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Founded in 1927, Guzmán Ariza is a full service, client-oriented firm that strives to be the leading business law firm in the Dominican Republic, by delivering quality and added value to its clients through practical and innovative legal solutions. The firm’s multilingual team delivers consistent services across its practices and sectors in all matters they undertake.

Managing Partner: Fabio Guzmán Ariza

Senior Partners: Rubén García, Rhadaisis Espinal, Julio Brea Guzmán, César Calderón, Alfredo Guzmán Saladín, Alberto Reyes, Fabio Guzmán Saladín

Number of partners: 8

Number of other lawyers: 44

INTERNATIONAL WORK:
Guzmán Ariza has earned a reputation as a respected and trusted firm that produces results for its international clients.

Club Med, The Walt Disney Corp., Tyson Foods, Wells Fargo, UBS Group AG, Meliá Hotels, Highgate Holdings, ÀNI Private Resorts, Potentia Renewables, POSCO International Corporation, Orica Ltd., Fosun International, 12Tree Finance, Forest Finest/FORLIANCE, among others.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:  

Corporate and M&A:
Guzmán Ariza has extensive experience counselling clients in all stages of their business ventures in the Dominican Republic advising them in organising start-ups, managing risks while growing in their markets, incorporating partners, seeking funding, or helping them in complying with local laws that relate to doing business in the country. The firm advises in complex corporate transactions in which businesses are transferred, divested or restructured. Partners have both Law and MBA degrees and the firm has in house tax advisors, which results in smooth transactions and faster negotiations.
Contacts: Fabio Guzmán Saladín, Alfredo Guzmán Saladín

Real Estate & Tourism:
Guzmán Ariza’s real estate department is unsurpassed in its skill, experience and geographical reach. Real estate lawyers work as a cohesive team with other disciplines, including tax, financing, environment, and litigation to ensure that all issues that could impact a transaction are properly and thoroughly addressed.
Contacts: Fabio Guzmán Ariza, Julio Brea Guzmán, Alfredo Guzmán Saladín, César Calderón

Banking & Finance:
The firm’s expert team of attorneys advises clients in any type of financing transaction involving large infrastructure and industrial projects, as well as those seeking traditional or alternative sources of funds, in the negotiation, structuring, documentation and execution of all types of financial transactions. The firm has a comprehensive team of experts in corporate law, taxation, banking and finance, securitisation, restructurings, ready to efficiently and securely work all kinds of transactions.
Contacts: Fabio Guzmán Saladín, Alberto Reyes

Litigation:
The firm has a large team of lawyers with extensive litigation and arbitration experience, and a reputation for fast and cost-effective services, as well as for exploring and providing helpful strategies to better reach the client’s goals in a litigation scenario.
Contacts: Fabio Guzmán Ariza, Rhadaisis Espinal, Julio Brea Guzmán

Environment:
Guzmán Ariza advises clients on all regulatory, legislative and transactional requirements for the development of environmental projects in the Dominican Republic, including the structuring, financing, permitting and implementation of the projects, as well as all transfer, operation and restructuring agreements related to them.
Contacts: Giselle Pérez

International Trade:
Guzmán Ariza’s lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to advise clients on cross border operations, minimising local laws’ impact on their global businesses, including trade agreements, double taxation and international conventions involving the Dominican Republic.
Contacts: Alberto Reyes, Alfredo Guzmán Saladín

OTHER AREAS OF PRACTICE: 

Capital Markets and Securities: Alfredo Guzmán Saladín
Construction: Alberto Reyes, César Calderón
Government: Fabio Guzmán Saladín, Alberto Reyes
Intellectual Property: Fabio Guzmán Saladín
Labour and Employment: Rubén García
Sports and Entertainment: Rubén García, Alfredo Guzmán Saladín
Taxation: Fabio Guzmán Saladín, Alfredo Guzmán Saladín
Telecommunications: Alberto Reyes

OFFICES: 

With eight offices strategically located in the Dominican Republic, the firm advises clients in every major business and tourism centre in the country.

Santo Domingo : Pablo Casals 12 - Phone: +1 (809) 255-0980/Fax: +1 (809) 255-0940 –[email protected]

Bávaro, Punta Cana: Palma Real Business Center - Phone: +1 (809) 552-8900/Fax: +1 (809) 552-8894 –[email protected]

Sosúa, Puerto Plata : Calle Pablo Neruda 20 - Phone: +1 (809) 571-2880/Fax: +1 (809) 255-0940 – [email protected] 

Las Terrenas, Samaná : Calle Nuestra Señora del Carmen 3 - Phone: +1 (809) 240-6484/Fax: +1 (809) 240-6485 - [email protected]

Casa de Campo, La Romana: Edificio K, Altos de Chavón - Phone: +1 (809) 550-6400 Ext. 1808/Fax: +1 (809) 550-6444 - [email protected]

La Romana: Avenida Trinitaria 45 - Phone: +1 (809) 550-6400 /Fax: +1 (809) 550-6444 - [email protected]

Samaná: Av. La Marina, Building 1, Apt. 1-2A - Phone: +1 (809) 538-3288/Fax: +1 (809) 538-3289 – [email protected]

Cabrera: Calle María Gómez 8 - Phone: +1 (809) 589-8055/Fax: +1 (809) 589-7880 - [email protected]

Languages:  

English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian

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Dominican Republic

Corporate/Commercial
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
Band 4
Real Estate & Tourism
Band 1

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Dominican Republic

Corporate/Commercial


Fabio Guzmán Saladín
Up and Coming

Environment


Giselle Pérez Reyes
Band 2

Real Estate & Tourism


Alfredo A. Guzmán-Saladín
Up and Coming
Fabio Guzmán Ariza
Senior Statespeople
Julio Brea-Guzmán
Band 3

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Senior Statespeople
Fabio Guzmán ArizaReal Estate & Tourism
Band 2
Band 3
Julio Brea-GuzmánReal Estate & Tourism
Up and Coming
Fabio Guzmán SaladínCorporate/Commercial
Alfredo A. Guzmán-SaladínReal Estate & Tourism

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Dominican Republic

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Pablo Casals 12

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Santo Domingo

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