Mr Jorge Lee > Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee
2ND FLOOR, HUMBOLDT TOWER
EAST 53RD STREET, MARBELLA
PANAMA CITY
Panama
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Position

Partner (Founding Parner; 1985). Areas of practice include: Banking Law, Civil Litigation and Labor Law.

Career

Justice – Supreme Court of the Republic of Panama (2005-2004); Alternate Justice – Supreme Court of the Republic of Panama (2004-1996); Founding Partner – Aleman, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (Present- 1985); Minister of Labor and Social Welfare (1988-1985); Director General – Colon Free Trade Zone (1985-1984); Vice-Minister of Government and Justice (1983-1982); Professor of Procedural Law and Evidence – Universidad de Panamá.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Memberships

Member – ICC International Court of Arbitration; Vice President – Pan American Institute of Procedural Law; Chairman – Board of Directors of Inter-Oceanic Region Authority (2002); Member – Board of Directors of Inter-Oceanic Region Authority (1996); Member – Board of Directors of the National Investment Council (1984-1985); Secretary – Panama Bar Association (1984); Panama Bar Association (1976).

Education

Universidad de Panamá, LL.B. (1976).

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Dispute resolution

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee‘s dispute resolution team enjoys an excellent reputation among clients and peers alike. The five-partner practice handles a diverse caseload, offering the full-array of services in relation to commercial, civil and administrative litigation, as well as on arbitral matters. Led by Alejandro Ferrer, the ‘accessible and responsive‘ team continues to assist longstanding client Grupo Unidos por el Canal in multiple high-profile construction disputes. Additional standout work saw the ‘meticulous‘ department represent Ideal Panama, as defendant, in a $400m dispute regarding prevailing rights and the termination of a concession contract in connection with the client’s role as concessionaire of the Bajo Mina Power Plant project. The highly endorsed Jorge Lee, and recently promoted partners Eduardo Gómez and Jaime Castillo, are additional noteworthy practitioners.