DRR Almánzar | Abogados y Consultores Fiscales

The Firm

DRR & Almánzar is a boutique legal firm with main offices at Punta Cana, which serves the best interests of our clients in the East Region of the Dominican Republic. Using this strategic location and the association with one the firms with the greatest reputation in the capital of the country, we are in the best condition to present our services, focusing in local problems, as well as assisting with any other business in the rest of the Dominican territory.

Origin and Philosophy

After more than two decades of legal experience mainly in the tourism sector in Puerto Plata and Santo Domingo, the managing partner Jesus Almanzar identified the need of clients located and investing in the East Region of the Dominican Republic, especially in the Punta Cana Area. It was determined that said need was better addressed with the permanent presence in the area; nevertheless, we strived at the same time, to offer our clients the advantages of a location in the Capital. That is how an alliance was born between Lic. Jesus Almanzar and the prestigious firm DR & R Abogados y Consultores Fiscales in order to create DRR & Almánzar Abogados y Consultores Fiscales, a boutique legal firm that offers legal services customized for the needs of the region, managing all types of commercial transactions and litigations in the Dominican Republic.

Technical competence in our practice, a profound knowledge of the area and timely services, are the basis for our work at DRR & Almánzar, always with the objective of presenting supreme legal assistance to our clients. But, what does this rigmarole mean? It means that we know what we do, the context in which we do it and how to tackle in the precise moment the most appropriate solution. In the social scale, we wish to augment the prosperity of the region and to revolutionize the way of doing business. DRR & Almanzar, has arrived in order to work with you and together to support your enterprise in reaching corporate goals and assist in reaching your ideal estate; in a manner that is profitable to us and affordable to you and your business. This is our mission.

Real Estate and Tourism

With an economy highly dependent in tourism, real estate practice is one of the most important in the Dominican Republic. Adding a tourist destination as is Punta Cana, only adds complexity to legal matter that surround this field. DRR & Almánzar advices on kinds of tourism and real estate transactions, including: joint ventures, fusions and acquisitions, real estate litigation, litigation and labor counsel, specialized in construction and development, leases, hotels, mortgage execution, corporate restructuring, real estate financing, trusts and titles.

  • Real estate acquisitionsLeases
  • Construction, development and design contracts
  • Real Estate financing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Incorporation of condominiums and real estate projects
  • Joint ventures
  • Trusts

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate and commercial practice has a ton of different nuances in the Dominican Republic. It reaches from the most important aspects, such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructure and corporate compliance, as well as the more elementary services, such as Company incorporation and drafting of commercial contracts.

  • Business agreements and Licenses
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Company incorporation
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Public Finances
  • Franchises
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Capital Investments and De-investments
  • Joint ventures
  • Public Tenders Process
  • Corporate Restructuring

Labor, Work Related and Social Security

Complexity of labor matters is found in the relation of four groups: legal entities, employees, syndicates and government. These parts usually strive to find and remain in a harmonic and dependent equilibrium with the rest of the involved parts, other practices are usually required.

In tourist areas, such as Punta Cana, this practice is especially delicate due to the high amount of workers in the hotel and restoring industry. Having a team that has worked with each of these parts, in other tourist areas, makes DRR & Almanzar an asset for your transactions. We present our services in complex labor law, employment and social security, as well as assisting in more simple situations.

  • Social Security Counsel
  • Drafting of internal policies
  • Drafting of labor contracts
  • Mediation in labor disputes
  • Negotiation of collective agreements
  • Prevention of occupational risks
  • Due Diligence Process
  • Labor Audits
  • Employment regulation and work conditions
  • Syndicates regulation
  • Labor agreement termination and restructuring


Here at DRR & Almánzar we manage your affairs with the same ease within a negotiation table as within the Dominican courts. Our strategy will always depend on which channel will best reach the results our clients expect. In order to reduce the need to engage in legal procedures before the courts, we provide preventive counsel, be it in administrative, civil, commercial, labor or penal matters.

  • Arbitration
  • Conciliation and Mediation
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Labor Suits
  • Environmental Suits
  • Penal disputes
  • Fraud and Corporate Crimes
  • Civil Suits
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor Litigation
  • Tax Litigation
  • Successions and Inheritances

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is a concept that is both concrete and abstract, as it serves to protect creations of the mind, that frequently have more than a blurred line in its limits. At DRR & Almanzar we assist you in finding the most adequate solution to you matters of intellectual property and help to protect the rights of your intangible assets, be them words, trademarks, brands, motto, symbols, designs, music, artistic works, discoveries and inventions. Our services include, but are not limited to author, trademarks and patent rights.

  • Copyright
  • Patents
  • Register and renewal of trademarks
  • Register and renewal of names and logos


We have immigration experts who provide our clients with the assistance and counsel for obtaining minors travel permits, work permits and visas, regular and permanent residence visas, investment visas and rentier or pensioner visas, in addition we provide assistance and counsel on residency renewals and naturalization processes, among other services.

The Team

Jesús Almánzar

(829) 619-6795

Norman G. De Castro

(849) 352-2239

Luis M. Rivas

(849) 352-9534

Milcíades M. Rodríguez

(849) 352-3095

Laura I. Feliz

(829) 643-5052

Contact us by phone

For any questions or request any of our services, please call the following telephone number.

P. (809) 831-7340


Our main office is located in the metropolitan area of ​​Santo Domingo. To locate on the map you can do so at the following link.

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Contact us via email

DRR & Almánzar Abogados y Consultores Fiscales

Boulevard 1ro de Noviembre, Suite 305, Edificio Belanova, Punta Cana Village, Dominican Republic International Mailing Address: 8532 NW 66th Street, AP-030908, Miami, Florida, 33166

Phone. (809) 831-7340 * Fax (809) 508-7110


DRR & Almánzar Abogados y Consultores Fiscales
Phone. (809) 831-7340 * Fax (809) 508-7110
Boulevard 1ro de Noviembre, Suite 305, Edificio Belanova, Punta Cana Village, Dominican Republic
International Mailing Address: 8532 NW 66th Street, AP-030908, Miami, Florida, 33166