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Luis A. Montes
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Costa Rica Attorney
Luis A. Montes

Phone: +506 2280 1718


Languages: English, Spanish

Luis specializes in business structuring, M&A, Corporate and Commercial Law, and Corporate and Commercial Litigation.

Related Areas and Abilities:

Deals and Business Structuring, Commercial and Corporate Law/Labor Law/Contractual Law/Public Law: Administrative Litigation, Constitutional Jurisdiction, Public Procurement/Public Works Concessions Contracts/Administrative Procedures /Litigation in Labor Law, Commercial-Civil and Administrative Litigation/Wills and Estates/Real Estate Law


Luis Montes is a Costa Rican attorney with extensive and recognized professional experience in business structuring, M&A, Corporate and Commercial Law, and Corporate and Commercial Litigation. He has recognized expertise as a litigator and as a business consultant. Throughout his professional career, Luis has advised in complex businesses structures. Also, he is an specialist in Labor and Public Law, and has a Ph.D. in Civil and Commercial Procedure Law, and has served as director of complex litigation for national and multinational companies. Luis currently acts as a legal advisor in more than twenty Boards of Directors, including business chambers, service companies, Free Trade Zone Regimes companies, metallurgical companies, hydrocarbon companies, chemical products companies, and more.

Luis’ commitment, professionalism, and ethical standards make him stand out as an attorney in the region. The passion and determination that he uses to handle each one of his clients’ needs, cases, and conflicts, reflect his capacity, integrity, and responsibility he delivers with his work.

During his years of practice, Luis has obtained multiple benefits, making him a highly successful and valuable asset for the organizations and clients he represents. Luis’ understanding about the law is comprehensive. Also, his organization and his demanding level of acumen, makes Luis a highly outstanding and extremely successful professional.


  • Ph.D. in Civil Procedure, Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2014
  • LL.M. in Labor and Public Law, Universidad Interamericana, 2004
  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica, Colegio Académico, 1997


  • Partner, Guardia Montes & Asociados, Ene. 2008-Present
  • Partner, Grupo Jurídico Especializado, Ene. 1996-Dec. 2007


  • Costa Rican Bar Association, 2005


  • Spanish: Native
  • English: Fully Proficient

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Guardia Montes & Asociados

Ofiplaza del este, edificio C, 2nd floor
P.O. 7-3410-1000
San José, Costa Rica,
Costa Rica

Law Firm Contact: Luis A. Montes

Tel: +506 2280 1718

Fax: +506 2253 6685



Member Since: 2014

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