Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán are proud contributors to Lexology’s Labour & Employment 2023

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán in the 2023 edition of Lexology’s Labour & Employment


Our experts, Javier Vallarino and Karen Tejeira provide local insight on a wide range of topics for this edition of Lexology’s Labour & Employment. 



Lexology’s Getting the Deal Through: Labour and Employment is a useful resource for comparing various regulations, laws, protected employee groups, and enforcement agencies across different countries. It also provides information about topics such as worker representation, background check requirements for applicants, terms of employment, foreign workers’ rights and restrictions on post-employment activity; employer liability for employees’ actions; taxation of employees; intellectual property created by employees; data protection guidelines; business transfers involving personnel changes; methods of terminating employment contracts; dispute resolution procedures; and recent trends in the field.


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Icaza González-Ruiz & Alemán authors Panama’s chapter of Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Labour & Employment

Javier José Vallarino and Karen Tejeira co-author Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Labour & Employment 2021.


Lexology Getting The Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers. 


In its sixteenth edition, the Labour & Employment guide addresses key questions on all matters of concern regarding labour law in multiple countries worldwide. 


Javier and Karen’s contributions to Panama’s chapter of the guide provides local insights on a wide range of topics, including legislation, protected employee categories and enforcement agencies; worker representation; checks on applicants; terms of employment; rules on foreign workers; post-employment restrictive covenants; liability for acts of employees; taxation of employees; employee-created IP; data protection; business transfers; termination of employment; dispute resolution; and recent trends.


Javier José Vallarino is the partner in charge of the Labour Department at Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán and Karen Tejeira is an associate specialized in Labour Law. Their combined experience of over 25 years in their field allows them to provide comprehensive labour and social security advice to local and international companies operating in Panama.


To read Panama’s chapter on Lexology Getting The Deal Through Labour & Employment 2021, click here.

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