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Medina Garnes Abogados
Dominican Republic
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution/Tax and Administrative Law




He specializes in Administrative Law, Public Procurement and Telecommunications, together with tax, constitutional, competition, civil law, and litigation in general, among others.


Graduated with a Magna Cum Laude with a Law Degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (2003). Completed a Master in State Administration Law (Administrative Law), University of Salamanca (2009) and a Master in Business Law and Economic Legislation, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (2006).

He also has a Diploma in Public Procurement. Latin American Center for Human Rights (CLADH), Public Law Research Group of the University of La Coruña and the University of Castilla La Mancha (2017),  a Diploma in Telecommunications Law, University of Valladolid (2014), Diploma in Arbitration and the Judiciary, National School of the Judiciary and Chamber of Commerce and Production of Santo Domingo (2013) and,   a Diploma in International Business Law, Complutense University of Madrid and Global Institute of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (2012).

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Jesús FrancosMedina Garnes Abogados

Fabiola Medina Garnes and Jesús Francos head up the team at Medina Garnes Abogados, which stands out for its prowess in tax litigation, particularly administrative disputes. The team also advises on non-contentious matters such as the tax issues surrounding setting up new businesses and investments, designing tax structures as part of its estate planning work, and regulatory matters. Its client base includes both local and international clients; among the many sector strengths for the group are banking, energy, mining, infrastructure and telecoms. Medina Garnes and Francos both have strong reputations for tax litigation, while Patricia Álvarez – who was promoted to partner in June 2023 – is skilled in transactional tax matters.

Dominican Republic > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Jesús FrancosMedina Garnes Abogados

Medina Garnes Abogados is hailed for providing ‘excellent recommendations in addition to positive results in court‘. The team, which has been involved in a number of precedent-setting cases in the Dominican Republic, covers the gamut of administrative, civil, commercial and constitutional litigation and also has strong suits in white-collar criminal cases and arbitration. Firm founder Fabiola Medina Garnes, who is especially proficient in arbitration and in tax, administrative and civil litigation, oversees with team with Jesús Francos, who is well regarded for his specialism in administrative disputes. The pair are well supported by senior associates Jansy Castro, whose past experience as a public defender puts her in a strong position to handle criminal cases, and Víctor León Morel, who joined from Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández in January 2022.