Consortium Legal

Costa Rica

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Full service Central American firm Consortium Legal has offices in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Its Costa Rican branch is in San José.

 

Focusses / specialisms

 

The firm has standout financial and corporate practices especially in real estate.

In banking and finance, the firm largely advises lenders in loan facilities and credit facilities regarding refinancings and project financing.

The team also work on debt capital markets matters such as sovereign bonds.

In M&A, the firm advises strategic buyers and sellers in M&A related transactions.

 

Key clients

 

Key clients for the firm include Citigroup Global Markets, HSBC Securities, First Citizens Bank, Banco Davivienda, Scotiabank de Costa Rica, Grupo El Viajero and Bank of Nova Scotia. 

 

Research period review: 31st edition (2020/2021)

 

During the research period the firm advised on several financial restructuring matters, all of which are confidential. They also worked on several acquisitions involving multiple jurisdictions.

 

Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)

 

Banking and finance

 

"Excellent know-how and advice."

 

"Consortium has provided legal services to us and our subsidiaries in Central America for more than 10 years, providing an impeccable service. They are a proactive, professional, competent and innovative team, that allows us to have the highest quality work on banking and finance issues."

 

"Always willing to fulfil our requirements with the highest level of professionalism."

 

"They are a very professional, proactive, competent and innovative team, which allows them to offer the highest quality service in banking and financial matters."

 

M&A

"Depth to the team, excellent legal advice and knowledge. The firm is a strategic partner in our M&A deals."

 

Restructuring: Corporate

"They have a very strong work ethic which makes them reliable and trustworthy for any kind of matter. They are not just our law firm, but our business partner. "

 

David Reuben

 

"Great lawyer, has the ability to adapt to the different industries of our investments and give us the best advice."

 

Juan Manuel Cordero

"Juan Manuel Cordero and Yoser Rodriguez. Both of them are very knowledgeable lawyers, with a lot of experience, sense of urgency, sense of service and work ethic. Their support gives us a lot of peace, because we know they have our back."

 

Mario Quesada Bianchini

 

"Great understanding of the business and its needs, excellent drive and innovation to solve issues."

 

Randall Barquero

 

"Randall is an exceptional professional whose experience, knowledge and professionalism make him an attorney of the highest quality. Consequently, having his advice has allowed us to incorporate new perspectives in our businesses."

 

"Randall is an exceptional professional whose experience, knowledge and professionalism make him a comprehensive attorney that we can turn to for a variety of issues, furnishing him with an extensive amount of resources that he provides to his clients. "

 

Yoser Rodriguez

"Juan Manuel Cordero and Yoser Rodriguez. Both of them are very knowledgeable lawyers, with a lot of experience, sense of urgency, sense of service and work ethic. Their support gives us a lot of peace, because we know they have our back."