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Aguilar Castillo Love

CENTRO CORPORATIVO PLAZA ROBLE, EDIFICIO EL PÓRTICO III NIVEL, ESCAZÚ, SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA
Tel:
Work +506 2222 5959
Fax:
Fax +506 2222 9653
Email:
Web:
www.aguilarcastillolove.com
Guatemala, Managua, Panama City, Quito, San Jose, San Salvador and 1 more

Costa Rica

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Aguilar Castillo Love

Aguilar Castillo Love's client roster in banking and finance includes international heavyweights such as Bank of America, Barclays, HSBC and Goldman Sachs, as well as leading regional financial institutions. Marco Solano and John Aguilar-Quesada are joint leaders of the department, which frequently handles cross-border matters and also advises on syndicated loan facilities, acquisition financings, structured financings and portfolio acquisitions. Associate Stephanie Howard Peña re-joined the firm in autumn 2018 after completing a foreign associate programme at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Aguilar Castillo Love

The seven-partner corporate department, headed by John Aguilar-Osborne, John Aguilar-Quesada and Marco Solano, is the core practice of Aguilar Castillo Love. Its extensive experience in assisting with start-ups and foreign investment and greenfield projects was demonstrated when the team assisted Stryker Corporation with all legal work relating to the setting-up of a new hub in Costa Rica. Furthermore, Quesada and Andrea Såenz assisted TUI and Hotelbeds Group with the restructuring of their Costa Rican operations. Ingénico, BASF and American Tower Corporation are also part of the client roster. Álvaro Quesada Loría recently joined the team from his position as general counsel at Florida Ice and Farm Company.

Leading individuals

John Aguilar-Quesada - Aguilar Castillo Love

Next Generation Partners

Andrea Såenz  - Aguilar Castillo Love

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Aguilar Castillo Love

The four-partner dispute resolution team at Aguilar Castillo Love often assists companies from the healthcare industry and takes on cases involving international trade issues, including anti-dumping cases and internal fraud and compliance cases. In a notable example, John Aguilar-Quesada and practice head Esteban AgĂŒero Guier, with support from associate Laura RodrĂ­guez Amador, are currently acting for a multinational agrochemical company in case relating to an alleged multimillion-dollar fraud which is being litigated in the civil and criminal courts simultaneously. Founding partner John Aguilar-Osborne is also a key figure in the department.

Rising stars

Laura RodrĂ­guez Amador - Aguilar Castillo Love

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Aguilar Castillo Love

Aguilar Castillo Love is known for handling labour and employment matters for institutional clients, among them the second largest private employer in Costa Rica. Regional labour and employment head Alvaro Aguilar-Saborío and associate Melissa Miranda assisted DHL Costa Rica, a regular client of the eight-strong team, with the modification of its employment benefits as well as with the move of an entire business unit to another location. Cargill, Hewlett-Packard and Carlson Wagonlit Travel are also part of the firm's client base. Andrea Såenz-Mederas is another key figure in the practice.

Rising stars

Melissa Miranda - Aguilar Castillo Love

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