Partner Profile

Diego Martin Menjivar

Consortium Legal (El Salvador)

El Salvador

LL 250

Biography

With more than 17 years of experience in the sectors of tax, insurance, infrastructure and technology; he has experience in insurance law, foreign investment and international trade, customs law, tax and corporate law. He has an extensive experience as a legal adviser to recognised companies, both local and international; he has been a local consultant for national and international public organisations, including the World Bank.

During his career, he has participated as a leading local lawyer in the process of negotiating and acquiring the hotel shares previously operated by the Hilton franchise by Grupo Español Barceló Hotels & Resorts and in the acquisition of the Maxiefectivo/GuatePrenda group by Ezcorp. He has also advised various clients in tax and customs litigation at administrative and judicial levels. He led the defence of an administrative process of verification of origin under CAFTA, against the granza rice importer industry, having achieved the recognition of origin by the General Customs Office and the closure of the case, and avoiding the application of duties, taxes and fines over the amount of approximately US$15 million.

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