With 35 years of experience in law, Alejandro Arenales is one of BLP’s’ senior practitioners. He specializes in the areas of Business Law, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, and Real Estate & Hospitality.He has long been considered a standout regional lawyer by distinguished international guides such as Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer, Legal 500 and the International Financial Law Review.In the area of ??Business Law, Alejandro advises national and international business entities on day-to-day issues, as well as mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder agreements, and long-range strategy.In the practice of Banking & Finance, he counsels on all aspects of commercial banking on both a national and international scale. His extensive experience in the compliance and management of banks on a daily basis, as well as the formation, constitution, registration, and merger of financial institutions, is highly respected.Regarding Dispute Resolution, Alejandro is an accomplished arbitrator and litigator, with the ability and experience to resolve conflicts in a range of disciplines, notably Energy & Infrastructure and Real Estate Law, as well as Banking & Finance.Alejandro was the founding Partner of Arenales & Skinner-Klée, which he led for more than 16 years. In 2017 he joined BLP as Special Counsel.He has a degree in Legal Sciences from the Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala and attended King’s School of English and Wessex Academy in Bournemouth, England.Alejandro is based in Guatemala City, Guatemala.