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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 30 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 for six times (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017).

Awards and honors that the firm recently has received include: Top Ranked Leading Firm by Chambers Latin America Guide (2009-2019), Leading Firm in the Dominican Republic by Latin Lawyer (2008-2019), Top Tier Firm by The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) 2010-2019, and Top Tier Firm by the Legal 500 Guide (2012- 2019), Most Admired Law Firm in the Dominican Republic in the Most Admired Companies ranking (2010-2018) and as one of the Best Companies to Work For (2007-2018) 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
Press

Pellerano Messina, new firm specialized in intellectual property
Pellerano & Herrera, May 2019

Ricardo Pellerano announces the creation of the new independent firm that will operate under the leadership of Ana Isabel Messina, expert in the Dominican Republic in intellectual property matters with over 35 years of experience. By means of a corporate alliance, two renowned professionals in law of the Dominican Republic announced the creation of a law firm specializing in intellectual property in order to respond to traditional legal matters as well as those of the new economy in the digital era...

Pellerano & Herrera Assisted in US$1.2 Billion Acquisition in Fuel Industry
Pellerano & Herrera, March 2019

Pellerano & Herrera assisted Parkland Fuel Corporation, one of North America's fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products, in the acquisition of 75% of Sol Investment Limited’s shares, an owner of Esso gas stations in the Dominican Republic, for global amount of US$1.21 billion. Sol is the largest oil company in the Caribbean, operating in 23 countries. Pellerano & Herrera served as counsel in the acquisition and acquisition finance. The legal team was led by partner Carolina León, special counsel Isabel Andrickson and senior associate Caroline Bonó. The firm’s work included complex corporate, tax, labour, real estate and environmental advice...

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