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Zürcher, Odio & Raven

At Zurcher Odio & Raven, our clients find the firm they can trust for all their legal matters, receiving excellent services in all areas of practice. We have achieved this by placing our clients at the center of everything we do, instilling in our professionals the spirit of service, agility, commitment, and efficiency that has characterized us for 85 years. Today, we have a team of more than 140 people, with more than 50 lawyers at the service of our clients.

Our team has advised many times throughout the process of applying to the Free Trade Zone Regime, operation within it, expansion of activities, and multiple renewals of benefits. Hand in hand, with clients such as Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific, ICU Medical, The Cooper Companies, Freudenberg, and Moog MDG, among others, we contributed to develop the Life Sciences cluster, the most dynamic in the country. We also advise foreign companies in the Corporate Services, Digital Technologies, and Tourism sectors. 
For foreign investors that require expert advice in Real Estate, we formed a team capable of assisting in all their needs in this field. The team works with clients in their real estate ventures, as well as in related businesses, like Tourism and Hospitality, manufacturing facilities, commercial, office, and residential projects, etc. In recent years we have participated in developments that today represent more than 1.5 million square meters built, making us the more experienced firm in the field in the country. Our team represents the largest and most important developers such as Portafolio Inmobiliario -the owner of Torre Universal, Avenida Escazú, Lincoln Plaza, Escazú Village, Marina Pez Vela-, Caribe Hospitality -the largest owner of hotels operating under the Marriott flag in Latin America-, many of the major transnational manufacturing companies that have chosen to set up their operations in Costa Rica, as well as individuals who have selected Costa Rica as their home, which has allowed us to accumulate unparalleled experience in the region.

We have specialized lawyers that advise our clients on matters of regulatory compliance according to the applicable environmental and occupational health regulations, as well as in sustainable development and corporate social responsibility aspects.

Click here for further details please download our explanatory document, about the Free Trade Zone Regime. 

Free Trade Zone Regime

Click here to learn more about our services regarding environmental and occupational health regulations.

Environmental Regulations