Name: Alvaro Hurtado Bocaletti
Firm Name: LegalPlus
Jurisdiction: Guatemala
Practice Area: Private Equity Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Alvaro Hurtado Bocaletti as our exclusively recommended Private Equity Law expert in Guatemala. If you wish to get in touch with Alvaro please use the contact information provided above.

Alvaro is the founder of LegalPlus and has more than 10+ years of professional experience as an Attorney in Guatemala, and participating in international transactions in Latin America, USA, Europe and Asia. He currently advises a and serves the Board of a diverse group of clients including start-ups, local and multinational companies. His practice focuses primarily in Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions; however, he has vast experience in Aviation, Estate Planning, Real Estate Development, Corporate Law and Intellectual Property.

Academic Background

He graduated from Universidad Francisco Marroquin (UFM) as a Lawyer and Notary Public, obtained a Master’s Degree in International Economic Law from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and a Master’s Degree in International Trade from AGEXPORT and Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC). Among other academic achievements he has participated in courses at Stanford University and American University.

Currently he is a Professor at his alma mater, the School of Law of Universidad Francisco Marroquin (UFM).

Offices in Hong Kong

Alvaro started the firm’s office in Hong Kong in 2012, and this operation has allowed the firm to provide trading and other offshore services to its clients. This office provides complementary services to multinational corporate groups, family offices and other regional transactions.

Firm Description:

LegalPlus is a business and technology oriented law firm. We specialize in providing legal advisory services that fit the business model, stage and demands of our clients’. Understanding our clients’ business and goals allow us to provide spot on legal solutions that meet their true needs and resources. Unlike traditional law firms, at LegalPlus we maximize our efforts through technology and add real value to our clients.


At LegalPlus, we are proud to represent a broad and diverse group of domestic and international clients; ranging from emerging startups to multi-national corporations and non-profit entities. Advising diverse clients have provided us with vast experience and extensive understanding of what a client needs, based on their business stage and goals.

The PLUS in Legal Plus

As a business and technology law firm, we are confident technology can provide a business with innovative ways to solve routine legal tasks. Therefore we have developed and adopted a set of legal tools to help us all save time and money on mechanical tasks, and focus truly in adding value to our clients through advise and analysis. Our technological complimentary services set us apart from traditional law firms and allow us to provide cost-efficient services.