Corporate Law in Guatemala
2ª calle 24-00 Zona 15 VH II., Edificio Domani, Oficina 701, Guatemala
LEGIC was founded on the back of a growing desire from our clients for comprehensive and integrated legal solutions across Central America. The Group includes internationally recognized law firms across Central America and enjoys strategic alliances with others in Mexico, the US and Asia.
The profile of our managing partners in the region is marked by a strong trajectory in the private sector, representing multinational companies some part of the Fortune 500 list; various specializations in business and law from leading universities in Latin America, the US and Asia, as well as extensive collaboration with academia.
The extent of the breadth and depth of our expertise and experience has been recognized both domestically and internationally; Chambers & Partners and Legal500 recognize our members as leading firms in the region. Our members also collaborate closely with leading chambers of commerce in the region.
We pride ourselves in understanding our customers needs. During our more than 50 years of combined experience, we have been a trusted partner for our clients during their growth and success.Show more +
Founding partner and managing director of Alegalis, has been recognized consecutively as a “Leading Individual” by the international rankings Chambers & Partners and Legal500 (2015 to 2021), due to the positive response of his clients.
He initiated his practice as a litigator, having succeeded in civil, commercial, criminal and constitutional cases. The attention and devotion provided to his clients earned him their trust and soon lead to providing also corporate law services, to the extent that he has participated in mergers and acquisitions in Guatemala, Central America and South America. The involvement in these fields allowed him to diversify the firms’ capabilities and specialize in areas such as real estate development and energy generation, fields in which he has vast experience.
In the year 2004 after obtaining his MBA, he was asked by clients to join them as counsel and director of companies in different industries. This allowed him to travel to Asia and perceive the importance of this continent, but specifically the People’s Republic of China, one of the reasons why in 2012 Alegalis Hong Kong was founded. This office has allowed the firm to provide services for Central American clients in Asia and provide a link for Asian clients in Central and South America.
Juan Antonio holds an MBA from Católica de Chile University, a masters in Criminal Law from Istmo Unversity and has been a professor in the Faculty of Law of Rafael Landivar University.
Founder, shareholder and director of various companies in industries such as trade, real estate, financial services and pharmaceutical.
Has founded and is an active member of various non-profit organ