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Latin-America Guide

Corporate/M&A — Costa Rica


BLP - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Regional heavyweight drawing on its deep bench and expert command of corporate mandates to advise on the full spectrum of relevant matters in this area. Regularly makes use of its Central American network to handle complex cross-border M&A deals for prominent multinational technology, private equity and manufacturing clients. Deeply experienced in corporate restructurings, governance, joint ventures and compliance cases, as well as free trade zone mandates. Frequently works in tandem with its leading disputes, insurance, labour and antitrust practices.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the practice, enthusing: "Every time we have a key issue that we consider to be bet-the-company work, we turn to BLP. We consider their level of service to be outstanding. They provide excellent technical advice when we need it, which tends to have not just a legal approach, but also a practical approach that comes from understanding our company and goals."

Sources further commend the firm's corporate department, stating: "There are few firms that can provide the service that BLP can."

Work highlights Acted for One Equity Partners on its regional acquisition of One Link for approximately USD100 million.

Notable practitioners

Founder and department head David Gutiérrez remains a profoundly admired figure in the corporate field. Clients value his "experience, knowledge and fast responses to legal queries." He currently heads the firm's practice in Madrid and remains involved in advising top clients on complex transactions in the Central American region.

"Strong negotiator" Eduardo Calderón earns plaudits for his expertise in corporate issues, with one source underlining that "he is a very skilled and efficient lawyer; he has a good team and knows how to manage it." Another interviewee reports that "he is highly professional and I really trust his advice." He is also highly valued for his expertise in TMT and real estate matters, with recent work including advising Accenture on its acquisition of Search Technologies.

Clients endorse partner Luis Manuel Castro, reporting: "He is a responsive, easy-to-reach and experienced lawyer who handles a team with in-depth knowledge of the legal aspects of our business. Luis makes it a priority to understand where the company is going and builds a strategy to help us get there." He is also highly valued for his prowess in real estate matters.

The "excellent" Mauricio Salas is respected by clients and colleagues in the corporate sphere, with one client explaining: "He is a straightforward professional who is easy to work with and knowledgeable about Costa Rican law." He recently advised Heraeus on the establishment of a new manufacturing plant in Costa Rica.

Partner Carolina Trejos is commended by sources in the market, with one client describing her as "very proactive and professional, and always available for her clients." She frequently counsels local and international clients on mandates such as share acquisitions. Peers attest to her continued visibility in this field.

Clients praise up-and-coming partner Adriana Castro, saying: "She is very professional, understands our business and focuses on the truly important legal issues." She advises multinational clients from the telecommunications, finance and manufacturing industries.

Associate Marianna Fonseca is recognised for her activity in the corporate arena, with sources attesting to her visibility in this sphere.

About the Team (content provided by BLP)

BLP is known for representing a large number of multinational companies doing business in Central America. As a leader in the mergers and acquisitions field, BLP participates in some of the most important acquisitions, particularly on the buyers and lenders side.  Furthermore, BLP has participated in some of the most relevant private equity, venture capital and M&A in the region.

In addition to representing major companies, and major deals, the team is very well positioned, both in the academia and business communities.  Most of the practice members teach at prestigious universities, and serve in boards of entities such as the Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Exports, Chamber of Insurers, Costa Rican Bar Association, well-known NGOs and others. These positions further allow the law firm to offer clients access to business and political intelligence, as well as a larger network for their benefit.

As part of this day to day advice, BLP drafts, reviews and negotiates contracts, terminations and addenda thereto, attends legal consultations on matters related to the operation of the companies on a daily basis; performs all the work related to the shareholders’ and board of director´s meetings and registries, as well as corporate governance matters. The attorneys involved in these matters also coordinate legal counseling with all other practice areas such as labor, intellectual property, consumer protection, insurance and regulatory law, among others. 

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Consortium Legal - Corporate/M&A Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly regarded firm maintaining its stellar reputation in the corporate sphere. Harnesses vast experience to advise both buyers and sellers on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as counselling on joint ventures and distribution agreements. Distinguished clientele includes leading national and international players in telecommunications, finance and pharmaceuticals. Corporate department is complemented by the firm's standout banking and finance practice, as well as its regional capabilities.

Strengths The firm is highly regarded by clients, who explain: "Their main strength is their people; they are professionals who work in sync and make you feel confident that what they are telling you is the best advice. They are extremely efficient in response times and their support is second to none. The firm also has specialists in every area, so by hiring them you have professionals for everything."

Praising the team further, clients continue: "The advice they provide is very comprehensive, so we really trust their recommendations. They are keen to learn about our business and provide advice that includes everything you need, not just an answer to the legal problem you have put to them; we consider them our business partners."

Work highlights Advised Corporación Multi-Inversiones on the total acquisition of Pollos Pura Vida and Avícola Paine.

Notable practitioners

"Excellent " department co-head Rolando Laclé Zúñiga is widely regarded by both clients and peers as an authority on corporate and M&A matters. Clients describe him as "thorough, efficient and highly competent" and value that he is "always available to deal with anything you need." He routinely advises leading names from the financial, pharmaceutical and technology industries. His recent work highlights include counselling Grupo El Colono and Corporación El Lagar on their local asset sale.

Department co-head Juan Manuel Godoy Pérez receives positive feedback from clients and peers, who commend his deep knowledge of corporate issues. A source notes: "He has great availability for his clients and gives rapid responses." His recent work includes leading the team advising Corporación Multi-Inversiones on acquiring the entire capital stock of Pollos Pura Vida and Avícola Paine.

Clients commend David Reuben for his "availability and the speed of his responses," and other sources praise him as "a strong player in the corporate area." He regularly advises prominent pharmaceutical and real estate companies on a range of corporate matters.

About the Team (content provided by Consortium Legal)

Our clients have recognized us for consecutive years for having in addition to a deep legal knowledge, a business orientation. In this vision of the exercise, the generation of risks is very business oriented particularly in themes of Antitrust, M&A and distribution law.

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EY Law - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Esteemed firm at the forefront of the corporate arena. Retained by an array of high-profile names within the pharmaceutical, technology and consumer goods spaces for advice across the spectrum of corporate mandates. Boasts an impressive track record assisting clients on both the buyer and the seller side with cross-border M&A transactions, taking advantage of its strong presence across Central America. Also possesses ample expertise in matters such as joint ventures and corporate restructurings.

Work highlights Advised Infarma Laboratories on the sale of part of its equity interest in Industrias Farmacéuticas.

Notable practitioners

Renowned partner Hernán Pacheco Orfila heads the firm's corporate department. He remains a revered figure in the corporate field, receiving praise from both peers and clients. A client enthuses: "He is knowledgeable and his track record in Costa Rica is very respected. He is extremely experienced and very efficient." His recent activities include advising Pollos Pura Vida on the sale of its production operation to CMI.

Department co-head Fernando Vargas is highly valued by clients. They attest: "He is an excellent lawyer who is very accessible despite being so busy; when we ask to meet he gives us the time we need. He has a wealth of experience and a wide spectrum of knowledge, and his manner is extremely professional." He is adept at handling complex M&A deals.

Alejandro Antillón is noted by clients for his expertise in a range of mandates, with one saying: "I have an excellent opinion of him." He counsels companies from such industries as construction on M&A deals and corporate restructurings. He remains a key name in the real estate sphere.

Described by peers as an "experienced and dynamic lawyer," Freddy Fachler is a respected name due to his extensive capabilities in the corporate arena, as well as the real estate and financial areas. He currently focuses on counselling new start-ups on a range of corporate issues.

Arturo Apéstegui garners praise from interviewees, who report: "He's an excellent lawyer. All my experience with him has been extremely positive, from his customer service to his technical knowledge, as well as his negotiation skills."

Associate-to-watch Alvaro Leiva Escalante continues to provide significant capabilities advising on a wide variety of corporate and real estate matters.

Jürgen Gustav Nanne-Koberg is singled out for praise by market sources, who emphasise his long-standing experience in the corporate ambit and regard him as "an excellent lawyer."

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Aguilar Castillo Love - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established firm noted for its long-standing presence and expertise handling transactional mandates in Costa Rica and the Central American region. Regularly retained by leading companies in the technology, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors for advice on high-profile M&A deals, as well as on general corporate matters. Also adept at handling restructurings and joint ventures.

Strengths Clients are impressed by the firm, enthusing: "This is our preferred firm because the lawyers are responsive and clients recognise both their work and the team's co-ordinated dynamic. They're very hands-on and attentive to clients' needs. When you assign them something, you don't have to chase them up. We've never received anything other than very good service from them."

Work highlights Acted for Hewlett-Packard as lead counsel on the implementation of the spin-off of its software business and the subsequent takeover of the separated entity by Micro Focus.

Notable practitioners

Clients laud John Aguilar Quesada as "an extremely analytical person in legal and business matters; he's very good at finding solutions and always looks to obtain results rather than impose his views. He facilitates negotiations and counterparts feel comfortable working with him. He gets the best out of each situation and tries to build solutions that satisfy everyone." Others go on to add: "He has been an incredible partner for us on every level of legal support; he has very solid knowledge and handles very complex deals."

Key partner Esteban Agüero Guier receives praise from clients, who note: "He is extremely hands-on; few lawyers at his level are so involved in matters. You feel supported and like he's in control of the situation. He takes a leading role on the front line and adds value."

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Arias - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Admired corporate practice advising a stellar list of clients hailing from such industries as chemicals, medical devices and energy. Offers extensive capabilities in corporate mandates spanning high-value M&A deals and corporate restructuring, taking a full-service approach to acquisitions by way of its antitrust and tax departments. Also benefits from its leading position as a regional player.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the firm, enthusing: "They are brilliant; they are always happy to help and have a lot of lawyers available working in different areas. As well as their academic prowess, they provide effective and swift answers to any questions we have."

Work highlights Acted as lead counsel to American Vanguard Corporation on its acquisition of all of Agricenter's subsidiaries in Central America, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

Notable practitioners

Highly regarded practitioner Vicente Lines is endorsed by clients for his robust corporate and transactional expertise. Sources note: "He has broad expertise, strong analytical capabilities and listens to arguments well; he can analyse them quickly and give you a very effective answer. He is also a concise communicator who gives great feedback." He is additionally respected in the banking and finance field.

Regarded by market sources as "a skilled and experienced lawyer," Andrey Dorado is a noted name in the corporate field. His core areas of focus include advising on cross-border M&A deals, handling both the transactional and antitrust aspects.

Associate-to-watch Tracy Varela is appreciated by clients, who point to her responsiveness, also enthusing that "she is very punctual and diligent." She is active across M&A and corporate restructurings.

About the Team (content provided by Arias)

One of the largest and most respected law firms in Central America, Arias has 75 years of experience providing accurate and timely solutions based on clients’ goals, a great team of professionals, award-winning client service and unparalleled innovation to the region’s legal market.

Arias is a full-service law firm able to provide advice in over 30 practice areas; with a legal team of 32 Partners and more than 130 lawyers through their 7 offices across all Central American countries, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, Arias reaffirms its commitment to continue serving clients with a strategic vision, generating value that allows clients to reach and surpass their objectives. Helping them in a unique approach, by having all their regional legal matters tendered by a single contact. They are truly, integral partners who clients can trust.

The Firm has coordinated some of the largest multijurisdictional transactions crossing Latin America; it is the go-to firm for international corporations doing business in the region. The Firm has grown and achieved innovation over the years in order to offer personalized, preventive, and strategic legal services to the business and the needs of its clients, with reliable and accurate legal solutions.

Arias heritage, passion for law, and commitment to quality allows them to grow along with the region and overcome new challenges in each country where they operate.

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Batalla - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-reputed firm in the Costa Rican market displaying solid corporate capabilities. Client portfolio is composed of prominent local and international players in the energy, real estate and financial services industries. Involvement spans M&A, joint ventures and distribution agreements. Team is also renowned for its prowess handling public law matters, particularly disputes arising in this sphere.

Strengths The practice garners praise from clients, who explain: "They are very responsive and render outstanding legal advice. They're very well adapted to the international sphere and extremely client-friendly, always aiming to be as commercial as possible."

Work highlights Acted for Total Marketing & Services on the sale of its Costa Rican fuel distribution business.

Notable practitioners

Respected practitioner Rodrigo Zelaya is described by interviewees as "a good lawyer with great legal knowledge," while others emphasise his "excellent reputation." He earns hearty praise from clients, who observe that "his experience is vast and he makes full use of it, providing highly accurate legal opinions.'' Another adds: "He's very quick and responsive, and I always feel that we're getting the right advice. He doesn't need too many instructions; he understands things quickly and documents those ideas very nicely." His practice focuses on advising funds on numerous mandates such as corporate finance and M&A.

Partner Alejandro Batalla maintains a varied practice. He is widely recognised for his capabilities advising top domestic and multinational companies on issues pertaining to tax, administrative and corporate law. His recent work includes leading the team advising Total Marketing & Services on the sale of their fuel distribution business in Costa Rica. Sources highlight his negotiation skills and his experience.

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Lang & Asociados - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded firm in the corporate arena particularly noted for its extensive experience in this field. Acts for a roster of foreign and local clients working within the healthcare, financial and technology sectors. Advises on a wide spectrum of corporate matters encompassing cross-border M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring, remaining a popular choice among companies looking to establish a presence in Costa Rica.

Strengths The practice is endorsed by clients, who note: "We feel extremely comfortable with them and value their thoroughness and the accuracy of the advice they provide; they do an excellent job."

Work highlights Advised The Logit Group on its acquisition of the Costa Rican operations of Cido Research.

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Henry Lang is a respected figure throughout the Costa Rican legal market due to his wide-ranging corporate expertise. Clients and peers alike offer praise for him, with one client enthusing: "He is very knowledgeable and personable. What I really like is that he doesn't pretend to know everything; when he doesn't know something he goes to his experts and they give him an answer quickly. Therefore, he always gives accurate information." Others echo this and further appreciate that "he always provides multiple well-thought-out options."

Partner Juan Carlos Cersósimo is an active practitioner in the corporate sphere, frequently advising clients on a variety of transactional mandates and free trade zone matters. Interviewees consider that "he is a solid lawyer on the upswing."

Associate Milena Jaikel Gazel remains active counselling various noteworthy clients on a number of corporate matters.

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Nassar Abogados - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Noteworthy firm acclaimed for its solid track record in corporate transactions. Remains the first port of call for important names from the aviation sector, offering additional expertise in corporate mandates to clients hailing from the pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries. Advises on M&A deals, corporate governance matters and distribution agreements. Bolstered by a solid network across Central America.

Strengths The firm is thoroughly recommended by clients, who assert: "They understand our business and the risks we face. We view them as our partners in the sense that they provide the legal advice necessary for us to make choices. We value the personal service we receive from both the partners and the associates, who go above and beyond the call of duty."

Work highlights Assisted The Hershey Company with contractual matters relating to the distribution of its products in Costa Rica.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Tomás Nassar Pérez commands praise from clients and peers, who call him a "recognised lawyer with ample experience." Other sources say: "He always answers by the deadline set and his advice is very sound; we have never questioned it," going on to highlight his expertise in aviation law. He is a regular adviser to top airlines and other multinationals on corporate matters.

Henry Rodríguez is commended by clients, who assert: "I love his accessibility, he hasn't let me down once." He complements his corporate practice with a solid presence in the antitrust arena and receives appreciation from clients for his handling of contractual matters.

Key partner Alina Nassar is endorsed by interviewees for her client service and involvement. She frequently provides advice to major airlines and other corporations on a range of M&A cases, as well as on related antitrust issues.

Clients endorse Tomás Nassar Jorge, enthusing: ''He understands the demands of international clients and what their expectations are. He's good at anticipating what the client wants and is an excellent communicator. He's proactive and takes ownership of a transaction."

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Sfera Legal - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Respected corporate firm boasting particular strength in handling transactional matters. Frequently acts as counsel to a roster of domestic and international clients from the financial services, telecommunications and pharmaceutical industries. Involvement spans M&A transactions, spin-offs and corporate restructurings. Also frequently consulted for advice on distribution contracts.

Strengths A client says: "The service is excellent and very direct. I would highlight the lawyers' technical knowledge, as well as the fact that they provide immediate and personalised service with a high level of expertise, making you feel more confident as a client."

Work highlights Represented Vector Capital in its acquisition of Experian's channel marketing business in Costa Rica for USD400 million

Notable practitioners

"Fantastic " head of department Eric Scharf attracts praise from impressed clients and peers for his corporate work. They explain that "he is excellent at closing deals" and affirm that he "is extremely good, dynamic and knows what he's doing when it comes to transactions." Another source elaborates: "He is an excellent lawyer, very meticulous and always pays attention to the small details that can change the course of a negotiation." His recent activity includes leading the team advising Vector Capital on its acquisition of Experian's channel marketing business in Costa Rica for USD400 million.

Associate-to-watch Raquel Moya is commended by clients, with one lauding her as "formidable; she has great negotiation skills and knowledge." She regularly counsels regional and local clients on such mandates as corporate restructurings.

Associate-to-watch José María Pacheco is hailed by sources in the corporate arena as "outstanding" and "extremely meticulous." Another commentator summarises: "When you work with him, you can be sure that matters are going to go well without delay."

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Zurcher, Odio & Raven - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Distinguished department ascending in the rankings this year. Regularly instructed by noteworthy manufacturing, transport and healthcare companies from Costa Rica and abroad to advise on a number of corporate concerns including M&A deals and corporate restructurings. Able to provide a well-rounded service in M&A due to its antitrust expertise.

Strengths Clients point out: "The human side of their practice is very important, coupled with the technical advice. This combination makes clients relax and feel very well advised. The service is spectacular and the work is impeccable."

Work highlights Assisted Inmobiliaria Construreal with the creation of corporate structures for four housing developments comprising over 1000 units with a total worth of over USD3 million.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Alberto Raven Odio commands widespread recognition from peers in the corporate sphere, who consider him "a leader in the field" and "a well-rounded lawyer with a very interesting roster of clients that are key players in the local economy." He is also highly regarded for his vast capabilities in the real estate arena.

Up-and-coming partner Pablo Sancho remains a key figure in the corporate area. He frequently advises prominent regional clients on complex M&A transactions.

Associate Rosa María Jiménez is admired by clients and peers for her corporate law expertise. One source opines: "She has very good experience and exercises sound professional judgement," whilst another points to "her very nimble legal mind."

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CENTRAL LAW - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Regional firm routinely handling corporate matters across the Central American region. Advises a clientele composed of notable names from the healthcare, financial and telecommunications industries. Expertise spans M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and governance issues, as well as establishing operations in Costa Rica.

Strengths Clients rate the team's service highly, observing: "It is a professional, efficient and high-quality service, with a great degree of empathy with the needs and requirements of the company. They have a multidisciplinary team with a high level of knowledge."

Work highlights Advised BT's local subsidiary on general corporate issues, including contractual matters and regulatory concerns.

Notable practitioners

Key partner and department head Rafael Quirós Bustamante is deemed by market onlookers to be "a very good lawyer" with "an important client roster." He is a frequent adviser to large companies in the region on corporate governance and restructuring matters, as well as being a well-regarded figure in the insurance sphere.

Clients register their satisfaction with the service provided by up-and-coming partner Tomás Quirós, commenting: "He is very helpful, amiable and always available."

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Restructurings and due diligences; analysis of corporate and tax structure and law; review of sale and purchase agreements; corporate, litigation,tax and intellectual  property due diligences; compliance; advice in banking, and AML regulatory framework; advice in arbitration and litigation processes derived from conflicts of commercial agreements and /or international agreements involving a foreign company and a State; advice in the International legal framework regarding FTAs and other commercial treaties; review of corporate structures for joint ventures regarding local corporate and tax laws in each country of the Central American region. 

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Small, medium and large sized domestic and multinational companies; domestic and global law firms. 

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Dentons Muñoz - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 3

第三等

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What the team is known for Prominent firm routinely called upon by multinationals to assist with cross-border transactions. Team is proficient at advising on matters spanning M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and distribution agreements. Remains involved with clients from the pharmaceutical, retail and agricultural industries.

Strengths Clients enthuse: "We trust them to handle complex matters. Their experience and advice have been key for us. The service is spectacular; the answers are not only provided by the deadline or beforehand, but they are also precise and well founded, demonstrating great knowledge of the issues at stake."

Work highlights Represented Agricenter Group in the sale of its local assets to AMVAC.

Notable practitioners

Eminent practitioner José Antonio Muñoz is singled out by peers for his long-standing career in the corporate domain. He concentrates his practice on corporate law, inbound foreign investment and free trade zones.

Clients praise Daniel Araya with enthusiasm, stating: "He is available at any time and has great knowledge of many areas, which gives clients peace of mind. He is studious and is always up to date with legal reforms. He knows how to provide practical solutions to complex problems and is able to understand the dynamics of our business."

Experienced partner Pedro Muñoz is lauded as "a cherished and renowned" figure by peers in the corporate ambit. He remains active providing advice to significant clients in Costa Rica and regionally on M&A and other corporate activities. He also has a leading presence in the real estate field.

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Facio & Cañas - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 3

第三等

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What the team is known for Established corporate practice with notable expertise spanning M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and distribution issues. Client portfolio features an array of top companies hailing from the aviation, telecommunications and manufacturing industries both in Costa Rica and abroad.

Strengths Clients recommend the practice, stating: "We are very happy with them. They are available for clients and their work is professional. They are knowledgeable of corporate law and both their language skills and the fact that they understand other legal systems give them an advantage."

Work highlights Advised Cinemark on its business expansion within Costa Rica.

Notable practitioners

Víctor Garita is well known in the Costa Rican market, eliciting high praise from clients and peers alike. Clients say: "He looks after our business interests, anticipating issues and taking his time with each answer. He analyses every detail of transactions and when giving us a legal opinion, he doesn't only analyse one issue, but takes into account other considerations."

Carlos Oreamuno jointly heads the department and is held in high regard by sources, with one affirming: "I value his professionalism, availability and dedication. Whenever there's something urgent I can call him for an immediate answer. He is what any company looks for in a corporate lawyer."

Department co-head Sergio Solera is appreciated by clients. One source explains: "He is very reliable, evaluates options and always looks for a way to achieve your goals. I can trust him with any matter." He is also well versed in real estate law.

Department co-head Carlos Valverde is recognised by market commentators for his abilities in corporate matters. He is viewed as "a very prominent lawyer" by peers, whilst other sources say: "He is very good at providing corporate advice" and add that "his style of work is very precise and practical."

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Corporate and Merger & Acquisitions have been, and still are, a fundamental part of our practice throughout our history. Our advice has had an impact in a wide variety of economic areas of the greatest importance for Costa Rica and the Central American region for the past 75 years, during which we have assisted local and foreign clients in structuring their corporate structure to facilitate their business and/or investment activities in Costa Rica.  

In M&A we have assisted local and foreign clients in their merger and acquisitions activities with an effect in Costa Rica. With a vast experience in cross–border transactions, the firm is an active participant in some of the largest capital transactions taking place in the country.

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Lexincorp - Corporate/M&A Department

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Band 3

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What the team is known for Recognised firm offering coverage of an array of mandates in the corporate ambit. Routinely assists with M&A transactions, corporate governance and day-to-day corporate advice. Instructed by a number of local and regional clients from the finance, chemical and real estate sectors.

Strengths The firm attracts praise from clients, who report: "The service has been first-rate. They always solve our issues with great judgement and success. We receive a great service in terms of time, quality and personalised attention."

Work highlights Advised Novomatic on the liquidation of its assets in Costa Rica and Guatemala, and the subsequent relocation of its headquarters to Panama.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Arnoldo Ricardo André Tinoco remains well regarded in the corporate sphere, with one client considering that "he doesn't see cases as numbers but as people; I like that human aspect." Sources also value that "he's always calm, he's a person that listens and he's also fluent in three languages," whilst others add: "He always provides an excellent service."

Associate Eugenio Vargas receives endorsements from clients, who note: "I am very satisfied with his service. He's always highly attentive to our requests, has knowledge of the field and is proactive." Others go on to laud him as "a sharp lawyer."

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It is our responsibility to use and apply Business law and its different branches as a tool to protect and enhance opportunities for our clients. We know the importance and the processes of the establishment and accompaniment of companies of all kinds, starting from the analysis of its statutes and its functioning in general, mergers and acquisitions, franchise agreements, due diligence, asset purchases, joint ventures, to all varieties of civil and commercial contracts. We are here to improve the management and performance of any operation in order to make it more efficient in terms of functioning, tax and related matters to improve profitability of our clients operations.

For such a endeavor we constantly work with law firms from all over the world that trust their clients operations to Lexincorp to accompany them in the Central American Region.

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Pragma Legal - Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Robust firm with solid capabilities advising on M&A deals, company reorganisations and free trade zone matters in Costa Rica and the Central American region. Assists large multinationals and local companies from the pharmaceutical, industrial and food and beverage sectors.

Strengths Clients are pleased with the firm's services, highlighting: "The team is excellent. They can anticipate our needs and with their knowledge, they can see things along the way that could impact our company in the future."

Work highlights Advised Sachs Chemicals on incorporating its local subsidiary, also advising on free trade zone regulations.

Notable practitioners

Department head Federico Rucavado is praised by sources, who say: "He is a natural leader within his firm and has good people skills. He is highly reliable and always available to provide support and recommendations." Another commentator affirms: "I like his corporate knowledge, how commercial he is and his constant availability."

Key partner Edgar Odio is described by clients as "excellent, the essence of professionalism, and a gentleman." Other interviewees deem him "a great lawyer" with "a strong corporate background." He is also seen as an authority in competition matters.

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Soley, Saborío & Asociados - Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Significant firm often retained by healthcare companies to advise on corporate matters such as business restructurings and governance, free trade zone matters and regulatory compliance. Client roster also features top energy and telecommunications companies.

Strengths Clients enthuse: "The communication with them is very clear. They take their time to explain the law and don't leave matters until you're satisfied with the work. They have a good grasp of the law and its application in cases. They assign you a partner with good experience, which makes things easier for the company and doesn't waste time unnecessarily."

Work highlights Provided advice to Align Technology on general corporate matters, including free trade zone and contractual issues.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Emilia Saborio-Pozuelo comes recommended by clients. They say: "She has a high degree of knowledge of all areas, provides excellent client service and responds quickly. She is committed to our company.'' Another highlights that "she has done very good work for me, especially regarding free trade zone matters."

Partner Elías Soley Gutiérrez co-heads the department and is complimented by clients, who describe him as "dynamic, understanding and wise," as well as "supremely educated and knowledgeable." He is particularly well known for his work in the TMT sector, including both transactional and regulatory mandates.

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Trade & Corporate Law: The firm offers its customers an all-encompassing service and expert legal consultancy in mercantile transactions, regardless of their characteristics and level of complexity.


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Vector Legal - Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Reputable firm regularly retained by an array of prominent companies operating in the finance, food and beverage and retail sectors. Key areas of strength include corporate governance and restructurings, M&A deals and compliance matters.

Strengths Sources endorse the firm's service, stating: "They are all extremely qualified professionals with great interpersonal skills and commitment to their work; I couldn't ask more of them. They are our strategic allies in these matters."

Work highlights Advised Grupo MECO on day-to-day corporate mandates, such as reviewing contracts.

Notable practitioners

The "highly professional" Roberto León elicits praise from peers and clients for his involvement in the corporate sphere. He is lauded by peers as "a prestigious lawyer who is both dedicated and able," with others noting that "it is a pleasure to work with him." He remains active across the corporate and financial practice areas.

Head of department Jessica Salas is described in effusive terms by market commentators, who laud her as "someone who has what it takes to be an M&A lawyer." She boasts over 15 years of experience in the field and routinely advises prominent real estate and retail clients.

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Senior Statesperson

LLM Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Arnoldo López of LLM Abogados remains an influential figure according to corporate practitioners due to his long-standing experience and superb command of corporate issues. Market sources consider him "a role model and an extremely well-rounded lawyer" as well as "a point of reference for many years in M&A and banking and finance matters."

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Eminent Practitioner

BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Founder and department head David Gutiérrez remains a profoundly admired figure in the corporate field. Clients value his "experience, knowledge and fast responses to legal queries." He currently heads the firm's practice in Madrid and remains involved in advising top clients on complex transactions in the Central American region.

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Eminent Practitioner

José Antonio Muñoz

Dentons Muñoz

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Eminent practitioner José Antonio Muñoz is singled out by peers for his long-standing career in the corporate domain. He concentrates his practice on corporate law, inbound foreign investment and free trade zones.

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John Aguilar Quesada

Aguilar Castillo Love

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients laud John Aguilar Quesada as "an extremely analytical person in legal and business matters; he's very good at finding solutions and always looks to obtain results rather than impose his views. He facilitates negotiations and counterparts feel comfortable working with him. He gets the best out of each situation and tries to build solutions that satisfy everyone." Others go on to add: "He has been an incredible partner for us on every level of legal support; he has very solid knowledge and handles very complex deals."

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Rolando Laclé Zúñiga

Consortium Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Excellent" department co-head Rolando Laclé Zúñiga is widely regarded by both clients and peers as an authority on corporate and M&A matters. Clients describe him as "thorough, efficient and highly competent" and value that he is "always available to deal with anything you need." He routinely advises leading names from the financial, pharmaceutical and technology industries. His recent work highlights include counselling Grupo El Colono and Corporación El Lagar on their local asset sale.

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Lang & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Founding partner Henry Lang is a respected figure throughout the Costa Rican legal market due to his wide-ranging corporate expertise. Clients and peers alike offer praise for him, with one client enthusing: "He is very knowledgeable and personable. What I really like is that he doesn't pretend to know everything; when he doesn't know something he goes to his experts and they give him an answer quickly. Therefore, he always gives accurate information." Others echo this and further appreciate that "he always provides multiple well-thought-out options."

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Hernán Pacheco Orfila

EY Law

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Renowned partner Hernán Pacheco Orfila heads the firm's corporate department. He remains a revered figure in the corporate field, receiving praise from both peers and clients. A client enthuses: "He is knowledgeable and his track record in Costa Rica is very respected. He is extremely experienced and very efficient." His recent activities include advising Pollos Pura Vida on the sale of its production operation to CMI.

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Sfera Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Fantastic" head of department Eric Scharf attracts praise from impressed clients and peers for his corporate work. They explain that "he is excellent at closing deals" and affirm that he "is extremely good, dynamic and knows what he's doing when it comes to transactions." Another source elaborates: "He is an excellent lawyer, very meticulous and always pays attention to the small details that can change the course of a negotiation." His recent activity includes leading the team advising Vector Capital on its acquisition of Experian's channel marketing business in Costa Rica for USD400 million.

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Batalla

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Respected practitioner Rodrigo Zelaya is described by interviewees as "a good lawyer with great legal knowledge," while others emphasise his "excellent reputation." He earns hearty praise from clients, who observe that "his experience is vast and he makes full use of it, providing highly accurate legal opinions.'' Another adds: "He's very quick and responsive, and I always feel that we're getting the right advice. He doesn't need too many instructions; he understands things quickly and documents those ideas very nicely." His practice focuses on advising funds on numerous mandates such as corporate finance and M&A.

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Alejandro Batalla

Batalla

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Alejandro Batalla maintains a varied practice. He is widely recognised for his capabilities advising top domestic and multinational companies on issues pertaining to tax, administrative and corporate law. His recent work includes leading the team advising Total Marketing & Services on the sale of their fuel distribution business in Costa Rica. Sources highlight his negotiation skills and his experience.

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Eduardo Calderón

BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Strong negotiator"Eduardo Calderón earns plaudits for his expertise in corporate issues, with one source underlining that "he is a very skilled and efficient lawyer; he has a good team and knows how to manage it." Another interviewee reports that "he is highly professional and I really trust his advice." He is also highly valued for his expertise in TMT and real estate matters, with recent work including advising Accenture on its acquisition of Search Technologies.

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Arias

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Highly regarded practitioner Vicente Lines is endorsed by clients for his robust corporate and transactional expertise. Sources note: "He has broad expertise, strong analytical capabilities and listens to arguments well; he can analyse them quickly and give you a very effective answer. He is also a concise communicator who gives great feedback." He is additionally respected in the banking and finance field.

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Tomás F Nassar Pérez

Nassar Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Tomás Nassar Pérez commands praise from clients and peers, who call him a "recognised lawyer with ample experience." Other sources say: "He always answers by the deadline set and his advice is very sound; we have never questioned it," going on to highlight his expertise in aviation law. He is a regular adviser to top airlines and other multinationals on corporate matters.

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Alberto Raven Odio

Zurcher, Odio & Raven

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Alberto Raven Odio commands widespread recognition from peers in the corporate sphere, who consider him "a leader in the field" and "a well-rounded lawyer with a very interesting roster of clients that are key players in the local economy." He is also highly regarded for his vast capabilities in the real estate arena.

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EY Law

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Fernando Vargas is highly valued by clients. They attest: "He is an excellent lawyer who is very accessible despite being so busy; when we ask to meet he gives us the time we need. He has a wealth of experience and a wide spectrum of knowledge, and his manner is extremely professional." He is adept at handling complex M&A deals.

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Alejandro Antillón

EY Law

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Alejandro Antillón is noted by clients for his expertise in a range of mandates, with one saying: "I have an excellent opinion of him." He counsels companies from such industries as construction on M&A deals and corporate restructurings. He remains a key name in the real estate sphere.

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Luis Manuel Castro

BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients endorse partner Luis Manuel Castro, reporting: "He is a responsive, easy-to-reach and experienced lawyer who handles a team with in-depth knowledge of the legal aspects of our business. Luis makes it a priority to understand where the company is going and builds a strategy to help us get there." He is also highly valued for his prowess in real estate matters.

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EY Law

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Described by peers as an "experienced and dynamic lawyer,"Freddy Fachler is a respected name due to his extensive capabilities in the corporate arena, as well as the real estate and financial areas. He currently focuses on counselling new start-ups on a range of corporate issues.

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Facio & Cañas

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Víctor Garita is well known in the Costa Rican market, eliciting high praise from clients and peers alike. Clients say: "He looks after our business interests, anticipating issues and taking his time with each answer. He analyses every detail of transactions and when giving us a legal opinion, he doesn't only analyse one issue, but takes into account other considerations."

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Juan Manuel Godoy Pérez

Consortium Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Juan Manuel Godoy Pérez receives positive feedback from clients and peers, who commend his deep knowledge of corporate issues. A source notes: "He has great availability for his clients and gives rapid responses." His recent work includes leading the team advising Corporación Multi-Inversiones on acquiring the entire capital stock of Pollos Pura Vida and Avícola Paine.

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Vector Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "highly professional"Roberto León elicits praise from peers and clients for his involvement in the corporate sphere. He is lauded by peers as "a prestigious lawyer who is both dedicated and able," with others noting that "it is a pleasure to work with him." He remains active across the corporate and financial practice areas.

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Facio & Cañas

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Carlos Oreamuno jointly heads the department and is held in high regard by sources, with one affirming: "I value his professionalism, availability and dedication. Whenever there's something urgent I can call him for an immediate answer. He is what any company looks for in a corporate lawyer."

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Rafael A Quirós Bustamante

CENTRAL LAW

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key partner and department head Rafael Quirós Bustamante is deemed by market onlookers to be "a very good lawyer" with "an important client roster." He is a frequent adviser to large companies in the region on corporate governance and restructuring matters, as well as being a well-regarded figure in the insurance sphere.

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Nassar Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Henry Rodríguez is commended by clients, who assert: "I love his accessibility, he hasn't let me down once." He complements his corporate practice with a solid presence in the antitrust arena and receives appreciation from clients for his handling of contractual matters.

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Federico Rucavado

Pragma Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Federico Rucavado is praised by sources, who say: "He is a natural leader within his firm and has good people skills. He is highly reliable and always available to provide support and recommendations." Another commentator affirms: "I like his corporate knowledge, how commercial he is and his constant availability."

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Arnoldo Ricardo André Tinoco

Lexincorp

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Arnoldo Ricardo André Tinoco remains well regarded in the corporate sphere, with one client considering that "he doesn't see cases as numbers but as people; I like that human aspect." Sources also value that "he's always calm, he's a person that listens and he's also fluent in three languages," whilst others add: "He always provides an excellent service."

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Band 4

Arturo Apéstegui

EY Law

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Arturo Apéstegui garners praise from interviewees, who report: "He's an excellent lawyer. All my experience with him has been extremely positive, from his customer service to his technical knowledge, as well as his negotiation skills."

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Band 4

Dentons Muñoz

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients praise Daniel Araya with enthusiasm, stating: "He is available at any time and has great knowledge of many areas, which gives clients peace of mind. He is studious and is always up to date with legal reforms. He knows how to provide practical solutions to complex problems and is able to understand the dynamics of our business."

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Juan Carlos Cersósimo

Lang & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Juan Carlos Cersósimo is an active practitioner in the corporate sphere, frequently advising clients on a variety of transactional mandates and free trade zone matters. Interviewees consider that "he is a solid lawyer on the upswing."

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Arias

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Regarded by market sources as "a skilled and experienced lawyer,"Andrey Dorado is a noted name in the corporate field. His core areas of focus include advising on cross-border M&A deals, handling both the transactional and antitrust aspects.

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Lex Counsel

From the Chambers Latin America guide

New entrant to the rankings Jorge Guzmán of Lex Counsel is a deeply respected figure in the Costa Rican corporate arena. Interviewees note: "He is an excellent, thorough and detail-oriented lawyer who gives us excellent support in complex transactions." Peers regard him as "reliable, studious and organised."

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Dentons Muñoz

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Experienced partner Pedro Muñoz is lauded as "a cherished and renowned" figure by peers in the corporate ambit. He remains active providing advice to significant clients in Costa Rica and regionally on M&A and other corporate activities. He also has a leading presence in the real estate field.

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Nassar Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key partner Alina Nassar is endorsed by interviewees for her client service and involvement. She frequently provides advice to major airlines and other corporations on a range of M&A cases, as well as on related antitrust issues.

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Pragma Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key partner Edgar Odio is described by clients as "excellent, the essence of professionalism, and a gentleman." Other interviewees deem him "a great lawyer" with "a strong corporate background." He is also seen as an authority in competition matters.

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Consortium Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients commend David Reuben for his "availability and the speed of his responses," and other sources praise him as "a strong player in the corporate area." He regularly advises prominent pharmaceutical and real estate companies on a range of corporate matters.

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Emilia Saborio-Pozuelo

Soley, Saborío & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Emilia Saborio-Pozuelo comes recommended by clients. They say: "She has a high degree of knowledge of all areas, provides excellent client service and responds quickly. She is committed to our company.'' Another highlights that "she has done very good work for me, especially regarding free trade zone matters."

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Band 4

Vector Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Jessica Salas is described in effusive terms by market commentators, who laud her as "someone who has what it takes to be an M&A lawyer." She boasts over 15 years of experience in the field and routinely advises prominent real estate and retail clients.

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BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "excellent"Mauricio Salas is respected by clients and colleagues in the corporate sphere, with one client explaining: "He is a straightforward professional who is easy to work with and knowledgeable about Costa Rican law." He recently advised Heraeus on the establishment of a new manufacturing plant in Costa Rica.

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Facio & Cañas

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Sergio Solera is appreciated by clients. One source explains: "He is very reliable, evaluates options and always looks for a way to achieve your goals. I can trust him with any matter." He is also well versed in real estate law.

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Elías Soley Gutiérrez

Soley, Saborío & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Elías Soley Gutiérrez co-heads the department and is complimented by clients, who describe him as "dynamic, understanding and wise," as well as "supremely educated and knowledgeable." He is particularly well known for his work in the TMT sector, including both transactional and regulatory mandates.

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Band 4

BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Carolina Trejos is commended by sources in the market, with one client describing her as "very proactive and professional, and always available for her clients." She frequently counsels local and international clients on mandates such as share acquisitions. Peers attest to her continued visibility in this field.

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Carlos M Valverde

Facio & Cañas

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Carlos Valverde is recognised by market commentators for his abilities in corporate matters. He is viewed as "a very prominent lawyer" by peers, whilst other sources say: "He is very good at providing corporate advice" and add that "his style of work is very precise and practical."

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Guillermo E. Zuñiga

ECIJA

From the Chambers Latin America guide

"Knowledgeable, straightforward and easy-to-deal-with" partner Guillermo Zuñiga of ECIJA joins the rankings this year bolstered by plentiful client praise. Sources say: "He always meets deadlines and gives precise information," while another continues: "I really like his accessibility; he can be contacted at any time and is always super attentive to all matters."

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Up and Coming

Esteban Agüero Guier

Aguilar Castillo Love

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key partner Esteban Agüero Guier receives praise from clients, who note: "He is extremely hands-on; few lawyers at his level are so involved in matters. You feel supported and like he's in control of the situation. He takes a leading role on the front line and adds value."

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Up and Coming

BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients praise up-and-coming partner Adriana Castro, saying: "She is very professional, understands our business and focuses on the truly important legal issues." She advises multinational clients from the telecommunications, finance and manufacturing industries.

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Up and Coming

Tomás Nassar Jorge Jr.

Nassar Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients endorse Tomás Nassar Jorge, enthusing: ''He understands the demands of international clients and what their expectations are. He's good at anticipating what the client wants and is an excellent communicator. He's proactive and takes ownership of a transaction."

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Up and Coming

CENTRAL LAW

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients register their satisfaction with the service provided by up-and-coming partner Tomás Quirós, commenting: "He is very helpful, amiable and always available."

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Up and Coming

Zurcher, Odio & Raven

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Pablo Sancho remains a key figure in the corporate area. He frequently advises prominent regional clients on complex M&A transactions.

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Associates to watch

BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate Marianna Fonseca is recognised for her activity in the corporate arena, with sources attesting to her visibility in this sphere.

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Associates to watch

Milena Jaikel Gazel

Lang & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate Milena Jaikel Gazel remains active counselling various noteworthy clients on a number of corporate matters.

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Associates to watch

Rosa María Jiménez

Zurcher, Odio & Raven

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate Rosa María Jiménez is admired by clients and peers for her corporate law expertise. One source opines: "She has very good experience and exercises sound professional judgement," whilst another points to "her very nimble legal mind."

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Associates to watch

Alvaro Leiva Escalante

EY Law

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Alvaro Leiva Escalante continues to provide significant capabilities advising on a wide variety of corporate and real estate matters.

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Associates to watch

Sfera Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Raquel Moya is commended by clients, with one lauding her as "formidable; she has great negotiation skills and knowledge." She regularly counsels regional and local clients on such mandates as corporate restructurings.

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Associates to watch

Jürgen Gustav Nanne-Koberg

EY Law

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Jürgen Gustav Nanne-Koberg is singled out for praise by market sources, who emphasise his long-standing experience in the corporate ambit and regard him as "an excellent lawyer."

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Associates to watch

José María Pacheco

Sfera Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch José María Pacheco is hailed by sources in the corporate arena as "outstanding" and "extremely meticulous." Another commentator summarises: "When you work with him, you can be sure that matters are going to go well without delay."

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Associates to watch

Arias

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Tracy Varela is appreciated by clients, who point to her responsiveness, also enthusing that "she is very punctual and diligent." She is active across M&A and corporate restructurings.

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Associates to watch

Lexincorp

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate Eugenio Vargas receives endorsements from clients, who note: "I am very satisfied with his service. He's always highly attentive to our requests, has knowledge of the field and is proactive." Others go on to laud him as "a sharp lawyer."

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