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Pardini & Asociados

Pardini & Asociados

Pardini & Asociados is a Panama law firm, where our clients, transactions and awards are our best introduction. With 35 years of tradition and experience advising foreign clients and corporations of all sizes.

Since then, Pardini & Asociados has been at the forefront of many innovative legal developments and during the past 20 years, the law firm has developed a highly specialised practice in foreign investments in Panama mainly in areas such as: aviation, antitrust, trade and competition, banking and securities, commercial, corporate and transactional, energy, foreign investments, hotels, resorts and casinos, immigration and residence, infrastructure and construction, insurance and reinsurance,  employment,  litigation and arbitration, maritime and admiralty law, mining, petroleum and natural resources, telecommunications and information technology, wealth, fiduciary and corporate services and Latin American Practice.

About our aviation practice

Pardini & Asociados is the leading aviation law firm in Panama. We act as legal counsel for Lufthansa, Air China, United Airlines, FedEx and other airlines. For these clients, we perform all corporate, transactional, M&As, regulatory, labour, tax, contractual, litigation and more.

In corporate, we recently set up operations for Air China in Panama. We also structured the acquisition between United/Continental and COPA several years ago and still it is the largest private aviation transaction in the history of Panama.

In claims, we are representing IATA, United, Lufthansa, LAN, COPA in an amicus curiae in a Montreal Convention claim in Panama. We also act for multiple foreign insurance and reinsurance companies, passenger or cargo airlines, industry associations, financial institutions, leasing companies, government agencies, airports and others involved in the aviation business.


Pardini & Asociados is the Panama member of several multi-disciplinary professional services networks bringing together independent law firms, tax advisers, investment and financial consultants to provide advice to companies and individuals, amounting to 2,000 professionals in more than 75 countries around the world.


In 2018, the law firm has been recognised with several awards, such as:

“Law Firm of the Year – Corporate and Litigation - Panama” by Global 100
“Aviation and Maritime Law Firm of the Year in Panama’” by Corporate Intl Global
“Best Foreign Investments Law Firm” by M&A Awards of Acquisition International
Our partners have been awarded by Who's Who Legal in the categories: Central America Energy and Private Client (Dr Juan Francisco Pardini) and Aviation (Dr Juan José Espino).

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Eduardo Achurra Juan F Pardini Juan José Espino Sagel Juan Sevillano

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