The Team

Top Lawyer Firm in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Law Firm

For your convenience our legal team is formed by attorneys from the most prestigious law school in the country and our Partners have postgraduate education from top United States and international law & business schools.

Lawyer of Costa Rica Augusto Arce

Augusto R. Arce

Managing Partner

Practice areas

Real Estate, Real Estate Development, Foreign Investment, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Immigration Law, Labor Law, Gaming Law, Intellectual Property, Business Law.

Professor of Corporate Law at the UNA university in Costa Rica.

Education

Universidad de Costa Rica (San José, Costa Rica) (Juris Doctorate, 1999), Thunderbird School of Global Management (Arizona, United States) and Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Monterrey, México) (Global Master of Business Administration, 2008), Incae Business School (Alajuela, Costa Rica) (Business Management for Lawyers, 2011) with High Distinction.

Bar information

Admitted 1999, Costa Rica.

Memberships

Costa Rican Lawyers Bar, Notarial Board, Costa Rican Chamber of Industries.

Language

Spanish and English.

E-mail augusto@glcabogados.com


Lawyer of Costa Rica Manuel Porras

Manuel Antonio Porras

Partner

Practice areas

Banking Law, Trusts, Business Law, Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Law, Notarial Law, Franchising Law, Foreign Investment, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate Law.

Education

Universidad de Costa Rica (San José, Costa Rica) (Juris Doctorate, 2004), University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (Arizona, United States) (LLM in International Trade Law and Business Law, 2008)

Bar information

Admitted 2004, Costa Rica

Memberships

Costa Rican Lawyers Bar, Notarial Board.

Language

Spanish and English

E-mail manuel@glcabogados.com


Lawyer of Costa Rica Georgette Barguil

Georgette Barguil

Partner/Business Development Manager

Practice areas

Business Law, Notarial Law, Business Development, Foreign Investment, Real Estate Law, Trusts and Corporate Law.

Education

Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho (San José, Costa Rica) (Juris Doctorate,2005), Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho (San José, Costa Rica) (Specialization in Notarial and Registry Law,2010), INCAE Business School (Alajuela, Costa Rica) (Executive MBA, 2011)

Bar information

Admitted 2005, Costa Rica.

Memberships

Costa Rican Lawyers Bar, Notarial Board

Language

English, Spanish

E-mail georgette@glcabogados.com


Lawyer of Costa Rica Helen Duarte

Helen Duarte

Partner

Practice areas

Family Law, Labor Law, Business Law, Notarial Law, Corporate Law, Civil Law.

Education

Universidad de Costa Rica (San José, Costa Rica) (Juris Doctorate, 2001),

Bar information

Admitted 2001, Costa Rica.

Memberships

Costa Rican Lawyers Bar, Notarial Board

Language

Spanish and English

E-mail helen@glcabogados.com


Lawyer of Costa Rica Eugenia

Eugenia Viquez

Attorney

Practice areas

Corporate Law, Immigration Law, Business Law, Family Law.

Education

Universidad La Salle (San José, Costa Rica) (Juris Doctorate, 2010)Universidad La Salle (San José, Costa Rica) (Specialization in Notarial and Registry Law,2013)

Bar information

Admitted 2010, Costa Rica

Memberships

Costa Rican Lawyers Bar

Language

Spanish, English

E-mail eugenia@glcabogados.com


Lawyer of Costa Rica Carmen Zuñiga

Carmen Zuñiga

Attorney

Practice areas

Corporate Law, Immigration Law, Business Law, Family Law.

Education

Universidad de Costa Rica (San José, Costa Rica) (Juris Doctorate, 2012), Costa Rica (San José, Costa Rica) (Masters in Public Administration with specialization in International Trade and Customs,2013)

Bar information

Admitted 2012, Costa Rica

Memberships

Costa Rican Lawyers Bar

Language

Spanish and English

E-mail carmen@glcabogados.com


Monserrat Soto

Legal Assistant

Practice areas

Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Business Law, Family Law.

Education

Universidad de Costa Rica  (San José, Costa Rica) (Bachelor Degree at Law in progress).

Bar information

No

Memberships

No

Language

Spanish, English

E-mail monserrat@glcabogados.com


Lawyer of Costa Rica Ana Yannsi

Ana Yannsi Paniagua

Legal Assistant

Practice areas

Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Business

Education

Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnología (San José, Costa Rica) (Juris Doctorate with specialization in Corporate Law, 2012)

Bar information

No

Memberships

No

Language

Spanish and English

E-mail yancy@glcabogados.com


Lawyer of Costa Rica Pamela Brenes

Pamela Brenes

Paralegal

Practice areas

Legal Support Services.

Education

Business Management Course (San José, Costa Rica, 2003).

Bar information

No

Memberships

None

Language

Spanish, English

E-mail pamela@glcabogados.com