Carlos Andrés Arguedas Vargas

Carlos Andrés Arguedas Vargas
Escazú, del Restaurante Tony Romas
600m. al oeste
San José
Costa Rica
+506 2257 3553


Who's Who Legal Central America - Administrative & Public Law

Carlos Arguedas Vargas is a partner at Consortium Legal – Costa Rica; who focusses his practice in public contracting, public-private partnerships and consulting on issues of public law and litigation in administrative and contentious areas. He has advised on the implementation phase in many important projects as a new container terminal in Moin, in legal support for APM Terminals. Carlos has been consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank and to several financial programmes in Costa Rica, advising about local public law.

He graduated from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in 2000 with a degree in law (cum laude probatus) and from the University of Costa Rica in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in business administration.

Mr Arguedas has worked 10 years in Costa Rican public administration, at the following offices:  Attorney General´s Office of the Republic, National Board of Concessions, Commission to Promote Competition and in the General Comptroller Office of the Republic, where he held senior positions such as counsel of the General Comptroller, manager of the Government Contracting and manager of the Legal Division. These positions allowed him, from the perspective of the control exercised of the General Comptroller Office, to participate in the review of the legality in each state of the most important government contracting, concessions and private and public partnerships process in Costa Rica, in all sector, such as airports, ports, major roads, hospitals, telecommunications and electricity, among many others.

He is member of the Costa Rican Bar Association.

He speaks Spanish and English.

WWL says: Carlos Andrés Arguedas Vargas is “well known for administrative and public law”. He comes highly recommended for his work on public-private partnerships and is “definitely someone to highlight”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Central America which can be purchased from our Shop.

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