Dr Jaime Aleman > 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 Partner; 1985). Areas of practice include: Corporate Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates and Wealth Management.

Career

Ambassador of Panama to the United States (2009-2011); Minister of Government and Justice (1988); Founding Partner – Alemán, Cordero , Galindo & Lee (1985-Present); Special Advisor to Dr. Nicolás Ardito Barletta, President of Panama (1984-1985); Associate – Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán (1982-1984); Legal Advisor – InterAmerican Development Bank, Washington, D.C. (1978-1981).

Languages

Spanish, English and French.

Memberships

Board of Directors – HSBC (Panama), S.A.; Board of Directors – PKB Bank (Panama), S.A.; Board of Directors – Tag Bank, S.A.; Board of Visitors – Duke University School of Law; Board of Directors – Special Olympics; District of Columbia Bar Association (1981); American Bar Association; Panama Bar Association (1982); International Tax Planning Association; International Fiscal Association.

Education

Duke University, J.D. (1978); University of Notre Dame, B.A. (1975).

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Offshore

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee fields a well-established offshore practice, making it a leading provider of trust, corporate, fiduciary and fund services. The team, co-led by Jaime Aleman and Raúl Zúñiga, offers specialised advice to multinational corporations, investors and high-net-worth individuals on asset management and protection, trust formation, estate planning, private interest foundations as well as fiscal issues. One recent highlight involved assisting Minera Panama in the spin-off of a local company into a subsidiary. The high-profile client base includes Citibank, UBS and Credit Suisse. The practice receives further support from other offices in key international locations like Singapore, the BVI, Belize, Dubai, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Uruguay and New Zealand. Associate Cristina de Alba is another noteworthy practitioner.