David
Font

Founding Partner

Languages

Spanish and English

Practice Areas

Corporate/M&A, Administrative Law, Banking and Finance, Foreign Investment, Estate Planning, Real Estate

Practice and Profesional Career

David Font is a Founding Partner and Director of Legalsa. His practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law; Administrative and Public Law specialized in government procurement and contracts and public bids and concessions;  infrastructure projects; commercial transactions and contracts; Fintech; banking and international financing; design, incorporation, maintenance and modification of corporate vehicles and governance, particularly in cases involving  disputes among shareholders or with third parties; mergers and acquisitions; direct foreign investment; real estate development and transactions; and estate and tax planning.

David’s recent experiences include: comprehensive legal support for the telecommunications sector and for the start-up of operations of multinational companies entering the Guatemalan market; acting as local expert advisor in an international arbitration concerning foreign investment in infrastructure and mining projects; design of legal and tax strategies for real estate developments worth over US$100 million in the last year alone; and structuring of credit facilities of over US$25 million granted by Guatemalan banks for international investments, and guaranteed by assets and revenue in different countries.

Education

  • JD, Universidad Rafael Landívar
  • MBA, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica
  • Postgraduate certifications in Maritime Law from Universidad Rafael Landívar and in Tax Law from the Guatemalan College of CPAs

Memberships

  • Guatemalan Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Testimonials

«His response is immediate and he gives his full attention to matters.» – Chambers and Partners
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