LACCA Approved: Oscar Samour

Litigation Firm: Consortium Legal San Salvador, El Salvador

osamour@consortiumlegal.com
Tel: (503) 2209-1600

Oscar Samour is a partner at Consortium Legal – El Salvador. His main areas of practice are banking and financial law, mergers and acquisitions and dispute resolution.

Oscar has strong international experience, he has worked as an international associate at King & Spalding LLP in Washington, DC; he achieved an LLM in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California as a Fulbright Scholar; and also obtained a degree from Columbia University School of Law in New York in Advanced Legal Studies.

He is frequently sought after by clients for his extensive experience handling multijurisdictional cases and transactions. Mr Samour recently participated as a leading lawyer in the financing granted by Credit Suisse to Imperia Continental INC for the acquisition of the shares of Citibank in El Salvador. He also led the acquisition of the operations of AIG in El Salvador by the Panamanian insurance company ASSA and the sale of Finca Microfinanzas to Optima Servicios Financieros.

He has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as leading M&A lawyer and has been ranked as leading lawyer in his practice areas by Chambers and Partners, LACCA, The Legal 500 and IFLR, among others. He is also a member of the International Bar Association, the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALA), and a certified arbitrator by the arbitration centre of the Salvadoran Chamber of Commerce.

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