Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán ranked in Chambers Latin America 2022

The Chambers Latin America 2022 guide has, once again, highlighted Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán by ranking the firm in two practice areas for the Panama chapter and recommending our attorneys as leaders in their fields. The areas of practice in which the firm was ranked are:

  • Banking and Finance (Band 3)
  • Intellectual Property (Band 2)

Our lawyers ranked in the guide are:

Chambers and Partners is a prestigious legal service guide, that identifies and ranks the most prominent law firms and lawyers in more than 180 jurisdictions around the world.

Roberto Alemán recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2020

The Chambers High Net Worth 2020 guide has recognized our partner Roberto Alemán as a leading High Net Worth professional in Panama, while highlighting Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán as a Band 1 firm in Private Wealth Law. 

 

Chambers’ comments on the firm and Mr. Alemán were the following:

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has a respected private client department. The team assists high net worth individuals and families on matters including succession planning and corporate organisation of family businesses.

Roberto Alemán is a “seasoned lawyer” who regularly advises clients on estate planning matters. He has particular expertise on offshore matters.

 

We congratulate Mr. Aleman and his team for this recognition.

 

About Chambers High Net Worth

Chambers High Net Worth analyzes and ranks the performance of the top lawyers and law firms for international private wealth. The guide, which is used by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, also recommends leading accountancy firms, private banks, wealth managers, trust companies, and other professional advisers to HNW and UHNW clients around the world.

Chambers & Partners Global 2020

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has been ranked in Chambers Global 2020, which assesses the reputations and expertise of business lawyers worldwide. The rankings are determined by technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients.

Read Chambers’ review of our ranked departments below:

 

Corporate/Commercial
Renowned firm with a strong track record assisting clients with commercial contracts and stock purchase agreements. The team possesses notable expertise in corporate restructuring for financial entities. Also gets widespread recognition for its niche expertise in acting for state-owned entities. The firm also possesses a noteworthy regulatory practice in the banking and finance arena, while also offering a broad expertise in the dispute resolution field.

 

Gabriel González-Ruiz wins recognition from market commentators as “very active.” He is noted for his experience advising state bodies on a range of financing matters. His experience further extends to the corporate and M&A space, where he is recommended by clients for being “a lawyer with many years of experience who is highly active and very capable.” Department head Marisol Ellis is hailed by sources as “a very good lawyer.” One interviewee particularly appreciates her “expansive knowledge, great work ethic and ability to work under pressure,” while another highlights her “personalised service and immediate availability for our needs.”

 

Intellectual Property Department
Well-reputed team with capabilities running the gamut of IP mandates. Acts as counsel to well-known multinational clients, from sectors including TMT, food and beverages and pharmaceuticals. Provides expertise on trade mark registrations and litigation, along with anti-counterfeiting matters.

Head of department Gabriela Tejada de Britton is hailed as “very good” by sources, who also highlight the scope of her IP practice. She is “knowledgeable, objective and focused,” interviewees state.

 

Shipping Department

Active shipping practice known to handle both contentious and non-contentious mandates. Focuses on issues related to the cruise ship industry, including labour law, as well as registering and re-registering fishing vessels and luxury yachts.

 

Alexis Herrera is noted by sources for his activity in shipping litigation. He is also experienced acting on non-contentious matters, including regulatory issues related to permitting. Joel Medina is recognised by a market observer for being “highly experienced” in this area. He boasts expertise in both transactional and regulatory shipping matters, including ship financing work.

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán ranked in Chambers Latin America 2021

The Chambers Latin America 2021 guide has, once again, highlighted Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán by ranking the firm in five practice areas for the Panama chapter and recommending our attorneys as leaders in their fields. The areas of practice in which the firm was ranked are:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Projects & Energy

Our lawyers ranked in the guide are:

Chambers and Partners is a prestigious legal service guide, that identifies and ranks the most prominent law firms and lawyers in more than 180 jurisdictions around the world.

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