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Pellerano & Herrera

Pellerano & Herrera  

Legal Services | Dominican Republic

www.phlaw.com
tel: +809 541 5200 | fax: +809 567 0773
Av. John F. Kennedy #10 | Santo Domingo | Dominican Republic


Main Contacts

Ricardo Pellerano

Ricardo PelleranoManaging Partner

Offices

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera's Overview

Pellerano & Herrera, the leading law firm in the Dominican Republic for over 25 years, boasts a multidisciplinary team of professionals that is the most comprehensive in the country, providing personalized legal advice with the highest standards of quality to its clients.

The firm is typically involved in all major mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project financing and foreign investments in the country. Pellerano & Herrera's lawyers also mediate the entry process for important multinational and Fortune 500 corporations to the Dominican market as well as in the international financing of high-profile operations, such as the issuance of commercial papers and bonds in both the American and European markets.

Pellerano & Herrera has a very strong and successful litigation practice with ample experience in alternative dispute resolution, business, civil and commercial lawsuits, civil rights actions, insurance, intellectual property litigation and issues of constitutional law. The firm offers a wide range of legal services to its clients in different practice areas and industries that include:

- Antitrust and Unfair Competition
- Banking and Financing
- Construction
- Copyrights
- Corporate
- Government Relations
- Immigration
- Insurance
- Intellectual Property
- International Trade
- International Agreements
- Mining
- Project and Structured Finance
- Real Estate
- Securities
- Sports Law
- Taxation
- Dealership and Distributorship
- Labor and Social Security
- Telecommunications
- Franchising
- Energy and Bioenergy
- Environmental Law
- Litigation
- Maritime
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Tourism


Pellerano & Herrera has been awarded Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners in five out of the past eight years (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015).

Awards and honors that the firm recently has received include: Top Ranked Leading Firm by Chambers Latin America Guide (2009-2017), Leading Firm in the Dominican Republic by Latin Lawyer (2008-2016), Top Tier Firm by The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) 2010-2016, and Top Tier Firm by the Legal 500 Guide (2012- 2016), Most Admired Law Firm in the Dominican Republic in the Most Admired Companies ranking (2010-2016) and as one of the Best Companies to Work For (2007-2016) by Revista Mercado, the most prestigious Dominican business magazine; Sovereign Liability Management of the Year 2015 by LatinFinance Deals of the Year Awards. Pellerano & Herrera assisted underwriters in the bond offering of the Dominican state; Deal of the Year 2010 in Project Finance from Latin Lawyer, for Pellerano & Herreras work with Barrick Gold Corporation and the Pueblo Viejo Mine Financing (2011), Private Equity Deal of the Year 2009 from the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) for Pellerano & Herreras work as legal counsel to the buyers in the acquisition of the Dominican Republic airports (2009) and Top-brand of the Dominican Republic by Superbrands U.K. for 2010, 2013 and 2016.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1952
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 43

Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Accounting
  • Administrative Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Adoption
  • Advertising
  • Agency and Distributorship
  • Agency Law
  • Agricultural
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction
  • Contract Law
  • Copyright
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Credit
  • Criminal Law
  • Customs
  • Dealership
  • Distributorship Law
  • Divorce
  • E-Commerce
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Estate and Trust
  • Estate Planning
  • Family and Elder
  • Finance
  • Financial Litigation
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchising
  • Free Zone
  • Gaming Law
  • General Practice
  • Government
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • International Trade
  • Internet and Cyberspace
  • Investments
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Management Consulting
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medicine
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Packaging
  • Patents
  • Privatization
  • Project Financing
  • Property Law
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Social Security
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Trade and Customs
  • Trade Investment
  • Trademarks
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Other

Madeleine Capellan

Madeleine CapellanDirector of Operations

Press

Pellerano & Herrera participates in financing of largest solar project in the Dominican Republic
Pellerano & Herrera, April 2018

Pellerano & Herrera acted as legal counsel to The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) in the US$38 Million refinancing granted to Taiwanese energy company, General Energy Solutions, for the development of Monte Plata Solar, the largest solar energy plant in the Dominican Republic. The legal team was led by partners Luis Rafael Pellerano and Joanna Bonnelly and the firm's work in the second phase of the project included due diligence, revision of the financing agreement and assistance in the negotiation of the security package...

Pellerano & Herrera Assisted Underwriters in Dual Sovereign Bond Offering
Pellerano & Herrera, February 2018

Pellerano & Herrera represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC in two 144A/Reg. S offerings, including a $1 billion aggregate principal amount of bonds due 2048 and a DOP40 billion aggregate principal amount of bonds due 2023. BanReservas acted as co-manager with respect to both series of bonds. The transaction was closed on February 15, 2018. The Dominican Republic intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the bonds for general purposes of the government, including the partial financing of the 2018 budget. Pellerano & Herrera's team was led by partner, Luis R Pellerano and senior associate, Caroline Bonó...

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