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Consortium Legal promotes partner in Guatemala
Central American law firm Consortium Legal has announced the promotion of senior associate, María Fernanda Morales Porres, to partner in the firm’s Guatemala City office.
Until now, María Fernanda had led the firm’s corporate department in the country, and has more than 11 years’ experience, having joined the firm as an associate in 2012, and from where she has been providing legal advice to clients regarding corporate law, as well as civil and commercial law, to companies in the regulated sector, and in transactional law.
A graduate in law and social science from the Universidad Rafael Landívar, she also holds a master’s degree in international law and negotiation from the Universidad del Atlántico, as well as a postgraduate degree in commercial law from the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.
She has provided legal advice in relation to corporate proceedings, as well as advising on M&As, corporate authorizations, shareholders’ rights and procedures related to entities subject to Guatemalan law.
In addition to advising companies, Maria Fernanda also has experience in advising non-profit entities, including associations, foundations, and branches thereof registered in the Republic of Guatemala whose objects are for the education, health and art, among other areas.
In addition to its offices in Guatemala City, Consortium Legal also has offices in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua, and whose team is the largest in the Central American region, according to the firm’s website.
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