Castillo Estudio Jurídico

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Castillo Estudio Jurídico

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astillo Estudio Jurídico focuses on providing legal counsel in the fields of Investment, Regulation and Banking.

The firm tends to corporations, private investors and banks, offering services that revolve around business contracts and the development of investments, facilitating the due diligence that guarantees success.

It is based in the Republic of Panama, Central America, a country with an international connectivity that is second to none, that shows a stable economic growth and that in recent years has become a fertile ground for investments. The firm represents a strategic partner for those who wish to do business in or from Panamanian territory.

Its clients include both local and international banks, corporate groups and investors who are interested on what the country has to offer. In Latin America, Panama is a key business hub where multiple companies and financial institutions centralize their regional operations.

About us

Partners

Castillo Estudio Jurídico is led by its two partners. Francisco Castillo has a decade’s experience –locally as well as internationally– specializing in Corporate Law, Bank Regulation and Investment Banking.

José Miguel Navarrete has thirty-year’s experience in the legal fields of Mediation and Arbitrage, as well as in litigation for matters civil, commercial, maritime, labor and administrative.

Francisco Castillo - Castillo Estudio

FRANCISCO M. CASTILLO G.

Jose Miguel Navarrete - Castillo Estudio

JOSÉ MIGUEL NAVARRETE RIVERA

Services

Regardless if it is a sole investor or a corporation, the partners at Castillo Estudio Jurídico guide their clients through Panama’s legal framework, step by step, until their business objectives are fulfilled. Their expertise is divided into several legal services categories.

Our Address

Offices:
Global Bank Tower, Office 1101, 11th Floor, Calle 50, Panama City, Republic of Panama

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    Francisco Castillo - Castillo Estudio

    Education

     

    Universidad Santa María la Antigua

    • Bachelor of Laws and Political Science (2011)

    University of Arkansas

    • Master's in Business Administration - MBA (2015)

    Fields of Specialization

    • Expert in Regulatory Banking Law matters, advisory to local and international licensed banks in the Republic of Panama, and all required formalities before the Superintendence of Banks of Panama, including the licensing process and disciplinary proceedings.
    • Corporate Law
    • Legal advisory in commercial and administrative matters
    • Civil, commercial, employment and administrative contract drafting and review.

    Languages

    • Spanish
    • English
    José Miguel Navarrete - Castillo Estudio

    Education

    Universidad  de  Panamá

    • Bachelor of Laws and Political Science (1989).
    • Postgraduate Studies in Procedural Law (1995).
    • Arbitrator trained with the Center for Conciliation and Arbitration of Panama (CeCAP, per its Spanish acronym) and the Conflict Solution Center (CESCON, per its Spanish acronym).

    Memberships

    • Panama Bar Association/Colegio Nacional de Abogados (Mediation and Arbitration Commission);
    • International Bar Association (IBA);
    • Panamanian Employment Law Association and Panamanian Corporate Executives Association (APEDE, per its Spanish acronym).

    Fields of Specialization

    • Civil, commercial, maritime, employment, IP and general administrative litigation.
    • Alternative dispute resolution methods (mediation, conciliation and arbitration).
    • Corporate legal consulting in employment, commercial and administrative matters.
    • Civil, commercial, employment, banking loan and administrative contract drafting and review.
    • Client legal advisory in consumer protection and antitrust matters.
    • Multinational company branch (SEM, per its Spanish acronym) and Panamá Pacífico licensing formalities.

    Languages

    • Spanish
    • English