MEET OUR TEAM

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


Practice areas:

  • Civil litigation
  • Administrative litigation
  • Corporate law
  • Telecommunications
  • Real estate
  • Corporate law and finance
  • Start up finance ("crowd funding")
  • Securities laws
  • E-commerce

Bikker, Andin C.G.
Of Counsel

+297.588.7355
andin@gobiklaw.com

Bio

Andin C.G. Bikker is based in Aruba. He is admitted to the Bar in Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire Saba and St. Eustatius as of 1995. He holds two law degrees from the Free University of Amsterdam and followed a post graduate course of capita selecta tax law at the University of Amsterdam. He is co-founder of Gomez & Bikker. His practice concentrates on Aruba corporate law and finance, start up finance ("crowd funding"), securities laws, e-commerce and telecommunications, real estate, civil and administrative litigation. He is an author and lecturer on Aruba law. He has been co-counsel in various cases filed at the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Additional positions

Andin is currently Of Counsel while holding a tenure of second term elected Senator at the Aruba Senate. Andin spearheaded amongst others the introduction of appeal in two instances and at the Supreme Court in tax matters. He is member of the Senate Board Committee on Daily Affairs as well as President of the Committee on State and Utility Companies. He is past president and general board member of the Aruba Financial Center Association. Andin is a member of various international professional organizations, such as Parlatino. He is co-founder of Digicel Aruba.

Of counsel

Andin is active in politics as an elected Senator since 2009.

Languages Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento.
Education Free University of Amsterdam, LL.M Dutch Law and Civil Law Notary, University of Amsterdam, capita selecta Tax Law


297 5887355, 297 5887533
bryan@gobiklaw.com

Coffie, C. Bryan
partner

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 litigational mattesr, especially employment related matteres where he often represents employers. Before being admitted to the Bar he worked at the NAtional Security Department of Aruba.

Additional positions

He is 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:

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

+297.5887355
lincoln@gobiklaw.com

Gomez, Lincoln D.
managing partner

Bio

Lincoln D. Gomez is a partner of Gomez & Bikker. 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 http://dutchbizmiami.com He is an active blogger on www.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.


+31.206.201355 +31.642.052174
b.honnebier@gobiklaw.com

Honnebier, B. Patrick
of Counsel

Bio

Patrick Honnebier is based in the Amsterdam. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Subcommittee Aviation Financing Law and the International Bar Association, Committee Aviation Law. He holds Dutch and American law degrees. For many years he has been lecturing at the International Institute for Air and Space Law at Leiden University, The Netherlands. This is the only academic institution in the world that offers its students an extensive international aviation financing law course. He also teaches mobile equipment financing law at the Law School of the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Previously, he lectured at the University of Aruba. He participated in the Diplomatic Conference for the realization of the Convention on International Interest in Mobile Equipment and the Aircraft Equipment Protocol in Cape Town, South Africa, in November 2001. He advised the Governments of Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands in regard to the adoption of the Cape Town Convention on 17 May, 2010. He advises banks, lessors and airlines in relation to the international financing and leasing of aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines. He is the author of numerous articles which have been published worldwide in all the leading aviation law reviews and aviation industry journals. See www.gobiklaw.com for various publications. He has been a frequent speaker on international aviation financing law at conferences and seminars that were organized e.g. in Aruba, Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Canada, France, the Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Serbia and Surinam, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Additional positions

He is adjunct professor Aircraft Registration and Finance at the University of Mississippi.

Languages: Dutch, English, German and French.
Main office: Amsterdam
Education: Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Doctoraal Examen) McGeorge School of Law, California, U.S.A. (advanced LL.M. International Business and Taxation)

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Practice areas:

  • International aviation
  • Financing and leasing of aircraft
  • Helicopters and aircraft engines
  • Other forms of mobile equipment

+593.423.00744 +593.425.69959
jaime@gobiklaw.com

Nogales Torres, Jaime
lawyer, admited to the Bar in Ecuador

Bio

Jaime finished his Juris Doctor (JD) at the Universidad Católica de Guayaquil in 2008. In 1996 he finished his Master in Public Administration at Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, ESPOL. He became a Lawyer in 1994 and his been practicing law since then. He obtained his Licentiate (BA) in Social Science and Politics, 1992 at the Universidad Catolica de Guayaquil. Jaime has been active in many politican and non-profit organizations.

Past positions

Vicepresident, Guayas Provincial Government.
Guayas Provincial Prefect President of the Tourism Comission of the Guayas Provincial Government.
President of Budget and Finances Commission of Guayas Provincial Council.
President of the Board of Agua de la Península S.A. AGUAPEN.
Member of the Board of Directors of Aeropuerto de Guayaquil S.A.

Languages: Spanish and English.
Main office Ecuador, Guayaquil, 9 de Octubre 100 y Malecón, Edificio La Previsora, Of. #2203
Education Universidad Católica de Guayaquil, Juris Doctor (JD); Universidad Católica de Guayaquil, Lawyer (BL), Masters in Public Administration.


+297.588.7355
benki@gobiklaw.com

Fowler, Benki
of Counsel

Bio

As of October 2014 Benki joined Gomez & Bikker 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 will be in active in business development and in the professional development of the lawyers at Gomez & Bikker.

Languages: Dutch, English, Spanish and Pariamento.
Education: Universiteit van de Nederlandse Antillen.

Practice areas:

  • General practice
  • Banking
  • Tax law
  • Internal property