ATTORNEYS

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Magali de Torrijos
Founding Partner

Attorney with more than 20 years of experience, responsible for the overall supervision and direction of the firm.

Phone: +507-2266555

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Susel Almanza Guevara
Attorney

With over 15 years experience in Corporations & Ship Registration. Her experience working at the Panama Maritime Authority for 9 years allowed her to develop professionally her career in both areas. Currently in charge of the unit Torrijos & Asociados Corporate.

Phone: +507-6378-8395 +507-2266555

Email: salmanza@torrijos-asociados.com

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Elvia Bustavino
Senior Associate

Senior Associate and Marketing Director, with over 10 years of experience working with the firm and recognized as IMMARBE Deputy Registrar. In charge of Torrijos & Asociados Maritime unit.

Phone: +507-6997-3581 +507-2266555

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Maritime Law

Panama

Thanks to our unique geographical position, the existence of the Panama Canal and the fact that our merchant marine is the world’s largest ship registry, our country has become a pillar of the international maritime trade.

The maritime activity in our country is governed by the General Law of Merchant Marine (Law No. 57 of 6 August 2008) which establishes measures to optimize and benefit the fleet of ships previously registered or to be registered by providing several incentives such as absence of nationality requirements concerning the ownership of the vessel, reasonable registration fees, special discounts, and legislation favorable to ship-owners.

Should the Panamanian Registry be your option of choice, allow us to assist you with the following:

  • Legal Representation to vessels registered in the Panamanian Merchant Marine.
  • Regular, Special, Bareboat In- Out, & Laid Up Registrations.
  • Change of name and/or ownership, Resident Agent, Tonnage, Type of Service, Radio Accounting Authority, among others.
  • Patent and Radio Extensions.
  • Navigation Statutory Registry & Radio Station Statutory License.
  • Non-Encumbrance Certificates and Certifications.
  • Certificates such as MSMC, CSR, BCC, CLC, ISSC, and others.
  • Deletion Certificate.
  • Crew Licenses.
  • Nautical Publications and Flags.
  • Assistance on taxes payment.
  • Obtainment of IMO number for vessels and/or companies.
  • Legal Petitions to the Administration such as discounts, benefits, reconsiderations among other depending on the case.

Or professional legal team can also assist you with:

  • Vessel Acquisitions & Sales.
  • Ownership Title Recording.
  • Naval Mortgage Registration and Discharge.
  • Obtainment of Fishing Licenses.
  • Coordination to carry out the Sanitary Inspection to vessels and the obtainment of the certificate.
  • Maritime Concessions.
  • Operation Licenses for companies within the Republic of Panama.
  • Consultancy on Maritime Labor affairs.
  • Other related services.

Belice

Thanks to our unique geographical position, the existence of the Panama Canal and the fact that our merchant marine is the world’s largest ship registry, our country has become a pillar of the international maritime trade.

The maritime activity in our country is governed by the General Law of Merchant Marine (Law No. 57 of 6 August 2008) which establishes measures to optimize and benefit the fleet of ships previously registered or to be registered by providing several incentives such as absence of nationality requirements concerning the ownership of the vessel, reasonable registration fees, special discounts, and legislation favorable to ship-owners.

Should the Panamanian Registry be your option of choice, allow us to assist you with the following:

  • Legal Representation to vessels registered in the Panamanian Merchant Marine.
  • Regular, Special, Bareboat In- Out, & Laid Up Registrations.
  • Change of name and/or ownership, Resident Agent, Tonnage, Type of Service, Radio Accounting Authority, among others.
  • Patent and Radio Extensions.
  • Navigation Statutory Registry & Radio Station Statutory License.
  • Non-Encumbrance Certificates and Certifications.
  • Certificates such as MSMC, CSR, BCC, CLC, ISSC, and others.
  • Deletion Certificate.
  • Crew Licenses.
  • Nautical Publications and Flags.
  • Assistance on taxes paid.
  • Obtainment of IMO number for vessels and/or companies.
  • Legal Petitions to the Administration such as discounts, benefits, reconsiderations among others depending on the case.

A professional legal team can also assist you with:

  • Vessel Acquisitions & Sales.
  • Ownership Title Recording.
  • Naval Mortgage Registration and Discharge.
  • Obtainment of Fishing Licenses.
  • Coordination to carry out the Sanitary Inspection to vessels and the obtainment of the certificate.
  • Maritime Concessions.
  • Operation Licenses for companies within the Republic of Panama.
  • Consultancy on Maritime Labor affairs.
  • Other related services.

Corporate Law

The economy of the Republic of Panama has become one of the most stable economies in America as the result of the economic boom experienced since the beginning of 2003 to date. Panama provides significant benefits and thus increased confidence to all those small, medium and large enterprises wishing to establish their regional offices in the country.

The business department staff at TORRIJOS & ASOCIADOS CORPORATE is highly qualified and more than willing to assist you to develop your corporate project with regards to:

  • Incorporation of Offshore Companies.
  • Incorporation of Companies operating within the Republic of Panama, including:
    • All required permits to operate.
    • Consultancy and assistance in Immigration Services (visas, permits and rellocation).
    • Labor Affairs Consultancy.
    • Real Estate services through our strategic allies.
    • Recruitment Services through our strategic allies.
  • Public Registry Certificate and Certifications.
  • Minutes of Shareholders and Board of Directors.
  • Execution of Shareholders Agreement.
  • Incorporation of Private Interest Foundations.
  • Assistance on the payment of Annual Taxes to the Government.
  • Banking Introduction.
  • Corporate Books & Seals.
  • Nominee directors services.
  • Resident Agent services.

Should you require assistance in the jurisdictions of the British Virgin Islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Belize, we can assist you through our international agents while always maintaining our high-quality standards and efficiency.

Last but not least, should you wish to conduct a transaction not previously listed, please do not hesitate to contact us at abogados@torrijos-asociados.com

Our commitment to you is to become your strategic partner in matters requiring our collaboration!

Immigration & Labour Law

Due to the different factors that are prompting migratory movements / Relocations toward the territory of the Republic of Panama, the National Migration Service (SNM, for its Spanish acronym) has been focused on providing various opportunities for residence permits and different types of visas for foreigners who wish to establish on temporary or permanent basis in our country.

TORRIJOS & ASOCIADOS, through our Labour & Immigration division, will provide you one roof solutions for you, your family and company. Our service and highly skilled advice are wholly committed to getting effective results based on the highest standards of quality at a competitive price.

Don’t hesitate to contact us at salmanza@torrijos-asociados.com and/or abogados@torrijos-asociados.com if you require an assessment of your current immigration status or if you require assistance on labor law and negotiations in general.

Note that we offer the following services:

*Types of Visas

  • Non-Resident Visa.
  • Permanent Resident Visa.
  • Temporary Resident Visa.
  • Authorized Visas.

* Work Permits in General

Other Services

Transactions with the:

  • Ministry of Commerce and Industries.
  • Authority of Water Resources of Panama
  • Ministry of Foreign Relations.
  • Ministry of Economy and Finance.
  • Panama National Immigration Service.

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