About Us

We are a boutique law firm based in San José, Costa Rica.

Our client services are grounded in academic and professional excellence, close monitoring of changes in the laws and regulations, individualized attention and the highest ethical standards.

Our partners are leading lawyers with extensive experience in their practice areas, both in the public and private sectors in Costa Rica and at an international level.

We work with domestic and foreign clients, including multinational corporations. In addition, we offer legal support to in-house counsel and other national and international law firms.


Our partner Alberto Fernández López will participate as a panelist in the III Meeting of Experts in Construction organized by Ankawa International in Cusco, Perú, on November 24-25. Alberto will


In Costa Rica, competition authorities (Sutel in the telecom market and Coprocom in all other markets) may conduct unannounced inspections (dawn raids) on companies’ premises to gather evidence of possible


We would like to extend an invitation to attend the National Construction Conference, which is being held on November 8th, 2023, at the auditorium hall of the Costa Rica Bar


Practice Areas

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction & Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Alan Thompson is active within the Costa Rican competition and antitrust arena, and is well regarded by market commentators. A pleased client states: "Alan Thompson is a professional with vast experience and commitment, with recognised and comprehensive expertise. We have always been very satisfied with his work."

    Chambers Latin America Guide 2023
    Alberto Fernández Lopez is highly recognised for his activity as an arbitrator in relevant Costa Rican and international proceedings. He is endorsed by an onlooker who affirms: "Alberto Fernández Lopez is a leader in the arbitration field, and he is one of the most outstanding practitioners."

    Chambers Latin America Guide 2023
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    For more information about our clients and references, please e-mail us at info@btalegal.com