Rolando Laclé Zuñiga. In Guatemala, Alfredo Rodríguez and Rafael Alvarado Riedel are the standouts for corporate work, while firm president Álvaro Castellanos specialises in banking and finance matters. Rodrigo Taboada and Olga Barreto, an expert in financial and corporate restructurings, are the key contacts in Nicaragua, while the experienced trio of Gustavo León-Gómez, José Ramón Paz Padilla and José Rafael Rivera are names to note in Honduras. In El Salvador, Óscar Samour leads the banking and finance practice, as well as heading the corporate team alongside Diego Martín and Maria Alejandra Tulipano.
The powerhouse corporate and M&A practice at Consortium Legal continues to advise national and multinational clients involved on high-value cross-border transactions. The team handles a diverse spectrum of matters, including incorporations, mergers, divisions, due diligence processes, the structuring of corporate agreements and the drafting of contracts. The group is headed by M&A expert Óscar Samour, Diego Martín, who is an authority in corporate tax matters, and foreign investment specialist Maria Alejandra Tulipano, and backed by associates Felipe Aragón, who has expertise in M&A, and Gustavo Vega, who is experienced in investments. Senior Carlos Rodríguez provides complementary expertise in labour matters. The team’s client roster contains such household names as Credit Suisse, Walmart and Uber, and spans the telecoms, banking, energy, insurance, e-commerce, retail, aviation and tech sectors.