Luisa Rivas

Partner, El Salvador
luisa.rivas@ariaslaw.com

Experience

  • Luisa Rivas has focused her practice in corporate, commercial, financial, energy law, contracts and mergers and acquisitions, advising national and international companies. Luisa has participated in several local and multi-jurisdictional legal transactions, advising different business groups in relation to their structure and acquisition, negotiation and execution of acquisitions, and corporate planning.
  • She has experience in structuring financing agreements and advising several companies in regulated industries, including energy on matters related to contracts for the sale and supply of energy, maintenance of electrical installations, the energy market, and also advices from a regulatory perspective on the establishment and operation of electrical installations related with the generation and distribution of energy. She also advises the development of public infrastructure projects through traditional procedures such as public tenders and innovative commercial structures. 

Career


  • PhD in Private Law from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
  • Masters in Business Law from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
  • Masters Degree in Financial and Business Law from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana of Colombia.
  • Law Degree from Universidad Dr. José Matí­as Delgado.
  • Attended the Negotiation Program at the Harvard Negotiation Institute, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Recognitions

  • Listed as Next Generation Lawyer by The Legal 500.
  • Listed as Highly Regarded by IFLR 1000.
  • Ranked in the Up and coming category by Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized as one of the Women Leaders by IFLR1000.

Memberships


  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Client's feedback

  • Up-and-coming partner Luisa Rivas garners praise from clients for her corporate and finance knowledge. Sources note: "We have a great relationship with her; she is knowledgeable and provides a quick service." – Chambers and Partners Global
  • Up-and-coming partner Luisa Rivas is praised by a client, who enthuses: "She is determined, loyal, knowledgeable, has a can-do attitude and always goes the extra mile." They also endorse Luisa Rivas for her practice advising clients on cases related to the electricity sector. – Chambers and Partners Latin America
  • ‘Carolina Lazo and Luisa Rivas de Miguel meet our highest expectations.’ – The Legal 500
  • "It is a great experience working with her." - Chambers and Partners Latin America 2023.
  • "Luisa Rivas is very active, and her presence in the team strengthens the law firm's bench." - Chambers and Partners Latin America 2023.

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