Arias is the most recommended firm in Central America, with over 77 years of experience in providing accurate and timely solutions based on our clients’ goals and backed by a great team of professionals highly focused on client service. It was established in 1942 by Francisco Armando Arias (1915–2013), and today it remains the leading firm in the region.
We provide creative and innovative legal solutions that add value for our clients, taking the time to know and understand their business goals, while always staying focused on providing reliable and accurate legal services, with their best interests in mind, in each country in which we operate: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
We make things happen. We offer our clients the best legal talent in the region. Our team of very experienced attorneys in several practice areas and also young lawyers, makes us a firm that is constantly renewed and adapted to today's needs. The Arias team comprises 35 partners and over 150 specialised attorneys in more than 33 practice areas. Clients highly value our team’s ability to handle local and cross-border transactions and our unparalleled experience, which includes participating in many of the region’s most important deals and advising the world’s leading companies.
We promote diversity within the firm, so professional growth is based on each individual’s merit regardless of gender or ethnicity: 49% of our partners are women; 54% of our associates are women; and 65% of our management positions are held by women.
Corporate social responsibility and pro-bono work have always been an important part of our DNA, we work over 2,000 hours pro bono per year. We believe that it is everyone's responsibility to inspire and generate positive changes in our environment to achieve a better and assured future for future generations.