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Name: Cristián Novales Schlesinger
Firm Name: Novales Abogados
Country: Guatemala
Expertise: Capital Markets Law

Telephone: +502 2383-0555
Fax: +502 2383-0556

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Professional Biography:

Cristián Novales Schlesinger is our exclusively recommended Capital Markets Law expert in Guatemala on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Cristián directly using the contact details listed above.

As part of his professional experience, Cristián has attended and represented international and local clients in their investment activities. He has advised on complex financial structures, including the review of financial schemes through capital markets. He has worked in the negotiation, drafting and review of contracts for infrastructure projects under schemes “turnkey”. He also participated in the creation of methodology for effective legal management of EPC (“Engineering, Procurement and Construction”), which has allowed projects to be developed in time, at the lowest possible cost, and in compliance levels performance offered by the contractors. He has worked in the leadership and direction of greater due diligence to project feasibility assessments. He has also provided advice for the prevention of conflicts, multimillion legal disputes related to the sector of infrastructure and logistics, and in the direction and coordination of a litigation team in driving several thousand lawsuits.

Cristián is Advocate and Notary graduated Magna Cum Laude from the  Francisco Marroquín University, and has three master’s degrees: one in Banking and Financial Regulation, Boston University (United States), another in Business Law and Management, Francisco Marroquín University and an additional in Finance from the School of Business at the  Francisco Marroquín University.

Firm Overview:

In Novales Abogados, we have legal and administrative coverage in 47 municipalities of the Guatemalan territory, allowing us to be present throughout the region to meet timely all the needs of our customers. In Central America we have presence in El Salvador.