EY Law

General Business Law

Band 3Central America-wideLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Prestigious international firm with a strong reputation in Central America. Well placed to advise significant regional and global players in the media, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries on corporate transactions. Maintains a solid reputation for advising clients on tax and real estate-related mandates.


The firm's service comes recommended by clients, who note: "They are diligent with their responses and the coordination is good."

Work highlights

Advised Diageo on the structuring of its supply chain throughout the region.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Hernán Pacheco Orfila is highly recommended for his corporate prowess in Costa Rica, while in El Salvador, Mónica Machuca is both a key client contact and an acclaimed figure in corporate and IP mandates. Ruby María Asturias continues to be well thought of for her corporate know-how in Guatemala.

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Our General Business Law practice group represents and handle day to day legal matters of some of the most important regional and multinational companies in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic, offering solid legal advice with strong focus on commercial, corporate, labor, tax, regulatory, intellectual property, banking, trade and customs, and real estate matters. A team that combines hands- on partners, with experienced associates handles a broad variety of legal matters for our clients, also combining strengths with other practice groups and EY multidisciplinary offerings. This characteristic generates an unparalleled option for clients doing business in the region. Another important feature of this practice group is the fact that it has been selected to join and advice regional clients in their internationalization efforts, taking advantage of EY´s presence in markets beyond the Central American region. Some of our clients have also benefited from digital solutions available in EY that bring along security, reliability, efficiency and better delivery.  Our high ethical and independence standards is also a value added that clients appreciate and remark. EY Law attorneys are also well recognized for their knowledge of industry sectors and focus on comprehensive solutions for our clients. Availability, responsiveness, sector knowledge, coverage and digitalization are among the factors that client highlight of our general business law practice group.


Automotive &Transportation

Banking,Capital Markets and Insurance

Consumer Products &Retail

Government & Public Sector

Health&Life Science


Power & Utilities

Private Equity

Real Estate &Hospitality

Technology, Media, Entertainment &Telecom

General Business Law Department

EY Law

Department location

Business Park Forum 2

Building A, 4th floor

Santa Ana

San José

Costa Rica


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