Juan José Porras

Juan Jose graduated from Francisco Marroquin University in 1993. He is an Attorney-at-Law and Notary and is also a Founding Partner of Palomo & Porras.  He completed his Master's Degree in International Relationships at Francisco Marroquin University. Currently, Juan Jose is serving in Congress in the Guatemalan Legislature. In addition, he is an arbitrator, appointed by the Ministry of Economy of Guatemala for Free Trade Agreements.

Juan Jose also provides strategic advice to political and legal institutions and national and international companies. Having participated as a negotiator in the free trade agreements with Mexico, Chile, CAFT and ALCO, he has extensive experience in international trade matters and also in different forums in which competition/antitrust policies, dispute resolution and dumping matters were key topics of discussion.   He was formerly a legal advisor to the Board of the Chamber of Industry of Guatemala (CIG); and also a Senior Director of the Bank “Credito Hipotecario Nacional de Guatemala” (CHN); 

Languages: Spanish and English.



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