Chambers & Partners
"Head of department Inocencio Galindo continues to gain recognition from peers for his strong grasp of financial and banking matters. Market commentators say that "he has a good reputation" and laud him as "an excellent lawyer" and "supremely competent." He is highly sought after by significant clients for regulatory and project finance advice. He enjoys experience in advising on public tenders, concession contracts and regulatory mandates."
Inocencio Galindo is a Partner in the Corporate Law Department of Morgan & Morgan and heads the Banking and Finance and Mining practice groups of the firm. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Galindo worked as an Associate at a major US law firm.
Mr. Galindo has more than 20 years of experience in the legal sector. He mainly advises private and public companies on banking, finance, project development and financing, corporate and M&A, public tenders and concession contracts. He is recognized as a leading corporate and project development and finance lawyer in Panama, participating in large projects such as Line 1, 2 and 3 of the Metro of Panama- the most important public infrastructure project under development in Panama; the copper mining project Cobre Panama- the largest private sector investment in Panamanian history; the public bus transit system for Panama city (Metro Bus), among others.
In addition, Mr. Galindo practices general corporate and commercial law, advising clients on a wide range of commercial transactions, both domestic and cross-border.
Mr. Galindo served as President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama, the principal organization of the private sector in Panama, for the 2017-2018 period. He also served as First Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce for the 2016-2017 period, and Second Vice President for the 2015-2016 period. Mr. Galindo is also an ICSID arbitrator / mediator appointed by Panama for the 2016-2022 period.
Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Legal 500 and Who´s Who Legal have recognized Mr. Galindo as a leading lawyer in banking and finance, project finance, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and energy.
Mr. Galindo obtained a B.A. in Business Administration (Cum Laude) in 1993 from Georgetown University and a J.D. in 1996 from Georgetown University Law Center.
He is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama, State of New York and District of Columbia, U.S. (although is currently inactive in the U.S.)
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