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Comprehensive Legal Counsel

CENTRAL LAW is the leading legal consultancy firm in the region. We offer an ample variety of areas of practice that are completely developed by an experienced and innovative team. We have offices in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.

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Antitrust and Competition Law

At CENTRAL LAW we offer local and international companies our specialized consultation in procedures related to free competition, unfair competition, and consumer protection.


Arbitration and litigation

In a world that demands agility in our operations, it becomes more necessary every day to find an alternative way to resolve conflicts quickly, without using a judicial approach. That is what arbitration provides, and it can be applied to a wide variety of legal situations.


Aviation

At CENTRAL LAW we offer legal counsel for the establishment and operation of air transport companies.


Banking and finance

At CENTRAL LAW, one of our goals is to help our clients optimize the financial profitability of their equity and other interests.


Civil law

At CENTRAL LAW we have ample experience in matters related to civil order, and we know about the difficulties that can arise in this area in the daily activities of our clients, whether they are physical or legal persons.


Constitutional law

At CENTRAL LAW we provide consulting services in actions of unconstitutionality against rules that are not in alignment with the Political Constitution, as well as Protection recourses and legal opinions related to matters of constitutionality.


Corporate governance

The growing tendency towards using the structure and best practices of Corporate Governance is in response to two main motivations: an increase in regulations to guarantee transparency in regulated businesses, and the successful impact of these methods on the long-term health of family businesses and businesses in general.

Corporate law

At CENTRAL LAW we provide consulting and assistance to different corporate clients within a wide range of areas, which facilitates the daily development of companies and is indispensable for them to function properly.



Energy, mining and infrastructure

At CENTRAL LAW we have a solid reputation for developing consultation related to environmental law, natural resources, energy, and infrastructure, for which we have studied and analyzed national and international regulations.

Environmental law

At CENTRAL LAW we are dedicated to consulting with foreign and domestic companies in emissions reduction programs, providing domestic and international consulting in mining and environmental impact law, as well as in other areas.


Food industry

At CENTRAL LAW provide legal counsel in managing food industries from a legal standpoint and an industrial (intellectual) standpoint, covering the registration of products and their labels with the pertinent International registries, and their management.


Foreign investment - free trade

At CENTRAL LAW we have a group of attorneys specialized in Foreign Investment Law. They advise our clients about the permits that are required for projects and the necessary information to provide optimal access to the markets in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic, as well as others.


Franchising

At CENTRAL LAW we help clients protect their rights when developing and structuring franchising systems, which is currently one of the most modern and successful commercial plans.


Immigration law

At CENTRAL LAW we offer general legal counsel for clients and foreign investors who are interested in obtaining temporary or permanent residence in any country in the region, Panama, or the Dominican Republic, as well as on matters related to immigration and repatriation of citizens.


Insurance and reinsurance

The opening of the insurance market brings with it opportunities in all of the areas of Insurance Law.


Intellectual property, health registries

At CENTRAL LAW we assist our clients in protecting their industrial property and copyrights.


Labor and employment law

At CENTRAL LAW we understand that the legal conditions relating to employment are of utmost importance.


Maritime law

At CENTRAL LAW we offer comprehensive legal and technical consulting in any subject related to Maritime law. We work to help issue concessions for marine operations, and we deal with procedures while keeping the specific regulations of each country in mind.


Mergers and acquisitions

In CENTRAL LAW we have a wide leadership and expertise in the area of mergers and acquisitions, service we provide to our domestic and overseas customers.


Non-profit entities

At CENTRAL LAW we offer comprehensive consulting for Non-Profit Entities, which incorporates different areas of the Law, going hand-in-hand with the provision of specific consulting related to objectives, aims, and the needs of non-profit entities.


Public law

At CENTRAL LAW we provide comprehensive counsel to our domestic and foreign clients in all areas related to Public Administration.


Public-private partnerships

At CENTRAL LAW we help our clients to improve and facilitate their businesses' investments and operations through the use of innovative Public-Private Association (PPA) business models.


Real estate law

At CENTRAL LAW we advise our clients on all areas from the negotiation process to finalizing the purchase, including the prior inspection of the property, the purchase and sale, agreements, services of guaranteed deposits, title transfer, mortgages, guarantee deeds, taxes, and existing lawsuits involving the property.


Real Estate and Tourism

The tourism industry has become a motor for development in the region of Central America and the Caribbean.


Tax

Our attorneys have ample professional experience and specialized training, which allows them to adequately respond to our clients' tax-related needs.


Telecommunications and data protection

The need to use new technologies in the corporate world has given rise to regulation in areas like Telecommunications, Electronic Administration, Private Data Protection, and Regulation of Audiovisual Methods.


White collar crime

At CENTRAL LAW we are experts in the procedures related to bidding and public competitions.