Jiménez Peña holds its position as a real contender among the Dominican Republic’s most resourceful and promising firms. It is known for its transactional offering, disputes offering and ability to adapt to different scenarios. Such qualities help the firm secure a seat across the negotiating table from larger and much older competitors.
The team has proven itself capable of representing clients from many different angles. Efficiency and flexibility are the firm’s priority, which helps it provide quick and in-depth responses to clients and ensure it remains flexible in terms of payment arrangements. For Jiménez Peña, efficiency also correlates to investment in better technology, which the firm has prioritised over the past few years. The leadership is also keen on training lawyers to ensure they understand their clients’ industries fully, and because of this knowledge, the firm boasts long-term relationships with many of its clients.
Jiménez Peña’s core transactional strengths can be seen in its banking and finance, M&A and project finance groups, with experience representing public investment funds as well as private lenders.
In addition to its focus on transactional work, Jiménez Peña’s excellent disputes and energy offerings also help it stand out. Compliance, antitrust and white-collar crime matters have also kept the firm busy.
The firm’s management committee is majority women, and Jiménez Peña’s leadership demonstrates a refreshing commitment to diversity and equal opportunities. It also encourages and supports its lawyers to study for a master’s abroad to cultivate the firm’s international outlook.
Jiménez Peña is using its wider perspective to build clear compensation objectives and career paths for younger lawyers, making evaluations more transparent and developing individual plans for each associate.
Corporate responsibility and giving back to the local community are also a high priority for the firm, with associates and partners encouraged to get involved in the firm’s pro bono projects.
Alliances & networks
Jiménez Peña is part of the The Interlex Group.