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CALLE GUSTAVO MEJIA RICART NO 106, TORRE PIATINI, 6TH FLOOR, SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Tel:
Work +809 473 4500
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ejimenez@hrafdom.com
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www.hrafdom.com

Jaime Senior

Tel:
Work +1 809 473 4500
Email:
Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández

Work Department

Business / Corporate / M&A

Position

Partner. Counsels foreign and local clients in civil, commercial and business organizational laws generally, with an emphasis on banking, financial transactions and foreign investment. Advises on mergers and acquisitions, commercial agreements, tax matters, financings, corporate reorganizations, tourism and industrial free zones investments.

Career

- Partner at Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández - Senior Associate, Sidley Austin LLP, New York. - Chair, DR Country Chapter, International Section of the NYSBA - Professor of Banking Law at INTEC - Professor of Torts Law at UNIBE

Languages

- Spanish - English - Moderate French

Member

- Dominican Bar Association - American Bar Association - New York State Bar Association

Education

- Doctor of Law (Summa Cum Laude), UNIBE, Dominican Republic, 2004 - Juris Doctor, with a concentration in Business Law and Regulation, Cornell University, New York, 2007 - Admitted as an attorney in the Dominican Republic and New Yor

Leisure

Reading non-fiction


Dominican Republic

Corporate and finance

Within: Next generation lawyers

Jaime Senior - Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández

Within: Corporate and finance

Advising on a full range of corporate and finance matters, the cost-effective’, 18-strong practice group at Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández is ‘capable, dynamic and responsive’, and is commended for its ‘diverse industry knowledge’. Jaime Senior (who ‘unites both common and civil law knowledge’) and the ‘impressive’ and ‘very knowledgeable’ Mary Fernández are the key contacts on the finance side, while Roberto Rizik and Sarah de Léon co-lead the corporate department; Rizik is singled out for his ‘strength in M&A and corporate structuring’. On the finance side, although best known for advising lenders, the team advised on several impressive sponsor-side matters during 2016: Senior and Fernández advised Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI on a $533m capital increase, comprising a $317m note offering and a $216m loan from a three-bank syndicate, to refinance the debt incurred by a 2012 bond issuance. On the corporate side, Senior advised Isla Dominicana de Petroleo on the $145m sale of 50% of its stock to Grupo Corripio. Other clients include VINCI Airports, Mercasid, Third Point and Discovery Land. Eileen Jiménez and Annalisa Jáquez made partner in January 2017.

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Real estate and tourism

Within: Real estate and tourism

Roberto Rizik leads the practice at Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández, with support from Mary Fernández, Marisol Vicens, Sarah de Léon and Jaime Senior. The team handles developments, acquisitions and other corporate real estate transactions, project finance and lease agreements. Fernández and Senior recently acted for Third Point and Discovery Land on their purchase of the Playa Grande Golf & Resort project. Senior also advised Tropicalia Holdings on the development of a large tourist project in Samaná. In other work, the team continues to act for Grupo Puntacana on real estate, corporate, commercial, regulatory and contentious matters. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is another key client.

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