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Sara Santacruz

Senior Associates

+502  2421-5734

sara.santacruz@carrillolaw.com

Experience

Sara is a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition Law and Labor Law Practice Group of the Law Firm. Her practice is focused on corporate transactions, restructurings, acquisition processes and due diligence that involves local and international companies; and labor counseling in the incorporation process and in the day-to-day operations of local companies.

She has contributed in company restructuring processes, including the drafting of commercial contracts, shareholders’ agreements and articles of association; estate planning of individuals with investments in different jurisdictions and negotiation for the liquidation of shareholders in local and international companies.

Education

Attorney-At-Law and Notary (cum laude), Rafael Landívar University, 2008 

Master’s Degree in Business Law (Honorable Mention), Alcalá University and the Financial Training International Center –CIFF-, 2009

Certificate, Transactional Skills Global Legal Practice, Fordham University School of Law, 2016

Sara is knowledgeable in Real Estate Law, Administrative Law, international arbitration, mediation and Criminal Law.

Professional Activities

She joined the Law Firm in 2007, completed her Master’s Degree in Business Law in Spain in 2009 and rejoined the Law Firm in 2010.

She has provided counseling in the human rights field, in the Indigenous Woman Defender’s Agency.

Publications and Contributions

  • Thesis: "The Protection of Copyright through a Copyright Collecting Agency", 2008
  • Antitrust Law in Guatemala: Current Regulation and Future Perspectives, 2014

Memberships

Guatemalan Bar Association

Practice Areas

M&A, Competition, Labor

Languages

Spanish - English

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