Office Address

Phone Number

+504 2221-4505

Fax Number

+504 2221-4522

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Arias & Muñoz

Main Office Address

Calle La Mascota #533
Colonia San Benito
San Salvador,
El Salvador

Office Locations

Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama

Firm Phone Number

506 2204-7575

Firm Fax Number

506 2204-7580

Personal Background

Yadira Maradiaga Rivera is an associate at Arias & Muñoz. Her main area of practice is Immigration and civil/labor litigation. She also does work on environmental, health approval and administrative law. Yadira's experience in immigration law, has been marked by the multiple advice on migratory law compliance for employers. Her expertise also includes providing advice to international, regional, and local clients from many sectors on  civil litigation.

Yadira is authorized as a Practicing Attorney by the Honduran Bar Association and has 10 years of experience in litigation, since she started working at the Supreme Court of Justice at a young age. She works closely with her coworkers ensuring that the law firm working system, legal approach, and performance permanently reflect a highly qualified, personalized and efficient service. Capitalizing upon her experience, expertise, and knowledge and her proven successes in her field. 

Yadira received her "Licenciatura en Ciencias Juridicas” degree from the School of Law, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras (2008).  She speaks Spanish and has a working knowledge of English.

Firm Background

Arias & Muñoz Central America is unique in the region: The first and only Central America law firm that is a single unit, with eight fully integrated offices spanning six countries of Central America (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama).

It represents a wide range of companies, from large multinational corporations to small individual enterprises (among whom are Global 500 and Fortune 500 companies.) By coordinating closely with each client and identifying their particular needs, it provides them excellent service, expert advise and sound solutions.

The firm's goal is to provide the client with fast responses and practical solutions, served by expert professionals from within each area. Advantageously some of them are also licensed to practice in Europe and in the United States. Arias & Muñoz, therefore, distinguishes itself in the legal services' market by possessing an excellent combination of experience, knowledge and multi-jurisdictional capability.

In 2006 and 2009, Arias & Muñoz was elected "Central American Law Firm of the Year" by Chambers & Partners U.K., publishers of The World's Leading Lawyers for Business Directory, being the only law firm ever in Central America to win a Chambers Global Award.

Firm Practice Areas


Aircraft leases, Aircraft acquisitions and registrations, Aircraft financing transactions, Transportation agreements, Corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.


Structuring and closing debt financing and loan security packages, Debt restructuring, Equity investment, Issuance of negotiable instruments, Project finance, Asset securitization, Structuring and implementation of investment funds and trusts, Chartering of and ongoing legal advice to banks, financial institutions, and insurance companies, Advice on financial and insurance regulatory matters.


Capital market transactions, Sovereign securities' issuances, including their legal structuring, Initial public offerings, Secondary offerings, Private placements, Public tender offers, Registration of securities, issuers and issuances, Regulation of brokerage and other related services, Securitizations.


Structuring and restructuring of businesses, including Drafting and filing of charter documents and bylaws for legal entities, Shareholders' agreements, Minority rights, Creditors' rights, Corporate governance, Labor and employment issues, Management agreements, Employment relationships, Fiscal and tax planning, Antitrust regulations, fair trade practices and consumer protection laws.


Environmental due diligence, Filing for licenses and permits, Supervision and review of environmental impact studies, Forest laws, Zoning and development restrictions, Land and maritime zone regulations.