Our series of Doing Legal Business guides provides an overview and guide to doing legal business in key international markets.

Our comprehensive guide gives you a detailed overview of:

  • Information about the legal services market in each country
  • Main economic sectors and areas for law firms
  • How the legal profession in each jurisdiction is regulated
  • What practice rights and requalification options are available
  • Recent updates affecting lawyers

It also includes advice on how to set up a business in the region and contains useful links and contacts that will help you to start your business in the legal market of Costa Rica.

If you are a solicitor registered in England and Wales and wish to access the guide please email international@lawsociety.org.uk stating your SRA ID number.

Costa Rican law firm, Arias & Muñoz, who worked with the Law Society to produce this report stated:

Arias and Muñoz is honored to have worked with the Law Society to produce this guide. Costa Rica is a beautiful and innovative country that practices sustainable development, applies international standards and leverages the rule of law to achieve economic development and individual security. Together with its friendly and well educated people, this environment has created a wealth of opportunities for foreign investors and a perfect location for a Central or Latin American strategy.