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Since 1942, Arias & Muñoz has become a trusted name throughout the Central American region and beyond, offering local market knowledge and impressive global reach.

We deliver a full complement of global legal and business solutions through our eight Central American offices. As pioneers in the regionalisation of the Central American legal market, Arias & Muñoz has fully integrated offices spanning six countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras (Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula), Nicaragua, Costa Rica (San José and Guanacaste) and Panama. The firm has over 160 attorneys, and is highly specialised in more than 30 practice areas. One of the largest and most highly respected law firms in Central America, Arias & Muñoz has been setting the standard in effective solutions, award-winning client service and unparalleled innovation to the region’s legal market, representing wide array of clients doing business in the region, from major multinational corporations to medium-sized and small businesses, start-ups and individuals.

Arias & Muñoz has been recognised throughout the years for being a market leader: it was named Central America Law Firm of the Year by IFLR in 2016, 2015 and 2008; by Chambers Latin America in 2014 and 2009; and by Chambers Global. It was named Central America Tax Firm of the Year in 2015 by International Tax Review; El Salvador Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Latin America in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 and 2009; Central America Tax Firm of the Year in 2015 by International Tax Review; El Salvador Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Latin America in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 and 2009 and 2007, and by IFLR in 2016; and Nicaragua Law Firm of the Year by IFLR in 2016. It won the Client Service Award from Chambers Latin America in 2015, 2013, 2012 and 2011; and the Women in Business Law Award in Central America and Panama from Euromeny in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.

Main practice areas include: Corporate and commercial, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, arbitration and litigation, intellectual property, labour law, tax planning, energy, antitrust, telecommunications, real estate, public law, foreign investments and free trade zones, aviation, business immigration, capital markets and more.

Guatemala - Guatemala City
T: +502 2382 7700
F: +502 2382 7743

El Salvador - San Salvador
T: +503 2257 0900
F: +503 2257 0901

Honduras -Tegucigalpa
T: +504 2221 4505
F: +504 2221 4522

honduras - San Pedro Sula
T: +504 2550 2202
F: +504 2557 6488

Nicaragua - Managua
T: +505 2270 0480
F: +505 2270 0483

Costa Rica -San José
T: +506 2503 9800
F: +506 2204 7580

Guanacaste - Costa Rica
T: +506 2503 9800
F: +506 2204 7580

Panama City - Panama
T: +507 282 1400
F: +507 282 1435

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