Sergio Escobar, Associate

Litigation & Arbitration

  • Biography
  • Work Highlights
  • Education

Sergio is an associate at Consortium Legal – Nicaragua, with 5 years of experience in the retail, construction, and hydrocarbon sectors.  He has experience assisting in civil, corporate and insurance disputes, with strong participation in major environmental disputes and tax supervision processes. He has assisted in resolving disputes through alternative methods of conflict resolution. Additionally, he has experience in Intellectual Property and Corporate Law, with emphasis on structuring complex corporate transactions. He currently works as a Litigation Lawyer, responsible for the coordination and monitoring of judicial and arbitration proceedings of the Litigation & Arbitration Department of Consortium Legal Nicaragua.

Sergio, as student he was the recipient of the Access 2010 and TEIP 2019 Scholarships, both sponsored by the United States’ Department of State. He participated in legal competitions such as: Legal Olympics and Legal Praxis. He taught Alternate Dispute Resolution Methods at Paulo Freire University.

Currently, as a TEIP Scholar, he is about to begin a community service project to teach English to low-income students.

  • Member of the legal team in representation of a company of the hydrocarbon sector that was facing a judicial process with a claim for damages superior to US$ 150,000,000.00. The process involved the analysis of documentation gathered throughout the almost 20 years of background of the case, assistance in the design and execution of the proof strategy and finally collaboration in the design and execution of the transactional agreements with which a negotiation process favorable to the interests of the client was concluded.
  • Counsel in arbitration process promoted by conflict in the supply of modified asphalt in representation of a company of the hydrocarbon sector, which involved the design and execution of the strategy of the whole process, which culminated in an award in favor of the client for an amount superior to US$ 370,000.00.
  • Co-counsel in representation of a foreign investor in the process of preparation and sale of a company dedicated to tourism development. The assistance involved the execution of a Due Diligence process to ensure compliance with all corporate and other obligations, which concluded with the structuring of the instruments for the closing of the transaction that was superior to US$ 5,000,000.00.
  • Advisor in the design and structuring of the instruments for the acquisition of goods for the commercialization of hydrocarbons for an amount superior to US$ 2,500,000.00.
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Procedural Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua UNAN, Nicaragua (2019)
  • Diploma in Procedural Civil Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua UNAN, Nicaragua (2016)
  • Law Degree (máxima cum laude), Universidad Centroamericana UCA, Nicaragua (2016)

Nicaragua

Del antiguo Hospital Militar, 1 cuadra al Norte. Edificio Consortium Legal. Managua, Nicaragua

T.: +505 2254 5454 ext 147

Languages: Spanish and English

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