Annalisa Jáquez Núñez

Annalisa Jáquez Núñez

Partner at Headrick Rizik Álvarez & Fernández. Admitted into professional practice in the year 1999. Her practice is concentrated in diverse areas of the law with great impact in the business activities, including, civil, commercial, real estate, financial and regulatory law.

She has ample experience in contract drafting, mergers, acquisitions, real estate transactions and project development, financing, distribution agreements, foreign investment and free zones. She has actively collaborated in the revision of drafts of diverse regulations.

Lic. Jáquez has also participated as a lecturer in the Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM).

She is the author of articles “Main Aspects of the Carbon Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement”, published in Gaceta Judicial, year 19, No. 345, September 2015; “The Simplification of Administrative Procedures for Tourism Projects: A Necessity and a Challenge”, published in the Gaceta Judicial 2010, year 14, No. 288; “A Look at Collective Procedures: The Recovery of Troubled Companies and Judicial Liquidation in the French Legal System” published in the Revista Fórum 2007, Year II, Volume I; “The Character of Exclusivity in Distribution Contracts” published in the Revista Fórum 2006, Year I, Volume I; “Trademark Usage Licenses” Revista Fórum 2006, Year I, Volume II; She is also coauthor of the “Commercial Legislation: Business Organization” section of the Guide for the Investor of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic (AMCHAM-DR).

Lic. Jáquez received her Law Degree, Summa Cum Laude, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) in the year 1999. In the year 2000 she obtained the Diplôme Superior de L’Université – Droit Commercial from L’Université de Droit, d’Économie et de Sciences Sociales de Paris, Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), Paris, France. She obtained a master’s degree in Comparative Law and International Business Law from L’Université de Savoie (Faculté de Droit et d’Ėconomie) and the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) in a dual degree program, in the year 2007. She participated in the course “International Legal Training: Strategic Directions for International Practice”, imparted by the New York City Bar Association in the city of New York, United States of America, in the year 2008; and obtained a Diploma on Law No. 141-15 on Restructuring and Liquidation of Companies and Merchant Individuals, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, granted by Gaceta Judicial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In 2021, she completed the Program on Negotiation and Leadership at Harvard Law School.

She speaks fluent Spanish and English and possesses broad knowledge of French.


  • International Trade
  • Free Zones
  • Banking and Financial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Securities Financing Transactions
  • Distribution, Agency and Franchise Agreements
  • Real Estate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Foreign Investment
  • Telecommunications
  • Non-Profits Organizations
  • Tourism Projects
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Environmental Law


  • Dominican Bar Association (CARD)
  • National Association of Young Entrepreneurs (ANJE)
  • Inter-American Bar Association (IABA)