Calle Luis F. Thomén 110, Torre Ejecutiva Gapo, 7th floor, suite 709, Santo Domingo, D.N., Dominican Republic.

Tel: 809.535.4962



About Us

Merielin Almonte Estudio Legal (MAEL) is a trailblazing and dynamic law firm offering legal services in the fields of Business Law and Economic Regulation. Thanks to a direct and personalized professional relationship with our clients, we are able to deliver high-quality services with professionalism and effectiveness. Our rates are flexible, predictable, and competitive.

In every case we handle, we use our creativity and experience to find practical and cost-efficient solutions for our clients, allowing them to implement their projects and accomplish their objectives while minimizing legal risks. In our professional work, we not simply strive to provide workable legal solutions, but also, beyond that, to establish a relationship of mutual trust and credibility with our clients.

Our sense of social responsibility plays an important role in our business philosophy. We believe that our professional work is not only a source of income but also a means that allows us to contribute to sustainable human development and the improvement of people´s quality of life. Our commitment to society in this regard is manifested through the support we offer to humanitarian causes, providing pro-bono legal services to non-profit organizations that promote children’s education and sports in the Dominican Republic, such as:

  • Voluntariado de Obras Comunitarias VOY, dedicated to supporting low-income students in rural areas of the Dominican Republic, providing them with school supplies, materials, and tools to improve the quality of early childhood education.
  • Federación Dominicana de Kendo, whose mission is to promote the practice of Japanese martial arts in the Dominican Republic.

Our Values

We carry out our work with the greatest care, using our talent, creativity and experience to obtain the best possible results. We work as a team with our clients with the common objective of identifying the most effective solution for each case.


We serve our clients like we would like to be served ourselves, and we strive for the best possible cost-benefit balance in each recommendation to our clients.


We work with great attention to detail with the aim of achieving results that guarantee the satisfaction of our clients.


Once we have accepted an assignment, we work assiduously to complete our mission with the diligence and speed required by the circumstances.


Always aware of the impact of our work on people’s lives, we serve our clients while respecting both our own ethical principles and other people’s values.


Our passion for our work spurs us to conceive and implement innovative strategies in the planning and execution of our clients’ projects.

Practice Areas

Competition Law
Consumer Protection
Agency and Distribution
Real Estate Businesses
Family Law
Corporate Businesses
Public Procurement
Information Technology and Telecommunications
Notarial Services and Legal Translations