In this chapter we recognise 16 leading aviation lawyers in the Central American market who stand out for their work handling a range of contentious, financing and regulatory matters.
Most highly regarded
Nassar Abogados sees two standout practitioners recognised here.
Alina Nassar maintains a stellar reputation as a “go-to aviation attorney” thanks to her unrivalled knowledge of regulatory issues.
The “excellent” Tomás Nassar Perez is renowned for his “market-leading transport practice” and, in particular, for his impressive work structuring complex deals.
Javier Escalante at COLBS Estudio Legal is highlighted for his top-tier aviation practice, which sees him regularly advising clients on compliance issues.
Maria Esther Fernández Alvarez de Pou at Raful Sicard & Polanco is “highly recommended” for her contentious and regulatory work. She is “one of the most outstanding lawyers in this field”.
Urania Paulino of Pellerano & Messina is highly esteemed for her extensive knowledge of aviation regulation and transactional matters.
Marcos Peña Rodriguez at Jiménez Cruz Peña is well known for the breadth of his experience handling contentious proceedings in the aviation space.
Galindo Arias y López sees two experts listed here.
Ramón Ricardo Arias Porras is highlighted for his outstanding aviation financing work for local and international clients.
Cristina Lewis de la Guardia is recognised for being “extremely active in her field”. She stands out for her exemplary work on aircraft and engine acquisitions, corporate matters, and regulatory compliance.
Roy Durling at Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega maintains an excellent reputation for his expansive knowledge of commercial and corporate aviation issues.
Juan José Espino of Pardini & Asociados is commended for his “tremendously good practice”, which encompasses complex aviation disputes and negotiations.