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Castillo y Castillo

Real Estate & Tourism

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What the team is known for

Prestigious department with a comprehensive transactional and regulatory real estate practice, frequently retained by national and international hotel groups and investors. Standout team provides counsel on financing mandates and land and asset acquisitions, including assisting with regulatory permits and authorisations. Maintains longstanding relationships with key Spanish hotel chains, advising on new developments and day-to-day hospitality issues. Active in the most important tourism locations across the country, supported by an office in Bavaro.

Strengths

Clients praise the firm's efficiency and promptness. When reflecting on their significant track record in this area, one market player says: "I think that they are the leading law firm for hotels in the Dominican Republic."

An interviewee appreciates that the team's approach, commenting that they "know how to advise the client," adding that "their experience in the market and commitment to achieve results stands out."

Work highlights

Counselled Iberstate, the real estate division of the Iberostar Group, on the construction of premium villas and condominiums in Playa Bavaro valued at more than USD200 million.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch and co-head of department Maria Milena Portes Goris is described by a client as a "well-organised lawyer who is knowledgeable of the area and whose work provides you with peace of mind."

Co-head of department Práxedes Joaquín Castillo Báez remains a respected lawyer with vast experience counselling major international hotel chains on the development and expansion of tourism and residential projects, as well as advising foreign investors with interests in the sector. A market commentator highlights the standard of clientele that he manages in this field.

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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

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Real Estate

Retail

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Telecommunications

Transportation

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Real Estate & Tourism Department

Castillo y Castillo

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Department location

Ave. Lope de Vega No 4

Santo Domingo

Distrito Nacional

Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

Real Estate & Tourism


Maria Milena Portes Goris
Associates to watch
Práxedes Joaquín Castillo Báez
Band 2