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.
Banco General (Costa Rica)
Cemex Costa Rica
Coca Cola Femsa
Western Union (Airpack de Costa Rica)
Food & Drink Producers
Mining & Metals
Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences