The real estate area is one of the fastest-growing, most developed and most stable sectors in the Dominican economy. GPL recognizes the needs and interest that many investors have in the real estate area and we are ready to serve them in their interest to invest in the country. Our firm has a team of lawyers and administrative staff who conduct business with the appropriate approach to the needs of clients.
Civil law regulates and organizes the rights and obligations of individuals and legal relationships of ordinary life through norms and principles. This branch of private law includes and encompasses the following: human rights, family law, inheritance law, property law, obligations law and contracts, and civil liability rules.
Our Corporate Law Department has been recognized by our clients because of the high professional level. We are advisers of the most important national, multinational and international companies that operate in the Dominican Republic.
In labor matters we offer advice on the types of contracts to be formalized by the employer and the worker, taking into account the sector, agreement, activity to be developed, professional qualification of the worker, the application of internal rules, disciplinary measures and dismissals, as well as the relations between the company and the works council, trade union organizations and labor authorities.
Litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods are one of the essential areas of GPL practice. Our attorneys represent clients in the courts in all required areas, whether is civil or criminal litigation, commercial, tax, constitutional, corporate, real estate, intellectual property, etc.
Registration and protection of commercial names, trademarks, patents, as well as the protection of copyright on literary, scientific and technological works (software) constitutes an important area of specialization of our Firm.
Since its foundation GPL has specialized in the recovery of loans for its customers. In that sense, it has a team of lawyers and specialists whom, do to their experience and training, is one of the most effective any company can have.
In the area of telecommunications, our firm has technical, legal and practical tools that include all regulatory aspects for service providers and infrastructure. Our firm has vast experience in the area of regulation of the relations of the telecommunications service providers with the users of such services.
One of the most important areas of our practice is to understand that one of the pillars of the Dominican economy, and possibly the most important for the future of our country, is tourism. A large part of our clients is integrated by hotel chains, which we advise on issues related to mergers and acquisitions, franchising and licensing, real estate acquisition, labor aspects and contractual issues in general. In addition, GPL has been actively involved in operations that include the construction of hotels in the country, as well as professional golf and marine fields in the most important tourist destinations in the territory.
García – Pereyra – Leger was founded in 2002 by the attorneys Samuel Pereyra Rojas and Álvaro Leger Álvarez, with the name of Guerrero – Pereyra – Leger. In 2008, the firm changes its name, corporate image and physical structure under the name of García – Pereyra – Leger.
Together with this new organizational structure, García – Pereyra – Leger extends the services offered to its clients, thus achieving a process of incorporation of new technologies and expansion and innovation in the practice areas of the firm. Always maintaining the quality in the service, integrity, speed, efficiency, consistency and ethical values that has characterized the firm since its inception.
In addition to its partners GPL has a team of highly qualified associate lawyers, paralegals and administrative staff, who provide their services in a personalized way to each client of the Firm, with whom they create a
relationship that allows them to understand their activity, goals and development perspectives of each project and decision.