Recognised for its regional leadership, BLP is the law firm for conducting business in Central America, with over 150 lawyers providing service in 28 practice areas at 10 offices strategically distributed in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador and a representation office in Spain.
BLP is built on the conviction that legal advisers must become true business law partners of their clients. Since the establishment of the firm in 2003, we have earned the trust of clients by using our expertise and capabilities to provide legal advice with sound business judgment. In doing so, the firm adheres to the highest international standards of quality, reliability and efficiency.
Seeking a broader presence in the international market, the representative office in Madrid, Spain, creates a portal to European economies and generates business opportunities between Central America and Europe. Our international capabilities allow us to bring our global clients closer to new investment opportunities in Latin America.
BLP is a full-service law firm. Main areas of expertise include:
Advertising, Marketing & Consumer Protection
Anti-money Laundering Compliance
Aviation & Maritime
Banking & Finance
Competition & Antitrust
Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Energy & Infrastructure
Environment, Health & Safety
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Ethics & Anti-corruption
Free Trade Zones
Global Mobility & Relocation
Insurance & Reinsurance
Labour & Employment
Private Clients & Estate Planning
Public Law, Public Procurement & Regulation
Real Estate & Hospitality
Regulatory Compliance, Prevention & Risk Management
Sanitary Registration of Products
Telecommunications, Media & Technology
The office in Guatemala advises local, regional, and international companies in domestic and cross-border transactions, spin-offs, shareholders’ agreements, distribution agreements, foreign investment, and day-to-day corporate matters. In banking and finance, the team provides advice in capital markets, financial litigation, syndicated lending and financing of significant public and private projects from local and international banks as well as other financial institutions. Expertise in dispute resolution comprises a wide array of areas from energy, infrastructure and public law to labour, IP, anti-corruption, financial and real estate disputes, counterfeiting litigation and criminal environmental cases. Intellectual property is one of the strongest practice areas in Guatemala, where the team has vast experience advising clients in trademark clearance and prosecution, patent applications, registration of industrial designs and utility models as well as copyright matters. Complex IP litigation is another strong suit for the department. In labour and employment, clients seek advice from our experts on day-to-day matters, labour litigation and immigration issues. In tax, the team handles issues affecting investments, tax aspects of M&A transactions and complex tax litigation.
The firm’s office is in the country’s capital, Guatemala City.
Diagonal 6 10-50, Zone 10, Interamericas Building, North Tower, Office 801, Guatemala, Central America
Tel: +502 2225 7000
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