Renowned Guatemalan professor, lawyer and notary, Francisco Castillo Love is a founding partner of Aguilar Castillo Love and remains a prominent figure within the firm, as well as more widely within the country’s legal, academic and business spheres. Castillo has a doctorate in constitutional law and a magister arlium in economics (Magna Cum Laude, Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala).
During his standout career, Castillo has held numerous positions including as a professor and law faculty dean of the Francisco Marroquín University. He was appointed arbitrator by the Government of Guatemala in the negotiation of the Free Trade Agreements between Central America and the United States, and of that between the United Mexican States and the Republics of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. In 2001 he was the presiding arbitrator, appointed by CENAC (Arbitration and Conciliation Center of the Guatemalan Chamber of Commerce), in Telecomunicaciones de Guatemala, S.A. against World XChange Communications, S.A., and Compañía Desarrolladora Ferroviaria, S.A. against Ferrocarriles de Guatemala.
Castillo has been recognized by the Bar Association for 25 years of professional practice. In addition, throughout his noteworthy career, Castillo has advised numerous companies including holding director and member of the board positions. In 2001, the Central American brewery (la Cervecería Centroamericana) awarded Castillo the Gallo de Oro recognition for his 25 years of excellent work and effort dedicated to the company.
Francisco is a member of the Guatemalan Bar Association and the Instituto Guatemalteco de Derecho Notarial. He speaks English and Spanish.