With few exceptions, BLP consolidated its leading position in the Costa Rican market in 2021, while other major regional players include Aguilar Castillo Love, Arias and Consortium Legal. Central American law firms Central Law Costa Rica, Latamlex / Gómez y Galindo Abogados, S.A., Lexincorp, Sfera Legal and labor and employment specialist BDS Asesores are active, as are full-service national law firms such as Facio & Cañas and Zurich, Odio & Raven, local boutiques such as leading banking and finance company Vector Legal and international players such as Dentons Muñoz, ECIJA, EY Law Central America and Deloitte Legal. Description: Nassar Abogados was founded as a law firm focused on providing excellent service in the areas of corporate law and other areas of law to satisfy the needs of its clients. Nassar Abogados has a team of lawyers specialized in different areas of law who provide legal advice of the highest quality, establishing a close relationship between clients and the members responsible for the service. Due to the firm`s international focus, its clients are mainly international, commercial, industrial and service companies such as airlines, shipping companies and other related companies from Europe, the United States and Latin America. Intellectual Property: Our regional IP team is led by women with over 15 years of experience in the field and today uses technology to provide the highest level of service in Central America. We show our clients how to add value to their IP assets by providing innovative advice, both in identifying protectable intangible assets (know-how, technology, estates, trade dress) and in structuring their franchises and licenses. We avoid costly and time-consuming priority rights litigation by providing robust and timely protection of your intangible assets. Description: Batalla is one of the most respected and prestigious law firms in Costa Rica, founded in 2001, today one of the most important business law firms in the field of corporate litigation and comprehensive commercial services under a technical-legal approach, as confirmed by specialized publications such as Chambers & Partners, Latin Lawyer, Legal 500 and Fortune 100 Companies.
They seek to provide their clients with effective and tailor-made solutions that go beyond traditional legal services and generate a new, broad, competitive and multidisciplinary offering. Batalla has 7 specialized professional practices: Corporate and Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution, International Trade, Logistics and Customs, Environment, Taxation, Public Law and Labour Law, in which more than 40 fully bilingual professionals collaborate. They innovate multidisciplinary and specialized professional practices, for example, they became the first modern company in Costa Rica, which in 2005 established a professional practice in international trade, logistics and customs, which today remains a leader in professional opinion. Consortium is a full-service company focused on serving all types of businesses looking to do business in the region. We have specialized departments that are managed by our partners in various practice areas. We have been awarded the Central American Law Firm of the Year award by the most valuable international legal directories and are your strategic legal advisors. In the meantime, Consortium Legal continues to invest in technology and talent training. Resources are pouring into training lawyers, not only to deepen their legal knowledge, but also to enhance their industry-specific knowledge.
The firm encourages employees to take advantage of internal secondments to better understand clients` specific needs and requirements. The training program offered in the company includes the commercial and economic components of the services that customers require. Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) is widely recognized as one of the most active law firms in the Central American banking sector. It continues to perform well, despite several years of sluggish economic growth in the country. The company has worked on several traditional banking operations as well as in the fintech space. Meanwhile, the team`s capital markets expertise is often reflected in groundbreaking transactions. She recently advised policyholders on Costa Rica`s first $300 million sustainability-related bond issue, issued by the state-owned electricity company Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE). Banking and finance: With 15 years of regional experience with major local and international banks, the exceptional credentials of our clients prove that we are an undeniable leader in banking and finance. Our long history of financial transactions has resulted in an in-depth working knowledge of the regulatory landscape, making us the preferred firm for world-class advice in the financial sector. When advising on investment projects, our multidisciplinary team flexibly covers all phases of your projects in a range of legal areas (employment, corporate, criminal and tax law).
Our M&A, corporate and regulatory teams advise our clients together, saving them weeks negotiating M&A transactions while simultaneously handling legal matters. Meanwhile, financial clients can track and review their legal affairs with a new software tool now available. Consortium Legal offers webinars to inform companies about the latest developments and train young talent, as well as existing podcasts and YouTube channels dedicated to sharing the latest updates in the legal world. Tens of thousands of people trust One Legal to simplify their legal support needs. Description: Sfera Legal has consolidated its growth through a fusion of experience, innovation, youth and a combination of high ethical and quality standards. Their professional practice began over twenty years ago and over time they have recruited lawyers with impressive backgrounds and the most unique talents. Their multidisciplinary team of experts has resulted in a stronger firm, richer legal services, improved support and resources, greater efficiency, new areas of expertise and more dynamic solution strategies. We are the largest law firm in Central America with over 200 lawyers and seven strategically located offices in the five countries of the region and an intergenerational team that understands your needs. We offer regional coordination from a single point of contact for all your transactions. Description: It was founded twenty-seven years ago.
At the firm, they laid the foundation for their growth on integrity, professional excellence, quality of service and total commitment to the needs of their clients. The firm is one of the highest ranked agencies in the world and has in the past had the opportunity to lead the creation of the regional law firm “CENTRAL LAW” at the Central American level, the only law firm present in the entire Central American region, including Panama and the Dominican Republic. They currently offer 17 fully developed practices led by over 20 dedicated and highly qualified professionals in each of their areas of activity: Insurance, Corporate/M&A, Real Estate, Civil and Arbitration, Land Maritime Area, International Trade/Foreign Investment, Environment, Labour, Tax, International and Immigration, Management Contracts and Public Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Franchising, Food industry, residential property law, financial, banking and securities law.