Oscar Samour

Oscar Samour
Office:
Calle Llama del Bosque Poniente
Urb Madre Selva III
Edificio Avante Local 3-13
Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad
City:
San Salvador
Country:
El Salvador
Tel:
+503 2209 1600
Fax:
+503 2298 3939

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Central America - Banking, Finance & Projects

Oscar Samour is partner at Consortium Legal – El Salvador. His main areas of practice are banking and finance, M&A and dispute resolution.

Oscar graduated with honors from José Simeón Cañas Central American University in El Salvador, where he obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB). Later, he obtained an LLM in dispute resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California (with honors) as a Fulbright Scholar. Afterwards, he worked as an international associate at King & Spalding LLP in Washington, DC. He also obtained a degree from Columbia University School of Law in New York in advanced legal studies. 

He is frequently sought after by clients for his extensive experience handling multijurisdictional cases and transactions.  He has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as leading M&A lawyer and has been ranked as leading lawyer in his practice areas by Chambers & Partners, LACCA, The Legal 500 and IFLR, among others. 

He is also a member of the International Bar Association, the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALA), and a certified arbitrator by the arbitration centre of the Salvadoran Chamber of Commerce, and member of Club Español de Arbitraje and Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC).

WWL says: Oscar Samour is “very good for both corporate and finance work” according to sources, areas in which he is considered by peers to be a specialist and go-to name.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Central America which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Central America - Corporate

Oscar Samour is partner at Consortium Legal – El Salvador. His main areas of practice are banking and finance, M&A and dispute resolution.

Oscar graduated with honors from José Simeón Cañas Central American University in El Salvador, where he obtained a bachelor of laws (LLB). Later, he obtained an LLM in dispute resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California (with honors) as a Fulbright Scholar. Afterwards, he worked as an international associate at King & Spalding LLP in Washington, DC. He also obtained a degree from Columbia University School of Law in New York in advanced legal studies. 

He is frequently sought after by clients for his extensive experience handling multijurisdictional cases and transactions.  He has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as leading M&A lawyer and has been ranked as leading lawyer in his practice areas by Chambers & Partners, LACCA, The Legal 500 and IFLR, among others. 

He is also a member of the International Bar Association, the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALA), and a certified arbitrator by the arbitration centre of the Salvadoran Chamber of Commerce, and member of Club Español de Arbitraje and Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC).

WWL says: Oscar Samour is known for his broad expertise in cross-border transactions. He is regularly involved in major acquisitions in the banking sector and peers say, “He is excellent for both corporate and financial matters.”

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Central America which can be purchased from our Shop.

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