ALEMÁN, CORDERO, GALINDO & LEE

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (Alcogal) was established in 1985 and is one of Panama’s leading law firms.Alcogal is a full-service law firm with a dedicated team of attorneys focused on providing timely and efficient advice across all industries. Alcogal is particularly strong in the banking, finance, corporate M&A, and dispute resolution areas as well as in the representation of large corporations doing business in Panama. 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 also represents several foreign banks in its credit facilities to local or foreign entities. 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 development, transportation (airlines, railroad and shipping), electric distribution, construction, manufacturing, petroleum distribution, pharmaceutical distribution, retail sales, among others.

Alcogal is also very experienced in dealing with international clients. It has handled many complex and cross-border financial transactions as well as large scale M&A transactions and public tenders.

The offshore practice is supported by offices in the British Virgin Islands, Belize, the Bahamas, Uruguay, and also by a strong network of correspondents throughout Europe, Asia, the US, and Latin America.

The firm’s success has been evidenced by its distinction as:

  • Panama Law Firm of the Year 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2018, Chambers and Partners.
  • Central American Law Firm of the Year 2007 (this was the only year in which Panama was included as part of Central America for the purposes of this award), Chambers and Partners
  • Panama Law Firm of the Year 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2021. Most Innovative Law Firm for Capital Markets, 2019, International Financial Law Review (IFLR)