Ligia Salazar

Ligia Salazar Alveño


“Work as a team, do the right thing in a consistent way.”


She has more than 15 years of experience in legal practice. She worked as senior associate of the banking and finance department for a regional firm for more than 14 years. She has provided advice to both sides of financing deals, lenders, and borrowers. Some of the transactions in which she has participated aim to grant financing to local banks, non-profit microfinance institutions, airline operators, insurers, development entities, agricultural companies, hotels, energy and power generators, fast food restaurants, among others. She has advised clients on matters related to wealth planning, capital markets, insurance, aeronautical law, distribution, civil and commercial agreements, and corporate matters. 

Practice Areas

Banking and finance, Insurance and Corporate. 


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

Public Accountant and Auditor, Universidad Panamericana, 2016. 

Pro-bono & Social Responsibility

Ligia has provided pro-bono legal services to non-profit entities that aim to improve the quality and availability of medical care in Guatemala, she is founder of the Asociación Guatemalteca de Hepatología – AGHep. Regarding Social Responsibility, Ligia was part of the Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee for one of the partner companies of Live United in Guatemala. 

Memberships and Management Positions

Active Member of the Guatemalan Bar.


Books:  “The ONE Thing” by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan.

Music: “Butterfly Kisses” Bob Carlisle.