Recognised for its regional leadership, BLP is the law firm for conducting business in Central America, with over 150 lawyers providing service in 28 practice areas at 10 offices strategically distributed in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and a representation office in Spain.
BLP is built on the conviction that legal advisers must become true business law partners of their clients. Since the establishment of the firm in 2003, we have earned the trust of clients by using our expertise and capabilities to provide legal advice with sound business judgment. In doing so, the firm adheres to the highest international standards of quality, reliability and efficiency.
Seeking a broader presence in the international market, the representative office in Madrid, Spain, creates a portal to European economies and generates business opportunities between Central America and Europe. Our international capabilities allow us to bring our global clients closer to new investment opportunities in Latin America.
BLP is a full-service law firm. Main areas of expertise include:
Advertising, Marketing & Consumer Protection
Anti-money Laundering Compliance
Aviation & Maritime
Banking & Finance
Competition & Antitrust
Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Energy & Infrastructure
Environment, Health & Safety
Ethics & Anti-corruption
Free Trade Zones
Global Mobility & Relocation
Human Rights, Business & Development
Insurance & Reinsurance
Labour & Employment
Private Clients & Estate Planning
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Public Law, Public Procurement & Regulation
Real Estate & Hospitality
Regulatory Compliance, Prevention & Risk Management
Sanitary Registration of Products
Telecommunications, media & technology
The Costa Rican office has at its core the practice of business law, attracting local and multinational companies as well as investors for complex and large-scale M&A deals and the full range of corporate services. In the area of banking and finance, the office handles all aspects of the industry including financing of infrastructure projects, credits, multi-jurisdictional credit operations, capital markets, regulatory work and anti-money laundering compliance. Real estate is another core practice area where the office advises major developments and property transactions, condominium regimes, residential projects, corporate centre, industrial projects and the hospitality industry. BLP offers a full scope of dispute resolution services with an exceptionally strong litigation team. Another crucial practice area of the Costa Rica office is intellectual property, where the team handles an important portfolio of clients in matters of trademarks, copyrights, sanitary registration of products, patents, geographical indications, regulatory issues, and litigation. Our fundamental practice areas staffed by the most recognised practitioners in the country are labour and employment, environment, health and safety, and tax.
In Costa Rica, the firm has offices in the capital city, San José, and two on the country’s west coast, one in Guanacaste and the other in Los Sueños, Puntarenas.
San José: BLP Building, Via Lindora Business Center. Radial Santa Ana – Belen, Km 3. Santa Ana, San Jose. Costa Rica
Los Sueños: Marina Village, Los Sueños Resort, Bahía Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Las Catalinas: Las Catalinas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
+506 2205 3939
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