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Corporate/Commercial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Dominican RepublicGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Powerhouse firm with a highly reputed corporate practice group. Routinely instructed by notable local clients to advise on key mergers, acquisitions and divestments. Benefits from extensive experience structuring strategic foreign investments on behalf of asset management groups, dealing with investment agreements for shareholder buyouts. Highly knowledgeable of corporate reorganisations, including advising on tax-efficient structures. Offers additional capabilities in syndicated lending and debt restructuring, as well as handling securities transactions.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Esperanza Cabral is "a spearhead at the firm," and "she is very knowledgeable, knows what she is doing and provides a high-quality service," according to a client. Cabral offers prowess structuring M&A transactions on behalf of corporate clients and institutional investors, as well as handling corporate reorganisations.

Johanna Soto Peña is recognised as an associate-to-watch for the first time after eliciting strong praise from interviewees. One interviewee reports that she stands out on the team, adding: "Johanna has a great attitude and her response times are excellent."

Eminent practitioner Leonel Melo Guerrero is "one of the most respected lawyers in the country," according to a client. A different source reports: "He offers excellent technical skill and one of the top commercial practices in the Dominican Republic." He possesses extensive experience managing transactions for notable investment funds, advising on the sale and disposal of equity stakes, as well as corporate reorganisations. Melo Guerrero is president of the firm and co-head of department.

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Overview

OMG was born with the purpose of adding value through a specialized practice: a “think tank” of sorts devoted to research and analysis, with the capacity to anticipate market situations and produce laboratory-created legal and business solutions. 

OMG is widely known in the market for its strategic focus and is unique in this regard in the Dominican Republic.  As such, clients seek counsel from the firm for legal planning, determining strategy for the implementation and negotiation of their matters (entrusting OMG for project management as well as fiscal matters in their entirety), skillfulness in negotiations with stakeholders, and for proven influence with participants of Government in the country.

The firm's Corporate Commercial Department is best known for its expertise in M&As, Legal Engineering, Business Law, Commercial Law, amongst others. 



Clients

Altice Group

Banco Dominicano del Progreso

Barcelo Hotels

Barna Business School

Bepensa Dominicana (The Coca-Cola Company)

Cargill Financial Services International

CCN (Centro Cuesta Nacional)

CEVALDOM

Citibank

EDOM (Fiat)

Fundación INICIA

GE Capital

Grupo Corripio

IFC (International Finance Corporation)

Indomina (Lantica Media)

INICIA

Johnson & Johnson

JP Morgan

MercaSID

Norwegian Cruise Lines

O&M/Harvard Medical Group

Seguros SURA

Shell Company Dominicana

The World Bank

Unilever

Industries

Asset Management

Banking and Finance

Education

Energy and Fuel Market

Estate Planning

Food, Beverages and Retail

Industry

Information Technology

Infrastructure

Insurance

Media and Entertainment

Real Estate and Tourism

Securities

Telecommunications

Corporate/Commercial

OMG

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Location

Rafael Augusto Sánchez 86

Roble Corporate Center

Piso 9, Piantini

Santo Domingo

Distrito Nacional

Dominican Republic

10148

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Dominican Republic

Corporate/Commercial


Esperanza Cabral
Band 3
Johanna Soto Peña
Associates to watch
Leonel Melo Guerrero
Eminent Practitioners