Criminal Law, Compliance

Astrid Dominguez


Astrid is a partner at Consortium Legal – Guatemala. She has more than 13 years of experience in the agrobusiness, infrastructure, energy, retail, and start-up sectors.  She has experience in public law.  She is a specialist in criminal, labor, and constitutional processes, as well as in counseling on criminal risk prevention and compliance. 

During her career, she has participated in the resolution of several criminal cases, litigating, among others, tax, trademark, and environmental issues. She has contributed to creating the firm’s compliance department, coordinating various study activities in Compliance at the regional level.

  • Attention of judicial cases, in tax criminal matters, related to different types of taxpayers.
  • Attention of judicial cases, in environmental criminal matters, of different multinational entities of different lines of business.
  • In general, attention of corporate criminal cases related to banking, customs, trademark and labor aspects.
  • Support in implementation in compliance systems within companies, specifically through the correct delegation of functions in attention to criminal risks.
  • Certification in Compliance, Asociación de Profesionales de Cumplimiento Normativo CUMPLEN, Spain (2018)·         Advanced Program in Corporate Compliance, Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain (2018)
  • Master’s Degree in Constitutional Law, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala (2014)
  • Degree in Legal and Social Sciences (cum laude), Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala (2010)
  • Member, Guatemalan Bar Association
  • Founder Member, Guatemalan Association of Procedural Law
  • Member, Compliance Study Group
  • Member, World Compliance Association