Giselle Pérez Reyes

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SENIOR COUNSEL

Professional Profile

  • Chair of the Department of Environmental Law at the firm.
  • Pioneer in the practice of environmental law in the Dominican Republic, and one of its most experienced practitioners.
  • Adviser to the Senate of the Dominican Republic on environmental matters.
  • Certified in environmental management.
  • Represents the major producer of organic cacao in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean on environmental issues.
  • Advises tourism and real estate projects on land use, and the environmental feasibility of master plans, community issues, etc.
  • Advises non-profit organizations and government institutions on projects with significant environmental impact.
  • Audits businesses in many industries on environmental compliance and elaborates the pertinent environmental compliance reports.
  • Implements the Program of Management and Environmental Adjustments (Programa de Manejo y Adecuación Ambiental) for projects in the construction, agribusiness and movie industries.
  • Has participated in the development of strategies in significant environmental litigation.
  • Has extensive experience coordinating multi-disciplinary technical teams in the elaboration of complex environmental studies.
  • Expert in obtaining environmental authorizations and exemptions for the development of tourism projects in sensitive natural areas.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Asociación de Hoteles y Turismo de El Seibo y Miches (PROMICHES).

Practice Areas

  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use Regulation
  • Tourism
  • Construction Law
  • Entertainment Law

Publications

  • Dominican Republic chapter (co-author) in the Environment & Climate Regulation Practice Guide from Getting the Deal Through, London, 2017.
  • Environmental Law Guide (co-author), London, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
  • Legal Protection of the Tourist in Comparative Law (co-author), 2008.
  • The Truthful Information as a Fundamental Right of the Individual: Universidad Iberoamericana, 2005.

Education

  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Postgraduate degree in environmental assessment and sustainability, 2011.
  • Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset, Madrid, Advanced studies in the program “Contemporary Issues in the Information Society”, 2007.
  • Instituto de Derecho Ambiental de la República Dominicana (IDARD), certified in environmental management in tourism, 2007.
  • Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), LL. B., 2005.

Recognitions and Memberships

  • Ranked as a recommended lawyer by Chambers and Partners (2012 and 2017 to 2020) for her extensive experience in environmental law.
  • Ranked as a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Latin America survey.
  • Member of the legal committee of the National Network of Business Support for Environmental Protection (ECORED).
  • Member of the Dominican Bar Association.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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