Ms Beatriz Cabal > Galindo, Arias & López > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Galindo, Arias & López
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Work Department

Labor & Inmigration, Corporate (M&A), Data Protection & Security, Regulatory.


Partner Ms. Cabal has vast experience in the areas of Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT), Administrative Law, Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions.


Beatriz Cabal joined the firm in 2008 and since then has focused her practice in the areas of Corporate and Commercial (Mergers and Acquisitions), Regulatory, Personal Data Protection and Government Contracts and Public Procurement, specializing in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology, Energy, Retail and Wholesale, and Pharmaceutical Industries.

In the Corporate and Commercial area, she routinely advises local and multinational companies in the start-up and deployment of their operations in Panama, which includes obtaining local permits, negotiating contracts, related accessory legal procedures, and structuring the business through Panamanian companies.

Also, within the Corporate and Commercial area, she specializes in local and international M&A transactions, representing buyers, sellers, and targets in a wide range of industries. She leads and coordinates due diligence processes of companies established in the Republic of Panama, as well as negotiating and drafting contracts for the sale of shares, purchase and sale of assets, and other related contracts in this matter.

Regarding the Regulatory area, she represents some of the main companies in the telecommunications and media (tv, internet, cellular), energy, and pharmaceutical industries, in a multitude of regulatory procedures before different governmental entities.

As for Personal Data Protection, she routinely advises local and international clients on data protection and compliance, as well as information and communication technologies.

Finally, with regards to the area of Government Contracts and Public Procurement, she regularly advises multinationals interested in participating in public procurements for large-scale public works in the Republic of Panama.

Beatriz regularly publishes legal articles and is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). In addition, she is an adviser to Thomson Reuters in matters of data privacy in Panama. She is also a certified public translator (Spanish-English).


English and Spanish


  • Panamanian Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)


  • Master of Laws – National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2008.
  • Master of Laws and Global Economics, with a specialization in Trade Law between Asia and the United States – New York University, US, 2008.
  • Postgraduate studies in Labor Law, Suma Cum Laude – Catholic University Santa María la Antigua (USMA), Panama, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Laws and Political Science, Magna Cum Laude – Catholic University Santa María la Antigua (USMA), Panama, 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Beatriz CabalGalindo, Arias & López

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.