Esperanza Cabral > OMG > Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic > Lawyer Profile

Dominican Republic

Work Department

Corporate and Finance




She specializes in corporate and commercial practice, with experience in issues related to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, contract engineering, tax, corporate governance, finance and European Union law.


Spanish, English and French.


International Bar Association (IBA); Economic Commission of ANJE (National Association of Young Entrepreneurs). She also serves as an active member of the Board of Administration of the OMG Fiduciary and of OMG Cambridge’s Board of Regents.


Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Bachelor of Laws, magna cum laude (1996) and Master in Corporate Law and Economic Legislation (1998); Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, Master in European Union Law (2000); postgraduate studies at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2000).


She teaches M&A at Instituto OMG.

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Tax

OMG‘s ‘very knowledgeable‘ team is well equipped to advise clients on the tax aspects of corporate transactions; benefiting from its cooperation with the firm’s strong corporate department, it focuses on prominent M&A deals and restructuring matters. The tax team’s clients are drawn from the banking, tourism, agro-industrial and telecoms sectors. Leonel Melo, Esperanza Cabral and director Ana Taveras, who counts tax as a core area of expertise, jointly lead the practice.

Dominican Republic > Energy and natural resources

The team at OMG is well equipped to handle prominent, cross-border energy transactions and investment mandates, where it often works closely with the finance and corporate departments to provide a broad service. The team is particularly notable in the renewable energy space, having recently been involved in several projects involving biomass, wind and solar power plants. Esperanza Cabral, well known for her corporate expertise, director and energy project specialist Michelle Abreu and Leonel Melo, whose practice spans corporate, finance and tax, jointly lead the practice.

Dominican Republic > Real estate and tourism

The team at OMG is noted for its expertise across a broad spectrum of real estate matters; areas of instruction include development projects, construction, corporate real estate deals, planning, permits and real estate tax. Juan Alcalde, who has expertise in condominium matters, jointly heads the practice with director Laura Troncoso, who is well known for handling corporate real estate transactions. Esperanza Cabral and Leonel Melo are also active in this sector.

Dominican Republic > Corporate and finance

The ‘dynamic‘ team at OMG stands out for its ‘high level of commitment and dedication‘. The practice is noted for its strong capabilities in assisting clients from the financial sector, with lender-side mandates keeping the group particularly busy recently. It is also adept at handling high-value M&A, restructuring work and acquisitions, and financial regulation is another area of expertise. Key names in the team include corporate law expert Leonel Melo; Esperanza Cabral, noted for her expertise in restructurings and M&A; Manuel Troncoso, who is very experienced in financing work; and international practice director Juan Alcalde.

Comparative Guides

Dominican Republic: Energy – Oil & Gas November 2020 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Energy – Oil & Gas laws and regulations that may occur in Dominican Republic.