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Jaime Roca

Jaime Roca is the founding partner of ROCA. He has focused on a general practice that integrates the different disciplines of law, highlighting litigation and corporate. Jaime has participated in complex commercial and financial transactions, assisting national and international clients in restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, debt renegotiations and contracts of various natures. He also advises on tax, labor, civil and criminal matters and his practice ranges from banking, finance and the stock market, to arbitration and intellectual property.
In the recent past, he advised the acquisition of one of the main telecommunications companies and the subsequent merger of the main cable television company in the Dominican Republic. The acquisition was achieved after its restructuring under Chapter 11 before the New York courts and after facing in administrative instances the opposition of one of the most important regulating entities of the Dominican State (unique and historical process for the Dominican Republic).


Sharin Pablo

As a Partner, Sharin oversees the Corporate and Intellectual Property Practice Groups. Her practice has focused on a wide range of corporate issues, standing out in delicate transactions of mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and financing of foreign investment projects.

As a specialist in Competition Law and Intellectual Property, she continuously advises numerous companies in different sectors of the economy, regulated and unregulated.Sharin was awarded in 2000 a Fulbright Scholarship, an academic program considered one of the most prestigious in the world and created at the initiative of Senator J. William Fulbright, which operates under the auspices of the Office of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State. of the United States and administered in the Dominican Republic by the Franklin Center, attached to the US Embassy. Accepted at Georgetown University for the Master of Laws (LLM), with a concentration in Economic Law and


Felicia Santana

Felicia leads the litigation practice area of ROCA. She has developed her career of more than 20 years of practice exclusively as a litigant. Her contentious experience includes the disciplines of civil, commercial, constitutional, criminal, labor, administrative, real estate, enforcement, civil procedure, criminal procedure, constitutional procedures, and alternative dispute resolution. Numerous litigations in representation of national and foreign banks, companies, commerce and industries have shaped her professional career. Her specialty in the matter of obligations combines daily with claims for damages. Hundreds of defenses or civil liability, labor, breach of contract and criminal actions are headed by
Felicia throughout all Dominican courts.

She has participated as a guest speaker in international forums. Felicia was recently responsible for directing the defense and releasing from liability an important international hotel of 17 actions in damages resulting from the alleged fall of an elevator carrying part of the escort of the Dominican president. Recently she freed one of the main companies of the country from two lawsuits that added contingencies of more than one billion Dominican pesos. She has led defense strategies for companies, industries, hotels and insurers for criminal, labor and civil liability actions for claims in damages.


Who We Are

Roca is a general practice law firm located in the city of Santo Domingo de Guzman, capital and financial hub of the Dominican Republic, in the heart of the Caribbean. Established in 1998, it has more than 20 years of experience in the local market and channels assistance to its clients around the world, throughout the collaboration with some of the most prestigious law firms worldwide. It´s rapid growth and expansion has resulted in the Firm being well positioned as one of the top tier law firms in the national market and enjoys remarkable recognition at an international level. Made up of a talented, innovative and committed team, recognized by some of the most distinguished legal directories and publications, such as Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR, WTR, among others.

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Our Passion:
Commitment to Excellence

Our Team

Jaime Roca
Sharin Pablo
Felicia Santana

Our Mission: Exceeding Expections

What We Do


Clients are highly appreciative of the team's work, enthusing: "They are excellent lawyers and they really understand our business, Their Answers are prompt, they pay atteention to the smallest details, providing us with a very personalized service.

-Chambers 2019


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