Uri graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Universidad de Costa Rica (1992) while working as a paralegal for a well know law firm. He then went on to study a Masters Degree in Banking, Finance and Corporate Law at Fordham University, in New York (1995), where he took the Bar and was admitted to the practice of law in New York State (1996).
Recruited by another well known Costa Rican law firm Uri was made a partner while working on foreign investment, public contracting, mergers & acquisitions, immigration and commercial law, representing several Fortune 500 companies. In 2001 Uri became General Counsel for a Joint Venture majorly owned by US construction company Bechtel and the Government of Singapore. During this time, Uri directed more than 200 law suits and claims, including litigating in various arbitration claims totaling more than US $120 mm. In 2008 Uri founded INTERLEGEM along with key members of the JV's legal department, to provide outside legal services to the Joint Venture while at the same time providing legal counseling and doing litigation for other clients.
In 2005 and 2010, Uri was recognized by Latin Lawyer Magazine as one of the Top Cats of the In-House Law in Latin America.
Mauricio is member of the firm since its foundation. Previously he worked for over five years in the Legal Department of Alterra Partners Costa Rica, where he worked actively in Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Arbitration, Administrative and Constitutional Law.
Member of the firm since its foundation. Attorney at Law and Public Notary graduated from the University of Costa Rica. Master on Business Administration majoring in International Businesses (ABT), graduated from University of Costa Rica (Post Degree Studies Foundation).
Over nine years of experience on the public sector: Former member of the Consultant Commission for Restricted Visas attached to the General Office of Migration and Foreigners Affairs; Former President of the National Commission of Advertising Control attached to the Minister of the Interior of Costa Rica, in which Legal Department he was in charge of the Public Procurement Proceedings and the resolution of appeals related to residence permit requests, among other duties.