Castillo y Castillo leads the field in real estate and tourism
Dominican law firm Castillo y Castillo has been highly recommended by leading international legal benchmarking publication Legal 500 Latin America.
The firm has been ranked in the top tier for its work in Real Estate & Tourism. Market commentators noted that the firm is “a magnificent office with excellent service and great solving problem skills.” Legal 500 singled out Práxedes J. Castillo Báez, Tania M. Castillo, María Portes and Tailuma Pichardo for their work in this sector, with Práxedes J. Castillo Báez specifically named as a leading lawyer in the Dominican Republic.
The firm was also ranked in tier 2 in Corporate & Finance, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property. Peer firms and clients commented that this is “a highly experienced professional team” that is “characterized by its risk-averse attitude.” In relation to Dispute Resolution, the firm was praised for being “excellent” and offering its clients a “high level of assistance and resolution.” The Intellectual Property section noted the firm’s “extensive experience in the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverages industries.”
Legal 500 recommended 12 Castillo y Castillo lawyers in total: Práxedes J. Castillo Báez, Tania M. Castillo, María Portes, Luis E. Pimentel, María Velázquez, Sebastián Jiménez, José Manuel Batlle, Juan Acosta, Tailuma Pichardo, Carimer Guzmán, Julissa Matías and Juan Losada.
About Legal 500
The Legal 500 Latin America provides a detailed qualitative review of over 600 commercial law firms across 18 key jurisdictions in the region across all relevant practice areas. Independent experienced researchers interview over 10,000 lawyers and around 250,000 client references were taken up. The research provided a thorough review of the strengths and capabilities of the recommended law firms.