Francisco Chávez B

Francisco Chávez B
Diagonal 6, 10-01 Zona 10
Centro Gerencial Las Margaritas, Torre II, Nivel 7
Guatemala City
+502 2421 5753
+502 2421 5724


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Francisco is one of the country’s leading litigators. His expertise includes alternative dispute resolution techniques, arbitration, mediation and negotiation.

His experience involves a wide variety of high-profile and complicated matters for major corporations, financial institutions and government. He is specialised in managing complex cases involving multiple claims and parties.

He substantially contributes to the other practice groups in the firm, being an expert in corporate law, M&A, insolvency and financial transactions.

He earned his law degree at Rafael Landívar University in Guatemala in 1975. He also studied on the procedural law programme in 1986 and obtained an MBA from ESEADE in 1998.

Francisco was the managing partner of the law firm Beltranena, de la Cerda y Chávez, which merged with Carrillo & Asociados in 2009. He is the founding partner of Carrillo & Asociados.

He is a board member of many local organisations; a former professor of procedural law at Rafael Landívar University; and a reviewer of several bills, including the General Procedural Code and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law. He authored a thesis, The Letter of Credit, and is a member of many associations including the Guatemalan Bar Association, the Guatemalan Notarial Law Institute and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a notary practitioner and speaks Spanish and English.

WWL says: World-class litigator Francisco Chávez is highly regarded for his skill in fraud and asset recovery proceedings.

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