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Batalla

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Tel.: +506 4036-2000

Profile

Foundation Year: 2001


Number of lawyers in the firm: 26


Current Customers: Arcelor Mittal, Oikocredit Global Equity, Greenslate Holdings, Philip Morris, Emerge Central America, Growth Fund, Eurocenter Inmobiliaria de Costa Rica, Paradise Ingredients, IGT Global Services Limited.


Areas of expertise: Tax advisory, compliance, tax planning, Customs, International Trade and Commerce, Labor, Corporate and Commercial, Environmental, Dispute resolution, Public Law.


General Description:


With more than 25 professionals, Batalla is proud to be considered the highest quality legal firm in Costa Rica and the first option for the most complex corporate legal, tax, labor and litigation issues.


Batalla is the only firm in the region with the purpose of helping our clients sleep without worries. Our customers hire us because they do not want surprises - they want reassurance. They do not want consultants that complicate matters, but proactive people who drive the success of their businesses.


Batallas's professionals are fully bilingual (English) and many of our staff also dominates other languages such as German and French. Batalla has multiple experiences with transnational and international companies.


Our highest priority is to deliver our best commitment with each client. This commitment to quality and customer service has been recognized by prestigious international publications that review the global legal market, such as IFLR 1000 - The Guide for the leading financial law firms in the world (www.iflr1000.com) and Chambers & Partners (www.chambersandpartners.com).


Services


We seek to provide our clients integrated multidisciplinary solutions to their business needs:



  • Corporate and tax structuring as it relates to set up of new operations;

  • Supply chain management, trade and customs compliance to set up new operations and improve current operations; specialized due diligence in customs and foreign trade.

  • Tax consulting: local taxes, customs procedures and taxes, local compliance and their costs.

  • Accounting services

  • Financial and tax planning;

  • Compliance with Tax and Payroll reporting (review and preparation of tax returns);

  • Free Zone application and compliance: processing requests before governmental authorities, technical assistance, annual operations reports, among other daily problems and queries.

  • Tax litigation: assistance through tax audits or procedures, administrative, municipal and judicial procedures.


Alliances and International Recognition:


TagLaw (www.taglaw.com), Lawyers Associated Worldwide (www.lawyersworldwide.com) and Redejur – Associaçao de Escritórios de Advocacia Empresarial (www. redejur.com.br), International Fiscal Association


Chambers and Partners, Legal 500


Exact address of the firm:


Sabana Business Center, 12th floor. Las Américas Avenue, 68th Street. La Sabana, San José, Costa Rica