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Mr Roberto Lewis
Roberto Lewis Morgan is currently a Partner in Morgan & Morgan and head of the Estate Planning and Corporate Services practice of the firm.
Mr. Lewis has been with the firm for almost 40 years, and during that time, has acted for local and international clients in complex cross-border matters, group restructurings, asset protection and management, with a special focus on private equity investments and family businesses. He also specializes in issues of wealth preservation and distribution, including the creation and administration of trusts, corporate vehicles and foundations.
As a partner in Morgan & Morgan’s estate planning team, and a director of the affiliated MMG Trust (Panama) SA, Roberto Lewis is a practitioner with much experience of working with clients who have international interests.
He also serve as member of the Board of Directors MMG Bank Corp. in Panama and MMG Bank & Trust in The Bahamas. MMG Bank Corp. is a Panamanian financial institution that provides personalized banking products and services to local international clients.
Mr. Lewis is also involved in the pro bono activities of the firm serving as Director and Founder President of the Panamanian Foundation for the Promotion of the Organ Transplant.
Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 have profiled Mr. Lewis as a leading lawyer in Offshore and Private Wealth Law.
He is a member of the International Lawyers Association (President, 2004) and the Inter-American Bar Association.
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Morgan & Morgan has continued to expand its offshore practice, advising high-net-worth clients on the structuring of private funds and related mandates. In addition, it has formed an alliance with MASCO Multiple Accounting Services Corporation to provide clients with accounting services, and founded Panama Compliance Services to assist with due diligence. The firm’s additional offices in the British Virgin Islands, Belize and the Bahamas allow it to provide corporate and fiduciary services in multiple key jurisdictions. The sizeable team is led by Roberto Lewis, who has significant expertise in advising on wealth preservation and distribution for Central and South American clients. Other notable team members include Raúl Castro, an expert in tax, corporate and estate planning; Luis Manzanares, who specialises in multi-jurisdictional structures; and associates Nestor Broce and Laura Barrios, who has notable tax expertise and heads a new department advising family offices on Bahamian SMART funds.