MEET OUR TEAM

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

MEET OUR TEAM

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

Bryan Coffie

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

Contact

  • +297.588.7355
  • bryan@gomezcoffie.com

Benki Fowler

of counsel

BIO

Benki joined Gomez Coffie as of counsel, following a long an outstanding career in the public 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.

Practice areas

  • General practice
  • Banking
  • Tax law
  • Intellectual Property

Contact

  • + 297.588.7355
  • enki@gobiklaw.com

Lincoln D. Gomez

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.

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 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

Contact

  • +297.588.7355
  • lincoln@gomezcoffie.com

Fatima Habibe

Corporate & Trademark Administrator

BIO

Fatima has an extensive background in the trust sector in Curacao. Upon joining Gomez Coffie she assumed the position of trademark administrator and currently manages trademark portfolios in Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius. She is also trained in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing.

Languages

Portuguese, Dutch, English, Spanish, French and Papiamento.

Education

Practice areas

  • Trademark registration and monitoring
  • AML/CTF customer due diligence (CDD)
  • PEP Screening
  • Trade Registry compliance
  • Aviation Registration & Finance

Contact

  • +297.588.7355
  • fatima@gomezcoffie.com

Bryan Coffie

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
  • Contact
  • 297.588.7355
  • bryan@gomezcoffie.com

Benki Fowler

of counsel
  • BIO

As of October 2014 Benki joined Gomez Coffie as of counsel, following a long an outstanding career in the public 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.
  • Practice areas
  • General practice
  • Banking
  • Tax law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contact
  • + 297.588.7355
  • enki@gobiklaw.com

Lincoln D. Gomez

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.

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 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
  • Contact
  • +297.588.7355
  • lincoln@gomezcoffie.com

Fatima Habib

Corporate & Trademark Administrator
  • BIO
Fatima has an extensive background in the trust sector in Curacao. Upon joining Gomez Coffie she assumed the position of trademark administrator and currently manages trademark portfolios in Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius. She is also trained in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing.
  • Languages
Portuguese, Dutch, English, Spanish, French and Papiamento.
  • Education
  • Practice areas
  • Trademark registration and monitoring
  • AML/CTF customer due diligence (CDD)
  • PEP Screening
  • Trade Registry compliance
  • Aviation Registration & Finance
  • Contact
  • +297.588.7355
  • fatima@gomezcoffie.com
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