Melissa Silié Ruiz > Medina Garnes Abogados > Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic > Lawyer Profile
Medina Garnes Abogados Offices
GUSTAVO MEJIA RICART 102, ESQ. ABRAHAM LINCOLN
EDIFICIO CORPORATIVO 20/10, SUITE 904
PIANTINI, SANTO DOMINGO
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Melissa Silié Ruiz
Head of Corporate and Finance Department
Melissa Silié Ruiz has expertise in both business and dispute resolution matters. Her key practice areas are business and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, securities market, administrative and regulatory, antitrust and consumer protection. She has assisted in major transactions related to public and private offers, financial sector, acquisitions in the securities market and other transactions of public procurement and restructuring of businesses. She is known for her knowledge in antitrust and has represented economic agents in the first antitrust cases in the country.
Spanish and English
Member of the Bar Association of the Dominican Republic, the National Association of Young Entrepreneurs (ANJE) and the Legal Committee of the Britain Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic she is also volunteer of the United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic since 2007.
She graduated in 2011 with a law degree from UNIBE, Summa Cum Laude, with the highest rate of graduates being recognized as valedictorian. She has a Master’s Degree in Business Law (LLM) from the University of Manchester and a Master’s Degree in State Administration Law (IGLOBAL-University of Salamanca) and specialized studies in regulatory and competition matters such as the Intensive Course on Competition Law of Pro Competition and the IDB, and the Course on Regulation and Competition Law organized by the University of Valladolid in 2018.
Medina Garnes Abogados‘ ‘exceptional‘ dispute resolution practice is highly regarded for its expertise in administrative, tax, civil, commercial, competition, procurement, labour and constitutional litigation. In addition, the team handles arbitration and high-profile white-collar crime cases. At the head of the practice, founding partner Fabiola Medina is highlighted for her ‘intelligence and skill‘, particularly in tax, administrative and civil litigation, and Jesús Francos stands out for his strength in administrative disputes. New partner Melissa Silié Ruiz, whose expertise spans administrative, regulatory, antitrust and commercial cases, and senior associate Jansy Castro, who focuses on criminal litigation, are also noted.