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Latin America Guide 2023

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Real Estate
12 Years Ranked

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Provided by Juan Manuel Cordero

Latin America

Practice Areas

Real Estate

Career

He has more than 19 years of experience in the private sector; he specializes in real estate law, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions. He has led the planning and structuring of multiple real estate developments, the due diligence and acquisitions of land & concessions, complex leases, the constitution & modification of condominium regimes, sale and purchase of hotels, anti-trust filings, commercial and touristic developments, the processing of permits for real estate, corporate and infrastructure projects, the negotiation and draft of construction contracts, as well as the planning and execution of corporate restructurings of national and multinational companies.

Professional Memberships

Costa Rica Bar Association

Notary Public National Office

Education

Louisiana State University (LSU)

Master of Laws (LL.M)

2009

Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho

Studies in Business Administration and Corporate Law (MADE)

2005

Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho

Law Degree and Notary Public

2003

Work Highlights

• Advised a real estate developer in the due diligence and acquisition of land for development in Nosara for US$10M.

• Advised a fortune 500 retail company in the acquisition and lease of land for its business for an aggregate amount of US$4M.

Chambers Review

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Latin America

Real Estate - Costa Rica
2
Band 2

Co-head of department Juan Manuel Cordero remains a highly recognised figure in Costa Rica's real estate market, as one market onlooker notes: "Juan Manuel Cordero is definitely one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in the industry." Another impressed client adds: "He is agile, provides good customer service, and is easy to deal with."

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