Galindo Arias & López


Scotia Plaza, 11th floor
Federico Boyd Ave and 51 St
PO Box 0816-03356

+507 303 0303

+507 303 0434

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Diego Herrera
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Quick facts:

Lawyers: 49
Network memberships: LAW, TAGLAW
Languages: English, Spanish

Galindo, Arias & Lopez, one of the most renowned full-service law firms in Panama, prides itself on a tradition of excellence and innovation. Committed to provide legal services of the highest quality and ethical standards, the firm maintains an ever-growing, worldwide client base with business interests in Panama and the region. GALA stands out among its competitors, thanks to its expertise in complex local and cross-border transactions, throughout Panama’s key business sectors: aviation, energy, telecommunications, banking, infrastructure, real estate, transportation and logistics, tourism, and commerce.

On top of exceptional legal counselling, through its affiliate GALA Trust and Management Services, Inc., with over 30 years of experience, GALA provides effective and comprehensive advice in the field of estate planning, asset protection, wealth management, accounting and administrative services. The company’s main priority is the creation of added value for its clients tailored to each individual requirement. Gala Trust and Management Services, Inc. operates under the supervision of Panama’s Banking Regulatory Office.

"One of the best firms in any jurisdiction that I have worked with."

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Meet the team.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Diego Herrera

Cristina Lewis

Banking, Insurance & Capital Markets:
Roberto De Araujo

International Trade:
Cristina Thayer

Litigation and Dispute Resolution:
Diego de la Guardia

Project & Assets Finance:
Salomon Behar

Ramón Ricardo Arias

Recent transactional highlights.

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Scotia Plaza, 11th Floor
Federico Boyd Ave and 51st Street
T: +507 303 0303
F: +507 303 0334