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Awards and Recognitions

AFRA’s longstanding commitment to its clients and their legal needs, together with the professionalism, dedication and integrity of our attorneys and staff team, has led the firm to win important and reputable awards and recognitions by prestigious international institutions. These are just a sample of some of the most relevant awards that our firm, partners and associates have been recognized with during the course of the last few years:

AFRA was awarded the National Law Firm of the Year 2018 by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR).


IP STARS. Managing Intellectual Property  is a leading specialized guide for Intellectual Property around the world. AFRA has been the only Panamanian Law Firm "Highly recommended" for the work of Intellectual Property in both Trademarks and Patents. Two AFRA partners: Marissa Lasso de la Vega and Monique Ferrer have been clearly identified and recognized as stars by this publication.


AFRA has been consistently recognized as a top tier law firm by Latin Lawyer 250. 2017 was not the exception and the firm and their lawyers were portrayed as one of the top recommend law firms in Panama.

Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global have distinguished us as a leading firm in Panama for the last few years, singling us out as hardworking, active and excellent professionals with an impressive rate of response.


Since its first edition for Latin America, Legal 500 has ranked us as a leading firm recommended in Panama, acknowledging our client’s excellent comments with respect to our M&A, capital markets and IP practice. 

World Trademark Review 2014 and 2015 awarded our IP practice with Gold Status and First Place in IP practice within Panama law firms. The award was given based on comments gathered from clients qualifying the firm’s work as an unstinting dedication to quality, our ability to deliver straight-arrow practical solutions, and our attorneys’ extremely quick reaction to client’s needs. 

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Global 100 recognized us in 2013 as Panama’s Law Firm of the Year in Advertising Law for its unmatched service and client’s positive response.  

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Our peers selected us for inclusion in the Second Edition of Best Lawyers® in Panama 2015 in the practice area of Intellectual Property Law.