Pellerano Nadal

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Managing Partner: Luis R. Pellerano
[email protected]
Languages: English, Spanish, French

Firm Overview:
Pellerano Nadal is a full service law and consulting firm founded by a talented and experienced team of attorneys with decades of experience providing first-rate legal services. At Pellerano Nadal, the clients’ needs are taken very seriously and the firm strives to provide trustworthy and dedicated legal and advisory services in a wide array of practice areas.
Led by Luis R Pellerano, the team has decades of experience representing multinational and local clients in complex cross-border and domestic transactions, which uniquely position the firm to provide the best value-added legal advice and representation available in the Dominican Republic.
Pellerano Nadal’s goal is to assist clients in achieving their business objectives, with the success of the firm remaining directly tied to the clients’ success.
The firm provides their clients with solutions in all aspects and life cycles of their business ventures and counsel them when deciding to invest in the Dominican Republic, whether investing in existing businesses or launching their own startups.
The firm is a strategic partner to their clients and are strongly committed to not only help them mitigate risk, but also help them discover business opportunities.

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Energy, Renewable Energy
■ Mining
■ Aviation
■ Cinema & Media
■ Real Estate
■ Tourism
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Environmental
■ Foreign Investment
■ Construction & Infrastructure
■ Telecommunications
■ Sports
■ Hydrocarbons
■ General Corporate Advisory
■ Government Relations
■ Intellectual Property
■ Labour and Employment
■ Taxation
■ Family Law

International Work:
Luis Pellerano has led emblematic transactions in the Dominican Republic such as the only record of Dominican public company on the New York Stock Exchange, the largest acquisition in the history of the country for more than US $2.0 billion, the largest foreign investment in the country’s history for more than $6 billion, the first international sovereign bond issue, among others.

Jet Blue
■ Barrick Gold
■ Embraer
■ Unicomer Group
■ Bank of America
■ JP Morgan
■ Incoa
■ GoldQuest
■ Stuart Tromberg
■ CESPM-Compañía Eléctrica San Pedro de Macorís
■ IFC. International Finance Corporation
■ Shell Petroleum Corporation


Key Contacts

Luis R Pellerano
Gustavo Mena
Urania Paulino
Belkys Genesis
Rodriguez Eduardo Pellerano

Firm Rankings

Banking & Finance
Band 1


Capital Markets: Debt
Band 3


Band 1


Dispute Resolution
Band 3


Energy & Natural Resources
Band 1

Band 1

Band 2


Real Estate & Tourism
Band 2


Band 1


The Electronic System of Secured Transactions

The Electronic System of Secured Transactions (SEGM in Spanish) came into operation, as established by Law No. 45-20 on Movable Collateral and its corresponding rule of application published under Executive Order No. 18-23. SEGM is a collateral registry designed for the publicity of transactions involving movable collateral throughout the Dominican Republic. It is important to […]

General Law on Environment and Natural Resources

I. ANTECEDENTES.- Antes de la promulgación de la Ley General sobre Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, No. 64- 00 (18 de agosto de 2000), el marco normativo que regulaba el aspecto ambiental se caracterizaba en normas diversas y dispersas. Siendo unas sectoriales, manteniéndose la ausencia de una norma general o marco, con una coexistencia de […]

Press Releases

Named Dominican Republic Law Firm of the Year

Pellerano Nadal Named Dominican Republic Law Firm of the Year at the IFLR Americas Awards 2023 We are thrilled to announce that we have been honored with the prestigious award of “Dominican Republic Law Firm of the Year” at the IFLR Americas Awards 2023. This recognition, for a second consecutive year, highlights our firm’s commitment […]

01 Jun 2023
Urania Paulino appointed Partner

Pellerano Nadal is very pleased to announce the appointment of Urania Paulino as a Partner of the firm. This appointment reflects the firm’s commitment to investing in its bright future by recognizing partnership talent and ensuring it delivers an exceptional client service experience. Urania is an outstanding lawyer who has played a key role in […]

03 May 2023
Marielle Garrigó joins as Partner

Marielle Garrigó is one of the leading corporate and finance lawyers in the Dominican Republic. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, February 7, 2023 – Pellerano Nadal is very pleased to announce that Marielle Garrigó has joined the firm as Partner. This addition to the partnership reflects the firm’s continuous commitment to bolstering its legal practice and providing an exceptional client service experience. Marielle is a well-recognized lawyer who has played a key role in many of the landmark transactions and projects in the Dominican Republic. She […]

03 May 2023
Pellerano Nadal: Luis Rafael Pellerano is recognized by ADOEXPO

Within the framework of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Dominican Association of Exporters , ADOEXPO , our managing partner, Luis Rafael Pellerano , who was president of the association during the period 1994-1996, was recognized along with other past presidents for the great work and trajectory through this half century of ADOEXPO. […]

01 Aug 2022
Pellerano Nadal is awarded as Firm of the Year

PELLERANO NADAL is awarded as Dominican Republic Firm of the Year by IFLR On May 19, we were present at the IFLR 2022 AMERICAS awards ceremony, in New York City, where we received recognition as the Dominican Republic Firm of the Year, and were also nominated for “Deal of the year’’ – ‘’Debt and equity-linked’’ […]

01 Jun 2022
Pellerano Nadal: Advises IMCD in Another Acquisition

IMCD N.V., a leading distributor of specialty chemicals, is acquiring 100% of the business and subsidiaries of Quelaris Internacional, S.A., a regional raw material distributor with presence in Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Chile, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, El Salvador and Ecuador. Due to the complexity of the deal and the multiple jurisdictions, it involved […]

04 May 2022
Pellerano Nadal represented JP Morgan Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc

The PELLERANO NADAL team included Managing Partner Luis Rafael Pellerano, Senior Counsel Urania Paulino, and Associate Eduardo Pellerano. June 11, 2021. PELLERANO NADAL represented JP Morgan Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., in the issuance of Sovereign Bonds, their placement in the format of global deposit notes to foreign investors and the first liability […]

28 Jul 2021

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