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The Firm


BLP (Business Law Partners) was founded with the vision of become true business allies of their clients by combining High-quality legal services with sound business advice.



BLP es recognized as one of the most prominent law firms in Central and Latin America, as demonstrated by the loyalty of our clients and numerous distinctions from the most prestigious international legal directories.

Our group of companies


In an effort to provide comprehensive service and added value for our clients, BLP has developed subsidiaries that allow us to broaden our scope ensuring quality and excellence in Central America.

José Miguel Álvarez

Banking & Finance

Our Banking & Finance practice is made up of professionals with extensive experience who have advised the largest and most influential regional financial institutions in the public and private sectors, from loans and lines of credit to project financing, from commercial banking to syndications, from private placements to public offerings.

Likewise, our team has represented international entities in multi-jurisdictional credit operations for large infrastructure and energy projects in the region.

Our participation in local and international operations in capital markets includes legal representation in securities issuance transactions, securitizations, regulatory authorizations, initial public offers and bond issues in international markets.

The practice provides services in the following areas:

  • Commercial Lending
    Contracts, consumer rights, advice on the structuring of credits or investments, the documentation of guarantees, specific retail and corporate banking, syndicated loans, local, regional and international banking laws and regulations, credit structuring, risk assessment, etc

  • Capital markets
    Advice on the structuring of capital market transactions, stock exchange contracts, preparation and drafting of documents for public offerings, loan securitization, financial derivatives, etc.

  • Regulatory
     Advice on prudential regulations, compliance, administrative procedures.

  • Litigation and arbitration proceedings
    Prosecution and defense of civil lawsuits, extra-judicial representation, insolvency proceedings (preventive agreements, administration by judicial intervention, bankruptcy), administrative disputes, enforcement of guarantees, and judgment collection.



New technologies are having an unquestionable impact on financial serves and are causing profound changes in client consumption habits. BLP has professionals with extensive experience to support the digital transformation processes of banking, as well as to provide advice to financial institutions or FINTECH companies that wish to boost their services in Central America either through collaboration with established banks or as an independent provider of financial services.

Additionally, BLP's vast experience representing banks, creditors and multilateral organizations provides great depth to the advice our FINTECH clients receive.

Some of our services in this practice area include:

• Advice on the process of digital transformation from the legal perspective, depending on the milestones necessary for its implementation.

• Legal analysis of the requirements that a FINTECH company requires for the provision of its services according to its scope and purpose.

• Preparation of contractual models required for the provision of services.

• Processing of permits, authorizations or licenses that correspond to the provision of services.



"The service is fantastic. They are very accessible and answer within minutes, which makes our business faster and more fluid. They have ample knowledge of local banking laws, which gives us confidence in their advice."

Chambers and Partners

Contact us info@blplegal.com

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