Consortium Legal

Dispute Resolution Department

Costa Rica
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Overview

Local Judicial Practice is the most relevant practice area, well known in commercial and civil litigation practice, extra-contractual civil liability, contractual liability, damages claims, in rem rights, among others.
In addition, arbitration is a relevant practice area in which the Litigation Department is known. In Costa Rica the Alternative Resolution of Disputes is continuously growing as the local idiosyncrasy constitutes an ideal environment to local and international arbitration.
The head of litigation and arbitration department is the key Partner Rolando Lacle Zúñiga, well known in national and international level as Arbitration expert. He has over 10 years of experience in the litigation and arbitration areas.

Also, José Pablo Valverde Marín since 2014 until 2017, was a member of the Board of Directors of the International Center of Conciliation and Arbitration of Costa Rican-North American Chamber of Commerce (CICA).
Besides, the Arbitration and Litigation practice area is known in local and international level in judicial litigation related to representation of foreign companies in the Costa Rican market.
In Costa Rica, the international business is regulated by protectionist law in national’s favour. This local regulatory and the continuous practice over the years in this area made the Litigation and Arbitration Department well known in the foreign companies’ level.

Clients

Banco Davivienda

Banco General (Costa Rica)

Banco Lafise

Cemex Costa Rica

Citibank Group

Coca Cola Femsa

Mars

Scotiabank

Western Union (Airpack de Costa Rica)

Industries

Automobiles

Banks

Commercial

Construction

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Telecommunications