Andrés López

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Andrés is a BLP Partner in the San José office. His practice areas include Banking & Finance, of which he is co-director of the department, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Anti-money Laundering Compliance, and Real Estate & Hospitality.

In his more than 18 years of experience he has represented a variety of national and transnational companies in matters related to day-to-day operations, and in mergers and acquisitions, as well as private capital financing.

He co-directs the Banking & Finance practice, in which he has extensive experience in advising on loans and financing for banks, financial institutions, and multilateral organizations in the Central American region. He has experience in financial advisory and multi-jurisdictional credits. The clients recognize the dedication and knowledge of Andrés, valuing him as a specialist in banking and financial regulation, and his extensive knowledge in the Costa Rican stock market.

In the practice of Real Estate & Hospitality, he has been involved in the development of the largest real estate projects in the coastal and urban areas of Costa Rica.

In 2005 he retired from the firm Gómez y Galindo after eleven years as an associate, to join BLP.

  • Banking & Finance
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Anti-money Laundering Compliance
  • Recognized in the practice of Banking & Finance by Chambers & Partners
  • Recognized as a Leading Lawyer by Who’s Who Legal

Education

  • Graduate in Commercial Law, 2000.
  • Law degree, Universidad de Costa Rica, 1996.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce: Controller
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Costa Rica Chapter: Vice-President
  • Costa Rican Bar Association