Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (Alcogal) was established in 1985 and is one of Panama’s leading law firms. Alcogal is a full-service law firm with a dedicated team of attorneys focused on providing timely and efficient advice across all industries.
Alcogal is particularly strong in the banking, finance, corporate M&A, and dispute resolution areas as well as in the representation of large corporations doing business in Panama. In its local practice, the banking department is one of the firm’s main areas of strength.
It provides services to most of the large banks established in the country and also represents several foreign banks in its credit facilities to local or foreign entities. The firm also provides legal advice to a large number of companies from various industries, ranging from the largest telecommunications company in the country to companies engaged in port activities, software development, transportation (airlines, railroad and shipping), electric distribution, construction, manufacturing, petroleum distribution, pharmaceutical distribution, retail sales, among others.
Alcogal is also very experienced in dealing with international clients. It has handled many complex and cross-border financial transactions as well as large scale M&A transactions and public tenders.
The offshore practice is supported by offices in the British Virgin Islands, Belize, the Bahamas, Uruguay, and also by a strong network of correspondents throught Europe, Asia, the US, and Latin America.
Aleman, Cordero, Galindo & Lee is a law firm committed with the compliance of the regulations for the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism.
We consider it a priority to provide our customers with the assurance that their companies are in compliance with the laws and regulations in each jurisdiction. This is why it is very important for us to get to know our customers through the compliance of the international standards and fulfillment of the “Know Your Customer” policies.