EPIC Corporate Center
6 floor, San Rafael de Escazú
San José, 10203
Costa Rica

+ 506 2208 9800

+ 506 2208 9999

Key contacts:

Managing Partner EY Law Latin America North: Hernán Pacheco
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Managing Partner EY & EY Law Latin America North: Rafael Sayagués
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Partner EY Law: Alejandro Antillón
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Partner EY Law: Fernando Vargas
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Partner: Arturo Apéstegui
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Partner: Jurgen Nanne
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Partner: Juan Carlos Chavarría
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Partner: Guillermo Leandro
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Partner: Antonio Ruiz
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: +100 regional
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Below you will find  EY's summary of the most significant measures adopted by the governments of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic to mitigate the economic, tax and legal impact from COVID-19.This information is under development and will be updated when governments modify current measures or adopt new ones.   We highlight the importance of complying with the measures adopted by the countries and staying home to prevent the virus spread. Click on each country for more details.

EY Law Covid 19

EY Law is an international law firm, part of EY global organization, with over 3.400 lawyers in 94 countries throughout the world.

EY Law operates as a single integrated regional firm where our services offerings and teams are determine based on specialty practices and industries. In Central America the firm has more than 100 lawyers with offices in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Also, the firm is integrated to Latam North that include legal practices in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

EY Law offers a unique approach by delivering legal services that help minimise the gap between business advisors and legal counsel. Its lawyers work integrated with professionals from other service lines of EY, including local and international tax, strategic and financial advisory and investment banking, in order to provide to its clients integral value-added professional services. The Costa Rican team is regarded among the best in the country, with a high-profile clientele comprised of multinational, regional and local clients doing business in Central America and abroad. The firm has recently reinforced its team and expanded its service offering, with strategic recruitments in different ranks and sectors, to cope with new demands and needs of its clients. Such is the case with data protection and data privacy, controversy, infrastructure and financial services. The firm has also built a strong digital platform of Legal Managed Services, as a tool to provide value to its clients including GCs and in-house counsel, bringing high-end technology to the offering of legal services.

Through its global reach, EY Law’s multidisciplinary teams provide effective cross-border legal counsel to its clients, procuring effective solutions to multi-jurisdictional challenges by rendering a uniform and consolidated approach.
EY Law represents important multinational and regional clients — including numerous Fortune 500 companies in diverse industries: automotive and transportation, banking, capital markets and insurance, consumer products and retail, government and public sector, health and life sciences, power and utilities, private equity, real estate and hospitality, technology, media and entertainment and telecom.

Practice areas:

Asset Planning & Family Business, Banking and Financial Services, Competition & Consumer Protection, Digital, Energy, Environmental, Government Procurement, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, International Trade & Customs, Labour and Employment, Litigation & Arbitration, Real Estate & Hospitality, Tax, Telecommunications, Transactions.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
Hernán Pacheco

Fernando Vargas Winiker

Arturo Apéstegui

Competition & Antitrust
Alexander Salazar Solórzano

Real Estate & Hospitality
Alejandro Antillón Appel 

  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Media
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Plaza Guiones, 450 meters West of Café de Paris. Playa Guiones, Nosara, Nicoya, Guanacaste
Tel.: (506) 2208-9800
Fax: (506) 2208-9999
Post code: 50206