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Individual Profile

Humberto Pacheco Alpizar

Profile submitted by Humberto Pacheco Alpizar

Practice Areas

Humberto Pacheco A. is the firm`s Chairman and heads the International Asset Planning Division. Cited by Chambers Latin America as "one of the world's elite international tax lawyers", Mr Pacheco is renowned as a major-league expert on international corporate, tax and estate planning and has extensive knowledge of M&A. He advises on cross-border transactions involving Latin America and Europe.

Professional Memberships

Costa Rican Bar Association; International Bar Association; International Fiscal Association; Interamerican Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; Congress of Fellows, Centre for International Legal Studies, Austria; The Sovereign Society, Great Britain.


Mr. Pacheco has published in numerous prestigious legal and financial publications and lectures in important international forums. For a list of his publications please visit


Education: Harvard Law School (PIL, 1972, 1976); University of Miami (MCL, 1971); Universidad de Costa Rica (Licentiate in Law, 1965); Oxford University, England (GCE 1958). Scholar in Residence: University of San Diego School of Law, California, 1984. Languages: Spanish and English.