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Consortium Legal

BARRIO GONZALEZ LAHMANN, CALLE 21 Y 25, AVENIDA 6, SANE JOSE, COSTA RICA

Juan Manuel Cordero

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Consortium Legal

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Juan Manuel is a partner at Consortium Legal – Costa Rica. He has more than 15 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.

Languages

Spanish, English

Member

Costa Rican Bar Association

Notary Public National Office

Education

  • 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)


Costa Rica

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Antitrust, M&A transactions and distribution law are among the strong suits of the team at Consortium Legal, which is jointly led by Juan Manuel GodoyRolando Laclé ZúñigaDavid Reuben and Juan Manuel Cordero. In a recent work highlight, the department acted as counsel for Walmart in the acquisition of Geesa's assets and retail business, which included conducting the due diligence, designing the purchase structure, and drafting and negotiating purchase agreements. The firm also demonstrated its excellence in antitrust matters while advising Televisora de Costa Rica (also known as Teletica) on the sale of its Cabletica operations to global cable company Liberty Latin America. Concesiones Rodoviarias, Grupo Progreso and Telecable are also part of the firm's client base.

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Real estate

Within: Leading individuals

Juan Manuel Cordero - Consortium Legal

Within: Real estate

Consortium Legal has extensive experience in real estate due diligence processes and provides assistance to clients from highly regulated business sectors such as pharmaceuticals, fruit farming and real estate private equity. Department heads Rolando Laclé ZúñigaDavid Reuben and Juan Manuel Cordero recently acted as counsel to Walmart in the acquisition of a supermarket chain owned by Grupo Empresarial de Supermercados, which was denied by the Costa Rican antitrust authority. The team also conducted a due diligence of commercial properties within a mall for BCR Fondos.

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