The fact that our office is located in Miami and that our team is comprised of attorneys from different countries that speak different languages gives us the advantage to represent entities and individuals from around the world. Our team has experience representing companies wanting to expand their business into the U.S., enforcing U.S. contracts entered into by foreign companies, and other matters. We have represented clients from Argentina, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Spain and China.
The Legal Team has created a focused Cuba platform to assist U.S. and foreign companies navigate the intricacies of the regulatory environments in both countries. Our team’s work is beyond just legal services, and instead helps clients deal with the political and logistical issues associated with doing business in Cuba. Our managing partner was born in Cuba and attended his first year of law school there, which allows our clients to utilize his knowledge and understanding of the culture, language, and history of the island.
To maximize our ability to assist our clients, The Legal Team partnered with Cancio Consulting Group, led by Hugo Cancio. Mr. Cancio is an internationally renowned expert on the Cuban business environment and culture. In his non-attorney role, Mr. Cancio has become one of the most preeminent advisors and consultants on U.S.-Cuban political and economic relations and has advised several Fortune 500 companies on doing business with/in Cuba. For example, Mr. Cancio advised and facilitated Norwegian Cruise Lines Holdings Ltd.’s entry into the Cuban market and assisted the cruise line with the creation of its land operations on the island. With his assistance, Cuba became Norwegian’s number one passenger rated destination in the world in 2017.
The Legal Team has entered into a strategic alliance with APR Consultores Internacionales, led by Alejandro Pérez Rodríguez, to create a cross-border business platform to serve our domestic and international clients better. APR has over 18 years of advising and positioning companies in different countries and markets with global coverage. Their specialists and correspondents in each country ensure the success of the proposed objectives, providing comprehensive solutions throughout The United States, Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, and Spain.
* The Legal Team, Cancio Consulting Group, and APR Consultores Internacionales are independent firms. The “Of Counsel” designation is used to describe the relationship between The Legal Team, Cancio Consulting Group, and APR Consultores Internacionales, and their respective lawyers and consultants in jointly representing specific clients on specified matters.