Herman Duarte of HDUARTE-Legal is qualified to practice law in Costa Rica and El Salvador. Enjoy extensive practice, advising clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings. A client says with enthusiasm that “he is committed, focused and very sharp
— Chambers and Partners, Global Guide, 2019

 
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HDUARTE LEGÅL founded in 2017, is a legal firm in Costa Rica with operational capacity in El Salvador, specializing in arbitration, commercial and constitutional litigation led by attorney Herman Duarte. We work hand in hand with our clients to listen and understand their business and legal needs. Providing specialized attention in two large areas: BUSINESS AREA AND LITIGATION AREA.

We work in a methodical way, following protocols, with academic and technical bases, in an ethical, responsible, loyal and transparent way, providing as a result a service that goes hand in hand with the highest quality standards of the market at a national and international level.

Our commitment is to provide peace, security and confidence to our customers through legal advice with business vision and ethical, technical and market representation of the highest quality in the market, without surcharges, hidden costs, and much less excuses for not attending to the clients. We believe in the need to make the actions of lawyers transparent, so we create communication channels with the use of new technologies, also guaranteeing attention 7 days a week.

Within our varied legal services are the implementation of legal strategies to reduce the risk of lawsuits, communication measures to prepare the ground for a litigation, negotiation processes and drafting of contracts, due diligence processes in the purchase of real estate and companies, legal advisor to create companies, developments in real estate, advice on alternative resolution of conflicts (conciliation, mediation and arbitration), legal administration of communications in contracts, review of communications in the contract execution, advice in cases of contractual termination, analysis of claims for damages, as well as legal representation in National Courts and Arbitration in El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Whatever your need, it will be a pleasure to serve you.


At our headquarters in Costa Rica, we have operational capacity in Central and South America to address a variety of aspects that range from legal advice to clients before, during and after litigation; accompaniment in business processes, as well as in critical moments after the occurrence of a media crisis or in its relations with the State.

HDUARTE LEGAL is a member of national networks such as the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce of North America, the British Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica, the Alliance for the Rule of Law, the Costa Rican Institute of Procedural Scientific Law, as well as international organizations that have a significant role in the development of the business and legal world as the International Bar Association or the Outstanding world ranking published by the Financial Times.

Emphasizing that our founder, Herman Duarte, has the honor of being part of important associations such as the following:

  • Latin America Liaison officer of the Human Rights Committee of the International Bar Association, the largest association of lawyers in the world

  • Comptroller of the Association Rule of Law Alliance of Costa Rica.

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Our mission is to provide a legal service of the highest quality to give peace, security and confidence to our customers.

Our vision is to be the signature of excellence to resolve in a favorable way the litigation in commercial and constitutional matters.

We believe in freedom, in relationships with a long-term vision and in transcending, we believe that we all have the potential to do great things in life and we work in the creation of more inclusive societies for minorities and migrants. That is why all our actions have the purpose of generating a positive impact in the societies in which we are connected.

With our headquarters in Costa Rica, we have operational capacity in Central and South America to address a variety of aspects that range from legal advice to clients before, during and after litigation; accompaniment in business processes, as well as in critical moments after the occurrence of a media crisis or in its relations with the State.

Our values

  • Transparency - Which entails constant communication

  • Humility - Which is why we are always open to listen to them and never underestimate our counterpart

  • Love - We only work on what we love, and we give all our capacity for it

  • Responsibility - We study everything that is presented to us in great detail

  • Integrity - We will not do anything that does not allow us to sleep with a clear conscience, we play within the rules


Your case is important, you can contact us confidentially:

+506 2291-2651 / +506 6148-6743 / herman@hduartelegal.com

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