Juan Pablo Benavides has been an associate of the firm since 2014.
Mr. Benavides’ practice focuses on litigation, with emphasis on commercial and civil matters, labor, intellectual property, taxation and administrative cases.
During the 15 years prior to joining the firm, Mr. Benavides held various positions within the judiciary, including Court Senior Officer; Court Judicial Secretary; Judge of the Ninth Circuit Court of the District of Panama - Civil Branch; and Alternative Civil Circuit Judge of the Ninth Circuit Court - Antitrust, Consumer Protection and Intellectual Property.
Postgraduate studies on higher education (Postgrado en Docencia Superior), Interamerican University of Panama (2012)
Specialized judicial training course (Curso de Formación Judicial Especializada), Judicial School of the Judicial Power of Spain (2011) (concentration on commercial law)
Master of Laws, University of Panama (2009) (concentration on procedural law)
Postgraduate certificate course on banking and finance for the judicial branch of the Republic of Panama, International Banking Institute (2008)
Master of Laws, University of Panama (2008) (concentration on commercial law)
Postgraduate studies on commercial law, Interamerican University of Panama (2008)
Postgraduate studies on mediation, University of Panama (2003)
Bachelor of Laws (Licenciatura en Derecho y Ciencias Políticas), University of Panama (1997)
Member of the Civil Procedural Law Commission, National Bar Association (2019-2021)