Francisco Chávez B

Francisco Chávez B
Diagonal 6, 10-01 Zona 10
Centro Gerencial Las Margaritas, Torre II, Nivel 7
Guatemala City
+502 2421 5796
+502 2421 5724


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Francisco Chávez is one of the country’s leading litigators. His expertise includes alternative dispute resolution techniques, arbitration, mediation and negotiation.

His experience involves a wide variety of high-profile and complicated matters for major corporations, financial institutions and government. He specialises in managing complex cases involving multiple claims and parties.

He substantially contributes to the other practice groups in the firm, being an expert in corporate law, M&A, insolvency and financial transactions.

He was educated at Rafael Landívar University of Guatemala (attorney and notary public, 1975; procedural law programme, 1986); ESEADE (MBA, 1998).

Mr Chávez is the former managing partner of the law firm Beltranena, de la Cerda y Chávez, which merged with Carrillo y Asociados in 2009. He is the founding partner of Carrillo y Asociados.

He is a board member of many local organisations, a former professor of procedural law at Rafael Landívar University, and a reviewer of several bills, including the General Procedural Code and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law. He authored a thesis, The Letter of Credit, and is a member of many associations including the Guatemalan Bar Association, the Guatemalan Notarial Law Institute and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a notary practitioner, and speaks Spanish and English.

WWL says: Francisco Chávez B is recommended for his considerable experience handling complex, high-profile matters for major corporates and financial institutions.


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