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Castillo y Castillo

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Respected corporate and finance department with significant experience advising leading domestic banks on lending structures for the financing of strategic acquisitions, projects and corporate expansions. Also advises corporate clients on public securities offerings in the local market, as well as handling M&A deals, transaction structuring, and corporate governance matters. Further boasts a leading practice in the real estate arena.

Strengths

An impressed client appreciates that "the team is talented at developing legal strategies that are beneficial for their clients," adding that they are "always in line with our ethical principles and good practices."

Work highlights

Castillo y Castillo represented Banco Popular Dominicano in a credit facility granted to Zona Franca Multimodal Caucedo for the development of a logistic centre. The matter was valued at USD26 million.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch María Jesus Velázquez "is a competent professional who is always available and accessible," a client remarks, adding that "she is empathetic to our business strategies and understands the risks we are willing to take."

Senior statesperson Práxedes Castillo Pérez "has an excellent reputation in the market," according to an interviewee. Práxedes Castillo Pérez has over 50 years' experience in the corporate and commercial arenas, and an observer highlights that "he has had an impact on the sector."

Stellar practitioner Práxedes Joaquín Castillo Báez comes highly recommended by an interviewee for "his extensive experience in the gas and power fields," as well as "his thorough knowledge of the Dominican Republic's corporate and commercial legislation." A market commentator further describes him as "a very professional lawyer with ample experience and a well-deserved reputation in this area." Práxedes Joaquín Castillo Báez is co-head of department.

Sebastian Jiménez Báez is widely endorsed by clients for his capabilities in this field, with one highlighting that "he is always aware of our timelines and proactively manages our cases by looking for solutions." Sebastian Jiménez Báez regularly assists clients with banking and finance transactions, including syndicated loan facilities.

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Overview

Castillo y Castillo is one of the leading law firms in the Dominican Republic, dedicated to providing legal services tailored to the needs of its clients.

For over 80 years, Castillo y Castillo has been at the forefront of legal knowledge and practice.
The firm focuses on developing a solid understanding of its clients’ businesses, needs and goals in order to provide them with practical and first-rate advice.

Industries

Automotive

Banking

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Goods

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Health Care

Insurance

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

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Corporate/Commercial

Castillo y Castillo

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Location

Ave. Lope de Vega No 4

Santo Domingo

Distrito Nacional

Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

Corporate/Commercial


María Jesus Velázquez
Associates to watch
Práxedes Castillo Pérez
Senior Statespeople
Práxedes Joaquín Castillo Báez
Band 1
Sebastian M Jiménez Báez
Band 4