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Vivas Alonso, Claudia Mercedes

Vivas Alonso, Claudia Mercedes




Claudia Vivas has worked as a lawyer in many prestigious legal firms in Nicaragua, practicing extensively in the areas of Corporate Law, Banking Law, Tax Law, Administrative Proceedings, Energy and Hydrocarbons and Real Estate.

She has has a broad knowledge of the local legal practice, in advising companies, as well as nongovernmental organizations and embassies, having for many years served as Senior Legal Adviser at the Economic Section of the Embassy of the United States in Nicaragua.

Her extensive experience among others includes the consultancy for national and international companies in the elaboration of commercial, civil and corporate contracts of regional implementation. She likewise advises in the Energy and Hydrocarbons sector, with reference to obtaining permits and licenses for the development of energy projects in Nicaragua. 


Professional Associations

Bar Association of Nicaragua, Chamber of Commerce of Nicaragua, Nicaraguan-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 



Graduated in Law at the Catholic University Redemptoris Mater;

Postgraduate in Banking Law at the American University in Nicaragua;

Postgraduate in International Business at INCAE Business School in Nicaragua;

Master’s degree in Law, with specialization in International Contracts at the Thomas More-Luigi Bocconi University in Italy;

Postgraduate in Corporate Tax Law at the University del Valle in Nicaragua.

In addition she has participated in several congresses, courses and seminars, given by different national and international institutions, obtaining diplomas in matters of Corporate Law, Contracts, Tax Rights, International Law, and International Transactions

Áreas de práctica:

Administrative Law and State Contracting, Commercial Law, Competition, Energy Law, Financial and Banking Law, International Trade and Customs, Labor Law, Tax Law

Vivas Alonso, Claudia Mercedes

Claudia Vivas directed the team that was involved in the incorporation and commissioning of the first hydrating water processing plant in Nicaragua for one of the largest sugar mills in the Central American region, with an investment of over US $ 300,000.00.

In addition, she was part of the team that was involved in obtaining concessions for the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in Nicaragua from a foreign business consortium, whose initial investment amount exceeded US $ 200,000,000.00.