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Dominican Republic

Corporate and finance
Corporate and finance - ranked: tier 1

Pellerano & Herrera

Commended for its 'professionalism', Pellerano & Herrera’s practice handles a wide spectrum of corporate work and is especially strong in financing mandates. The firm reports an uptick in instructions from the technology and telecoms industries, and in this space, Mariángela Pellerano and Carolina Léon, now a partner, assisted Tofane Global with its acquisition of the international voice carrier business of Altice Europe in France, Portugal and the Dominican Republic. Ricardo Pellerano's recent mandates include advising Grupo Magna on acquiring the distribution rights for BMW in the Dominican Republic. Joanna Bonnelly, who was promoted to partner in 2018, is 'a great leader'; she assisted Uber with its launch of Uber Eats in the country. In 2018, Luis Pellerano left the firm to set up Pellerano Nadal, and in 2019 Alessandra Di Carlo was promoted to partner.

Leading individuals

Ricardo Pellerano - Pellerano & Herrera

Next generation lawyers

Joanna Bonnelly - Pellerano & Herrera

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Pellerano & Herrera

Pellerano & Herrera handles a wide range of dispute resolution, especially for foreign investors. Sports and aviation law are core strengths for the practice, although the department is also recognised for its excellent capabilities in customs disputes; real estate, tax and labour litigation; consumer litigation; and distribution cases (under Law 173). Vitelio Mejía Ortiz, Lucy Objío and newly promoted partner Felix Fernandez jointly head the practice. Ortiz successfully defended Dominican company Faro del Este in a $110m dispute over ownership of land in Punta Cana before the Supreme Court. The team also acts for six Dominican baseball teams as well as the Dominican Baseball League in a number of disputes.

Next generation lawyers

Vitelio Mejía Ortiz - Pellerano & Herrera

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Real estate and tourism
Real estate and tourism - ranked: tier 2

Pellerano & Herrera

Well known for its strength in financing mandates, Pellerano & Herrera’s team also handles M&A-related real estate work, property acquisitions and disposals, and tourism developments, notably in the aviation sector. Newly promoted partner Carolina Leon led the advice to International Finance Corporation and IDB Invest on financing the high profile $258m 'Tropicalia' resort being developed in Miches. Managing partner Ricardo Pellerano heads the practice jointly with corporate expert Joanna Bonnelly, who was promoted to partner in 2018. In December 2018 Luis Pellerano left the firm to set up Pellerano Nadal ; Alessandra Di Carlo made partner in January 2019.

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