Top ranked firm, Chambers Latin America (2009-2023)

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega once again received top rankings from Chambers Latin America. The 2023 directory places ARIFA and its lawyers among the best in Panama. ARIFA has been highly ranked by the prestigious international legal publication every year since the first Latin America edition was launched in 2009.

Panamanian firm with the most recognized lawyers in Band 1:

Ricardo M. Arango
Band 1 Capital Markets
Band 1 Corporate/M&A

Estif Aparicio
Band 1 Banking & Finance 
Band 1 Capital Markets

Jorge Loaiza III
Band 1 Shipping

Panamanian law firm with the most Band 1 practice areas:

Band 1 Banking & Finance practice group
Band 1 Capital Markets practice group
Band 1 Corporate/M&A practice group
Band 1 Shipping practice group

Other ARIFA legal teams recognized for their expertise and exceptional client service were Dispute Resolution, and Project & Energy.

About Chambers Latin America

Chambers Latin America is one in a series of guides by Chambers & Partners, offering insight into the top firms and lawyers worldwide, to the legal profession. Chambers Global is independent and research based. Over 14,000 in-depth interviews were conducted for this first edition of Chambers Latin America. A team of over 40 full-time researchers interviewed clients and leading practitioners worldwide, in order to assess the reputations and expertise of business lawyers covering the whole of the Latin America, over a period of 6 month. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.