Corporate Law

Maria Fernanda Morales


“Maria Fernanda attends to all our requirements personally, and it is a plus for us that she is directly involved in handling all our queries, and continuous monitoring the case until it is resolved.” 

Maria Fernanda is a partner at Consortium Legal – Guatemala. She has more than 11 years of experience providing advice in the corporate area of the aviation, energy, TMT, hydrocarbons, financial services, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, and professional services sectors.  She specializes in civil, commercial, regulatory, notarial, registry, and transactional law.

During her career, she has counseled in matters related to the incorporation of entities, mergers and acquisition processes, corporate authorizations, shareholder rights, and various procedures related to entities subject to Guatemalan legislation.  She is particularly skilled at identifying the best options for executing legal representation structures according to corporate governance practices, as well as extensive experience in due diligence processes for local and international transactions.

In addition, Maria Fernanda has experience in advising non-profits, including associations, foundations, and their Guatemalan branches committed to education, health, and the arts. Currently, she is in charge of the Corporate Department specialized incorporation and maintenance of Companies that are interested to operate in the Guatemalan market.

  • Legal advice on regulatory and contractual areas for a Fiber Optic Installation Project from Guatemala to Peru by TELXIUS CABLE GUATEMALA and AMÉRICA MÓVIL.
  • Legal advice on the implementation of corporate compliance policies on legal representation matters for WHIRLPOOL GUATEMALA.
  • Legal advice on a corporate investment advice to the entrepreneurship sector of the cardamom area in Guatemala.
  • Advice and execution of corporate post-execution services in the acquisition of GRUPO TIGO by MILLICOM INTERNATIONAL.
  • Advice on Due Diligence process in acquisition by GRUPO PDC.
  • Advice and execution in corporate simplification of GRUPO WALMART in Guatemala.
  • Advice and execution of corporate simplification of GRUPO CITIBANK in Guatemala.
  • Corporate advice for BANK OF AMERICA AND CITIBANK for the issuance of green bonds in Central America.
  • Advice and execution in obtaining authorization for MAX aircraft to operate in the Republic of Guatemala.
  • Master of Law and International Negotiation, Universidad del Atlántico, Spain (2016)
  • Degree in Legal and Social Sciences, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala (2012)
  • Member, College of Lawyers and Notaries of Guatemala
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, Investments Protection – AMCHAM