Panama, October 2, 2020. Once again, Morgan & Morgan receives top rankings in the recently released Chambers & Partners Latin America Guide 2021, a key reference point of Latin American top law firms.
Morgan & Morgan has been recommended in several practices due to the firm´s excellent performance and prominent work in each one of these areas.
Likewise, the directory classifies within the top Bands the following attorneys of the firm:
- Inocencio Galindo: Banking and Finance / Projects and Energy / Corporate and M&A.
- Francisco Arias G.: Banking and Finance / Capital Markets / Corporate and M&A.
- Ramon Varela: Banking and Finance, Projects and Energy.
- Roberto Vidal: Corporate and M&A.
- Kharla Aizpurua Olmos: Banking and Finance.
- Ricardo Arias: Capital Markets.
- Ana Carolina Castillo Solis: Projects and Energy.
- Allen Candanedo: Intellectual Property.
- Maria Eugenia Brenes: Intellectual Property.
- Simon Tejeira Q.: Dispute Resolution.
- Jose Carrizo: Dispute Resolution.
- Luis Vallarino: Dispute Resolution.
- Jazmina Rovi: Shipping.
- Juan David Morgan Jr.: Shipping (Litigation).
- Francisco Linares: Shipping (Litigation).
Congratulations to all of them, and thanks to our clients for trusting us as their legal advisors in Panama.
Panama, September 25, 2018. Morgan & Morgan and sixteen attorneys of the firm were recognized in the Chambers Latin America 2019, guide of the best lawyers and law firms across 20 countries of Central America, the Caribbean, South America and Mexico.
The firm has been ranked in the first Bands within the areas of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Energy & Natural Resources, Intellectual Property, Offshore, Projects, Real Estate, Shipping and Shipping Litigation.
Likewise, the publication noted as leaders in their areas attorneys Inocencio Galindo, Francisco Arias, Ramon Varela, Roberto Vidal, Simon Tejeira, Jose Carrizo, Luis Vallarino, Ana Carolina Castillo, Allen Candanedo, Maria Eugenia Brenes, Roberto Lewis, Luis Manzanares, Enrique De Alba, Jazmina Rovi, Juan David Morgan Jr. and Francisco Linares.
One of the clients interviewed stated that “Judging by the results that the firm achieves, I can say that their advice is effective and arrives in a timely manner. I would highlight their availability and technical competence”.
About Morgan & Morgan
With over 80 lawyers and 20 practice areas, Morgan & Morgan is a full service Panamanian law firm, regularly assisting local and foreign corporations from different industries, as well as recognized financial institutions, government agencies and individual clients. Of particular note is our continuous advice for clients involved in all stages of the development of important projects related to energy, water supply, construction, oil, mining, public infrastructure, retail, ports, transportation, among others. Learn more at www.morimor.com.
From March 16 to 18, 2016, Panama City held the International Arbitration Court Conference of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC PANARB 2016) and the third version of the Annual Conference of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB 2016) for the analysis of the main improvements and news on arbitration in Latin America and worldwide.
Morgan & Morgan was the main sponsor of this event and our partner, Luis Vallarino, participated as expositor in the forum organized by the ICC’s Young Group of Arbitrators (ICC YAF) on “Panama as seat of local and international arbitration”.
A large number of experts and professionals in the international arbitration field from different areas of the world met at the conference that served also to launch the ICC Arbitration Commission Report & ADR for Latin America: Decisions about international arbitration costs.
ICC is the main institution specializing in the solution of business disputes at an international level. Morgan & Morgan is member of the Panamanian Chapter established in the year 2004.
Mr. Simon Tejeira Q. on behalf of Morgan & Morgan, and Mrs. Dioselina Gonzalez de Pardo on behalf of Fundader (Foundation for the Integral Development of Women and Family) sign a cooperation agreement undertaking to join forces in SCR issues and achieve integration into society of young adults in Panama’s west area.
Through the agreement, Morgan & Morgan puts its projects at disposition: Foundation for Legal Assistance to the Community, Legal Pro Bono program, and the “Promotion of Human Rights and Making Responsible Citizens” from the Eduardo Morgan Foundation, in benefit of the communities served by Fundader.
El Lic. Simon Tejeira Q., en representación de Morgan & Morgan, y la Sra. Dioselina González de Pardo, en representación de la Fundación para el Desarrollo Integral de la Mujer y la Familia (Fundader) firmaron un convenio de colaboración mediante el cual ambas organizaciones se comprometen a unir esfuerzos en temas de RSE con el fin de lograr la integración en la sociedad de jóvenes y adolescentes, del área de Panamá Oeste.
A través de este convenio, Morgan & Morgan pone a disposición sus proyectos: Fundación de Asistencia Legal Comunitaria (Fundalcom), Pro Bono Legal y “Promoción de los Derechos Humanos y Construcción de una Ciudadanía Responsable” de la Fundación Eduardo Morgan (Fundamorgan), para el beneficio de las comunidades que atiende Fundader.
Last January 29, 2014, the Panamanian Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club was launched at Salon Bahia of Club Union in Panama City.
Morgan & Morgan sponsored the event, attended by notable law professionals. Partners Simon Tejeira Q. and Jose Carrizo, attended the event on behalf of the firm.
El pasado 29 de enero de 2014 se llevó a cabo en el Salón Bahía del Club Unión de la ciudad de Panamá, el lanzamiento del Capítulo Panameño del Club Español de Arbitraje (CEA).
Morgan & Morgan participó como patrocinador del evento el cual contó con la participación de distinguidos profesionales del derecho. Por Morgan & Morgan asistieron los socios Simón Tejeira Q. y José Carrizo
A Tribunal of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), with headquarters in Paris, comprised by three arbitrator appointed by said Court, rejected through a final arbitration award, already executed, all the claims formulated by Astilleros Braswell International S.A., against Panama Ports Company and the Maritime Authority of Panama.
Astilleros Braswell, as concessionaire of the shipyard, located at Balboa, Republic of Panama dedicated to repairs of vessels in dry dock or afloat, claimed US$25,000,000.00 for damages, plus interest, costs and expenses, from Panama Ports Company and the Maritime Authority of Panama. The plaintiff alleged non-compliance of obligations supposedly assumed by the defendants, mainly arising from the granting by the Panamanian State in 1997 to Panama Ports Company, S.A, a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings, of the Concession Agreement for the development, construction, operation, administration and management of the Port of Balboa, in the Pacific and of Cristobal in the Atlantic; and the beginning of operations of said company in the Port of Balboa.
Morgan & Morgan acted as representative of Panama Ports Company, S.A. during these arbitration proceedings that began in 2005, which defense had the participation of its partners, Enrique Jiménez and Simón Tejeira, and José Carrizo as associate; obtaining a favorable ruling for their client.