Professional Notice

García & Bodán (Nicaragua)


García & Bodán ensures uniformity and excellence in its legal services.

García & Bodán is a full-service law firm with eight offices in Central America, located in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

García & Bodán has a team of highly qualified attorneys, graduated with honours from prestigious national and international universities, with fluency in Spanish and English. Our attorneys are recognised for their expertise in complex transactions in a context of rapid change and a competitive business environment. García & Bodán’s team not only supports its clients in legal matters related to their business and expansion strategies, but also serves as a guide to foreign investors to help them establish in a new country.

Main policies

  • Fast response in a maximum of three hours during office hours and not more than 24 hours during non-office hours.
  • Observance of conflict of interests at a regional level, not at an individual office level.
  • Answers always well founded in law, making reference to the applicable law or disposition.

Main practice areas

Corporate and transactional: García & Bodán has participated in complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and elaboration of due diligences in a variety of industrial sectors.

Tax: This practice area is one of the supporting pillars to clients in their investments and businesses in Central America. García & Bodán elaborates and develops tax planning services to maximise clients’ profitability, all in accordance with the laws in force in each country.

Banking and finance: The team provides advice on both unique and complex financial transactions, such as: syndicated bank financing, structured finance, sovereign bond issues, private bond issues, project finance, financing of acquisitions and derivatives, purchase and sale of debt portfolios, trusts, among others; as well as in the area of current regulation of financial markets.

Capital markets: Our capital markets practice focuses on advising public and private companies seeking to raise capital, and assisting them in structuring alternative forms of financing, advising them on the best capital structures to meet their business objectives.

International trade: This area provides support to national, regional, and international companies in matters derived from their commercial activity, the efficiency of their import, export and transit processes, as well as the relationship that the companies sustain with the different public-private representatives, contributing together to strengthen their competitiveness and access to markets.

Intellectual property: This practice focuses on litigation of patents and actions against trademark infringement, handling of brand portfolios, brand monitoring, health records and legal advice on copyrights and other IP rights.

Litigation and arbitration: This practice group has the capacity to resolve disputes through the use of dispute resolution mechanisms or, if necessary, through litigation before courts of all the jurisdictions, including specialist courts.

Real estate: The practice has active participation in the most important tourism-related transactions, especially in Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras. It provides advice to real estate developers, hotel operators and condominium developers, among others.

Labour: García & Bodán has extensive experience in labour counselling, mainly in preventive protection issues in accordance with the processes established by law.

Energy and natural resources: The firm’s expertise covers all areas and activities of the energy and natural resources sectors, including oil and gas.

Managua: Reparto Los Robles, No. L-15. Del Restaurante “La Marseillaise” ½ cuadra al Sur
Managua, Nicaragua C.A.
+505 2264 7790
San Juan del Sur: Del Restaurante “El Timón” 2 cuadras al Norte, contiguo al Hotel Alcazar
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua C.A.
+505 2568 2134 
Tola: Plaza Riviera de Tola. Entrada de Hacienda Iguana 500m al Sur
Tola, Nicaragu. C.A.
+505 2568 2134

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