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Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández
CALLE GUSTAVO MEJIA RICART NO 106
TORRE PIATINI, 6TH FLOOR
SANTO DOMINGO
Dominican Republic
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Work Department

Litigation / Business

Position

Founding Partner. Specialist in litigation and arbitration, particularly in the areas of banking, white collar crime and administrative law. Extensive experience in negotiations, corporate law, and telecommunications matters.

Career

– Founding Partner at Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández – Former Coordinator of the civic organization Participación Ciudadana – Professor of Estates and Inheritance at the UNPHU, 1985-1990 – Professor of Contracts at the PUCMM Recognized by Chambers Latin America –Leading Lawyers for Dispute Resolution 2014, Chambers Global 2014 and Latin Lawyer 250 – Leading Business Law Firms, 2013, being described in the first one as “the quintessential litigator”.

Languages

- Spanish - English

Memberships

– Dominican Bar Association (CARD)

Education

– Bachelor of Laws (Magna Cum Laude), UNPHU, Dominican Republic, 1979 – Master in Constitutional and Public Law, Universidad Castilla La Macha, Spain, 2012

Leisure

Chess and reading.

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Francisco AlvarezHeadrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández’s ‘excellent‘ department houses lawyers with ‘deep expertise‘ across a broad spectrum of dispute resolution; banking and labour litigation are core strengths of the practice, with bank fraud-related criminal cases keeping the team busy. Well-regarded litigator Francisco Alvarez and Tomás Hernández, who has ‘a strategic mind‘ and counts labour litigation as a key strength, jointly head the practice together with Julio Camejo, who is noted for his expertise in environmental and white-collar criminal law matters. Recent work includes Alvarez and Camejo representing the Dominican General Tax Agency in criminal proceedings against the Tremols Group in a $186m tax fraud case. Manuel Madera and Jaime Senior are both active commercial litigators. Other clients include Pfizer, Banco BHD Léon and Citibank.