Claudia Vivas

Km. 5 Highway to Masaya, Planes de Altamira, Embassy of Taiwan, 2c. South, No. 329, Managua, Nicaragua.
+505 2223-1017

Experience: Claudia Vivas, has worked notably as a Lawyer in legal firms of great prestige in Nicaragua, practicing extensively in the areas of Corporate Law, Banking Law, Tax Law, Administrative Processes, Energy and Hydrocarbons and Real Estate. She has extensive experience in local legal practice as an advisor to companies as well as non governmental organizations and embassies, and served as Senior Legal Advisor for the Economic Section of the United States Embassy in Nicaragua. Her extensive experience includes, among other things, advice to national and international companies in the development of commercial, civil and corporate contracts of regional application. She also has extensive experience in advising in the Energy and Hydrocarbons sector in obtaining permits and licenses for the development of energy projects in Nicaragua.

Education: Law Degree, Catholic University “Redemptoris Mater” (1998); Postgraduate in Banking Law, American University, Nicaragua (1998); Postgraduate in International Business, INCAE School of Business, Nicaragua (1999); Master in Law with specialization in International Contracts, Thomas More-Luigi Bocconi University, Italy (2001); Postgraduate in Business Tax Law, American University, Nicaragua (2014); Postgraduate in Property Law, Universidad del Valle, Nicaragua (2016). Authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of Nicaragua to practice as a Lawyer and Public Notary (1999). Claudia Mercedes Vivas has also participated in several congresses, courses and seminars given by different national and international institutions, obtaining diplomas in Corporate Law, Contracts, Tax Rights, International Law, and International Transactions.

Languages: Spanish and english


Member and representative of the firm in the Nicaragua Chamber of Commerce (CCSN) and the Nicaraguan-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK).

Relevant Cases:

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.