Practice Areas

Antitrust & Competition

  • Interpretation and application of antitrust and competition laws.
  • Advice on competition best practices.
  • Advice on cartel and abuse of dominance investigations and proceedings initiated by competition authorities (COPROCOM or SUTEL).
  • Legal and strategic advice on merger notification proceedings.
  • Antitrust audits and competition compliance programs.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

  • Advice and representation in administrative proceedings before regulatory authorities.
  • Advice and representation in arbitral proceedings relating to our areas of expertise, including commercial and investment arbitration.
  • Civil and commercial litigation.
  • Mediation, conciliation, dispute boards.

Banking & Finance

  • Expert advice on the interpretation and application of laws and regulations governing the financial sector in Costa Rica.
  • Petitions and proceedings before regulatory authorities.
  • Advice on structuring credit agreements and other financial transactions.
  • Loan collections.
  • Notarial services.

Construction & Real Estate Law

  • Purchase and sale of real property, mortgages, trusts and other real estate transactions.
  • Creation of residential and commercial condominiums and advice on condominium laws and regulations.
  • Construction contracts in both the public and the private sector, FIDIC contracts, contract claims.
  • Notarial services in connection with real estate transactions.

Corporate Law

  • Incorporation of companies and advice on Corporate Law.
  • Advice on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence.
  • Advice on matters of corporate governance and compliance.
  • Advice on the drafting, negotiation and interpretation of business contracts.
  • Advice on matters of Corporate Employment Law including employment contracts and indemnifications.