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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 & Herrera and The Legal 500 host 5th Dominican In-House Counsel Summit in Santo Domingo Dominican In-house counsel analyze legal challenges in digital environment
Pellerano & Herrera, December 2019

They presented the need to have clear rules that define the interaction with regulators and consumers SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. In-house counsel discussed the legal challenges of Dominican companies in the digital environment and proposed the need to update the legal framework in relation to this matter. At the 5th Dominican In-House Counsel Annual Summit hosted by Pellerano & Herrera and The Legal 500, renowned publishing house, the participants addressed topics such as cybersecurity, compliance and electronic infringements...

Pellerano & Herrera Awarded as Most Innovative Dominican Firm of the Year
Pellerano & Herrera, June 2019

Pellerano & Herrera received the award as the most innovative law firm in financial deals in the Dominican Republic for the 3d consecutive year. The prestigious publication, International Financial Law Review (IFLR), honored Pellerano & Herrera as the Dominican Republic’s “Most Innovative Firm of the Year”, during the 2019 IFLR Americas Awards ceremony held on Thursday, May 16th at Essex Hotel in New York. This recognition has the particularity that it is exclusively granted to the most innovative law firms in the execution of financial deals, whether these are complex and extraordinary or because the firms have introduced innovative approaches and legal structures...

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