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About Us

Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramirez (AFRA)Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramirez (AFRA) is one of the oldest law firms in Panama. AFRA specializes in establishing foreign companies in Panama by representing these international corporations and guiding them throughout the legal process. Our diverse client base includes multinational corporations with global reputations. Although AFRA chiefly focuses on corporate clients, we represent individuals as well. Our offices in Panama and the British Virgin Islands manage the firm’s offshore work.

Since its foundation, AFRA’s partners have held key positions in public institutions and have maintained a keen interest in government affairs. Therefore, we are deeply invested in drafting important legislation for Panama. Our connection with the legislation gives us profound insight into our areas of expertise, and clients trust us to provide comprehensive legal advice. AFRA has institutional knowledge with regard to the process of developing laws, which allows us to positively impact the legislation-making process. Our experience enables us to work effectively with government agencies, to provide efficient, reliable representation for legal and regulatory matters.

In recent years, Panama has seen impressive economic growth as an influx of new businesses sought to establish a presence in the area. AFRA’s attorneys created a niche representing foreign companies and helping them to establish their businesses in Panama. Although corporate work is the primary focus of the firm, our attorneys practice in a broad range of other areas including intellectual property, labor, energy, administrative and antitrust matters.

AFRA’s legal team has significant experience in negotiating complex deals. Our attorneys strive for excellence and have attained national recognition in their areas of expertise.

For decades, prestigious international companies have trusted AFRA to help them establish their operations in Panama. AFRA’s commitment to education, ethics and integrity has cemented its reputation as one of Panama’s leading law firms.

Responsive to Clients’ Needs

AFRA’s experienced team of transactional lawyers helps corporate clients address a wide range of legal matters. AFRA has built its reputation as a one-stop-shop for corporate clients, providing legal counsel and representation in a number of legal areas.  AFRA also handles complex litigation representing clients in administrative, arbitration and court proceedings.  

This is why for decades, prestigious local and transnational companies have relied on AFRA for help with their business operations in Panama.