Legal Services

PUBLIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

For practical purposes, Administrative Law can be defined as a wide range of norms and principles that regulate the Public Administration’s (the State and its decentralized entities) structure and framework of action, as well as the relationships between the different public- and private-sector actors…

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Act No. 7128 dated August 18, 1989, known as the Constitutional Jurisdiction Act, instituted one of the most important changes in the Costa Rican Judicial System—it created of the Constitutional Chamber to hear claims of unconstitutionality and appeals for legal protection and habeas corpus.

CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW

Our firm handles numerous business and corporate transactions every day, including: company incorporation, mergers, buying and selling established businesses, and startups. Our goal is to provide you with the tools necessary to ensure your project is safe in Costa Rica, while protecting your best interests and optimizing your investment.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Innovation has no limits. It requires hard work, intellect and a significant economic investment, all with the goal of financial reward. The first step every innovator must take is to safeguard his or her invention, even before spending on advertising.

FAMILY LAW

Family is the heart of our society. It is built on love and a common bond in which to grow as one. Unfortunately, families occasionally fall apart, the bonds break and assets suffer the consequences.

REAL ESTATE LAW

In this ever-changing world, Costa Rica has emerged as an attractive and viable destination for settling down and doing business. It’s stable democracy, richness of nature, legal security, pura vida people and different immigration regimes make Costa Rica a top destination for investing in real estate. Consequently, real estate law has grown in importance over the years.

LABOR LAW

Costa Rican Labor Law has its roots in the Labor Code enacted in 1943. It is characterized as bilateral rights that regulate the employer-employee relationship and promote legal security for both parties.

NOTARIAL LAW

Notarial law is considered an essential, necessary element to register and make effective transactions related to real rights and civil and business law, including purchase and sale agreements of movable and immovable property, security interests, succession proceedings, trading companies and affidavits.

IMMIGRATION LAW

Foreign investment accounts for a large percentage of Costa Rica’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). For years, the country has had specific legislation that regulates immigration of foreigners coming into the country, providing different immigration categories such as investor, rentier, retiree, family-based, etc.

CRIMINAL LAW

Services in this branch of law include crimes against humanity and economic, financial, tax and environmental crimes, among others.

TAX LAW

Over the last decade, tax legislation has changed significantly, resulting in important tax burdens for taxpayers…

LITIGATION AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Our procedural law is constantly amended to keep up with the changes in technology and daily development. Our firm offers interdisciplinary legal advice, in which we inform you, the client, of the different aspects that could arise during a process and safeguard your best interests in every area.

Let's work together!

We have offices around the country so we can be closer to you and serve you better.
We speak English, French and Spanish, allowing us to serve both local and international clients. Additionally, we have a network of contacts around the world so we can even meet your needs abroad.
We want to grow without losing sight of the fact that the best place we can be is by your side.

We are alos,  PURA VIDA!