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Latin America Guide
Individual Profile

Martin Andrés Barillas Aragón

EY Law - Guatemala City

Martin Andrés Barillas Aragón - EY Law
  • Europlaza World Business Center
  • Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
  • 01014

Profile submitted by Martin Andrés Barillas Aragón

Main Areas of Law

International Trade & Customs, Anti-trust and Consumer Protection, Corporate Law / M&A, Litigation and Arbitration, International Investment Law, Civil procedure, Labor and Constitutional Law.

Martin, leads the International Trade & Customs, Anti-trus and Consumer Protection, International Investment Law Department.


Prior to joining PACHECO COTO, Mr. Barillas worked in the corporate and litigation areas of practice with several Guatemalan law offices, acquiring experience in procuring cases and writing daily reports on findings; analyzing and performing initial drafts of corporate, labor, and civil contracts; assisting in due diligence review of mergers and acquisitions; performing legal research, including jurisprudence and theoretical concepts relevant to litigation and substantive matters; and assisting in formulation of preliminary litigation strategies and management of evidence and preliminary written submissions to courts at all levels, including constitutional recourse to the Guatemalan Supreme Court of Justice and the Guatemalan Constitutional Court of Justice.
In Pacheco Coto he is in charge of assisting clients on their import/export performance, establishment in Guatemalan jurisdiction and in the application of international treaties. He has also been active in the corporate and commercial department, advising clients on distribution agreements and coordinating the Guatemalan perspective of international M&A. He has more than 10 years of experience in corporate and litigation areas.

Professional Memberships

Member and columnist of the Center of Studies of Competition (Think Tank)
Admitted to the Bar of the Republic of Guatemala.
Investment and Customs Committee of the American Chambers of Comerce in Guatemala (AMCHAM)

Languages Spoken

He is fluent in Englis and his native Spanish.


Agexport School of Comerce Master Degree in Customs Administration 2017 - 2017