Professional Profiles #76-5  
Headline * Highly talented attorney, with expertise in corporate and real estate law.  
Description / CV of candidate * JEAN PIERRE FOURNIER PAZOS
Telephone: (506) 2271-2898.
Mobile: (506) 7010-4561.
Email: fournier.jeanpi@gmail.com.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lexincorp Law Firm.
Senior Associate Attorney.
San José, Costa Rica
June 2010- August 2013.

• Provided legal advice to multinational corporations in Central America and domestic corporations, in legal areas of corporate, commercial, telecommunications, arbitration and labor law. Negotiated, structured and drafted financing contracts and other transactional documentation for multilateral financing organizations and private hedge funds.

• Responsible for negotiating and drafting transfer contracts of real estate properties; and preparing and drafting condominium regulations for different real estate projects.

Arias & Muñoz Law Firm:
Senior Associate Attorney.
San José, Costa Rica
March 2007-January 2010.

• Counseled multilateral financing organizations, in structuring, negotiating and drafting securities contracts.

• Advised real estate estate developers, multinational, in legal areas of corporate, commercial, condominium and telecommunications law.

Alfredo Fournier & Asociados Law Firm:
Senior Associate Attorney.
San José, Costa Rica.
January 2002-February 2007.

• Provided legal advice to domestic private hedge funds, in legal areas of project finance, corporate and commercial law. Drafted and negotiated financing and commercial contracts.

• Represented various clients in civil and commercial judicial disputes.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, 2009.
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT).
San José, Costa Rica.

BA in Law, 1998.
Universidad Autónoma de Centro América.
San José, Costa Rica.
LANGUAGES

Spanish, native.
English, fluent.

CITIZENSHIPS

Costa Rican and Spanish.

QUALIFICATIONS
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Admitted to the Costa Rican Bar

RECOMMENDATIONS
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- Raul Herrera, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP Washington D.C., phone: (202) 942-6601,
email: Raul.Herrera@aporter.com.

- Edgar Solís, phone: (506) 8810-3164, email: esolis01@gmail.com.

- Vicente Lines, Partner, Arias & Muñoz Costa Rica, phone: (506) 2503-9803, email: vlines@ariaslaw.co.cr.

























Sample Transactions:

• IslaMoin Resort, Residences & Marina Project: (www.islamoin.com), personal client:
2005 - Current.
Currently representing IslaMoin in twenty million dollars (US$20,000,000) loan to develop an eco-friendly free trade zone, commercial, hotel and residential project in the Atlantic Coast of Costa Rica, near where APM Terminals, new Petroleum Terminal and Amega (Transshipment Terminal) will be develop. This project was originally to be developed as a high end marina, commercial, hotel and residential project. Primary responsibilities at this stage involve advising the developer in the structuring of the transaction and negotiating agreements with investors. Furthermore counsel in condominium regulations, condominium development, corporate structure, financing of the project and its daily operations. This project is in process to be change from a high end marina/residential project, to a free trade zone/commercial/residential project.

• Cacique LLC, personal client:
2009 - Current.
Advise in acquisition of properties for real estate and condominium development, corporate structure, financing of the project and its daily operations. Residential / Hotel project in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

• Costa Center Real Estate Business, personal client:
2002 - Current.
Advise Costa Center’s clients in acquisition of properties, corporate structure and in its daily operations.

• Comunicaciones Corporativas (COMCORP) (www.comcorpca.com):
2011 - 2013.
Counseled in corporate structure of the company and on the day to day basis.

• Productive Business Solutions, former Documentos y Digitales Difoto (Xerox)
(www. grouppbs.com):
2010 - 2013.
Counseled in corporate structure of the company and on the day to day basis. Represented Facey Group (PBS’ Holding Company) in the structuring, negotiating and drafting of a one hundred ninety seven million dollars (US$197,000,000) as debtor of a loan with international banks in its Central American subsidiaries.

• Condominium Villas Catalina:
2010 - 2013.
Advised in condominium regulations.

• Continental Towers Costa Rica:
2010 - 2013.
Advised in telecommunications towers regulations, corporate structure and on its daily operations. Represented Continental Towers Holding Group in structuring, negotiating and drafting a one hundred twenty million dollars (US$120,000,000) as debtor of International Finance Corporation (IFC) in its Central American subsidiaries.



• Accesorios de Telecomunicaciones (ACCETEL):
2011 – 2013.
Counseled in corporate structure of the company and on the day to day basis.

• Novomatic Group of Companies (www.novomatic.com):
2012 2013.
Advised in casino regulations, corporate structure and on its daily operations.

• G.RAU (www.g-rau.de):
2012 – 2013.
Advised in free trade zone regulations, corporate structure and on its daily operations.

• Bancolombia:
2012 - 2013.
Counseled in financing transactions, prepared and drafted trust agreements, leasing agreements, credit contracts and legal opinions, for the different financing transactions.

• Thrush Aircraft:
2012 - 2013.
Represented Thrush Aircraft in a sales loan of one million four hundred seventy eight thousand seven hundred one dollars (US$1,478,701) to a Costa Rican transport company. Prepared and drafted the loan and security agreements.

• Microfinance Enhacement Facility S.A., SICAV-SIF (MEF) (BlueOrchard Pool) and Microfinance Growth Fund LLC (MIGROF) (BlueOrchard Pool):
2012 - 2013.
Represented both MEF and MIGROF in the issuance of a four million seven thousand dollars (US$4,700,000) as creditors of loan to a Costa Rican Cooperative, which is covered under a loan agreement and a guarantee trust.

• Hacienda La Luisa, S.A.:
2012 - 2013.
Represented Hacienda La Luisa in a sales transaction of nine million one hundred fifty thousand dollars (US$9,150,000), with a trust guarantee for the installment payments. Prepared and drafted the sale and guarantee agreements. Represented Hacienda La Luisa in arbitration case, because of breach of contract of the purchaser.

• Dorada Leasing:
2010 - 2011.
Counseled in structuring Leasing contracts for the different financing projects of the company. Advice in the corporate structure of the company and on the day to day basis.

• Banco Industrial (Guatemala):
2011.
Advised in the acquisition of a financing company in Costa Rica.

• CSI Leasing:
2008 - 2010.
Prepared and drafted legal opinions, and counseled for the Assignment of the Economic Rights to different financial institutions, of their leasing portfolio.
• Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) (www.iic.org):
2009 - 2010.
Represented IIC as creditor in the negotiation and drafting of loan agreement and security agreement of one million, two hundred thousand dollars (US$1,200,000) for a Costa Rican company.

• Avellanas Beach Hotel & Villas:
2005 - 2010.
Counseled in condominiums regulations, corporate structure and the day to day basis.

• Pacifico (www.pacifico-costarica.com):
Counseled in condominium regulations.

• Hacienda Pinilla (www.haciendapinilla.com):
2007 - 2010.
Counseled in condominium regulations.

• Walmart Costa Rica:
2007 - 2010.
Counseled in condominium and real estate regulations.

• Fyffes Costa Rica (www.fyffes.com):
2009 - 2010.
Counseled in an acquisition of real estate in Costa Rica.

• Deutsche Bank:
2009 - 2010.
Counseled in corporate matters in Costa Rica.

• CanaCosta Group (www.canacosta.com/canacosta/index.php):
2007 - 2009.
Counseled in condominium regulations, corporate structure and its daily operations, for their different real estate projects (Lagartillo Hills and El Escape).

• International Finance Corporation (IFC) (www.ifc.org):
2009.
Represented IFC as creditor in the negotiation and drafting of a loan agreement and security contract of eleven million dollars (US$11,000,000) for a Central American transport and logistics company.
 
Directory: Sectors Law - legal consulting 
Profile is posted by * Job seeker
Profession * Lawyer
 
Location of candidate * Costa Rica  
Location State (US only) * Not US  
Candidate is willing to move * Yes
Languages * English
Spainsh
 
Year of birth * 1972  
Expected Position level * Other Level
Expected Salary Range * 80 K - 100 K
Candidate interested in following sectors * Consulting
Corporate Finance
Equities
Funds / Hedge Funds
Investment Banking
Investment Consulting
Merger & Acquisitions
Private Banking
Private Equity / Venture Capital
Real Estate
 

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