María de Lourdes Villanueva

Senior Associates

+502  2421-5754



María Lourdes joined the Law Firm in 2010, and she is a member of the Tax and Customs Practice Group.

Her professional practice is focused on the specialized advice in the application of tax, customs and international trade provisions, as well as the implementation of state planning for our local and international clients.

Her experience includes the advice and coordination of administrative and court proceedings in their different stages for our clients.


Attorney-At-Law and Notary, magna cum laude, Francisco Marroquín University, Guatemala, 2012
Postgraduate Studies/Specialization in Corporate and Tax Law, Del Istmo University, Guatemala, 2012
Master of Laws Degree in Legal Counseling of Companies, Business Institute, Madrid, Spain, 2014

Ms. Villanueva has received additional training in several areas, including: Cross Border Investment Structuring in the Age of Transparency: BEPS and CRS – Amicorp Curacao, 2016, 2015; Legal English Writing and Cultural Competency - The Cultural Component-, Guatemala, 2012; Tax Law Training Program – Mr. Mario Estuardo Archila, Esq., Guatemala, 2012

Scope of Tax Reforms Seminar –Tax Administration Superintendence, SAT,-2012; 13th Annual International Tax & Trust Training Program – Baker & McKenzie, Miami, Florida, USA 2012; International Forum on Transfer Pricing – PricewaterhouseCoopers, Guatemala, 2012

Publications and Contributions

  • Thesis: “The chain of custody for the offering and processing of electronic evidence in the criminal proceeding in Guatemala”, 2013


Guatemalan Bar Association

Practice Areas

Tax and customs


Spanish - English

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