Professional Notice

Carrillo & Asociados


Carrillo & Asociados provides its clients with an integral approach through a 360-degree perspective that involves a deep technical expertise and insight into the industries and sectors in which clients operate. The firm caters to multinational companies, regional conglomerates, international financial institutions and family offices, among others.

Our client’s needs range from complex cross-border litigation, energy and natural resources, foreign investment, project finance, mergers & acquisitions. Our professionals work within multidisciplinary teams advising clients in matters of insolvency, restructuring and fraud, white-collar crime, anti-corruption, compliance and asset recovery, distribution, among others. Carrillo & Asociados is recognised for assembling and managing specialised result-oriented teams to handle complex and multi-jurisdictional matters, and for our scalability in managing transactions and litigation of varying size and complexity in Central America. The firm invests heavily in the specialisation of our talented professionals as well as technology and cybersecurity.

Carrillo & Asociados is committed to upholding and strengthening the Rule of Law in Guatemala. For over 15 years the firm has been making efforts to defend and support the Constitution, promoting citizenship and public interest litigation as a tool to promote and protect the Rule of Law and combat impunity.  

Carrillo works with strategic partners in specialised international networks, such as ICC's FraudNet, the world’s leading network of asset tracking and recovery lawyers operating under the support of the International Chamber of Commerce, as well as through Insol International, Terralex, State Capital Group and ASIPI, ACFE, among others.

Main practice areas

Dispute resolution: specialised in complex multi-jurisdictional cases involving multinational corporations, financial institutions and government. We offer a leading practice in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques, including arbitration, mediation and negotiation.

Taxation and customs: expert in innovating tax advice and advises clients on a full spectrum of estate planning, asset protection, financing and investment matters, as well as non-compete, compensation and benefit issues within the context of the most challenging M&As and other corporate deals.

Banking and finance: counsel to international financial institutions and regional clients in multiple industries providing advice in negotiation, structuring and drafting of complex transactions in the region, regulatory advice in compliance and innovative crowdfunding structures.

Corporate and commercial: M&A and corporate structures, specialising in drafting and negotiation of high-end corporate deals, incorporation, organisation, and reorganisation of entities and corporate groups, joint ventures, stock purchase and shareholder agreements.

Insolvency, restructuring, white-collar crime, fraud: Spearheading innovative legal, forensic accounting and computer forensics, Carrillo is counsel to trustees, custodians and liquidators of financial institutions in Latin America. The firm is the go-to counsel for multinational companies regarding asset recovery, cybercrime and occupational fraud.

Intellectual property: Traditionally know in the market for our robust IP Practice, the team covers the complete spectrum of intellectual property law, including trademarks, patents, design patents, industrial designs, service trademarks and franchising and licensing agreements, both locally and internationally. Additionally, our IP practice has been very active on litigation, smuggling, counterfeit and contraband matters.

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