Andrés López


“Andrés López offers in-depth analysis of situations and a very strong level of client service.”

Client quoted by Chambers and Partners


Andrés López, Partner at BLP in San José, Costa Rica, is an expert in Banking & Finance, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance, and Real Estate & Hospitality. With over 20 years of experience, he has represented national and transnational companies in mergers, acquisitions, and private equity financings. Andrés co-leads the Banking & Finance practice and has received professional recognition for his dedication and knowledge of banking and financial regulation. In Real Estate & Hospitality, he has participated in notable projects in the coastal and urban areas of Costa Rica. He joined BLP in 2005 after eleven years at Gómez y Galindo.

  • Banking & Finance

  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Anti- Money Laundering Compliance
  • Real Estate & Hospitality
  • Recognized in the practice of

    Banking & Finance


    Chambers & Partners

  • Recognized as a Leading Lawyer by Who’s Who Legal

  • Graduate in Commercial Law, 2000.

  • Law degree, Universidad de Costa Rica, 1996.


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce: Controller

  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Costa Rica Chapter: Vice-President
  • Costa Rican Bar Association: Member
  • International Bar Assocation: Member
  • Financing of Marina Flamingo in Costa Rica. BLP has advised both Banco BCT and Marina Flamingo Development Group on granting a syndicated loan for the development of Marina Flamingo, located in the province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The loan in tranches constitutes constructive financing of the project’s first stage.

  • Financing for the construction of Nekajui, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. BLP has advised as counsel for GENCOM and principal counsel for local banks a $130 million financing package granted to GENCOM to fund the property’s ongoing construction. BLP acted as Lead Local Counsel for GENCOM and Lead Local Counsel for BCT.