LACCA Approved: José Elias Arriaza

Litigation Firm: Consortium Legal Guatemala

Elías José Arriaza is partner of the litigation department at Consortium Legal – Guatemala. He has extensive experience in civil, mercantile, tax, administrative and IP litigation.

In the recent years, he has lead the defence of: opposition against the concession of a mine (the value of the mining project is US$400 million); the annulment of contracts related to a sea port (the investment is more than US$30 million); adjustments to income tax (US$40 million).

He collaborates with the Bar Association as professor of casación (special appeal before the Supreme Court). Mr Arriaza is founding and active member of the Guatemala Litigation Association; he was vice-president from 2015 to 2106. 


  • Guatemalan Bar Association.
  • Founding member of the Guatemalan Institute of Procedural Law. Deputy chairman of the board, (2015–2016).


LACCA Approved

Administrative Law

Anti-Corruption & Compliance



Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate / M&A


Intellectual Property Law




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