Andrey Dorado

Partner, Costa Rica


  • Andrey is a Partner at the firm and focuses his practice in corporate and financial law. He is in charge of M&A and private equity in the Costa Rica office. He has participated in a significant number of mergers and acquisitions, for national and international clients.
  • He has ample experience in processes of due diligence and negotiation of contracts and joint ventures, and has also participated in the aspects of financing and refinancing of companies. Additionally, Andrey is responsible for the practice of competition law in Costa Rica. He has participated in numerous notifications of concentrations before the Commission to promote competition, and has vast experience in consulting for companies on matters of commercial competition.


  • Juris Doctor-equivalent law degree from the Universidad of Costa Rica Law School.
  • Authorized as a Practicing Attorney and Notary Public in Costa Rica
  • LL.M. degree in International Business Law and Globalization with Honors-Utrecht University, Netherlands.

  • Listed by Chambers and Partners Global for his practice in Corporate and M&A.
  • Ranked by Chambers and Partners Latin America for his practices in: Corporate and M&A, Competition and Antitrust.
  • Listed as Next Generation Partner by The Legal 500.
  • Ranked by Whos Who Legal by his practices in: Banking, Finance and Projects and Competition.


  • Member of the Costa Rican Bar Association.
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Client's feedback

  • Andrey Dorado is highly sought after for his adept handling of complex financing and private equity transactions. – Who’s Who Legal
  • Andrey Dorado is highlighted for his skilful handling of complex merger clearances and antitrust issues. – Who’s Who Legal
  • Dynamic practitioner and co-head of department Andrey Dorado is endorsed by clients, who esteem him as "an expert in his area," and someone who "provides us with immediate attention, particularly during transactions." A peer also comments: "He is excellent in mergers and acquisitions." – Chambers and Partners Global
  • Department head Andrey Dorado continues to be recognised by market sources for his work in the Costa Rican competition and antitrust areas. He is active representing clients hailing from a range of sectors including technology, telecommunications, and food and beverages. – Chambers and Partners Latin America, Competition.
  • Key partner Andrey Dorado garners praise from an interviewee for his "strong quality and high-level service, as well as his excellent practice." Andrey Dorado is a well-regarded player in the market, known for his work representing clients in mergers and acquisitions. He is also adept at assisting clients with competition mandates. – Chambers and Partners Latin America, Corporate and M&A.
  • "Andrey Dorado is a very hard-working and smart person who has gained significant experience." – Chambers and Partners Global 2023

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