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DMK Abogados | Central Law

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Dominican Republic

Corporate and finance
Corporate and finance - ranked: tier 4

DMK Abogados

With offices in Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata and Samaná, and probably best known for its real estate capabilities, DMK Abogados | Central Law is a one-stop shop with strong experience in a range of cross-border corporate, finance and foreign investment matters. Recent work saw manging partner Enrique de Marchena and Patricia Read, who co-lead the department, advise Interspace Airport Advertising on corporate governance, contractual, compliance, labour-related and tax-related matters. On the finance side, the pair also acted as local counsel to Deutsche Bank on a $400m loan guaranteed to Playa Hotels & Resorts. Other clients include Nokia and Diamonds International.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

DMK Abogados

The team at DMK Abogados | Central Law is led by Nelson Jáquez, with support from managing partner Enrique de Marchena. The pair recently acted for the Dominican Republic as local counsel in an international arbitration brought by a Panamanian company under UNCITRAL rules. In domestic arbitration, Jáquez and de Marchena represented Imagina Sports in a case concerning ownership of transmission rights of the nation’s baseball games outside the Dominican Republic. In commercial litigation, the team acted for Black & Decker (US) in proceedings arising from its termination of a contract with one of its suppliers. Other clients include Consorcio Remix, Urbanizaciones e Inversiones and Sol Mélia VC Dominicana.

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Real estate and tourism
Real estate and tourism - ranked: tier 1

DMK Abogados

Managing partner Enrique de Marchena and associate Patricia Guzmán are the key contacts at DMK Abogados | Central Law, which is noted for its corporate real estate expertise and its extensive client roster of banks, developers and tourism companies. Both lawyers acted for Spanish chain Senator Hotels & Resorts on its $80m acquisition of three hotels in Puerto Plata from RIU Group; the pair are also assisting the client with all aspects of its expansion into the Dominican Republic. Meliá Hotels International has been instructing the team on various tourism matters, and Marchena and Guzmán assisted Esmiralda with the tax aspects of its Costa Esmeralda project in Puerto Plata, as well as representing it in commercial litigation. Project development, project finance and environmental matters are also strengths.

Leading lawyers

Enrique de Marchena - DMK Abogados

Next generation lawyers

Patricia Guzmán - DMK Abogados

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Dominican Republic

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