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Liberty buys Telefónica’s Costa Rica assets after failed Millicom deal
Liberty buys Telefónica’s Costa Rica assets after failed Millicom deal

Liberty buys Telefónica’s Costa Rica assets after failed Millicom deal

03 August 2020

Several Baker Botts LLP offices and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped telecoms company Liberty Latin America agree to buy all Telefónica’s operations in Costa Rica for some US$500 million, only three months after the Spanish telecoms giant’s sale of the same assets to counterpart Millicom fell through.

Costa Rica partner to lead EY Law’s northern LatAm group
Costa Rica partner to lead EY Law’s northern LatAm group

Costa Rica partner to lead EY Law’s northern LatAm group

20 July 2020

EY Law (Costa Rica) partner Hernán Pacheco has been appointed to lead the firm’s northern Latin America division, in which he will oversee the firm’s operations across most jurisdictions in the region. 

EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera
EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

17 September 2019

A former Pacheco Coto partner has reunited with his old colleagues at EY Law (Costa Rica) after leaving Sfera Legal.

Why fewer women than men become partners
Why fewer women than men become partners

Why fewer women than men become partners

23 May 2019

Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.

EY Law offers more than tax in DR following hires
EY Law offers more than tax in DR following hires

EY Law offers more than tax in DR following hires

16 November 2018

EY Law has bolstered its office in the Dominican Republic, recruiting five lawyers from a local firm to complement its existing tax team.

EY Law recruits from BDS in Costa Rica
EY Law recruits from BDS in Costa Rica

EY Law recruits from BDS in Costa Rica

05 July 2018

EY Law (Costa Rica) has hired a lawyer from labour boutique BDS Asesores as manager.

UK car retailer enters Central American market
UK car retailer enters Central American market

UK car retailer enters Central American market

19 April 2018

Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City, and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped UK car showroom company Inchape acquire a Costa Rican counterpart for US$284 million.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

21 March 2018

There are nine law firms in the Costa Rican chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, making it the largest in the Central American section. Costa Rica is also home to some of the biggest firms in the region. BLP (Costa Rica) has 86 lawyers, while Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has a headcount of 80, more than double their counterparts in the other four countries. The country’s strong business community and political stability have enabled law firms to grow and deepen their specialisations.

Four firms in Costa Rican telecoms deal
Four firms in Costa Rican telecoms deal

Four firms in Costa Rican telecoms deal

06 March 2018

Telecoms company Liberty Latin America has hired EY Law (Costa Rica) to acquire a majority stake in Televisora de Costa Rica subsidiary Cabletica for US$250 million.