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Arias

AVENIDA ESCAZÚ, TORRE LEXUS, ESCAZÚ, SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA
Tel:
Work +506 4036 2800
Fax:
Fax +506 4036 1268
Email:
Web:
www.ariaslaw.com
Arias, Vicente Lines, San Jose, COSTA RICA

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Vicente Lines

Tel:
Work +506 4036-2800
Email:
Web:
www.ariaslaw.com
Arias

Work Department

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project and Infrastructure Finance
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Position

Partner

Career

Vicente has over two decades of transactional practice, experience in structuring and drafting complex deals, involving Corporate Law, Minority Shareholders’ rights, Real Estate Regulatory IT and other complex legal issues across different industry sectors such as mass consumption goods, telecommunications, and energy. He has counseled international banks and other financial institutions in constituting debt facilities in favor of Costa Rican, Honduran, and Nicaraguan debtors. Before joining the firm he worked as a Foreign Legal Specialist with the Telecommunications Practice Group at Swilder Berlin Shereff Friedman, LLP, Washington, DC.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese

Member

  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

 LL.M. in Common Law Studies from Georgetown University Law Center. Juris Doctor –equivalent law degree- from Law School, Universidad of Costa Rica. Authorized as a practicing Attorney in the State of New York, United States of America. Authorized Attorney and Notary in Costa Rica. 


Costa Rica

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

The corporate, commercial and M&A practice at Arias is co-led by Andrey DoradoVicente LinesCarolina Flores and Melania Dittel, who was promoted to partner at the beginning of 2019. The team was involved in one of the biggest corporate deals of the year: namely advising Telefónica on the sale of its operations to Millicom. The team also assisted new client, Amvac, with the due dilience process related to its acquisition of Agricenter and all its subsidiaries in the region. The firm announced the hire of well-known corporate figure Víctor Garita from Facio & Cañas in early September 2019, further deepning its corporate bench. Other longstanding clients include Mondelēz International, FedEx and LifeMiles.

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