Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee was established in 1985 and has quickly become one of Panama’s leading law firms. In its local practice, the banking department is one of the firm’s main areas of strength. It provides services to most of the large banks established in the country and represents several foreign banks that have recently applied for a banking licence and have started operations in Panama. The firm also provides legal advice to a large number of companies from various industries, ranging from the largest telecommunication company in the country to companies engaged in port activities, software production, transportation, electric distribution, construction, manufacturing, petroleum distribution, pharmaceutical distribution and retail sales, among others.
Alcogal is very experienced in dealing with international clients. It has handled many complex financial transactions for foreign banks and corporations. In addition, it represents many international companies that submitted winning bids for the purchase of privatised state companies, and has also provided legal assistance to Panamanian companies that have expanded their activities abroad.
EY Law is an international law firm, affiliated to the EY global firm with offices in 150 countries around the world and more than 250.000 professionals. In the Central America region, the firm has more than 1.300 employees, with more than 100 lawyers and offices in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Nicaragua.
The firm is acknowledged for its pre-eminent trajectory, forward thinking and innovation, based on the highest ethical and professional standard and represents important multinational and regional clients, including numerous Fortune 500 companies,which grant the firm the gold standard for high-end legal advice. In the last 12 months, EY Law has reinforced its presence in the Panama legal market by recruiting talent to strengthen its offer in corporate law, labor and immigration, compliance and corporate governance, data protection, real estate and hospitality and financial services. Together with the multidisciplinary capabilities of the other service lines, EY Law presents a unique offer that puts the legal services offering at an unparallel level for the benefit of our clients.
Arias Panama has been continuously and successfully growing since its opening in a highly competitive market. The Panamanian partners are well known and respected for their solid experience keeping the office in a great deal of complex cross border transactions with high levels of sophistication. The legal team demonstrates on a daily basis their ability to adapt to new environments and new legal trends, as requested by fintech clients.
Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega has been at the forefront of the legal profession in Panama, advising international financial institutions, multinationals and some of the largest domestic companies for over 100 years. ARIFA is a top full service law firm, particularly recognized for its exceptional strength in complex structured cross-border transactions. The firm also has a strong offshore practice, for which it has developed its own network of affiliated offices in London, Hong Kong, The British Virgin Islands, Uruguay and Belize.