Valeria Garro

Valeria has worked in national and international arbitration cases since 2015, both related to public procurement and private contracts. Her professional focus is on alternative dispute resolution, and she is an accredited mediator and negotiator. In addition, she has participated in advising clients in matters of public law and contracting as well as in commercial and consumer law. Addiontally, Valeria has experience with judicial cases in commercial, labor and administrative matters.

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Accreditations & Membership
  • Accredited mediator and negotiator (150 hrs) by International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (CICA-AmCham)
  • Costa Rican Young Arbitrators, currently active member and formerly member of the Board of Directors (2016-2020)
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
  • Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration)
  • Young ITA (Institute for Transnational Arbitration)
  • Reporter for Costa Rica, International Arbitration Bulletin - Bullard Falla Ezcurra
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  • “Term of public contracts during COVID-19” (Spanish) with A. Sittenfeld, in newspaper El Financiero, 28 September 2020.
  • “The legal rate as a reference interest rate in commercial loan contracts: legal analysis of its application and legal alternatives in light of the probable disappearance of the LIBOR rate in 2021” (Spanish) with A. Álvarez, February 2020.
esen San José, Costa Rica

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