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Chambers and Partners 2018

COMPETITION / ANTITRUST   

  • Head of Department Edgar Odio -Rohrmoser
  • What the team is known for admired practice with a solid reputation in the competition sphere. Respected for its strong focus on merger control, investigations and antitrust litigation. Main industries of focus span the financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, retail and telecommunications arenas. Also offers expertise in consumer protection issues.
  • Strengths Clients praise the team’s capabilities, stating: The lawyers are fast, proactive and professional,” and they assert: You never have to follow up with them.”
  • Notable practitioners Sources hold distinguished practitioner Edgar Odio in the highest regard and commend his precision, versatility and business vision.” They go on to describe him asa smart, knowledgeable and experienced competition lawyer,” adding: He offers expertise spanning the entire region and we value his counsel. His response times and availability are excellent.” He regularly advises local and international clients on merger control matters, distribution and franchising agreements, as well as contentious proceedings.

CORPORATE/M&A

  • Head of department Federico Rucavado-Luque
  • What the team is known for Established practice rendering advice to a range of multinational companies operating across Latin America and the Caribbean. Offers considerable strength in M&A matters, reorganizations and due diligence. Department is complemented by its strong capabilities in the antitrust sphere.
  • Strengths One client asserts: I am very happy with them and intend to use them for future transactions across the region. The lawyers are easy to reach, very responsive and never miss deadlines.”
  • Notable practitioners Head of department Federico Rucavado receives endorsements from clients, who say:He is incredibly professional, proactive and knowledgeable, and instils confidence in the client.” They add: He is very bright, thinks ahead and protects the clients’ interests.”
  • Edgar Odio combines his knowledge of corporate law and competition to assist clients with their operations in Costa Rica. He also advises clients on free trade zone matters and consumer protection.

CORPORATE / COMMERCIAL

  • Head of Department Federico Rucavado-Luque
  • Federico receives endorsements from clients, who say: “He is a very thorough and pragmatic lawyer with great attention to detail and a business vision.” Another source added: “He is very intelligent and advises us from both a legal and commercial perspective.”

MARIO PACHECO – FLORES

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Mario is recognized for his lengthy career in the area and is deemed an excellent arbitrator and a reference in litigation by market sources.

EDGAR ODIO

COMPETITION/ANTITRUST

Sources hold distinguished practitioner Edgar Odio in the highest regard and commend his precision, versatility and business vision.” They go on to describe him asa smart, knowledgeable and experienced competition lawyer,” adding: “He offers expertise spanning the entire region and we value his counsel. His response times and availability are excellent.” He regularly advises local and international clients on merger control matters, distribution and franchising agreements, as well as contentious proceedings.

EDGAR ODIO

CORPORATE/M&A

Edgar Odio combines his knowledge of corporate law and competition to assist clients with their operations in Costa Rica. He also advises clients on free trade zone matters and consumer protection.

FEDERICO RUCAVADO  

CORPORATE/M&A

Head of department Federico Rucavado receives endorsements from clients, who say:He is incredibly professional, proactive and knowledgeable, and instils confidence in the client.” They add: He is very bright, thinks ahead and protects the clients’ interests.

FEDERICO RUCAVADO-LUQUE

CORPORATE / COMMERCIAL

Corporate department head Federico Rucavado receives endorsements from clients, who say: “He is a very thorough and pragmatic lawyer with great attention to detail and a business vision.” Another source added: “He is very intelligent and advises us from both a legal and commercial perspective.”

SERGIO AGUIAR-MONTEALEGRE

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Associate Sergio Aguiar of Pragma Legal draws praise for his broad knowledge, availability and conservative vision.” Sources deem himoutstanding, capable, knowledgeable and efficient.”

MELISSA MORA-MARTIN

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Melissa Mora-Martin of Pragma Legal is highly praised by sources, who describe her as “an extraordinary and very diligent lawyer.” One source adds: She is highly responsive, always understands what is being asked of her, and really cares about her clients.”

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