Jacobo Martínez

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Jacobo is a BLP Senior Associate in the Guatemala City office. He specializes in the practice areas of Labor & Employment and Business Law.

In Labor & Employment, he has extensive experience advising local, foreign and multinational companies on day-to-day matters. He also represents clients at administrative hearings before the General Labor Inspection authority of Guatemala and in matters related to social security.

He has extensive experience in all stages of labor litigation, as well as in negotiation with labor unions and syndicates with a focus on collective economic and social disputes.

In the practice of Business Law, he has extensive experience advising national and foreign companies on everyday business aspects.

He joined the BLP team as an Associate in 2019, having previously served as an associate at LEC Abogados.

  • Labor & Employment
  • Business Law


  • Master in Labor Law and Social Security, Universidad San Carlos, Guatemala, 2019
  • Postgraduate in Corporate and Tax Law, Universidad del Istmo, Guatemala, 2018
  • Bachelor of Law and Social Sciences, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala, 2017
    Certification as Mediator, Universidad San Pablo, Guatemala, 2017


  • Spanish
  • English
  • College of Attorneys and Notaries of Guatemala (CANG): Member