Eduardo joined the firm in 2004 and became a partner in 2009. He leads the dispute resolution, litigation strategies, arbitration and labour practices.
As a result of his clients’ needs to advise them in previous or complementary processes of disputes, Eduardo has promoted the expansion of the services offered by his department and is a key adviser with important participation in most corporate transactions of the firm, providing specialist advice in competition, administrative, compliance, labour, antitrust, anti-money laundering and data privacy matters. Also, he advises in compliance, regulatory, antitrust, distribution relationships and various areas of law where conflicts may arise in jurisdictional, administrative, and arbitrational instances, mediation, negotiation procedures and extrajudicial settlements.
His special skills, in-depth knowledge, experience in the practice and full commitment to the details of each case are among the qualities most valued by Eduardo’s clients, who belong to fields as varied as pharmaceuticals, industrial, retail, beverages, construction, banking, real estate, services and technology, media and entertainment, and telecommunications, among others.
Prior to joining Arias, he worked for several years in the constitutional field at the Supreme Court of Justice. He has been a professor of constitutional law and constitutional procedural law.
Eduardo earned his law degree from the Dr José Matías Delgado University and is authorised as a practising attorney and notary public in El Salvador. He has a master’s degree in financial and business law from the Pontifical Bolivarian University; a master’s degree in business law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona; and a PhD in private law from Dr José Matías Delgado University. He also completed the programme on negotiation at Harvard Law School.
His main areas of practice at the firm are:
- dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration;
- labour law;
- data privacy;
- compliance, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption;
- administrative and constitutional law;
- corporate and commercial law; and