Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán
Professional Notice

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán merges tradition and vision to provide practical legal solutions delivering outstanding results to demanding corporate and private clients worldwide. Click here to view locations.

Since its inception in 1920, its experts have been involved in some of the most pivotal milestones in Panama’s legal history, contributing to the regulatory framework of the country. Today, it has transcended borders and become allies to its clients through its international offices in key strategic locations in South America, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean.

Its performance is further strengthened by Icaza Trust Corporation (ITC), licensed in Panama for the provision of fiduciary services, an initiative born in response to the changing market and the sophistication of its clients’ demands.

Its highly skilled experts are deeply committed to their craft and cover more than twenty areas of legal practice which include: administrative law; company formation; banking and finance; capital markets and securities; communications and information technology; data protection; environmental law and energy; immigration and naturalization; labor law; intellectual property; litigation and alternative dispute resolution; taxation; trust, among others.

For more than a decade, Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has provided legal advice to Panama’s government for project finance transactions, helping it during operations such as the sale of accounts receivable to banks, obtaining loans, and the issuance of bonds. The firm’s services extend to a wide range of secured and unsecured financing deals, from debt and equity to structured facilities.

The firm has also built a leading Intellectual Property and Brand Protection practice, providing strategies to clients to enforce their rights locally and internationally. In line with today’s demands, a data privacy and protection practice has been developed, advising several clients in this emerging sector.

Furthermore, the firm provides advice to multinational companies and other entities participating in private and public tender processes, some of them involving major infrastructure projects.

The firm is able to provide a full scope of legal services at competitive rates in a prompt and effective manner, through the use of technology and the support of highly skilled and experienced professionals. Our tailor-made approach to each case will ensure that we can adapt to your ever-changing needs. And our work speaks for itself. Icaza has registered over 35,000 trademarks, opened over 200 companies with licenses in special economic zones, provided legal advice in transactions worth over US$2 billion in 2022 alone, and through ITC effectively structured and administered more than two hundred trusts, while the current value of trust assets under its administration exceeds US$7 billion.

As Panama’s preferred firm for multinationals entering the country, medium and small businesses planning to grow in the region, and individuals seeking to preserve their wealth beyond generations, Icaza can provide holistic services to ease its clients’ minds by simplifying complex matters and helping them overcome challenges.

With over 100 years in the legal industry, Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán celebrates its tradition while adapting to today’s evolving landscape, remaining committed to powering your projects, protecting your interests, and solving your legal matters.

  1. Office address: Aquilino de la Guardia Street No. 8, IGRA Building, Panama, Republic of Panama
  2. Phone number: +507 205-6000
  3. Fax number: +507 269-4891
  4. Firm website: www.icazalaw.com