Central America: Corporate Tax 2019

This year we recognise 21 corporate tax specialists who stand out in the Central American market for their top-tier work handling related transactional and regulatory issues.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Diego Salto Consortium Legal, San José
2. Adrián Torrealba  Facio & Cañas, San José


At Barrow & Williams, managing partner Rodwell Williams has extensive experience in non-contentious and contentious tax matters and regularly advises clients from across the finance and banking sector.

Costa Rica

Diego Salto of Consortium Legal is acclaimed for “knowing all the details” of a case and is highlighted for his first-rate corporate tax practice which spans litigation, tax planning and consulting.

Adrián Torrealba of Facio & Cañas is lauded as a “very excellent tax attorney” and has extensive experience in advising prominent banks on complex tax matters.

José Maria Oreamuno enjoys a strong reputation in the Costa Rican market thanks for his first-rate practice which concentrates on transactional advice, tax auditing and compliance work.

Luis Chacon of BLP enjoys a stellar reputation in tax law. He specialises in litigation and tax consultation and supports companies in relation to tax inspection procedures.

Hernán Pacheco O at EY Law is credited as being “one of the best” in the country when it comes to handling complex global transactions and advising on corporate structuring and commercial contracts.


Ruby Asturias of EY Law is well versed in commercial and corporate tax matters within the region, an area in which she is considered a go-to name in the market.

At QIL+4 Abogados, founding partner José Quiñones has significant experience in advising international financial institutions on tax planning, compliance matters and tax advice on M&A deals.


Armando Manzanares of Consortium Legal is hailed as “one of the best tax lawyers in Honduras”. He regularly advises prominent domestic and global corporates with their commercial and tax matters. 


Melvin Antonio Estrada Canizales of Garcia & Bodan is highly praised by clients for his “strong knowledge and commitment”. His tax practice spans negotiating with tax authorities to strategy and tax planning.

Minerva Bellorin R at ACZALAW is commended for her impressive tax practice as well as her expansive experience assisting corporates across different sectors with their tax planning.

Ana Teresa Rizo of Arias has a well-regarded tax and fiscal planning practice and is renowned for the first-rate counsel she delivers to clients on their tax operations. 


Jose Javier Rivera Jimenez of Rivera, Bolivar y Castañedas has a first-rate tax practice and is credited as a “senior personality in the tax industry”.

Estif Aparicio at Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega is an eminent corporate lawyer who has undertaken impressive work in relation to tax transactions and regulation.  

Alejandro Alemán at Alfaro Ferrer & Ramírez is acclaimed as a “young attorney very much focused on the tax arena”. His practice concentrates on compliance, tax due diligence and special regimes.

Adolfo Campos of Morgan & Morgan “has been practising tax law for a long time” commend peers who applaud his extensive experience in the field.

Ramón Ricardo Arias Porras of Galindo Arias y López possesses “very good knowledge of the field” say sources and frequently assists clients with the tax elements of prominent M&A transactions. 

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