Alejandro Antillón A is a partner at EY Law. He heads the real estate and hospitality division, counselling an impressive portfolio of high-end developers, asset managers and hospitality chains on transactional, financing, regulatory and operational matters. He is also a member of the corporate and M&A division. Clients and international reviewers consider him an outstanding real estate law expert in Costa Rica.
Alejandro is also an active member of the asset planning division. In this division, he has advised many real estate developers in all phases and stages of their project development, including planning and financing and the corresponding international corporate and tax structures, contributing to EY’s leadership in this area. He is a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association; the International Bar Association; the New York State Bar Association; Global Alliance of Hospitality Attorneys and International Fiscal Association. He also served on the board of directors and executive committee of World Services Group from 2013–2016.
He was listed in Chambers Latin America as a “star individual” (2015–2017) and a “band 1” “leader in his field” under the corporate and M&A, tax and real estate chapters (2008–2016). He was also listed in Who’s Who Legal: Real Estate (2010) and ranked as a “leading lawyer” by IFLR1000 (2011) and The Legal 500 (2018).
He studied at Washington College of Law, American University (LLM, 1996); Harvard Business School (real estate executive programme, 2012); Austral University Law School, Argentina (international tax law, 2005); Robert Kennedy University (international tax law postgraduate programme, 2002); and UACA (licentiate in law, summa cum laude 1994).