Ligia Salazar perfil

Ligia Salazar Alveño


“Work as a team and do the right thing, consistently.”


Ligia has over 15 years of experience in legal practice. She played a pivotal role in the banking and finance department as a senior associate at a regional firm for more than 14 years. During her career, she has provided advice to various parties involved in financial transactions. Her experience includes advising and formalizing various credit operations, including structured and project finance. She has participated in financing operations aimed at local banks, non-profit microfinance companies, airline operators, insurance companies, development entities, agricultural companies, hotels, energy marketers and generators, fast food restaurants, among other sectors. Ligia is skilled in structuring legal guarantees to ensure the fulfilment of credit obligations and proposes effective solutions to mitigate the risks associated with credit operations.

In addition, she has advised clients in other legal areas, including estate planning, capital markets, insurance, aviation law, distribution, civil and commercial contracts, corporate matters and verification of legal compliance of commercial operations in general.

Practice Areas

Banking & Finance, Insurance & Corporate


Attorney and Public Notary, Bachelor of Law (J.D equivalent), Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM) (2007).

Certified Public Accountant and Auditor, Universidad Panamericana (UPANA) (2016).

Pro-bono & Social Responsibility

Ligia has provided pro-bono advice to non-profit entities that aim to improve the quality and availability of medical care in Guatemala, including the founder of the Guatemalan Association of Hepatology – AGHep. In terms of CSR, Ligia was part of the Social and Corporate Responsibility Committee for one of the member companies of Fondo Unido de Guatemala.

Memberships and Management Positions

Active member of the Guatemalan Bar Association.


Books:  The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan.

Music:Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle.