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HULBERT VOLIO MONTERO
www.hulbertvolio.com
Tel: +506 22055000
Fax: +502 22824679

Managing Partner: Andrea Hulbert
Partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 10
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese

FIRM OVERVIEW:
Founded in 2011 the firm has positioned itself as one of the best law firms in the country and LATAM leading Dispute Resolution in complex cases related to (i) Banking Law & Finance, (ii) Competition & Antitrust, (iii) Corporate / M&A, (iv) Dispute Resolution, (v) Energy Law & Renewables, (vi) Intellectual Property, (vii) Litigation & Arbitration, (viii) Public Law, Public Procurement and Regulation, (ix) Real Estate Investment and Development, (x) Telecommunications, Media & Technologies.

The combination of experts in substantive law and dispute resolution provides a complete service with outstanding risk control in every transaction. Also, the firm offers a personal, innovative, and affordable service.

The firm is partner in Pragma International, an international network of law firms with more than 20 years of experience and, more than 30 offices opened around the world.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Dispute Resolution

The Litigation and Arbitration Division has vast experience in complex cases, both in court and in domestic and international arbitration. In addition to the firm's high rate of successful cases, the firm prides itself on having a high percentage of cases completed by settlement and/or conciliation; approximately 65% of disputes handeled by Hulbert Volio Montero are negotiated with satisfactory results of their clients.

Commercial and Corporate Law

The Commercial and Corporate Law Division is extensively familiar with the management of all types of commercial and civil companies, inside and outside the country; partner agreements, management of internal conflicts, corporate management, compliance, etc. 

The firm has participated in important mergers and acquisitions of national and international companies, including food import and distribution companies, pharmacies and real estate developers.

Public Law, Public Contracting and Economic Regulation

The Public Law, Public Contracting and Economic Regulation Division assists private companies as well as public entities. The team has a solid knowledge of the regulatory environment affecting each industry. The firm has participated in the structuring of proposals of private initiatives for public concessions and bidding proceedings, as well as in the negotiation of agreements with the State and processes of sectorial regulatory improvement. In addition, Hulbert Volio Montero has extensive experience in handling contentious litigation, sanctioning procedures, and various claims before regulatory bodies.

Telecommunications, Media and Technology

The Telecommunications, Media and Technology Division (TMT) advises various industry players: software and technology developers, infrastructure and service providers, content developers and media companies. We also advise national and international clients active in the telephony, digital media, fintech and e-commerce sectors. Likewise, our team of professionals has participated in the legal structuring of important country projects in the field of info communications.
Preservation of Wealth

The firm is actively involved in assisting its clients with wealth preservation schemes, as well as in the tailor-made preparation of various types of wills. At the same time, a large number of probate proceedings are carried out before Notaries and in the courts. Hulbert Volio Montero is currently representing more than 6 probate proceedings from different Courts in the Unites States.

Intellectual Property

The Industrial Property Division has a very important degree of specialsiation. Its lawyers are 100% devoted to studies and registrations of trademarks, licenses, patents and all types of health registrations. The department covers trademark registrations throughout LATAM and the rest of the world, thanks to its important network of IP expert firms.

International Law

The firm has entered with great success in private international law, both dealing with foreign trade issues and in international judicial cooperation, through the execution of foreign judgments, awards, and injunctions, rogatory letters for the taking of evidence, etc.

Key Clients: ESPH - Heredia Utility Company, ASESOLAR - Costa Rican Solar Energy Association, Ethos Energy Group, River Park by AVALON, Calox, Inversiones Bolívar Costa Rica - El Salvador, Physis Caribbean, Coopepiña, etc. 

PRACTICE AREAS
Arbitration / ADR
Commercial and Corporate Law
Intellectual Property
International Law
International Tax
Litigation
Public Law, Public Contracting and Economic Regulation
Telecommunications, Media and Technology
Wealth preservation, Wills and Probates

OFFICES:

LATAM OFFICE – COSTA RICA
Hulbert Volio Building, Centro
Corporativo Jorge Volio
Av. 0, Street 1, Santa Ana Centro
San José, Costa Rica, 10901
Tel: +506 22055000
US Direct: +01 305 414 6714
Website: www.hulbertvolio.com
Email: [email protected]

Associated International Offices: Argentina, Brazil (Sao Paulo), Barcelona, Bosnia, Bulgary, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Israel, Italy (Nice, Cuneo, Asti, Leco, Lugo, Turin, Palermo, Milano, Vicenza), Lisbon, London, Mexico, The Netherlands, Paraguay, France (Paris), Rumania, United States (Boston, New York, Washington D.C.), Singapore, Switzerland.