Mr LeRoy W. Watson > 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

LeRoy W. Watson III is currently focused on the development of ARIFA's estate, trust and private foundation practice area. He is also the partner responsible for the firm's affiliate SWISSARIFA.

Position

Mr. Watson is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Career

Mr. Watson joined the firm in 1973 and became a partner in 1984. 
He has specialized over the years in many practice areas including banking and finance, taxation, corporations, securities, and mergers and acquisitions.
As a corporate and commercial lawyer he has expertise in the negotiation and drafting of contracts, including hotel management and franchising agreements, agency, finance and securitization contracts, as well as corporate governance and joint-venture agreements.

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

Member of STEP (director of the Panama Branch).

Education

Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif and member of the Moot Court, Tulane Law School (1972)
Awarded West Publishing Company’s CJS Scholarship Award 1976
Bachelor of Arts, Emory University (1969)

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Offshore

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega advises on the formation and operation of trusts and foundations and tax planning matters, as well as providing assistance with corporate issues through its affiliate Arifa Corporate Services. With associated offices in London, Hong Kong, the British Virgin Islands, Belize and Uruguay, it is able to advise on a wide range of international matters. Gian Castillero heads the estates and private client group, focusing on estate planning, the management of family offices and international tax planning. Rosa Restrepo assists institutional and private clients with tax, estate planning and corporate structuring. Of counsel LeRoy Watson III is also noted.