Alcogal advises its clients on a broad range of antitrust issues including mergers and acquisitions, trade regulations, antitrust litigation, as well as counseling on day-to-day antitrust and competition law issues.


Our immigration group has significant experience in working with multinational corporations and foreign clients in relocating, investing or conducting business operations in Panama. Alcogal represents foreign and domestic companies, and their respective employees, in all aspects of immigration law matters, including permanent residency petitions and work permits.


Our lawyers have vast experience in insurance and reinsurance matters, including answering inquiries to insurers, reinsurers, and banks on insurance and reinsurance matters, attending to administrative processes before the Superintendency of Insurance and Reinsurance, as well as controversies and judicial processes in matters of insurance. In addition, Alcogal has provided legal advisory services to the Superintendency of Insurance and Reinsurance.

Intellectual property

Our lawyers advise clients on matters of enforcing patents, trademarks and other intellectual property rights, and provide advice regarding strategies to secure interests in intellectual property.

International trade

Our international trade group offers a unique combination of experience in the full range of regulatory issues surrounding international trade and investment, including compliance with the Panama–United States Trade Promotion Agreement, the Panama–United States Bilateral Investment Treaty and the World Trade Organization, among others.


Alcogal has extensive experience in traditional labor law. We provide specialized labor counsel in connection with mergers and acquisitions, assist clients in addressing employee benefits matters, respond to labor disputes and/or litigation on behalf of our clients and represent employers in the negotiation and administration of labor contracts with unionized workforces.

Maritime and port facilities

Our maritime group has substantial experience in shipping and maritime transportation matters. We have advised some of the world’s leading shipping and maritime companies. Alcogal’s port facilities practice is also very strong. Given the global nature of our practice, we advise sovereigns, multinational and domestic companies, as well as leading financial institutions, in the full range services associated with port-related transactions in Panama.


Alcogal employs a multidisciplinary approach to tackling our client’s most pressing needs. Our telecommunications group works very closely with our clients in their M&A, banking and capital markets transactions. Furthermore, in conjunction with other practice groups, our dedicated lawyers routinely advise our telecommunications clients on taxation, antitrust, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, litigation and other matters.


As part of our legal services regarding public services, our firm also provides its clients with legal assistance regarding the provision of the public television service, both in regulatory and contractual matters.

Trusts and estate planning

Alcogal has a burgeoning, worldwide trusts and estates practice, which includes the representation of individuals, families, privately-owned companies and charitable organizations, both in Panama and abroad. Drawing on the collective knowledge of our lawyers from other practice groups, we seamlessly represent clients in matters related to corporate, partnership, real estate, wealth management and local tax law.