Mr Raúl Morales > Galindo, Arias & López > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Galindo, Arias & López
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Work Department

Corporate and Commercial



Raúl Alberto Morales joined Galindo, Arias & López in 2012, and since then has focused his practice in corporate, commercial, and intellectual property Law.

Raul Alberto often counsels corporate and individual clients in setting up their business activities within Panama, including the obtainment of all regulatory affairs and the assistance with contractual matters, particularly in the retail, logistics, real estate, and entertainment sectors.

His corporate practice includes advising domestic and international clients with the incorporation of corporate vehicles such as Panamanian companies, Private Interest Foundations, and Trusts, both for detailed operational structures and estate planning purposes.

Raul Alberto also has an all-around intellectual property practice, which entails the registration and protection of trademarks, industrial designs, patents, and utility models for all types of products and services, while also having vast experience in negotiating franchise and license of use agreements of IP.


Raul Morales joined Galindo, Arias & López in 2012.


English and Spanish


Universitat de Barcelona (Master in Patents, Trademarks, and Intellectual Property, Spain, March 2020),The George Washington University (LL.M in International and Comparative Law,2010); University of Santa María la Antigua, Panama (Bachelor of Law and Political Science, 2009)

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Corporate and M&A

Galindo, Arias & López‘s ‘commercial, available and attentive’ corporate practice is active in domestic transactions but particularly stands out for its expertise in cross-border mandates involving highly regulated industries. The team handles a wide range of matters, spanning corporate restructuring, hybrid M&A and corporate financings (including capital raising and other investment transactions), joint ventures, divestments and spin-offs. Diego Herrera, who is highlighted for his experience in multi-jurisdictional M&A and corporate finance transactions, oversees the team with Ramón Ricardo Arias, who has notable expertise in the aviation, finance and telecoms sectors. Other names to note include Jose Luis Sosa, who has a proven transactional track record in the energy and real estate spaces and ‘stands out for his academic background, availability, and technical ability‘, Beatriz Cabal, and associates Andrés Sanjur and Raúl Morales.