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Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega has been at the forefront of the legal profession, advising leading international financial institutions and multinational corporations, as well as some of the largest companies in Panama, for nearly 100 years.

The practice of Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega includes over 30 areas of law, organized into 14 practice groups, including capital markets, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporations, regulatory work, government contracts, trade, competition and antitrust, real estate, environmental matters, employment relations, trust and estate planning, litigation, taxation and intellectual property.

The firm also has a strong offshore practice, including offices in the British Virgin Islands. Under its brand name ARIFA CORPORATE SERVICES, the firm offers clients a complete list of offshore solutions, including company formation and management services, as well as trust and foundation services. For selected clients, the firm offers more sophisticated estate and family financial planning services, as well as trustee services, through their affiliate SWISSARIFA.

The firm has a distinguished reputation for consistently providing the highest quality legal advice and is highly recognized for its unparalleled expertise in structuring complex, innovative and sophisticated mergers and acquisitions and capital market and financial transactions in Panama and the Central America region.

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega’s success is the result of the superior quality their team of lawyers, most of whom have been educated in leading law schools in the United States and Europe or trained in law firms in New York. This unique background of their legal teams enables the firm to act as a bridge between legal and business cultures and to provide effective legal services to clients, particularly in challenging cross-border transactions.

Not surprisingly, the firm and many of its lawyers have always been top-ranked by the leading international legal publications, such as Chambers and Partners, IFLR1000, Who’s Who Legal, and Latin Lawyer 250. Recent awards include both IFLR's and Chambers & Partners' Panama Law Firm of the Year 2016.

The firm adheres to the highest professional and ethical standards. This is the principle reason that the firm's clients regularly entrust their most difficult and sensitive matters to the Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega team.

On-going investments in state-of-the-art law office systems and the support of professional managers and highly trained personnel enables the firm to offer the most efficient and competitive services to clients.

As an organization and with the exceptional support of its team of lawyers, personnel and clients, the firm will continue to focus on what it has done best for a century: protect clients’ interests with excellence and integrity.

Main Practice Areas

Administrative Law
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization
Business, Commercial and Corporate Law
Corporate Governance
Cross-Border Transactions
Employment and Labor
Environmental Law
Family Law
Financing Transactions
Land Use and Real Property
Mergers and Acquisitions
Trusts and Estates


PH ARIFA, 9th Floor,
West Boulevard
Santa María Business District
Panama, Republic of Panama
Level 1, Palm Grove house
Wickham’s Cay 1
Road Town, Tortola
British Virgin Islands

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