ACZALAW was founded in 2002 as a Central American firm. It currently has a presence in three countries: Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras. In 2013, Aczalaw Nicaragua joined the Costa Rican legal firm Pacheco Coto to serve as its regional platform. Since January 2018 our firm has returned to the Aczalaw platform.
The firm has more the 20 years’ experience of working with local partners, and offers a solid team serving national and international investors. Its lawyers have been repeatedly endorsed by Chambers and Partners, a renowned legal directory that has granted distinctions and personal recognition to all Aczalaw staff. In 2013, Chambers shortlisted Aczalaw as one of the best Central American law firms.
Aczalaw Nicaragua is focused on assisting national and foreign investors in all kinds of business matters, providing specialist legal advice to suit its clients’ specific business opportunities and requirements. It has staff of lawyers specialised in the main areas of practice, including:
- government procurement and administrative law;
- public tenders and concession contracts;
- antitrust and consumer protection;
- international trade and customs;
- business and corporate law/M&A;
- labour law;
- due diligence process;
- energy and natural resources;
- environmental law;
- intellectual property;
- real estate and hospitality;
- tax advice;
- free-zone regimes and BPOs; and
- migratory services.
Consistent with its vision of growth and expertise, Aczalaw provides comprehensive legal solutions in foreign jurisdictions to an important roster of prestigious multinational and international clients. We are committed to be the strategic ally of each client by providing reliable and high-quality legal services, as well as the personalised attention that has characterised us as legal professionals throughout our history.
The partners, associates and teams that make up our firm are distinguished for offering clients a value-added approach, including (but not limited to) extensive experience with foreign direct investment; a highly specialised and diverse workforce; and transparency and ethical values. We know the importance of mixing legal specialisation with expertise, innovation and adaptability; we know what the client wants and needs; and we know each client’s main business and operations. Thus, our goal is to achieve a long-term business relationship with our clients.
Representative clients: Kimberly Clark; Thyssenkrupp; Desarrollos Urbanos de Centroamerica; Cesa Technologies; Onelink Group; Sita Aero; Genomma Lab; Xynergia; Andrews International; Renxo; Acciona Agua; BTD Proyectos; Constraula; Portek; Kuehne + Nagel; and Hispasat.