Mr Octavio Amat > Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega
PH ARIFA, 10TH FLOOR, WEST BOULEVARD
SANTA MARIA BUSINESS DISTRICT
PO BOX 0816-01098, PANAMA
Panama
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Work Department

Litigation with emphasis on commercial and civil matters, administrative cases and taxation.

Position

At present, Octavio Amat is a well-known retired litigation partner serving as Of Counsel to the firm where he brings the accumulated wisdom of his long and distinguished career in the areas of commercial and civil matters, as well as administrative cases and taxation.

Career

Octavio Amat joined ARIFA in 1974 and became a partner in 1984. In 42 years of exercise, he has accumulated experience in civil, commercial, arbitral, administrative, fiscal judgments, industrial and intellectual, labour property and of monopolies, as well as in the managing and negotiation of complex litigations that develop in several countries with the attorneys’ intervention of diverse jurisdictions.

Languages

Spanish.

Memberships

Editor of El Panama America, daily newspaper (1994-2006).
Alternate Judge of the First Appellate Court of Justice, Civil Branch (1990-2000).

Education

University of Panama, LLB (1974).

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Dispute resolution

Fielding extensive experience of representing clients at all levels of the judicial system, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega offers advice to clients involved in civil and commercial, administrative, labour, IP, shipping and tax litigation. The team is also skilled in local and international arbitration, demonstrating particular strength in the construction, public utilities, energy and transportation sectors. Civil, commercial, tax and administrative litigator Fernando Arias jointly manages the team with Claudio De Castro, an expert in representing foreign clients in contentious matters in Panama. Of counsel Octavio Amat, Juan Fernando Corro and international associate Isabella de la Guardia, who joined the firm from Baker McKenzie LLP‘s Miami office in July 2022, are also recommended.