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CINDE notes that service providers & free zones included in this Directory have fulfilled the eligibility requirements established by CINDE. By listing these options to investors, CINDE does not establish a contractual agreement with the investor, nor with the service providers or free zones beyond that of its listing. CINDE's role is limited to facilitating a linkage between parties. Any further communication and contractual relation established between a client and any of the service providers within this Directory, is the responsibility of both parties and not CINDE's. Therefore, CINDE accepts no liability nor does it give any guarantee on the matter.

Corporate Law Firm (less than 15 lawyers)


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Tel.: +506 4700-6400


COLBS is a Corporate and Commercial Law studio that provides domestic and cross-border legal services. As Costa Rica’s boutique law firm, we break the pattern of large law firms and draw ingenious and bespoke solutions for businesses and individuals. COLBS recruits and retains bright, dynamic individuals who provide top tier legal representation to a diverse and constantly expanding client base.

Our Corporate Law practice encompasses outstanding lawyers graduated in the most prestigious universities of the world. COLBS services local and international clients in every sector and advises on a broad spectrum of areas –incorporation of companies, corporate governance, shareholder engagements, long-term commercial lease contracts, foreign direct investment incentives, Free Trade Zone Regime, mergers and acquisitions, distribution and joint-venture agreements, franchising and Notary Public services. Moreover, we advise on regulatory compliance and business strategies relating to data privacy and security risk management, GDPR compliance and development of internal policies and procedures.

As the heart of our practice, our legal team is pristine. Our partners’ vast experience extends to both the private and public sectors, from an active role within the Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Trade as a Trade Negotiator and Chief of Staff during CAFTA’s implementation, Consul General of Costa Rica in Singapore and Ambassador of Costa Rica in Qatar, to dynamic private practice in relevant firms, handling complex issues regarding corporate governance, real estate developments, commercial long-term leases, mergers and acquisitions, as well as data privacy compliance programs.

Our attorneys actively participate in the Costa Rican Chamber of Industries, the Airline Association and the British Chamber of Commerce (Britcham), as members of the Public Private Partnership’s (PPP’s) and Fiscal Policy Committees. COLBS also acknowledges the importance of corporate social responsibility and keenly endorses relevant pro-bono associations.

We are well-rounded business people, proficient at helping to strategize and achieve targeted objectives for our clients, through strategic and cost-effective solutions. In sum, we offer a unique service package.


Holcim (Holcim Lafarge Company), America Free Zone (Free Trade Zone Park), Interjet (airline sector), British Embassy, Swisscore Group (pharmaceutical sector), Hotel & Club Punta Leona (hospitality and leisure), Financiera G & T Continental (financial services), Asi Asistencia Internacional (financial services), AMCO (construction sector), Analítica Consultores del Istmo (regional political advisory), Lexus Editores de Costa Rica (books and novels), PCR Properties in Costa Rica (residential real estate), First Ram Realtors (commercial real estate).