Arias & Muñoz

Arias & Muñoz

www.ariaslaw.com

Arias & Muñoz is deeply rooted in the Central American region. Established in 1942 in El Salvador and merged with the renowned Costa Rican attorneys José Antonio Muñoz and Pedro M. Muñoz in 1998, the founding partners embarked on a unique concept to deliver regional legal services where effectiveness, dynamism, creativity and integrity are the firm’s hallmark.

This company is the first and only Central American law firm that is a single unit, with eight fully integrated offices spanning six countries:

  • Costa Rica: San Jose and Guanacaste
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras: Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama

This full service law firm bridges cultural and business gaps, offering services to a diverse client base, serving major multinational corporations, Global 500 and Fortune 500 companies and individual small enterprises. Recognizing clients’ specific needs, the firm’s lawyers develop results oriented solutions to complex legal and business challenges, tailored to each client’s situation.

The legal team provides vitality, vision and thoroughness to each client relationship. All work is enriched by the enlightened experience, professional guidance and strategic direction of the firm partners. The successful practice is based on an in depth understanding of the unique challenges clients face and developing options for their consideration using a totally synergistic approach.

Main Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust
  • Aviation and Transportation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Immigration
  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Civil and Notary
  • Consumer Protection Regulation
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Franchising
  • Governmental Relations
  • Government Procurement
  • Health Business
  • Hotels and Resorts
  • International Trade, Foreign Investments and Free Zones
  • Labor Law
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property and Sanitary Registration
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Oil and Gas
  • Project and Infrastructure Finance
  • Public Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership
  • Real Estate
  • Retail Industry
  • Tax and Fiscal Planning
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utility

International Clients

  • 3M
  • ACTS/Aeroman
  • AIG
  • Banco Continental de Panamá
  • Banco de Bogotá
  • Bank of America
  • BCIE
  • BNP Paribas
  • Cadburry – Adams
  • Carlson Hotel
  • Caterpillar Financial Services
  • Chevron Texaco
  • Citi Bank
  • Coca Cola Company
  • Dell
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Durman Esquivel
  • Empresas Públicas de Medellín
  • FedEx
  • Ford Motor Corporation
  • FOX
  • General Electric
  • Grupo de Inversiones Sudamericana
  • Hilton Hotels Corporation
  • Holcim Group Support LTD
  • HSBC
  • IFC
  • ISA
  • Jack Parker Corporation
  • Kellogg
  • Kraft Foods International
  • Newcom Ltd
  • Nokia
  • Phillip Morris
  • Sab Miller International
  • Sanofi- Aventis
  • Santander Investment Colombia
  • Sears Roebuck
  • Siemens
  • Société Générale
  • Starwood Hotels
  • Telefonica
  • United Airlines
  • Visa Internacional
  • Voith Siemens
  • Wachovia Bank – Wachovia Securities
  • Walmart

Office Location

Costa Rica
Centro Empresarial Forum I, Edificio C, Oficina 1C1
Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica, C.A.
P.O. Box 12891 -1000 San José
Tel: (506) 2204-7575
Fax: (506) 2204-7580

Interlaw Contacts

José Antonio Muñoz
jmunoz@ariaslaw.co.cr
(506) 2204-7575


Office Location

Guatemala
Av. La Reforma 7 – 62
Edif. Aristos Reforma, Nivel 10
Oficina 1001 E, Zona 9
Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala, C.A.
Tel: (502) 2382-7700
Fax: (502) 2362-9331

Interlaw Contacts

José Antonio Muñoz
jmunoz@ariaslaw.co.cr
(506) 2204-7575


Office Location

Nicaragua
Km 4 1/2, Carretera a Masaya
Centro BAC, Quinto Piso
Managua
Nicaragua
Tel: (505) 2270-0480
Fax: (505) 2274-4123

Interlaw Contacts

José Antonio Muñoz
jmunoz@ariaslaw.co.cr
(506) 2204-7575


Office Location

El Salvador
Calle La Mascota No. 533
Colonia San Benito
San Salvador, El Salvador, C.A.
Tel: (503) 2257-0900
Fax: (503) 2257-0901
contact.elsalvador@ariaslaw.com

Interlaw Contact

José Antonio Muñoz
jmunoz@ariaslaw.co.cr
(506) 2204-7575


Office Location

Honduras
Centro Comercial El Dorado 6th Floor
Boulevard Morazán
Tegucigalpa M.D.C
Honduras, C.A.
Tel: (504) 2221-4505
Fax: (504) 2221-4522

Interlaw Contact

José Antonio Muñoz
jmunoz@ariaslaw.co.cr
(506) 2204-7575