Market: Costa Rica

Facio & Cañas merges with Pragma in Costa Rica

Latin Lawyer 250 firm Facio & Cañas has absorbed Pragma Legal, adding a 13-lawyer team including three new partners and three of counsel.

06 February 2020

Leading Lights 2019

Featured in Pro bono 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

05 February 2020

Consortium and BLP appoint partners in Costa Rica

Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has appointed two new partners to co-lead its disputes practice, while BLP (Costa Rica) has promoted one to partner, strengthening its banking and energy practices.

05 February 2020

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center’s Pro Bono Survey

Featured in Pro bono 2019

Our latest survey continues to evidence the great efforts Latin American law firms are making to adopt pro bono into their culture. Ahead of publishing the full results on what institutional measures law firms are doing to promote pro bono, today we take a look at an area in which many law firms have reported doing work: migration.

03 February 2020

Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells and Consortium in Costa Rica debt tap

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and London has helped Costa Rica raise US$1.5 billion in its first sovereign issuance under President Alvarado Quesada’s administration.

11 December 2019

Multiple firms agree Chilean car importer's second restructuring

Chilean car importer Automotores Gildemeister has struck a deal to restructure over US$500 million of its senior notes, with counsel from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and a host of law firms throughout South America. By Jordan Fermanis.

10 December 2019

BLP hires counsel to lead two new offices in Costa Rica

BLP (Costa Rica) has opened two new offices on the Pacific coast and hired a senior counsel to head them.

02 December 2019

Central Law forms collaboration agreement with Andersen

US professional services firm Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Central Law, giving it six bases in Central America and Panama.

22 November 2019

Multiple firms in Central American bank securitisation

Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City and multiple offices of Central American law firm Consortium Legal have helped Panamanian bank BAC International (BIB) complete a securitisation of future receivables.

22 November 2019

Associate salary and satisfaction survey

In this series of articles, we present our findings on what law firms are paying their associates and what forms of non-financial compensation they are offering to sweeten the deal.

20 November 2019

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