Batalla is glad to welcome Ignacio Monge and Oswald Bruce who join our Commercial and Corporate Practice.


Batalla continues to expand its corporate capabilities.

January 15th, 2018 – Batalla strengthens its corporate department with two experienced attorneys from Pacheco Coto. Oswald Bruce and Ignacio Monge move to Batalla as Pacheco Coto integrates with EY Law throughout Central America.

Oswald Bruce, who comes in as a partner in our corporate practice, is a seasoned attorney with more than 20 years of experience. He has advised local and international clients from diverse industries, including consumer goods, energy, telecommunications, real estate and foreign investment, on corporate, consumer protection and alternative dispute resolution matters. At Batalla, he will also lead our Sports and Entertainment practice group, the first of its kind among Costa Rican and regional firms.

The addition of Ignacio Monge as Senior Counsel expands the firm’s advisory and transactional capabilities. Ignacio has significant experience on domestic and cross-border acquisitions and divestitures, franchising, distribution and agency arrangements as well as complex estate planning and a varied array of commercial and company law matters. He complements his client work with a strong commitment to academia and the advancement of Costa Rican business law.

“At Batalla we are committed to promote the success of our clients through the talent of our people. The addition of Oswald and Ignacio strengthens and increases the depth and breadth of our corporate capabilities and takes our practice into exciting new directions” says partner Rodrigo Zelaya. “We are confident that they will contribute decisively, in terms of technical skill, experience and clarity, to materialize our clients’ vision and business goals,” he added.

Batalla is a leading professional service firm recognized for its work in business law, tax law, corporate transactions, dispute resolution, public law and government affairs and international trade. It is the firm of choice for its clients’ most significant opportunities and most critical disputes in Costa Rica and Central America.

For further information, please contact:
Milena Berrocal
Marketing Manager

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