BLP Legal

Central America (Guatemala)

BLP was founded in 2003 in Costa Rica by a team of lawyers who shared the same vision that legal advisers should become true business allies of their clients by providing high-quality legal advice at every step.

The firm has remained loyal to its founding vision, providing our clients with comprehensive, personalized, innovative legal service by lawyers specialized in the different areas of law practice. We combine a global business vision with local culture to deliver strategic solutions.

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Luis F. Ruiz

Founding Partner

+502 2225 7000

Luis is founding partner of BLP in Guatemala. He specialises in Business Law, Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution.

Bringing 25+ years of experience as a lawyer, and having represented high-profile local and international clients throughout his career, his creative problem-solving, deep knowledge of the law and responsiveness make him a client favourite in Central America.

He has advised clients in different corporate and shipping matters; is very active in mergers and acquisitions, agency and distribution agreements and due diligence procedures. P&I Clubs have used his expertise in advisory and complex litigation; has acted in foreign courts as expert witness on Guatemalan law in this area.