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COLBS Legal Studio, TI Enabler

COLBS Legal Studio is a corporate law firm, specialized in the areas of commercial law, real estate and hospitality, conflict resolution, and immigration law. We have ample experience in providing domestic and cross-border legal services.

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 ingenious and bespoke solutions to our clients. Our team is composed by bright and forward-thinking individuals, graduated at some of the most prestigious universities in the world and with highly diverse backgrounds.

Real Estate, Hospitality and Sustainability

Our real estate and hospitality practice is one of the main pillars of the firm. We have successfully advised multiple companies in the process of establishing tourism infrastructure projects in the country, and our team continues to provide valuable legal advice throughout their operation stage. 

The success of our practice has been supported by the integration of our environmental law team in every real estate and development project, helping our clients to navigate the vast and complicated environmental regulations that apply to real estate development, and ensuring the establishment of sound, sustainable projects in Costa Rica. Ranked as the Top Tier Environmental Law Department in the country by Legal 500, our Environmental Law team is a key ally to our clients in any real estate and development project.  

In the area of real estate and hospitality, we have ample expertise in the following topics, amongst other: 

  • Real Estate sales and transactions
  • Zoning Regulations
  • Water availability 
  • Maritime-Terrestrial Zone
  • Environmental land and forestry regulations
  • Registral and cadastral issues
  • Municipal procedures
Additionally, our team is qualified for supporting clients in every other aspect that may arise while developing a project in Costa Rica, including establishing a corporation, immigration procedures, tax and intellectual property requirements and labor law.

Awards & Recognitions:

Latin Lawyer – Litigation, Real Estate and Energy, Infrastructure & Transport

Who´s Who Legal – Aviation, Real Estate & Construction

World Trademark Review – Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Caribbean Association (IPCA)