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OMG

Corporate/Commercial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Dominican RepublicLatin America 2022 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 securities transactions. Delivery Hero and G4S are notable additions to the firm's client portfolio.

Strengths

One client remarks: "OMG has a prepared and skilled team, which I would highlight for their experience, ethics and professionalism." They go on to add: "They have an excellent client service and their work product is of a high quality and depth."

Another interviewee appreciates that "the firm's advice takes into account commercial values, which helps us decide on the best solution for our needs."

Work highlights

OMG represented Inicia, through its corporate vehicle Caribbean Aircraft, in the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of GreenAir.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Esperanza Cabral is endorsed by clients for her strong commercial awareness, with one reporting: "Not only does she give you legal advice, but she also offers a holistic vision and strong business acumen." A second source also values Esperanza Cabral for being "an excellent professional and person."

Up-and-coming practitioner Johanna Soto Peña rises in the rankings this year after becoming a partner at the firm and eliciting strong praise from market observers. One interviewee enthuses: "She is an excellent lawyer who can handle matters effectively and with a strong attention to detail."

Eminent practitioner and president of the firm Leonel Melo Guerrero "is an excellent partner leading a top-tier corporate and commercial department," according to an interviewee. Another observer says: "He strives to serve the client's purpose, as well as being creative and careful," and further adds: "His client base is impressive."

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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. 

Members

Abreu, Michelle

Alcalde, Juan

Cabral, Esperanza

García, Rebeca

Gassó, Gloria

Melo Guerrero, Leonel

Piantini, Laura

Soto, Johanna

Soto Peña, Johanna

Taveras, Amelia

Taveras, Ana Isabel

Troncoso, Manuel

Clients

Altice Group

Barcelo Hotels

Bepensa Dominicana (The Coca-Cola Company)

Cargill Financial Services International

CEVALDOM

Citibank

EDOM (Fiat)

Fundación INICIA

GE Capital

IFC (International Finance Corporation)

Indomina (Lantica Media)

INICIA

Johnson & Johnson

JP Morgan

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

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
Up and Coming
Leonel Melo Guerrero
Eminent Practitioners