Mr Diego De La Guardia > Galindo, Arias & López > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile
Galindo, Arias & López Offices
SCOTIA PLAZA, 11TH FLOOR
FREDERICO BOYD AVE AND 51ST STREET
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Mr Diego De La Guardia
Corporate and Commercial,
Partner. Mr. De la Guardia specializes on Disputes Resolution, with an emphasis on Litigation. He is a clear expert on Civil Procedural Law, Administrative Law, and Government Contracts.
Diego de la Guardia is known as one of the most effective dispute resolution attorneys in Panama, and has excelled for his participation in the financing of major infrastructure development projects. He has participated extensively in arbitration proceeding where he remains undefeated.
His areas of practice include Civil Procedural Law, Administrative Law, Government Contracts with emphasis in Public Utilities Sector, such as Energy Generation and Distribution, Telecommunications, Construction, and in the Hospital and Medical Sector.
English and Spanish
Panamanian Bar Association
Moscow University (1971); London School of Economics, Schiller College (Berlin); Tulane University (J.D., 1975); Rollins College, Florida (B.A., 1972).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Specialising in disputes in the electricity sector, the team at Galindo, Arias & López acts for major electricity distribution and generation companies, including in significant claims against the National Public Services Authority. However, the firm is active in the full range of civil, constitutional, administrative and labour litigation, appearing before domestic courts of all instances in addition to acting in multi-jurisdictional disputes. Arbitration is also a growing area of expertise for the sizeable team. The practice is led by the ‘absolutely excellent‘ Diego de la Guardia, who has particularly notable experience in disputes in the public utilities, telecoms, construction and healthcare sectors. The ‘standout‘ Selva Quintero is skilled in handling civil and public administrative litigation in the energy and utilities sectors, and senior counsel Adán Arjona is also noted for his experience in international arbitration and defamation cases. At associate level, Jeimy Lasso is particularly experienced in labour litigation.