Primera Calle #304-Torre Consortium I
Colonia La Estancia, Final del Bulevar Morazán

+504 2221 1002

+504 2221 0535

Key contacts:

Partner: José Ramón Paz
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Partner: José Ramón Paz Morales
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Partner: José Rafael Rivera
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Partner: Gustavo León-Gómez
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 26
Network memberships: INTA, IBA, ASIPI, AMCHAM
Languages: Spanish, English

Consortium Legal, your law firm for doing business in the region. 

We are the leading and most recognized law firm in the Central American region. We are the bridge for all your legal needs in the region and we work from a single point of contact through our +200 lawyers located in 7 offices in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

  • Banking and finance
  • Investment funds
  • Restructuring 
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Securitisation

Banking and Finance

José Ramón Paz Morales

Recent transactional highlights:

Some of his most prominent works include the regulatory filings and approvals of the initial public offering of US$20 million in debt securities issued by Banco Citibank Honduras, S.A., a subsidiary of Citibank N.A.; advisor of AIG on the sale of its Honduran insurance branch to ASSA SEGUROS; advisor of CONFIANZA-SAFGR, for the creation of a new mutual guarantee fund, which will provide a source of financing of US$4 million by the IDB, to micro entrepreneurs in the Department of Gracias a Dios; advisor to Cerberus Business Finance on the financing of US$ 90 million for the acquisition of a local group in the maquilas sector.


José Rafael Rivera

Recent transactional highlights:

As a partner, he has been a lead contact attorney for various local, multinational and foreign companies, banks and institutions regarding mainly foreign investment, financial, corporate, commercial and antitrust law matters. More recently, Mr. Rivera advised AB-Inbev on all corporate and antitrust issues applicable to the execution and clearance for the sale of certain downstream assets in Honduras, in the country’s signature acquisition deal in 2018

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism

Diagonal 6 10-01 zona 10. 
Centro Gerencial Las Margaritas Torre II, Oficina 1101
Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
T: +502 2279 3939

Edificio Avante Local 313, Urb. Madre Selva III. 
Calle Llama del Bosque Poniente. 
La Libertad. El Salvador
T: +503 2209 1600

Del antiguo Hospital Militar, 1 cuadra al Norte. 
Edificio Consortium Legal. 
Managua, Nicaragua 
T: +505 2254 5454

150mts oeste de la entrada principal de Oficentro El Cedral, Escazú.
Edificio Banco General 6º piso 
Escazú, Costa Rica
T: +506 2289 0750