Aguilar Castillo Love appoints new managing partner in El Salvador

Costa Rica-headquartered law firm Aguilar Castillo Love has appointed Esteban Agüero Guier as managing partner of the firm’s El Salvador office.

Posted mardi, juin 1er 2021
Aguilar Castillo Love appoints new managing partner in El Salvador

Until now based in the firm’s San José, Costa Rica office, where he has worked since 2010, Esteban is “a key partner in the corporate and competition practices,” according to the firm.

Esteban also co-leads the office’s dispute resolution practice, and will continue in his current roles, and as managing partner of El Salvador, will continue to serve and support the office’s practice, its presence and its growth in the country and region, the firm added.

“We are sure his expertise will help bring the office to new heights,” according to Juan Carlos Castillo, regional manager and senior partner.

"Esteban Agüero brings the right qualities and experience to lead our continued growth and strength in the country,” he added.

Prior to joining Aguilar Castillo Love, Esteban was a partner at law firm Fragomen, and has held the position of the commissioner on Costa Rica’s antitrust commission, and as a director at the country’s foreign trade office COMEX.

He holds an LLM from Georgetown University in the US, and a law degree from the Universidad de Costa Rica. He is admitted to practice law in New York.

The law firm, which was founded by Juan Carlos Castillo and John Aguilar Quesada, “places the quality of our practice, the nature of its work and the value of our relationships ahead of our size”, according to the firm’s website.

“We are incredibly proud of the geographic region that we serve, proud of its people and the cultures of its constituent countries,” the firm says.

“We know its immense potential and believe we have a role to play in developing that potential. At the heart of this is the ability to make the region accessible and attractive, enabling our clients to operate with complete security and confidence at a time of growth in which the thinking is ever more cross-border.

We have helped facilitate this change in thinking since the start and we seek to offer our clients a kind of ‘timeless intelligence’,” according to the firm.