Legal Services | Guatemala
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Diagonal 6, 10-01 Zona 10 | Las Margaritas, Torre II, Oficina 302A | Guatemala | 01010 | Guatemala

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Guatemala, Guatemala


We are a Central American multidisciplinary firm offering exceptional client experiences based on a deep understanding of your business and a commitment to a unified client service experience, regardless of where you are.

Our purpose is to accelerate the success of our clients.

Alta is the result of years of friendship, joint regional work and reciprocal collaboration between four undisputed leaders in the region: QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala, Batalla in Costa Rica, Valdés, Suárez & Velasco in El Salvador, and Melara & Asociados in Honduras.

With Alta, we've achieved a perfect combination of high quality, local recognition and our extensive track record in the Central American business sector to bring you regional business solutions by local legal experts.

With over 200 professionals in thirteen practice groups, Alta Batalla is proud to be considered one of Central America's highest-quality law firm and the first choice for the most challenging legal matters.

Our goal is to be the firm of choice for our client's most challenging legal matters, most significant company transactions and most critical disputes. For over a decade, we have had a reputation for combining the highest quality technical expertise with commercial pragmatism. We are identified for our strength and depth necessary to provide high quality advice to the leading and most ambitious companies and organizations.

Year this Office was Established: 1999
Lawyers Worldwide: 72
Languages: English, French, Spanish


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Representative Clients



The Quetzal will Soar its Flight: The public + The private: the winning alliance By Ignacio Grazioso

Ten years ago, the PPP Law was approved, the regulatory framework that seeks to make the Public Private Partnerships (“PPPs”) viable as a solution to the country's infrastructure deficit. For reasons beyond legal and economic facts, Guatemala has not yet seen its first PPP project born. However, the planets seem to be aligning to propitiate the possible detonation of investment in infrastructure and we see reasons for optimism on the horizon...

Disability and Remote Work

Teleworking is a work tool that opens a world of possibilities for the reinsertion of sectors of the population that have not had free access to work opportunities. It is a feasible option to provide job opportunities to people for whom moving outside their homes is a limitation; limitations that could occur not only to people with family responsibilities – child and elderly care – or students, but also to people with disabilities. Thanks to technology, today a worker can perform one or more jobs, for one or more employers and from anywhere in the world, regardless their location. The world is more interconnected than ever...

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ALTA QIL+4 strengthens its Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance practice by promoting Melissa Echeverría as partner.

We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Melissa Echeverría as partner in our Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance practice. Melissa has extensive experience in complex M&A processes, being praised by clients and peers for her ability to run productive due diligence processes and successfully handle multiple jurisdictional transactions. She also focuses her expertise on private banking, advising local and foreign financial institutions in syndicated loan structures, guarantee structures and cross-border transactions...

ALTA QIL+4 Abogados boosts its Labor and Employment practice by promoting Javier Castellán as partner.

We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Javier Castellán as partner in our Labor and Employment practice. Javier has extensive experience in labor matters related to M&A transactions and due diligences, labor compliance, labor litigation and labor risk management and social security issues. Javier has more than 13 years of expertise with in-depth knowledge and has been involved advising complex labor issues in many types of industries, such as BPO services, pharmaceutical & life sciences, energy, sugar mills, banana producers, food & beverage, gas & oil, healthcare, telecommunications, and retail industries, among others...

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