Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal
New to Who's Who Legal?
New to Who's Who Legal?
Menu
User Menu
New to Who's Who Legal?
Fernando Vargas

Fernando Vargas

EY LawBusiness Park Forum 2Building A, 4th floor Santa AnaSan JoséCosta Rica10903

National Leader

Central America - Corporate 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fernando Vargas stands out for his “exceptional work in the free trade zones space” where he is a go-to name for corporate transactions.

Biography

Fernando has acted as a general corporate strategic counsel for transnational, regional and local companies doing business in Costa Rica and the rest of Central America, focusing on corporate matters that have ranged cross-border business transactions covering mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, foreign investment and market entry issues, compliance and corporate governance. He also participates in structuring projects for energy generation, telecommunications and infrastructure, and in the set-up of manufacturing and shared services operations for global companies in Costa Rica under the Free Trade Zone Regime, including several ranked in the Fortune 500 listing, among others.

Fernando is also spearheading the telecom, media and technology (TMT) practice area, leading attorneys specialised in new technologies, data protection and IT law to serve the needs of clients.
Several international publications have praised him in general for his responsiveness. Chambers and Partners has rated him as an “excellent lawyer” with a “wealth of experience and a wide spectrum of knowledge” Who’s Who Legal says that he is “a top name for local and multinational companies when it comes to complex restructurings and corporate transactions” and “market sources applaud his work on corporate and family business related issues”.

Fernando holds an LLM degree from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (1998), is a licensed attorney in the Republic of Costa Rica (1995, cum laude distinction), a notary public, and an author of several articles in international publications. He is fully proficient in Spanish and English and has limited working proficiency in Portuguese.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fernando Vargas ranks highly among peers for his expertise in corporate matters on behalf of family businesses. 

Biography

Fernando has acted as a general corporate strategic counsel for transnational, regional and local companies doing business in Costa Rica and the rest of Central America, focusing on corporate matters that have ranged cross-border business transactions covering mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, foreign investment and market entry issues, compliance and corporate governance. He also participates in structuring projects for energy generation, telecommunications and infrastructure, and in the set-up of manufacturing and shared services operations for global companies in Costa Rica under the Free Trade Zone Regime, including several
ranked in the Fortune 500 listing, among others.

Fernando is also spearheading the telecom, media and technology (TMT) practice area, leading attorneys specialised in new technologies, data protection and IT law to serve the needs of clients.

Several international publications have praised him in general for his responsiveness. Chambers and Partners has rated him as an “excellent lawyer” with a “wealth of experience and a wide spectrum of knowledge” Who’s Who Legal says that he is “a top name for local and multinational companies when it comes to complex restructurings and corporate transactions” and “market sources applaud his work on corporate and family business related issues”.

Fernando holds an LLM degree from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (1998), is a licensed attorney in the Republic of Costa Rica (1995, cum laude distinction), a notary public, and an author of several articles in international publications. He is fully proficient in Spanish and English and has limited working proficiency in Portuguese.  

Law Business Research
Law Business Research Ltd
Meridian House, 34-35 Farringdon Street
London EC4A 4HL, UK
© Law Business Research Ltd 1998-2020. All rights reserved.
Company No.: 03281866