Liz Gordillo

Liz Gordillo
Firm:
Office:
Diagonal 6, 10-01 zona 10
Centro Gerencial Las Margaritas, Torre II,
oficina 402-B.
City:
Guatemala City
Country:
Guatemala

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Central America - Administrative & Public Law

Liz is a partner at Arias. She assists international and local companies in compliance with local regulations, contracts, labour disputes, internal labour regulations and occupational safety, among others. Her practice is devoted to labour, immigration and regulatory law. She is also experienced in intellectual property, industrial property, corporate, agency and distribution, tort, telecommunications, product liability and consumer law.

She has had an active participation in the Review and Drafting Commissions for the Law on Competition, and the User and Consumer Protection Law. Liz has been a legal adviser to the United Nations in the Guatemalan modernisation programme (1997); adviser to the Guatemalan Tourism Institute in the modernisation programme (1997); consultant to the Revision of the Civil Services Bill (1996-1997); legal adviser to the minister and vice minister of the economy (1996-1997); legal adviser to the Immigration Bill (1998); legal adviser of the CAFTA seminar on the trade and commercial law assessment activity overview (2004); and leader of the Guatemalan team on the seminar of the simulation of the regional conference of the USAID over the evaluation of the Trade and Commercial Law of CAFTA 2005.

She has a law degree from the Rafael Landívar University, and is an active attorney at law and public notary. She studied legal issues in international business at the Central American Business Institute (INCAE). She also studied on the Program of Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School and attended the Harvard leading professional service firms course (2003); additionally, she studied tort law at the University of Salamanca in Spain (2003).

WWL says: Liz Gordillo runs an outstanding practice and is "well known for her labour-related work", where she advises companies on compliance matters with domestic administrative issues.

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 - Labour, Employment & Immigration

Liz is a partner at Arias. She assists international and local companies in compliance with local regulations, contracts, labour disputes, internal labour regulations and occupational safety, among others. Her practice is devoted to labour, immigration and regulatory law. She is also experienced in intellectual property, industrial property, corporate, agency and distribution, tort, telecommunications, product liability and consumer law.

She has had an active participation in the Review and Drafting Commissions for the Law on Competition, and the User and Consumer Protection Law. Liz has been a legal adviser to the United Nations in the Guatemalan modernisation programme (1997); adviser to the Guatemalan Tourism Institute in the modernisation programme (1997); consultant to the Revision of the Civil Services Bill (1996-1997); legal adviser to the minister and vice minister of the economy (1996-1997); legal adviser to the Immigration Bill (1998); legal adviser of the CAFTA seminar on the trade and commercial law assessment activity overview (2004); and leader of the Guatemalan team on the seminar of the simulation of the regional conference of the USAID over the evaluation of the Trade and Commercial Law of CAFTA 2005.

She has a law degree from the Rafael Landívar University, and is an active attorney at law and public notary. She studied legal issues in international business at the Central American Business Institute (INCAE). She also studied on the Program of Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School and attended the Harvard leading professional service firms course (2003); additionally, she studied tort law at the University of Salamanca in Spain (2003).

WWL says: Liz Gordillo is highly respected for her “depth of experience in labour law” and is an authority on immigration and regulatory matters.

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

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