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Our Lawyers

Dr. Juan Bautista Arríen

Lawyer and Notary Public

Education

PhD in Public Law with a specialty in Administrative Law, from San Pablo University, CEU. Madrid, Spain (2011). He has completed postgraduate degrees in Public Law (San Pablo CEU – De la Plata University, Argentina, 2003), Contentious – Administrative (UCA – Nicaragua, 2001), Contracts and international business (Thomas More – Luigi Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 2001). He has a Law Degree from the Central American University (2000).

Practice Areas

Administrative Procedures (obtaining authorizations, concessions and permits, in forestry, fishing, environmental, regulated markets: energy, telecommunications, transportation), public procurement (tenders / contests / minor purchases with national or international financing IDB, World Bank, CABEI), administrative resources, contentious – administrative, amparo.

Professional Experience

In his professional life he has worked as: External advisor to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) of Nicaragua, in the legal processing of administrative procedures, public procurement and bidding projects funded by the IDB, World Bank and CABEI, (2010 – 2019). External consultant of the company Desarrollo Minero de Nicaragua, S.A (B2Gold), (2017). External consultant Consortium Taboada y Asociados, (Consultancy, report preparation, case analysis and administrative procedures for companies such as Phillip Morris, Wallmart, W2Eco Energy, Uno de Nicaragua, Electroquímicas SA, Tumarín and the Kirkland and Ellis Office, USA – Hong Kong), 2016 – 2018. Negotiating lawyer in the public works controversy between the MTI and the Italian company ASTALDI S.A (2008)

Consultant for the strengthening and transparency project of several Nicaraguan public institutions sponsored by CASALS – USAID, 2006 – 2007. External trainer of the General Directorate of State Contracting (DGCE) in administrative contracting seminars, sponsored by the World Bank (WB), of the technical – administrative personnel of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) and of the General Procuratory of the Republic (PGR).

Professor of Administrative Law (UCA – Nicaragua), of Administrative Hiring of the Master in Business Law (UCA – Nicaragua and UCA – El Salvador)

Languages

Spanish and English