Minerva Bellorin R

Minerva Bellorin R
Firm:
Office:
Colonial Los Robles, V Etapa
Etapa No. 26
City:
Managua
Country:
Nicaragua

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Central America - Corporate

Minerva Bellorin R is a lawyer and notary public duly authorised by the Supreme Court of Justice of Nicaragua since 1996, and has more than 20 years of experience. She was a co-founding partner of Aczalaw, a firm with presence throughout Central America since 2001. Ms Bellorin has great experience in the areas of corporate and commerce, taxes, intellectual property, free zones, telecommunications and real estate, with emphasis on advising foreign investors in mergers and acquisitions, due diligence process, tax and labour structures, joint ventures, franchises, and distribution agreements.

She has provided legal advice in the fields of tax and tax planning to corporations dedicated to different economic sectors or related to different business activities, such as real estate development and hotel business. This included all stages of the projects, related to legal corporative structure to purchase and sale of properties, registry research and due diligences, acquisitions, public contracts, tenders, and transfer of assets and shares, among others.

Ms Bellorin has been constantly interacting with the different structures of public administration related to the negotiation of agreements with the regulatory entities, and compliance with regulatory and legal aspects for obtaining licences, registrations, permits and concessions, including government procurement.

Ms Bellorin has been ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers Latin American and Chambers Global for several years. In Chambers Global (2013), she was profiled as a “fantastic lawyer who is always available and shows great judgment when making decisions”.

In 2013, Ms Bellorin joined Pacheco Coto legal firm as a founding partner and chairman of the board of directors in Nicaragua. In January 2018, she rejoined Aczalaw as a partner and chair of the board of directors in Nicaragua.      

She holds a master’s degree in corporate law with specialty in juridical consultancy of companies from Central American University (UCA) (1997); an executive programme certificate in legal issues of international business from Georgetown University (INCAE) (1999); a specialisation certificate in business taxation from the American University (2013); and a law degree from the UCA school of law (1995). She also attended the course on management of law firms in Latin America at the IE Law School in Spain and Florida (2017).

Ms Bellorin is an active participant in update courses and programmes of areas of interest required by her field of work. She offers legal corporate consultancy to, for example, the commercial law programme at the Judicial School of Barcelona, Spain (2011); the update programme of the Chamber of Commerce, Nicaragua (in such areas as new acts and regulations; the defence of rights and interests of consumers; custom law; administrative complaints; and appeal interposition before the general direction of custom services and the taxation administrative court); an update programme regarding tax law; and an update programme regarding the new act for public registries and legal registry protection.

She is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Latin American council; a member of the International Bar Association (IBA); and a representative for the Women in the Profession programme, Nicaragua chapter (2016–2017).

She speaks English and Spanish.

Understanding your core business.

WWL says: Minerva Bellorin is an eminent practitioner in corporate matters, leveraging her extensive experience to offer clients strong representation across transactional issues, including joint ventures and foreign investment.

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 Tax

Minerva Bellorin R is a lawyer and notary public duly authorised by the Supreme Court of Justice of Nicaragua since 1996, and has more than 20 years of experience. She was a co-founding partner of Aczalaw, a firm with presence throughout Central America since 2001. Ms Bellorin has great experience in the areas of corporate and commerce, taxes, intellectual property, free zones, telecommunications and real estate, with emphasis on advising foreign investors in mergers and acquisitions, due diligence process, tax and labour structures, joint ventures, franchises, and distribution agreements.

She has provided legal advice in the fields of tax and tax planning to corporations dedicated to different economic sectors or related to different business activities, such as real estate development and hotel business. This included all stages of the projects, related to legal corporative structure to purchase and sale of properties, registry research and due diligences, acquisitions, public contracts, tenders, and transfer of assets and shares, among others.

Ms Bellorin has been constantly interacting with the different structures of public administration related to the negotiation of agreements with the regulatory entities, and compliance with regulatory and legal aspects for obtaining licences, registrations, permits and concessions, including government procurement.

Ms Bellorin has been ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers Latin American and Chambers Global for several years. In Chambers Global (2013), she was profiled as a “fantastic lawyer who is always available and shows great judgment when making decisions”.

In 2013, Ms Bellorin joined Pacheco Coto legal firm as a founding partner and chairman of the board of directors in Nicaragua. In January 2018, she rejoined Aczalaw as a partner and chair of the board of directors in Nicaragua.      

She holds a master’s degree in corporate law with specialty in juridical consultancy of companies from Central American University (UCA) (1997); an executive programme certificate in legal issues of international business from Georgetown University (INCAE) (1999); a specialisation certificate in business taxation from the American University (2013); and a law degree from the UCA school of law (1995). She also attended the course on management of law firms in Latin America at the IE Law School in Spain and Florida (2017).

Ms Bellorin is an active participant in update courses and programmes of areas of interest required by her field of work. She offers legal corporate consultancy to, for example, the commercial law programme at the Judicial School of Barcelona, Spain (2011); the update programme of the Chamber of Commerce, Nicaragua (in such areas as new acts and regulations; the defence of rights and interests of consumers; custom law; administrative complaints; and appeal interposition before the general direction of custom services and the taxation administrative court); an update programme regarding tax law; and an update programme regarding the new act for public registries and legal registry protection.

She is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Latin American council; a member of the International Bar Association (IBA); and a representative for the Women in the Profession programme, Nicaragua chapter (2016–2017).

She speaks English and Spanish.

Understanding your core business. 

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

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

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