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Giselle Pérez Reyes
Office: Santo Domingo
Land Use Regulation
Chair of the Department of Environmental Law at the firm.
Pioneer in the practice of environmental law in the Dominican Republic, and one of its most experienced practitioners.
Adviser to the Senate of the Dominican Republic on environmental matters.
Certified in environmental management.
Represents the major producer of organic cacao in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean on environmental issues.
Advises tourism and real estate projects on land use, and the environmental feasibility of master plans, community issues, etc.
Advises non-profit organizations and government institutions on projects with significant environmental impact.
Audits businesses in many industries on environmental compliance and elaborates the pertinent environmental compliance reports.
Implements the Program of Management and Environmental Adjustments (Programa de Manejo y Adecuación Ambiental) for projects in the construction, agribusiness and movie industries.
Has participated in the development of strategies in significant environmental litigation.
Has extensive experience coordinating multi-disciplinary technical teams in the elaboration of complex environmental studies.
Expert in obtaining environmental authorizations and exemptions for the development of tourism projects in sensitive natural areas.
Expert in obtaining funds through tax incentives for film production in the Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic chapter (co-author) in the
Environment & Climate Regulation Practice Guide from Getting the Deal Through, London, 2017. Environmental Law Guide (co-author), London, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
Legal Protection of the Tourist in Comparative Law (co-author), 2008.
The Truthful Information as a Fundamental Right of the Individual: Universidad Iberoamericana, 2005.
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Postgraduate degree in environmental assessment and sustainability, 2011.
Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset, Madrid, Advanced studies in the program “Contemporary Issues in the Information Society”, 2007.
Instituto de Derecho Ambiental de la República Dominicana (IDARD), certified in environmental management in tourism, 2007.
Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), LL. B., 2005.
Recognitions and Memberships
Ranked as a recommended lawyer by Chambers and Partners (2012 and 2017 to 2020) for her extensive experience in environmental law.
Ranked as a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Latin America survey.
Member of the legal committee of the National Network of Business Support for Environmental Protection (
ECORED). Member of the Dominican Bar Association.
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