Arbitration & Human Rights boutique law firm
Legal advisors

About us

 WE  PROVIDE LEGAL guidance. 



The mission and purpose of HDUARTE-LEX is to erradicate discrimination due to sexual orientation and gender identity. 

Our vision is to be the first choice in the region to resolve arbitral, judicial and social conflicts. In the core of HDUARTE-LEX.

Values: empathy, commitment, transparency, diversity and respect for the dignity of people.

HDUARTE-LEX, is a boutique law firm in Costa Rica specialized in arbitration and human rights.  HDUARTE-LEX was founded in april 2017 by the swiss salvadoran citizen: Herman M. Duarte.


HDUARTE-LEX method of work includes practical approaches to life, business and legal decision making. We provide immediate response, 24/7 availability and the highest quality of legal advice in the market. Our compromise is to assure that our clients can have a better sleep at night by knowing that we take care of their interests. 


Speaker in over 30 law conferences/lectures addressing: international arbitration, psychological analysis of arbitration and LGBT rights; reaching a total audience of over 1000 practitioners of bachelor, PhD and professional level in 8 countries in the American Continent.

Events organized by HARVARD Law School, Chambers & Partners, NIKE Mexico, COLUMBIA University, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, UPEACE, ICC-YAF, Universidad de Costa Rica, ULACIT, DENTONS, Universidad José Matias Delgado (PHD level), UTN, Costa Rican Young Arbitrators, Salvadoran Chamber of Commerce, AMCHAM-LIMA and the General Attorney´s Office of the Republic of El Salvador