In this year’s research, we recognise 93 practitioners for their expertise advising on the incorporation and authorisation of banks and financial entities, in addition to advising institutions on raising finance on a cross-border level.
Most Highly Regarded
Consortium Legal sees 12 practitioners recognised.
David Arturo Campos is endorsed for his first-class practice and formidable expertise in regulatory issues relating to the financial markets.
Mario Quesada Bianchini is “extremely active in the banking sector” and wins praise for his sweeping knowledge of regulatory matters and the acquisition of financial institutions.
Randall Barquero León is highly esteemed for his strong track record advising international and domestic banks on project finance transactions and cross-border credit matters.
Mario Gómez Pacheco of Latamlex Abogados enjoys a stellar reputation for his exceptional work in the banking and finance sector.
Roberto León Gómez at Vector Legal is revered for his broad expertise encompassing the incorporation and authorisation of financial institution, insurers and banks.
Vicente Lines at Arias is recognised for his work on acquisitions, transactions and advising corporates on financing options.
Víctor Garita is a standout arbitrator with extensive experience in a range of financial and corporate matters.
Daniel Araya at Dentons Muñoz enjoys a strong profile in the domestic market for his banking and finance expertise.
Ricardo Cordero Baltodano of Cordero & Cordero Abogados is a specialist in financial insurance law with unrivalled experience advising on international loan facilities and project finance.
Hernán Cordero-Maduro is lauded for his encyclopaedic knowledge of banking law, and is a valued adviser to high-profile domestic and international financial institutions and banks.
Andrés López at BLP is a renowned practitioner who has amassed considerable experience counselling financial institutions and banks on financing and debt matters.
Luis Pellerano of Pellerano Nadal wins glowing praise as an “intelligent counsel who seeks reasonable solutions to advance the case”.
Leonel Melo Guerrero of OMG is “tremendously well regarded” for his exceptional banking finance practice.
Zygmunt Brett at BLP is a distinguished practitioner with profound knowledge of financial instruments and execution of complex acquisitions.
Armando Arias of Arias is recognised for his understanding of free trade agreements and negotiations, as well as his long-standing dispute resolution practice.
Juan Carlos Castillo-Chacón of Aguilar Castillo Love stands out for his considerable expertise in project finance, with a concentration on electricity and energy-based projects.
Alejandro Cofiño at QIL+4 Abogados is a top-notch lawyer who clients rely on for a spectrum of financing matters including bridge and mezzanine loans, bonds and corporate loans.
Eduardo Mayora of Mayora & Mayora applies an encyclopaedic understanding of matters relating to tax, economic and financial issues.
Alvaro Rodrigo Castellanos Howell at Consortium Legal is a “top name in Central America”. He stands out for his contentious work, and his experience as counsel to domestic and international banks.
Marcos Ibargüen Segovia of QIL+4 Abogados is a top-notch corporate lawyer who excels in transactions and financial restructurings.
Rene López Rodezno at Lopez Rodezno & Asociados excels in finance transactions and is “always a pleasure to work with”.
Dennis Matamoros Batson of Matamoros Batson & Asociados is considered an authority on corporate finance transactions and complex regulatory affairs.
Gustavo León-Gómez at Consortium Legal is highlighted for his detailed knowledge of consumer and corporate debt, with a concentration on regulatory matters.
Bertha Argüello at Arias is noted for being “very active in the commercial and banking sector”.
Eloy Alfaro B of Alemán Cordero Galindo & Lee is a specialist in merger transactions and banking acquisitions, and regularly advises prominent clients such as Citibank and Bank of Nova Scotia.
Roy Durling at Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega is a seasoned practitioner with in-depth asset-based financing expertise, which he uses to assist clients with interests in Panama.