John Aguilar Osborne is one of the founding partners of Aguilar Castillo Love. He has shaped the firm’s culture, one which is centred in entrepreneurship and designed to support businesses, transnational matters and the growth and transformation of its clients.
John brings more than 40 years of corporate and litigation experience, and is a recognised authority in both. He has acted on a number of Costa Rica’s most significant cases, contributing to the development of the firm as well as of the country’s legal landscape. As a trusted advisor, John acts for some of today’s leading global corporations on their transactions, negotiations and litigation in the country and region.
In recent years, John has led advice to a key client of the firm in one of the most symbolic financial criminal law and investigations in Costa Rica. As a result of his advice, no investigations against the client were initiated in the country. He was also involved in one of the most significant environmental damage cases in Costa Rica.
John received his Licientiate in Law from the University of Costa Rica. He is a former member of the board of directors of the Costa Rican Lawyers Union. During his career, John has written numerous articles and contributed to many international legal publications. Articles include, “Costa Rica, Foreign Investment Law.”
John is a member of the Costa Rica Bar Association, the Inter-American Bar Association, and the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property. He speaks English and Spanish.