Office Address

Phone Number

+(509) 2815 1500

Mobile Number

+ (509) 3701 2663

Email Address


Gina Jeanton
+ (509) 2815 1500

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Main Office Address

62, Rue Geffard
(angle rue Chavannes)
6140 Pétion-Ville, Haïti

Office Locations


Firm Phone Number

+ (509) 2815 1500

Personal Background

A lawyer since 1978, Jean-Frédéric Salès is Senior and Managing Partner at Cabinet Salès, a firm established in 1907. He is also a member of the Bar Association of Port-au-Prince, the Inter-American Bar Association, the Union Internationale des Avocats, the International Trademarks Association, the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property, the Advisory Board of Tulane University Latin American Law Institute. A founding member of Université Quisqueya in Haiti, Jean-Frédéric has taught, Business Law, Labor Law, Social Security Law and Rules of Professional Responsibility at the Centre Universitaire International d’Haïti, the State University of Haiti and Université Quisqueya. He participated as a speaker in numerous seminars and conferences and published a labor code accompanied with case law annotations. He is also the author of numerous articles on the legal profession, the administration of justice, the issue of Haitian employment law, alternative disputes resolution, professional ethics, the relationship between business law and competitiveness. He was the National Consultant for the Center of International Trade in arbitration.

Firm Background

Paul Salès founded the firm in 1907 and specialized in patent and trademark work. It is one of the oldest, largest, most experienced and prominent law firms in Haiti and conducts an extensive international and domestic practice. Its current name was adopted in 1974.  From its inception, it has been recognized for providing its clients with personalized service of exceptional quality, tailored to the needs and demands of each particular case and always maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.

A team approach, particularly to matters of a multi-disciplinary nature, ensures that our clients receive the greatest possible value while nevertheless enjoying a highly personal service. Each client of the firm is the responsibility of an individual lawyer, through whom the collective expertise and resources of the firm become available. While each client’s work is handled on a personal basis, the high degree of interchange of information and cooperation between individual attorneys ensures that the client’s work is effectively supervised and guided within the firm to the appropriate area of expertise.

With an established reputation for the integrity and professional skill of its members, the aim of our firm is to deliver sound and timely advice at a reasonable cost. For these purposes, Cabinet Salès applies pragmatic and pioneering strategies, as well as continuous attention to each case. It is aware that its success lies on the close coordination of matters with its clients. In this regard, its lawyers communicate with clients on a regular basis in order to assess the progress of their case and to insure that their original objectives are being met.

At our offices, we benchmark the standard of the services we offer against that of the world’s leading firms because excellence is important to us. No less so are our clients, many of whom are among the largest and most successful Haitian organisations and include foreign enterprises with Haitian interests. Their satisfaction has always been our principal focus. We make it our business to understand their needs and to find novel ways of solving their problems.

The firm is engaged in the General Practice of Law and is well equipped to advise on and deal with the widest range of legal matters and services.  Our practice spans the full range of civil law matters which we handle for a diverse and demanding clientele. The wide spectrum of specialist skills offered by our lawyers reflects the ever changing demands that are made on a general service law firm of our standing. The client base is diverse and includes international companies as well as small, medium and large local companies.

It is a recognized leader in the areas of Intellectual Property, Labour law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. It is also highly regarded in the area of Foreign Direct Investment, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Trade, Real Estate Acquisition and Estate Administration.

Firm Practice Areas

General Practice;
Civil Law;
Commercial Law;
Corporate Law;
Tax Law;
Labor And  Employment;
Intellectual Property;
Administrative Law;
Environmental Law;
General Litigation;

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