MEET OUR TEAM

Our team consist of highly experienced, verstatile and creative transactional and litigation lawyers
that can assists you with your specific matter.



Coffie, C. Bryan
partner/attorney-at-law

Bio

Bryan is admitted to the Bar in Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius. He holds a law degree from the University of Aruba. Bryan is very active in litigation matters, with a focus on employment related matters where he often advises employers and represents both employers and employees in dismissal cases. He also represents clients in lease matters, construction law matters, criminal law defense and immigration law litigation matters. Before being admitted to the Bar he worked at the Government of Aruba.

Additional positions

He was the chairman of the board of the largest school foundation of Aruba. He is also co-editor of the Aruba’s labor law compilation published by the Gomez & Bikker Foundation and a lecturer on Aruba labor laws.

Languages

Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento.

Education

University of Aruba.

Practice areas:

  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Labor law
  • Civil litigation
  • Debt collection
  • Criminal law

Practice areas:

  • General practice
  • Banking
  • Tax law
  • Intellectual Property

Fowler, Benki
of counsel

Bio

As of October 2014 Benki joined Gomez Coffie as of counsel, following a long an outstanding career in the pubic sector and in the private sector. Benki acted as head of the tax inspectorate of Aruba and alter acted as a candidate civil law notary. He was also a supervisory director at the Aruba Bank for many years and also had a seat in the bank's credit committee. He was instrumental in developing the new law office of a Curacao based law firm that established itself in Aruba.
His vast knowledge and experience landed him a position in the State Council of Aruba. In that position he issued opinions and advice of legislation prior to its implementation.
In his position as of counsel he is in active in business development and in the professional development of the lawyers at Gomez Coffie

Languages

Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento.

Education

Universiteit van de Nederlandse Antillen.


Gomez, Lincoln D.
partner/attorney-at-law

Bio

Lincoln D. Gomez is a partner of Gomez Coffie. His corporate law practice is concentrated in the areas of aircraft title, registration, financing and leasing and related matters. He is also a guest lecturer at the Universiteit van Aruba on Aviation Registration and Aviation Finance Law.
His general practice focuses on: Aruba corporate law, energy law, international tax, intellectual property and civil litigation. His clients and peers refer to him as “the Aruba Guy” for finding creative solutions to complex legal issues in Aruba.
In his energy practice he represents government's interests in developing renewable and sustainable energy policies. As counsel to the power distribution company in Aruba, he is responsible for guiding the tender process and PPA negotiations for the construction of the biggest solar car park in the Caribbean.
Lincoln holds degrees in International Tax & Financial Services from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, a law degree from the Universiteit van Aruba and degrees in Biology and Chemistry from Saint Leo University.
He is a past President of the Aruba Bar Association. He is a founding member of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Miami dutchbizmiami.com. He is an active blogger on lincolngomez.com.

Additional positions

He is past president and board member of the Aruba Financial Center Association. He is a member of various international professional and political organizations.

Languages

Dutch, English, Spanish, French and Papiamento.

Education

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, LLM, University of Aruba, LLM, Saint Leo University, BSc.

Practice areas:

  • Corporate law
  • Aviation finance and registration
  • International tax
  • Intellectual property
  • Labor law
  • Real estate
  • Civil litigation
  • Gaming law