Press Room

14 September, 2018

Chambers Latin America and The Legal 500 Recognize ECIJA DVMS among leading Law Firms.

ECIJA DVMS has been recognized as a leading law firm in the Dominican Republic by the 2019 Edition of the Chambers Latin America Guide and the 2018 Edition of The Legal 500 Latin America.

The firm was described by Chambers Latin America as a “Dynamic firm within the corporate arena with a solid offering across a number of areas including regulatory matters, real estate developments, financings and M&A deals. Regularly advises a variety of clients within the sports, finance and consumer products industries.” It added regarding the team’s corporate and commercial practice that “The team is interdisciplinary and has profound knowledge of the subject. They seek not only to answer your questions, but to really add value to matters.”

The directory also recognized firm partner Polibio Valenzuela as a leading Dominican Republic practitioner for the third year in a row. Clients described Mr. Valenzuela as “highly knowledgeable about corporate and commercial issues. He is also creative, making valid contributions to our matters in order to help us meet our objectives as clients.”

Further, the firm has been recognized in three practice categories by The Legal 500’s 2018 Latin America guide. Corporate and Finance, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate and Tourism were highlighted as areas of particular strength of ECIJA DVMS. Additionally, five practitioners were acknowledged as recommended lawyers by the publication in 2018:

Gabriel Dejarden – Corporate and Finance, and Real Estate and Tourism practices.

Polibio Valenzuela – Corporate and Finance, and Real Estate and Tourism practices.

Edward Salcedo – Real Estate and Tourism, and Dispute Resolution practices.

Christian Molina – Corporate and Finance practice.

Aided Ceballo – Dispute Resolution practice.



ECIJA DVMS is a full-service law firm with experience in all areas of business law and special recognition in the areas of Corporate, M&A, Labor, Tourism, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate. The Firm has been recognized by the most prestigious international rankings, such as Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 and IFLR 1000. In addition to its Dominican Republic offices, the firm also has a presence in Spain, Portugal, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.

About Chambers & Partners:

Chambers and Partners has published guides to the legal profession since 1990. With a team of over 150 full-time researchers at their London head office they identify and rank the world`s best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective research. Each guide offers in-depth analysis of the legal market within a specific region (the UK, Europe, Asia, USA, Latin America), whilst the Global guide offers worldwide coverage, ranking lawyers and law firms with leading international practices.

About The Legal 500:

Published annually, the Legal 500 rankings highlight the practice area teams and practitioners that provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from clients worldwide as well as interviews with leading private practice lawyers.


Edward Salcedo

Christian Molina

Gabriel Dejarden