In this year’s research, we recognise 98 practitioners for their expertise in banking transactions and regulation, securities, project financing and investment matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Consortium Legal sees five practitioners highlighted.
Rolando Laclé Zúñiga is a standout lawyer who draws commendation for his impressive work advising financial institutions on investment matters and cross-border M&A transactions.
Mario Quesada Bianchini earns acclaim for his extensive experience advising international clients on the acquisition of major banks and financial institutions.
David Arturo Campos is revered for his top-tier advice on banking regulations, refinancing and cross-border acquisitions.
The “excellent” Randall Barquero León “knows all the technical details well and brings a strong commercial sense to the table”, making him a go-to for project financing and contractual matters.
Rolando Laclé Castro is a “dedicated banking, business and corporate law specialist” with decades of experience in the field.
At BLP, David Gutiérrez possesses a wealth of experience in advising financial institutions on their operations across the region.
Mario Gómez Pacheco of Latamlex Abogados secures endorsements for his deep knowledge of banking and commercial law.
Roberto León Gómez at Vector Legal is “renowned in the banking sector” for his broad expertise spanning investment, securities, restructuring and M&A transactions.
Víctor Garita at Arias garners plaudits for his significant experience resolving complex banking and finance disputes.
With two decades of experience in the field, Vicente Lines is noted for his top-tier work on asset financing, regulatory matters and contract negotiations.
OMG performs well with four listings.
Juan Alcalde Fernández is looked upon with enormous favour thanks to his “outstanding commercial acumen and personable approach” to joint ventures, real estate financing and private equity transactions.
Esperanza Ivette Cabral Rubiera stands out as an “intelligent and well-rounded lawyer” with an encyclopaedic understanding of banking and contract law.
At Pellerano Nadal, Luis Pellerano is lauded as “one of the finest commercial lawyers in the country” by impressed peers who commend his four decades of experience advising financial institutions on their ventures in the Dominican market.
Pedro Gamundi of Squire Patton Boggs receives widespread praise for his expertise in project financing and asset-based lending.
Arias stands out with three listings.
Armando Arias is well versed at negotiating high-value project finance and banking transactions for an array of domestic and international clients.
Roberta Gallardo is a leading lawyer with a broad practice encompassing project financing, foreign investment and banking transactions.
Lilian Arias is singled out for her expertise in loan structuring and financial regulation.
Zygmunt Brett at BLP enjoys a stellar reputation for his work on sophisticated mergers, divestitures and project financing matters.
Consortium Legal sees four practitioners noted in this chapter.
Rafael Alvarado Riedel is revered for his expansive knowledge of foreign investment and project financing issues.
Alvaro Rodrigo Castellanos Howell is hailed for his expertise in M&A, corporate tax and banking regulation.
Alejandro Cofiño at QIL+4 Abogados is highly esteemed for his detailed knowledge of corporate and project financing matters.
Juan Carlos Castillo-Chacón of Aguilar Castillo Love wins plaudits for his extensive experience negotiating transactions pertaining to large-scale energy projects.
Rodrigo Callejas A of Carrillo & Asociados is recognised for his first-rate work on cross-border restructurings, insolvency cases and asset recovery proceedings.
Consortium Legal stands out with three listings.
José Rafael Rivera Ferrari is highly sought after for his 25-plus years of experience working on the full range of contentious and non-contentious banking and finance matters.
José Ramón Paz is a seasoned lawyer who an array of clients rely on for complex cross-border financial transactions and lending arrangements.
Gustavo León-Gómez is revered for his remarkable understanding of banking regulation, lending agreements, credit operations and project financing.
Rene López Rodezno of Lopez Rodezno & Asociados is a well-established name with an enviable track record in finance transactions and regulatory matters.
Bertha Argüello at Arias is commended for the breadth of her experience advising multinationals on complex financial transactions and banking regulation.
At Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega, Ricardo Arango enjoys a sterling reputation for his vast knowledge of securitisations, financial regulation and capital markets deals.
Estif Aparicio excels at negotiating finance transactions for large-scale energy and transportation projects.
Eloy Alfaro B of Alemán Cordero Galindo & Lee regularly advises major banks and international financial institutions on their cross-border transactions in the region.