18 October 2017
EY Law will integrate prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.
16 October 2017
Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.
22 February 2017
Central American firms have doubled down on Costa Rica, with the country accounting for two-thirds of the promotions reported by regional outfits in the past four months.
10 November 2016
Central American law firm Pacheco Coto has launched an online platform known as Legaloop to enable start-ups, small-to-medium-sized businesses and young entrepreneurs in Costa Rica to acquire legal services quickly and easily.
31 August 2016
BLP (Costa Rica) and Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson in Miami and Lennox Paton in London have helped real estate investment group Gencom acquire the luxury Peninsula Papagayo resort in Costa Rica’s tourist hotspot of Guanacaste.
27 April 2016
Pacheco Coto has opened a second office in Costa Rica that will target infrastructure, tourism and environment work, three months after opening in Hong Kong.
10 March 2016
Today, Costa Rica is the focus of our overview of Latin America's leading business law firms, which have been analysed in the 18th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250.
09 October 2015
Humberto Pacheco Alpizar has assumed the newly created position of chairman at Pacheco Coto (Costa Rica) as the firm consolidates its transition to a more institutionalised model.
30 September 2015
BLP and Mexican firm Stern Abogados has helped Mexico’s Grupo Inversor Intelectiva buy 32 branches of fast food restaurant KFC in Costa Rica.
27 May 2015
BLP has merged with antitrust and IP boutique Weinstok Abogados, absorbing eight lawyers, including former high-level officials at Costa Rica’s competition authority, to boost its partner count to 15.