WWL says: authority on corporate and finance law.
José Evenor is a partner and president at Consortium Legal, with more than 50 years of experience in the banking and finance, telecommunications, mining and retail sectors. He has been a local adviser to large companies, including large local and international companies such as Wal-Mart, General Electric, Sony, Caterpillar, Phillip Morris, Citi, GE Finance and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE). He is honorary consul of Great Britain and honorary consul of Sweden. He is also president of service institutions such as Unirse (Nicaraguan Union for Corporate Social Responsibility) and Teleton (in support of children with disabilities).
In 2014, he was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Chambers and Partners, recognising his exceptional career as a lawyer.
His experience includes legal services to the government of Nicaragua in the negotiations with commercial banks on the external debt, the IDB, the World Bank and the IMF, as well as the Paris Club. He has been president of the Banco Central de Nicaragua and Inversiones Financieras. He has also been a member of the board of directors of the Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions.
He holds a JSD Doctor of the Science of Law from Cornell University, United States (1976), and attended the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University, United States (1974) and Georgetown Law Centre, United States (1973), he holds a law degree from the University of Chile, Chile (1969).
He speaks Spanish and English.