Bertha M Argüello has been part of the firm since 2003 and advises clients in banking and finance, corporate and commercial and mining matters, she has coordinated and advised in the opening and acquisition of several banks and financial institutions in Nicaragua, as well as acting as counsel in restructuring, regulatory and compliance matters. She has also advised on both local and international corporations in financing and investment transactions as well as security structuring in the country and the Central American region.
Bertha has also been legal advisor to local companies and foreign entities looking to invest in Nicaragua, including assisting on labor and organizational matters. She has been a member of the board of a supervised financial institution since 2016, as well as its risk and compliance committees, representing client interests and contributing to strengthening the entity’s presence nationwide. Bertha also advises clients on complex financing arrangements and security structures for both regulated and non-regulated entities. Her experience also includes working in Arias’ expanding labour department, advising clients on diverse employment matters, as well as general management and corporate solutions.
She holds a masters degree in law from Harvard Law School and a Juris Doctor degree from Universidad Autónoma Centroamericana in San José, Costa Rica. Bertha has been an authorized attorney and notary public in Nicaragua since 2000.