Legal Elite Awards 2023

Legal Elite Awards 2023 | 15 Lastly, BZ Legal’s Project Manager, Camila Zúñiga, handles all the back-end activities related to the development of the business, overseeing the firm’s web structure, social media content, accounting matters, and external collaborations. At BZ Legal, staff enjoy a positive work environment in which teamwork is promoted through team building activities. The firm also strives to create a supportive environment, encouraging employees to expand their horizons in any way they can by following their passions. For example, one team member is currently on sabbatical, gaining experience at a US Law Firm then exploring Europe for a semester. Following this, BZ Legal will welcome her back with open arms. In the recruitment process, BZ Legal seeks bilingual individuals who fit the requirements of the role from a career objective perspective. Successful candidates demonstrate empathy and interest for customers’ needs by being respectful and willing to serve. Through this, BZ Legal fosters a passionate team with a mindset for growth and the ability to face challenges with an energetic attitude. With a workforce consisting of mostly women and many different cultures, BZ Legal strives to promote diversity and inclusion. All individuals and groups are treated with compassion and respect, both within the team and externally. The firm proudly dedicates time to pro bono activities that support women and the environment, always aiming to give back to the amazing international community it works with every day. As a result of its outstanding services, BZ Legal has won Boutique Law Firm of the Year, Costa Rica, in the Legal Elite Awards 2023. We are thrilled to congratulate Cristina and her team on this success. “Everything I do comes from my heart. I’m very passionate and dedicated to going above and beyond for the clients of the Firm,” she comments. “I take the time to listen to them so I can better understand their needs and help them find a way to reach their goals and dreams.” In the coming year, BZ Legal will be launching its YouTube Channel with a lot of valuable content. The company has also recently started its Abroad Documents Procurement service, which it wants to strengthen going forward. Many expats in Costa Rica find it difficult to access vital documents when away from their home country, however BZ Legal continues to use its strategic network to facilitate access to required documents from abroad. Phone: (506) 2506 3873 Email: [email protected] Contact: Cristina Guerrini Company: Blue Zone Legal Web Address: Based in San José and Guanacaste, Blue Zone Legal (BZ Legal) is a boutique law firm dedicated to serving all the legal needs of the Costa Rican expat community. With a team of experienced and multilingual professionals, the firm specializes in real estate, immigration, corporate, and contractual advice, and can provide notary services throughout the country. BZ Legal is headed by dedicated CEO Cristina Guerrini, who goes above and beyond to meet the needs of their clients and exceed their expectations. or those looking to relocate to Costa Rica, BZ Legal aims to serve as a one stop shop, advising both companies and individuals as they establish themselves and invest in the local market. The firm can help them with everything related to relocation, from buying property to applying for residency. Clients of BZ Legal can trust that they will receive dynamic and personalized counsel that meets their unique needs. The firm strives to deliver honesty and transparency, creating a solid relationship with all its clients. By prioritizing trust as a guiding principle, the firm achieves clear communication, leading to long-term client satisfaction. This communication is strengthened by the team’s multilingual capabilities, specifically in Spanish, English, Italian, German, and Mandarin. In order to deliver innovative and efficient solutions to address clients’ needs, BZ Legal encourages its team to be proactive and carry out research. Through constant market study and networking with experts in immigration, corporate, and real estate, the firm’s tailor-made solutions are validated and published, with the input of clients’ experiences and feedback. The team at BZ Legal is strategically built to support all angles of the business. The operation begins with Founding Partner and CEO, Cristina Guerrini, business consultant, who is devoted to her clients’ wellbeing. She takes a human approach to the technical topics the firm deals with, effectively translating complex legal context into easy-to-understand vocabulary. The firm’s Associate, Eddy Pérez, is a Costa Rican Attorney and Notary Public, with years of experience in the real estate and corporate fields. He contributes boundless attention to detail, accurate action, and great work ethic to BZ Legal, which helps move cases forward and drives them to completion. Bringing great customer service to the task of acquiring and processing paperwork for residency execution, Jia Guan Wu Zheng is the firm’s Immigration Specialist, who uses his extensive abilities and knowledge in his field to gain favourable government responses. He helps clients procure the necessary documents for residency applications in the US, Canada, and certain European countries, getting clients fingerprinted at the BZ Legal offices. Costa Rica: Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2023: Blue Zone Legal F