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Belisario specialize in Maritime Law, Ship Finance, Corporate Law, Commercial Law and Banking Law. He has more than 20 years’ experience in handling the maritime and corporate interests of top ship owning companies, ship managers, banks and financial institutions from several different jurisdictions of Europe, United States, Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Providing assistance to clients from the firm´s Panamanian head office as well as from its branch office in London in which he serves as the Partner in charge.

Professional Memberships

Panama Bar Association; Panama Maritime Law Association (APADEMAR) - President 2016-2018; Maritime Chamber of Panama; Panama-British Chamber of Commerce.


Co- author of the Chambers Global Practice Guide for Shipping Law – Panama Chapter, 2018 and 2019, among other publications.

He was member of the Drafting Commission of Law 56 of 2008, General Law on Ports; and Law 50 of 2017 on Shipping Financing Law.


Santa María La Antigua University, (LL.B); Boston University Law School, (LLM in International Banking Law); Costa Rica University, Instituto Manuel María de Peralta (Master in Diplomacy and International Relations); Ulacex Panamá- Santiago de Chile University (International Diploma in Negotiation, Treaties and International Trade); Harvard University Law School (Program of Instruction for Lawyers- Negotiation Workshops).


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Shipping 2020 Law and Practice in Panama

María Teresa Díaz, Belisario Porras, Nadya Price, Joaquín De Obarrio

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Legal regime of incentives to MARITIME FINANCING

Belisario J Porras

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