Castillo y Castillo lawyers recognized for excellence in their field by Chambers Latin America 2016

2 July 2015

Dominican law firm Castillo y Castillo has once again been recognized by leading independent legal benchmarking directory, Chambers Latin America.

The 2016 edition places the firm in band 2 for Corporate/Commercial work and for Real Estate & Tourism, and band 3 for Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property.

Práxedes Joaquín Castillo Báez is ranked in the Corporate/Commercial and Real Estate & Tourism sections. Chambers refers to him as a “standout lawyer” and “a bright and sharp lawyer with international experience.” The firm is considered to be an “established market presence… that handles both transactional and litigious matters, and has broad experience in corporate M&A and the telecommunications industry.”

Tania Castillo Báez is ranked in the Intellectual Property section and is recognized for her “notable clientele” and “solid sector experience”. Chambers notes the firm’s specializations in patent and trade mark protection, licensing projects, transactions and litigation, and draws attention to the team’s representation of Sanofi in nullity proceedings filed against its patents.

Newly ranked Associate to Watch, Sebastian Jimenez Baez, receives “widespread approval for his litigation work.” The dispute regulation team as a whole is praised for being “proactive, punctual and excellent at explaining the particularities of Dominican Republic law to foreign clients.” The team is noted for representing domestic clients in international arbitration procedures, mediation and ADR, and advising Banco Popular in the mortgage foreclosure and seizure of assets against La Estancia Golf Resort.

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