Silvio Argüello

Senior Associate - Nicaragua

Silvio is a senior associate at Consortium Legal – Nicaragua with 21 years of experience in the food and beverage, aviation, energy, pharmaceutical, government and public companies, mining and metals, and retail and telecommunications sectors.  He has experience in the regulated sector and government relations, obtaining licenses and authorizations, specifically concessions and licenses for telephone companies, licenses and concessions for the regional generation and distribution of electricity, permits, licenses, or authorizations for the exploration and exploitation of mineral and hydrocarbon resources, fishing, aquaculture and forest concessions, environmental permits, concessions, and authorizations for water improvement.

  • Legal assistance in a Due Diligence to international Banks for the refinancing of a syndicated loan for the design, development, construction, testing and operation of the Geothermal Project – San Jacinto Tizate consisting of a 72MW geothermal plant.
  • He assisted in the negotiation of a Joint Venture Option Agreement between Rio Tinto and Caliber to carry out exploration activities in the country where the corresponding Due Diligence was carried out in the 2 operating companies that Caliber has in Nicaragua, including the review of various mining matters and other concessions, licenses, permits, properties, and verification of regulatory and environmental compliance with several authorities of the state of Nicaragua.
  • Master of Laws, International Institute of Law and Business (INIDEM), Panamá (2012)
  • Law Degree (summa cum laude), Universidad Cátolica (UNICA), Nicaragua (2002)