The firm represents numerous underwriters and brokers in litigation concerning coverage issues, policy defense, and premium collections. Read More

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Areas of Practice

Civil Law in Puerto Rico

Because of our Spanish heritage and our close relationship with the United States of America, Puerto Rico’s civil law system is a unique one. State and federal court interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Civil Code are of utmost importance because of our hybrid common law/civil law system. Our attorneys are well versed in all areas of the Civil Code and relative federal and state jurisprudence.

Insurance Law in Puerto Rico

Courts in Puerto Rico are scenario of copious amounts of insurance related litigation because of the Island’s “Direct Action” statute. Article 20.03 of the Puerto Rico Insurance Code allows plaintiffs to file action against the insured and/or the insurer who issued a policy that covers the alleged damages. The Firm represents insurance companies, agencies and brokers. Our attorneys provide legal counsel and representation to financial and insurance companies in legislative and government agency matters at the Senate, House of Representative, and the Commisioner of Insurance Office. 

Corporate Law in Puerto Rico

Castañer Law provides counsel to facilitate the structuring, financing and successful completion of acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, joint ventures/strategic alliances and recapitalizations, and public and private debt and equity offerings.   We serve as counsel to publicly traded companies, privately held and venture-backed companies, partnerships, private equity firms and other investment funds, management groups and entrepreneurs.

Governmental Affairs in Puerto Rico

Castañer Law helps clients meet their business objectives. We anticipate and manage regulatory changes through a significant network of contacts at all levels of the Local Puerto Rican Commonwealth and the Federal Government. By helping our clients gain access to key decision makers and timely data, we provide a political and legislative presence and participation that is critical to success.

urb. parkside b-18 calle 2, guaynabo puerto rico 00968. voice: (787) 707-0802, fax: 1 (888) 227-5728