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Latin America Guide 2023
Panama Projects & Energy
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Band 1

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Projects & Energy - Panama
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Galindo, Arias & López is an outstanding full-service firm that is frequently retained for its expertise dealing with the financing and development of projects. The team is well placed to assist energy companies with regulatory matters, including public tenders, and commercial agreements. The department offers particular capabilities advising on the construction of non-conventional energy projects, including hydroelectric power plants and wind farms. Its deep bench of notable practitioners boasts further expertise advising on transport and social infrastructure projects. The firm represents a range of clients including noteworthy financial entities, sponsors and developers.

Work Highlights

Provided by Galindo, Arias & López
  • Galindo, Arias & López assisted Goldwind International Penonome with the sale of its equity interest in UEP Penonomé, an entity that developed and operated a wind farm in Panama, to AES Panama.

Notable Practitioners

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Salomón Behar
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Salomón Behar
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Band 1

Stellar partner Salomón Behar continues to be regarded as a powerhouse in the Panamanian projects and energy area. He boasts market-leading expertise advising clients on public bidding processes, as well as the financing and development of infrastructure and energy projects. An impressed client states: "Salomón Behar is able to handle highly complex matters, and he projects a lot of confidence when advising his clients."

Diego Herrera Dutari
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Diego Herrera Dutari
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Band 3

Established partner Diego Herrera Dutari is often found representing domestic and international clientele in the development and operation of notable energy and social infrastructure projects. He also counsels clients on project finance, as well as advising them on contentious construction claims. A market commentator reports: "Diego Herrera Dutari is a very good lawyer who handles high-profile infrastructure projects."

Cristina Lewis
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Cristina Lewis
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Band 4

Active partner Cristina Lewis continues to be well placed to assist local and international clients with their project finance mandates. She is also adept at advising on the construction and operation of major infrastructure and power generation projects.

Ranked Lawyers at
Galindo, Arias & López

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Salomón Behar
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Salomón Behar
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Band 1
Diego Herrera Dutari
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Diego Herrera Dutari
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Band 3
Cristina Lewis
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Cristina Lewis
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Band 4