Legal 500 recognizes Patton Moreno & Asvat as a leading firm in 2022 Latin America rankings

We are pleased to announce that once again the firm has been recognized as an industry leader in the 2022 The Legal 500 Latin America guide.


In addition to highlighting 11 of our lawyers across 6 practice areas: Shipping, Offshore, Aviation, Corporate / M&A, Banking & Finance and Dispute Resolution.


Tier 1

  • Offshore

  • Aviation

  • Shipping

Tier 3

  • Banking & Finance

  • Corporate / M&A

  • Dispute Resolution


Leading Individuals

  • Banking & Finance

  • Maria de Lourdes Marengo

  • Aviation

  • Maria de Lourdes Marengo

  • Shipping

  • María Teresa Díaz

  • Belisario Porras


Next Generation Partners

  • Corporate / M&A

  • Khatiya Asvat

  • Offshore

  • Gilberto Arosemena

  • Lizette Salazar


Recommended Lawyers

  • Corporate / M&A

  • Ebrahim Asvat

  • Nadya Price

  • Shipping

  • Enrique Sibauste

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Joaquin De Obarrio

  • Maximiliano Quintero


Testimonials - Shipping

‘Patton, Moreno & Asvat is always responsive and has good strength in depth in its maritime practice, especially on the lender side.’


‘Belisario Porras is always available and is very knowledgeable on Panamanian maritime and corporate matters.’


‘The client services is very good and the partners are closely involved in the matters. The clarity with which they explain the issues is excellent.’


‘They have an excellent reputation for having extensive experience in the field. María Teresa Díaz is responsive, works quickly and provides an excellent service to clients. Furthermore, her knowledge of clients’ matters denotes a lot of experience.’


‘We trust the team to deliver and they are our preferred counsel in Panama.’


‘Enrique Sibauste is helpful, responsive and understands the time pressures we are under.’


Testimonials - Offshore

‘We always receive prompt replies to any questions, even theoretical ones, when we need clarifications in regards to BVI/Belize law. They provide a fast and efficient service.’


‘Gilberto Arosemena is extremely helpful, efficient and prompt. We always receive his feedback on the same day as the query and we know that any matters can be resolved with his help.’


‘Patton, Moreno & Asvat has become a leader in legal services in Panama in the last few years. They definitely have many talented lawyers and a large team. They are agile, knowledgeable in their field, available to clients and attentive. The firm has become a one-stop shop for me and my clients.’


‘The lawyer who stands out most of all is Gilberto Arosemena. He is a young lawyer with an exceptional track record, and he has an unmatched ability to listen to clients and understand what the issues are. He knows the Panamanian market incredibly well, has very good connections and is very professional.’


‘They are very dedicated and efficient. They have a good work ethos and can move a deal forwards while following best practice.’


‘Gilberto Arosemena is an excellent lawyer who is very focused and provides a good service. He is very friendly and responsive.’