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Mr Juan Manuel Cordero
Juan Manuel is a partner at Consortium Legal – Costa Rica. He has more than 17 years of experience in the private sector; he specializes in real estate law, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions. He has led the planning and structuring of multiple real estate developments, the due diligence and acquisitions of land & concessions, complex leases, the constitution & modification of condominium regimes, sale and purchase of hotels, anti-trust filings, commercial and touristic developments, the processing of permits for real estate, corporate and infrastructure projects, the negotiation and draft of construction contracts, as well as the planning and execution of corporate restructurings of national and multinational companies.
During his career, he was paralegal and junior attorney at the law firm Central Law Costa Rica, and Senior Underwriter & Legal Manager at Stewart Title Latin America.
Costa Rican Bar Association
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- Máster en Derecho (LL.M), Louisiana State University LSU, Estados Unidos (2009)
- Estudios en Administración de Empresas y Derecho Empresarial (MADE), Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho, Costa Rica (2005)
- Licenciado en Derecho y Notario, Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho, Costa Rica (2003)
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Advising on compliance with environmental legislation is a key area of activity for the team at regional powerhouse Consortium Legal, led by Rolando Laclé Zuñiga, David Reuben and Juan Manuel Cordero.
‘Able, knowledgeable in their field, responsible and dedicated‘, the corporate and M&A lawyers at leading Central American firm Consortium Legal regularly advise multinationals involved in high-value transactions, including M&A, asset purchases and bulk sale processes. The group’s other services range from addressing regulatory, environmental and permitting matters to advising on concessions, capital restructuring, investment funds and free trade zones. Assisting a portfolio of high-profile clients including Google, Coca-Cola, Maersk and Walmart, the team’s work spans the pharmaceuticals, real estate, financial services, fintech and manufacturing sectors. The group is headed by M&A expert Rolando Laclé Zuñiga, free trade zone specialist David Reuben, restructuring authority Juan Manuel Cordero, and Juan Manuel Godoy, who brings 21 years of experience to the corporate arena. In other developments, since publication the firm has opened a second office in the country; located in Guanacaste on the Pacific coast, it will service primarily hospitality, tourism and real estate clients.
The real estate group at Consortium Legal advises advise national and multinational clients, with services extending to advice on due diligence processes, antitrust issues, real estate acquisitions and sales, leases, the constitution and modification of condominium regimes, obtaining concessions, and free trade zone regime matters. The ‘solid, serious and knowledgeable‘ team is led by international transaction authority Rolando Laclé Zúñiga, and expert real estate development strategists David Reuben and Juan Manuel Cordero, with key support provided by senior associates Daniel Rojas and Marcela Alfaro. The group acts for high-profile international clients including Walmart, Maersk and Cemex. Moreover, since publication the firm has opened a second office in the jurisdiction, in Guanacaste on the country’s north-western Pacific coast; it will primarily service hospitality, tourism and real estate clients.