Giancarlo is a BLP Director in the San José office specializing in the practice areas of Real Estate & Hospitality, Business Law, and Cannabis, the latter of which he is the firm’s leading practitioner. He advises local and transnational companies in day-to-day matters, regulations, and transactions. He also has an active role in committees and congresses worldwide related to Cannabis cultivation and trade.

In Real Estate & Hospitality he has participated in the development, structuring, financing, and purchase and sale of real estate projects in the coastal and urban areas of Costa Rica.

In Business Law he advises local and transnational companies in day-to-day matters, as well as in mergers and acquisitions, preparation and review of corporate contracts, and restructuring.

He joined the BLP team in 2010, currently he works as a Senior Associate of the Firm.

  • Cannabis
  • Real Estate & Hospitality
  • Business Law


  • LLM, Northwestern University, United States,2022.
  • Certificate in Business Administration, Instituto de Empresa, Spain, 2022.
  • Notary Public, Universidad La Salle, Costa Rica, 2021.
  • Law Degree, Universidad La Salle, Costa Rica, 2018.


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Costa Rica Bar Association: Member
  • Meritas Latin American and Caribbean Cannabis Practice Group: Member
  • International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration – AmCham Costa Rica: Mediator/Conciliator/Negotiator
  • Meritas Young Lawyers Advisory Board: Board Member