Zürcher, Odio & Raven
Zürcher, Odio & Raven is one of the most important and consolidated law firms in Costa Rica, committed to offering the best legal services in the country. Established in 1936, Zürcher, Odio & Raven is one of the oldest and largest organised law firms in the Central American region. The firm is composed by a team of over 45 lawyers, who provide a full-range portfolio of legal services seeking to fulfil the increasing demands of its growing clientele. In terms of competition law, Zurcher, Odio & Raven’s practice is lead by partner Clauduio Donato Monge, who is a former president of COPROCOM. The firm is, without a doubt, one of the major players in relation to the conducting of procedures before COPROCOM, having provided legal advice in numerous anticompetitive practice investigations; representing both plaintiffs and defendants. The firm represented a plaintiff in an anticompetitive practice investigation that led to the highest fine ever imposed by a Costa Rican competition authority. Since the introduction of the concentration notification regime, Zürcher, Odio & Raven has successfully obtained the authorisation of over 20 different transactions, and it has extensive experience handling matters with COPROCOM.