Mr Jaime Castillo > Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee
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Work Department

Areas of practice include: Electricity Law, General Practice, Insurance Law, Litigation and Telecommunications Law.




Partner  – Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (2018-Present); Associate – Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (2004-2018); In-House Counsel – Cable & Wireless Panama, S.A. (2002-2004); In-House Counsel – Assa Insurance Compny, S.A. (2001-2002); Associate – Gomez, Giraldo & Associates (2000).


Spanish and English.


President – Insurance Law Commission of the Panama Bar Association (2001-2002); Panama Bar Association (2000); Vice President – New Generation Juridical Association (1998-1999).


University of Louisville, M.B.A. (2005); Universidad de Panama, LL.B. (1999).

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Projects and energy

(Next Generation Partners)

Jaime CastilloAlemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee stands out for its expertise in the financing and development of large-scale transport infrastructure projects, including the construction and expansion of ports and highways and, most significantly, projects relating to the Panama Canal. The team is also adept at handling the development of renewable and conventional energy projects, and fields further strength in corporate transactions involving the energy and natural resources sector, most notably mining assets. Eloy Alfaro is recurrently retained by developers in major infrastructure projects; he oversees the department alongside Alejandro Ferrer, a specialist in energy, natural resources and infrastructure matters, who recently returned to the firm after serving as Panama’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mandates in the energy sector are a core area of focus for Jaime Castillo. Raúl Borrell has a strong track record in public tenders, concessions and project finance.

Panama > Dispute resolution

‘With an exceptional level of technical legal knowledge’, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee is highly regarded for its expertise in complex civil and commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on disputes in the banking, insurance, telecoms and construction industries. The firm, which is rated for its ‘vast knowledge of judicial processes‘, also has an active arbitration practice which encompasses high-profile international commercial and investment treaty cases. Jorge Federico Lee, who is renowned for labour disputes, jointly oversees the team with Alejandro Ferrer, who recently returned to the firm after serving as Panama’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Other names to note include Eduardo Gómez, who stands out for international arbitration and construction and commercial litigation, and Jaime Castillo, a specialist in tax and antitrust litigation. Partners receive key support from a strong team of associates, which includes Anel Roach, Arcelio Vega and Doris Nieto.