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Arias is a full-service legal firm founded in 1942. Arias is unique in Central America, as it operates as a single firm rather than an alliance or network; and currently has seven fully integrated offices in six countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. It has become not only a solid, but also an innovative legal firm that continues to spread its influence throughout the region. For clients, choosing the right legal partner is key. Arias and its dedicated lawyers, with their core experience over a broad range of practice areas and industries, unlock the regions intricacies and subtle differences in laws. The firm is truly a one-step, one-stop law firm offering clients the benefits and demonstrated advantages that come from having all their regional businesses served from one, fully integrated base.

Arias's tax law practice focuses on providing its clients a comprehensive understanding of the fiscal system as applicable to their businesses to facilitate their tax compliance efforts and access to available benefits. We are focused on the prevention of tax issues in several industries. Our firm has participated in complex fiscal planning and structuring efforts for corporate clients as well as individual investors throughout Central America. In addition, our firm has successfully conducted administrative and judicial proceedings in the representation of its clients' interests in this sector.

Arias offers:

  • Assistance and representation in procedures regarding to taxes and fines.

  • Assistance and representation in tax and customs administrations procedures with authorities.

  • Legal advice on the application of tax and customs regulations.

  • Tax advice in municipal matters.

  • Accounting services


Alliances and International Recognition: World Law Group, International Bar Association IBA, International Trademark Association (INTA), International Fiscal Association (IFA), International Recognition: Chambers & Partners, IFLR, International TAX Review, WWL, Legal 500, Women in Business Law, Latin Lawyer - ProBono Leading Light, Women in the Profession.


Local Trade Associations and Chambers: Cámara Costarricense-Norteamericana de Comercio de Costa Rica (AmCham), Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCCR), Cámara de Industrias de Costa Rica (CICR), Cámara de Comercio Italo-Costarricense, Cámara de Comercio Británico-Costarricense (BritCham), CR BIOMED, Asociación de Empresas de Zonas Francas de Costa Rica (AZOFRAS), Consejo de Desarrollo Inmobiliario (CODI).


Address: Avenida Escazú, Torre Lexus, 4th floor. Escazú, San José, Costa Rica, C.A.