Adelita Olivares Ferreto

Senior Associate


Practice Areas

Academic Background

  • JD Law degree, University of Costa Rica.
  • Master´s degree in Criminal Law, University of Costa Rica.

Professional Experience

  •  Adelita Olivares Ferreto, associate lawyer of the firm since 2007.
  • Facio & Cañas’ team of lawyers specializing in litigation, of which associate Adelita Olivares has been a part since 2007, has been selected for several consecutive years by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 in the category corresponding to litigation (Dispute Resolution), as one of the best in the country. In 20 years of experience in civil, arbitration, administrative and criminal litigation, he has successfully represented multiple cases.
  • In civil matters, she has served as lead attorney for litigation related to tort law, contractual breaches and existence of obligations. He comfortably litigates both as a plaintiff and in defense of defendants. He has defended the interests of clients such as Lorenzaetti, Rosejo.
  • In arbitration matters, he has excelled in processes related to the construction area, both housing and industrial, assuming the direction of the interests of companies such as PRODECO and Eurohogar.
  • In contentious-administrative processes, he has represented the interests of individuals and companies in their claims against the State for the execution of abusive, null or infringing acts of the rights of individuals. In this instance, he has directed judicial processes in search of compensation for the damages suffered by his clients. He has represented clients such as Productos de Concreto, S.A., Costa Rican Chamber of Construction.
  • In criminal matters, he has directed complaints and civil actions for compensation in matters of patrimonial criminal law (fraud, fraudulent administration, estelionato, registry fraud) and culpable crimes against life and integrity (transit), obtaining successful results for his clients, both in matters recovery of real estate, such as obtaining compensation for the events they have suffered.
  • In 2022, it was recognized by Legal 500 as a “Rising Star”.