Joaquin Alvarado P.

Guatemala City,  Guatemala

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Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Cross-Border Litigation
  • White Collar Crime
  • Securities
  • Commercial Law
  • Finance
  • Bankruptcy
Contact InfoTelephone: +502-2421-5733
Fax: +502-2421-5724
EducationUniversidad Francisco Marroquin (Attorney at Law and Notary Public, cum laude, 1990)
Admitted1990, Guatemala
Memberships Guatemalan Bar Association.
LanguagesSpanish and English

Leads the Dispute Resolution and Insurance Practice Group. Former Legal Advisor, Guatemalan Central Bank (Banco de Guatemala). Former Legal Advisor, Banking Superintendence. Former Registrar, Securities Market and Legal Advisor to the Monetary Board. Mr. Alvarado is the head of Carrillo y Asociados' litigation practice group, having ample experience in commercial and criminal litigation. His experience includes multi-jurisdictional cases, several local and foreign arbitration and conciliation proceedings, distribution agreement cases, insolvencies, banking fraud, white collar crimes and securities cases. He has appeared before international courts to render affidavits as an expert in Guatemalan law. Mr. Alvarado participated in a case before the International Chamber of Commerce, he has executed arbitration decisions from international arbitration courts in Guatemala, and has handled several arbitration proceedings in the country. He led one of the biggest conciliation proceedings in Guatemala, in which he was responsible for the defense of a British re-insurer against hundreds of individual claims derived from an aviation accident. He has overseen the dispute resolution and litigation team in commercial disputes defending foreign and local companies in actions involving principals, distributors, and agents. Mr. Alvarado directed the team that sought the recovery of assets in a bankruptcy case in connection with one of the biggest bank fraud that has occurred in our country's history. He has been team leader in the highest-profile local white collar crimes, money laundering and fraud cases, successfully obtaining imprisonment and recuperation of assets. He participated in the investigation and analysis of real estate fraud. Mr. Alvarado has represented local and international entities before the Guatemalan ordinary and constitutional Courts in several litigation proceedings throughout the years.

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Joaquin Alvarado P.

Centro Gerencial Las Margaritas, Torre II, Nivel 7
Guatemala City 01010

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