Practice Areas

Administrative Law

Administrative Law

This includes, Government Procurement, administrative proceedings, permits, licenses, authorizations, concessions and litigation against the Government.
Business, Corporate and Commercial Law

Business, Corporate and Commercial Law

We advise major multinational and domestic firms. We provide, industry-focused counsel for our client´s business and typically become their strategic partners in the execution of their projects.

Foreign Investment

Foreign Investment


Foreign and multinational companies often have special needs for their business and their employees and we assist in making sure all these needs are taken care of promptly.

Immigration

Immigration

We advise on the determination of the legal immigration status, the application of the corporate recognition, temporary residences, permanent residences, work permits, etc.

Labor and Employment

Labor and Employment


We assist clients aligning their corporate policies with the domestic law, drafting contracts, hiring and terminating employees, dealing with expatriate workers, , and in unfair dismissal, discrimination, breach of contract and violation of confidentiality agreements claims.

Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

We are particularly active in commercial and civil litigation, and in in property-related cases involving title, construction, lease contracts, violation of property rights, possession and forfeiture actions.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

We provide services throughout Latin America and the Caribbean in Intellectual Property matters such as: management, prosecution and monitoring of trademark portfolios; Management and prosecution of patent portfolios; Copyright and related rights; Domain names; and Technology transfer.

Notarial Services

Notarial Services

Every attorney in our office is also a Notary Public and given our expertise in different areas we can provide Notarial services in the country and abroad.

Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality

We counsel clients in hotel and leisure projects, maritime zone regulated schemes and urban development, to ensure our clients can take full advantage of the benefits and incentives offered by the law.

Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance

We advise local and foreign lenders, and borrowers in drafting, and reviewing contracts, guarantees, trusts and syndicated loans.
Free Zone and Similar Regimes

Free Zone and Similar Regimes

To promote exports. We offer advice in the application of the different mechanisms and instruments contemplated in the law as well as in the reporting obligations before the authorities.

Project Finance

Project Finance

We assist sponsors, investors and financial institutions in the structuring and financing of renewable energy generation and infrastructure projects, including public and private ventures.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our advice include the structuring of the deal, the letter of intent, the due diligence, the negotiation and drafting of the transaction documents and the follow up of the transaction.

Real Estate and Condominiums

Real Estate and Condominiums


We represent local and international developer, and investors in the structuring and execution of share and asset-based transactions, including drafting of contractual instruments, property management and dispute resolution.

Tax and Customs

Tax and Customs

We counsel our clients on, opinions and audits from the different tax authorities and also in litigation before the authorities. As tax laws are constantly changing, we advise on how to anticipate such changes to ensure effective compliance.

Life Science / Pharmaceutical Regulations

Life Science / Pharmaceutical Regulations

IP rights, the diversity of products, the participation of social security, the technical language and the regulation, make this a very particular industry. We have a vast experience in this industry working with local and multinational corporations in Costa Rica and in other countries of the Region.
Competition, Advertising and Consumer Protection

Competition, Advertising and Consumer Protection

Our advice includes merger control, and horizontal and vertical restraints. This area also includes unfair competition, advertising and consumer protection.
Telecommunications and Energy

Telecommunications and Energy

We offer advice in a recently open but still highly regulated industry like telecommunication, where more and more players are entering different type of markets. We also counsel clients in hydro and wind projects including dealing with local regulators, structuring the financing and establishing the local partner’s regulations.

Contact Us

We are very interested in getting to know you,
please contact us at info@pragma.legal


Ranked In Chambers Latin America 2017
Ranked In Chambers Latin America 2015
Ranked In Chambers Latin America 2015
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