Javier Escalante

"Great things never came from comfort zones" -Anonymous-.

Born 1980. Admitted to bar 2003, Costa Rica. Notary Public, 2003

EDUCATION: Complutense University, Madrid (LL.M., 2006) Utrecht University, the Netherlands (LL.M., 2005); University of Costa Rica (Law Degree and Notary Public Degree, 2003).

MEMBERSHIPS: Costa Rican Bar Association; Costa Rican-American Chamber of Commerce; Costa Rican Association of International Law.

CAREER: Partner, Sfera Legal (2014-today); Partner, FH Legal (previously Facio Abogados, 2012-2014); Ambassador, Embassy of Costa Rica in Qatar (2010-2012); Minister Counselor & Consul General, Embassy of Costa Rica in Singapore (2008-2010); Chief of Staff and Advisor to the Minister / Negotiator, Costa Rican Ministry of Foreign Trade; Associate Attorney, Facio Abogados (2000-2004).

LANGUAGES: Spanish, English and Italian 

PRACTICE AREAS: Commercial and Civil Law, Real Estate Law, Aviation Law, International Law (International Economic Law, Foreign Investment and International Trade Law), Administrative Procedures and Government Relations, Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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