Administrative Law in Costa Rica
Av 18, St. 2, San José
Oller Abogados is based in San José, Costa Rica, since 2000. Our law firm specialized in meeting the legal needs of entrepreneurs because we were born of enterprising spirit: restless, curious and in constant evolution.
Oller Abogados aspires to always be empathic, propositive, curious, innovative, ascertive, open to discussion and determined to follow the route set with our clients. Clear, timely and exact answers to meet the needs of our clients in the development of their interests. Always close, always together.
Guided by the maxim of “vindicate the value of the client”, we have designed the strategy of local approach of every type of business: from the one in its undertaking stage to the transnational company that wishes to establish operations in another country or perform more complex transactions.
Oller Abogados tells its story today through the successes of more than five hundred Costa Rican, Central American, and international clients.
Corporate Law and Public Law: the two major areas in which the law firm specializes:
- Corporate Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Asset Management
- Bank and Finance
- Business Associations
- Civil Law
- Commercial Law
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Data Protection
- Family Office
- Foreign Investment and Operation Setup
- Intellectual Property
- Labour Law
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Real Estate
- Public Law
- Administrative Law and Regulations
- Call for Bids by the Government
- Constitutional Law
- Consumer Protection
- Contracts with the Republic of Costa Rica
- Litigation against the Government
- Municipal Regulations
- Project Financing
Roberto is Partner and Director of the Public Law practice group at Oller Abogados. He has ample experience in procurement and public contracting, public law, energy projects, PPPs, project financing and aviation. Before joining Oller Abogados, Roberto was the head of the public contracting area for energy at Instituto Costarricense de Electricidal (ICE). ICE is the largest utilities entity in Central America. At Oller Abogados, Roberto advises companies and multilateral organizations in their endeavors in energy, technology, telecommunications and general corporate concerns. He is also involved in public litigation and arbitration when the Government of Costa Rica is a party. He has a Law Degree from Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica (1994) and a master’s in business administration from Universidad de Costa Rica (2000 with honors). His continuing education includes the Program for Instruction for Lawyers and the Negotiation Workshop at Harvard Law School (2002).
Roberto is an active member of the Colegio de Abogados de Costa Rica, the American Bar Association and the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. He is currently listed as arbitrator with the Centro Internacional de Conciliación y Arbitraje (CICA) part of the Cámara Costarricense-Norteamericana de Comercio (AmCham-CR) and the Center for Dispute Resolution, including Dispute Boards with the Colegio de Ingenieros y Arquitectos. He is also a regular professor of administrative contracting and constitutional procedures at Universidad La Salle. Roberto is married and father of Irene. He speaks both English and Spanish fluently.Show more +