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COLBS Legal Studio

COLBS Legal Studio is a corporate law firm, specialized in the areas of commercial, customs and tax law. We have ample experience in providing domestic and cross-border legal solutions to corporations and industries, by becoming a key ally in the implementation of their business strategy in our country. 

As a young and dynamic firm, we break the pattern of large law firms, by understanding the relevance of today´s interconnected world and by providing a top tier and personalized service. We have become a successful translator of Costa Rica´s legal framework to find ingenious and bespoke solutions that match our clients’ needs. 


Founded in January 2018, by Costa Rican lawyers, Javier Escalante a
Following this ideal, COLBS has grown exponentially since its founding, retaining an ever-growing client base, and helping new businesses establish their operations in Costa Rica, by supporting them in the design and implementation of their business strategy. 

Main practice areas
At COLBS, we are prepared to provide expert legal advice to a wide array of industries and economic sectors. Our core practice areas are: 

  • Corporate and Commercial law
  • Customs and Tax Law
  • Free Trade Zone and Foreign Investment Advisory
  • Real Estate Law
  • Dispute Resolution, including both litigation and arbitration.
Additionally, our multidisciplinary team is prepared to complement our core services with their extensive experience in the following areas:

  • "Soft-landing” services for Foreign Companies
  • Immigration Law
  • Data Privacy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor Law
  • Aviation Law
  • Hospitality and Leisure
  • International Trade Law
  • Environmental and Energy Law
  • Public Law, with a focus on
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Regulatory Law