Bufete Lopez Cordero (BUFELCO)
Bufete Lopez Cordero (BUFELCO), established 1969, is a highly recognized and respected law firm in Guatemala.
The firm has experienced significant growth over the last decade, and just recently (June 2017) relocated to its new offices in Guatemala's leading office building complex.
It has been ranked a leading firm in respect of its Corporate (Chambers), Intellectual Property (Chambers and Latin Lawyer) and Labour & Employment (Chambers and Latin Lawyer) practices.
As part of our Corporate and Business Law practice, we have been serving as general corporate counsel to companies and other entities, both foreign and domestic, advising and representing them in all legal aspects of their business in Guatemala.
Guiding and assisting contractors in executing technical assistance and aid work in Guatemala, on behalf of foreign governments and agencies is also an important area of practice.
Our IP practice (Bufelco Propiedad Industrial), which started over 45 years ago, is widely recognized and has experienced a significant growth in recent years, being now one of the leading firms in the field. Our client list in the area includes is extensive, and includes a number of global corporations (in the technology sector, consumer services, retail, consumer goods, pharmaceutical fields), as well as major law firms from around the world. The firm also offers trademark registration services throughout the Central American region.
Another important firm qualification is its expertise and know-how in the employment and labor field (exclusively employer oriented), which is an invaluable asset for the Guatemalan business environment. As part of this area of practice, we have ample experience in litigation, collective bargaining, acquisitions and disposals, expatriate issues (immigration and rellocation, work permits, etc.), dismissals and closures, and in general to all sorts of employment & social security issues in Guatemala. Expatriate legal services are provided for companies (exclusively).
The companies listed below are a representative sample of BUFELCO's clients (in diverse areas of practice):
Banco G&T Continental
Coca Cola Company
Cerveceria Centroamericana (CCH)
Del Monte Fresh
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Grupo Monge (Costa Rica)
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