Jorge Loaiza is currently a Partner of Arias, Fabrega & Fabrega and joined the firm since 1990. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Loaiza was the resident lawyer in our London office.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Loaiza worked as a foreign associate with Kelley Drye & Warren in Washington D.C.
Mr. Loaiza obtained his Bachelor of Laws, from Santa Maria La Antigua University in 1988 and his Master of Laws from Southern Methodist University in 1989.
Mr. Loaiza’s practice focuses on shipping and ports. He was member of the drafting Committee and contributor to the amendments of 2009 to Law 8 of 1982 of Maritime Judicial Procedure, and part of the joint Commission (Government and Maritime Lawyers) for complementary regulations to Law 57 of 2008 of the Merchant Marine Administration.
As a member of the Panama Maritime Law Association he occupied various posts within the Board of Directors from 2008 through 2012, including Vice-President in his last term. He has further participated in Committees within the Panama-American Chamber of Commerce and for the implementation of the National Maritime Strategy.