Panama’s strategic geographical location, together with its strong financial and service sector, dollarized economy, thriving real estate market, attractive legal regimes and incentives, and a public infrastructure investment plan supported with the country’s investment grade, places Panama in a unique position with a world of opportunities for foreign and local businesses. Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramirez (AFRA) is your key to unlocking that potential through quality legal representation. We are an established law firm delivering reliable advice on the full range of legal matters that our clients face while operating their businesses and carrying out activities in Panama.
We strive on helping our clients reach their goals and navigate through complex legal and regulatory challenges. We focus on taking care of every legal, regulatory and administrative matter so that our clients are free to make the most out of their business.
Since our foundation back in 1965, we have evolved into a law firm with international projection. Today, we have more than 35 full time lawyers serving our clients, and an office staff in excess of 150 collaborators. Our 16 partners are highly regarded and prestigious individuals. All of our attorneys are focused on working in an environment of collaboration, commitment to our clients’ goals, and empowerment to work doing the right thing, with integrity and responsibility.
Our team has a breadth of knowledge and experience that covers many other areas of the law. Whether you are dealing with legal questions from administrative and competition law, or employment and intellectual property matters, we have got an experienced and specialized attorney, ready to provide you with trustworthy legal advice.
Despite our impressive roster of international clients, individuals and locally based companies are also an important part of our clientele. We also have offices in the British Virgin Islands, where staff concentrates on our international corporate services.
While we are proud of our skills, others have sung our praises as well. The International Financial Law Review (IFLR) named AFRA Panama’s National Law Firm of the Year (2018). Meanwhile, other prestigious publications such as Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer and Legal 500 recognize us as leaders in our field and commends us in various practice areas.