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Rafael Briz

Senior Partner

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Corporate Law

Commercial Law

Corporate Restructuring

Administrative Law

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  • 2002 Master in Business Law and Business Administration, Cum Laude; Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala.


  • 2002 Roman Law Studies and Praxiología: Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala.


  • 1994 Bachelor Degree of Law and Social Sciences Lawyer and Notary; Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala.

  • 2004: Partner at Mayora & Mayora, S.C. 

  • 1994 - 2004: Associate at Mayora & Mayora. 

  • 1991: Paralegal at Mayora & Mayora, S.C.



  • 2011 Vicepresident of Federación de Cámaras de España en América Latina
  • 2006 President of Consejo Directivo de la Cámara Oficial Española de Comercio de Guatemala
  • 2006 Director of the Fundación Española de Beneficencia.
  • 2006 Director of Federación de Cámaras Binacionales - FECECA -
  • 2006 Director of Asociación de Cámaras Binacionales - ASCABI –
  • 2004 Director of Asociación Española de Beneficencia
  • 2004 Member of the Comité de Finanzas de la Cámara Americana de Comercio
  • 2001 Cámara Oficial Española de Comercio de Guatemala
  • 1996 Member of the “International Bar Association” (IBA).
  • 1994 Member of the Bar Associations of Guatemala.
  • 2015/ 2016 Chambers & Partners: Recommended First Lawyer in Practice área Energy and Natural Resources.

  • 2015/ 2016 Chambers & Partners: Recommended Lawyer in the area of Practice of Corporate and mergers and acquisitions.

  • 2015/ 2016: Legal 500: Guatemalan Leading Lawyer in the Practice area of Energy and Natural Resources. 

  • Encyclopedia Intelligentsia: Biography titled edition compendium of great thinkers and minds of the 21st century”.

  • 2015/ 2016 IFLR 1000: Leading Lawyer in the area of corporate practice.

  • Latin Lawyer selected him among the top 40 lawyers under 40 in Central America, Global and Chambers & Partners among the top 20 in Guatemala.

  • 2013 King Juan Carlos I of Spain awarded him the Order of Civil Merit in the degree of Officer Cross of the merits busy in his person and as President of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Guatemala.

  • “Compulsory and Autonomy of the Arbitration Agreement and its effects”, published as a graduation thesis for the Bachelor Degree by the Universidad Francisco Marroquín, .
  • “Limitations and exceptions to Copyright”, Paper Presented within the Masters in Business Law and Business Management by the, Universidad Francisco Marroquín.
  • “Geographical indications and designations of origin paper presented within the master in Commercial Law and Business Management.
  • “Application for review regarding arbitration”, paper presented within the Master in Business Law Business Management, Universidad Francisco Marroquín.



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