Costa Rica

ECIJA entered the Central American market in 2018, after absorbing the operation of Expertis Legal.

ECIJA entered the Central American market in 2018, after absorbing the operation of Expertis Legal.

We are a full-service firm, but with a strong focus on the digital economy. We combine our knowledge and sophistication as a large international firm, with the personalized experience of a boutique firm.

We are specialists in the coordination of projects with a Central American or Latin American scope, through our own offices or through other law firms. Our lawyers are trained as legal project managers, oriented to the development of all types of transactions with control over the scope, cost and time of the projects.

Leading international directories such as Chambers & Partners, Legal500 and Latin Lawyer recognize the leadership of our team in sectors such as Corporate, Real Estate, Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Tax, Labor and TMT.

Our main office is located in Torre Lexus, in the business area of Escazú, but we have an additional office located in the North Pacific, in the paradisiacal beach of Flamingo in Guanacaste.

Please be informed that ECIJA COSTA RICA S.A. is supervised by Sugef only in matters of prevention of money laundering, financing of terrorism, and financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and it is also subject to binding provisions of the Financial Intelligence Unit of the Costa Rican Institute on Drugs (ICD). Therefore, Sugef does not supervise ECIJA COSTA RICA S.A. in financial matters, nor the business it offers, nor its security, stability, or solvency

Rankings Quotes:

‘ECIJA’s follow-up of cases, sense of urgency and the quality of its legal work are impressive and unmatched. So far it has been the best law firm I have worked with, both in terms of legal output and client service.’ L500 2022

‘The agility of the service and the innovation and quality of the professionals that are involverd. ’ Chambers Latam 2021

‘Their advice is assertive and accurate. They keep their promises regarding the delivery of work and are very transparent in their explanations. In addition, the regional reach of their services is very convenient for multinationals, and the approach of having a single point of contact is a great plus and gives peace of mind to in-house lawyers.’ L500 2022

San José

Avenida Escazú, Torre Lexus,
Piso 3. Escazú, San José, Costa Rica.
Tlf. +506 4000 1141
EEUU: +1 786 2247326 (Direct Dial)
España: +34 910 603 569 (Direct Dial)


Centro Comercial La Plaza,
Flamingo, Guanacaste.
Oficina número A-6.
T: +506 4000 1141


Arturo Guerrero

Mariela Hernández

Mauricio París

Mercedes Sancho

Daniel Valverde

Guillermo E. Zúñiga

Technically and legally excellent. Having someone who understands the law
as well as technology is not that common: they do it to perfection|
Chambers and Partners 2019