Partner Profile

Jorge Luis Arenales

Arias (Guatemala)

Guatemala

LL 250

Biography

Partner at Arias since 1998 | head of the corporate and finance department.

He specialises in advising corporations on mergers and acquisitions and corporate and commercial matters. He has ample experience in regulated industries such as energy, oil & gas, telecommunications, project financing and structuring of guarantees. His experience includes corporate and civil litigation tax and commercial arbitration.

Additionally, Jorge Luis is the co chair, Latin American Council, international section of the New York State Bar Association.

Jorge Luis has a juris doctor degree from the University Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala (1998) and is authorised as a practising attorney and notary public by the Supreme Court of Justice of Guatemala. He attended the Programme of Negotiation for Lawyers (PIL) at Harvard Law School, Cambridge. He obtained his LLM with honours from The Northwestern University School of Law and also obtained a Certificate in Business Administration of Instituto de Empresa.

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