Abogados en Panamá

Jorge A. Quijano R.

Founder and Managing Partner

jorge quijano

Area of Practice

Corporate, Labor, Immigration and Maritime law

For over 20 years has counseled a diverse clientele on international and domestic commercial and maritime transactions. Has also rendered competent advice and representation on the incorporation and organization of entities to reduce tax burden and achieve asset protection.

Has served as arbitrator on a series of maritime claims against vessels and as Maritime Law Instructor to seafarers on board Panama flagged vessels.

Jorge has also represented and advised Seafarers Manning Agencies, Training Centers, Classification Societies, and Shipowners at the Maritime Authorities in Panama.

Universidad Santa María La Antigua, Bachelor of Laws, and Political Sciences, 2001.

Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom, LL.M. in Legal Aspects of Marine Affairs, 2002.

Universidad de Panamá. LL.M. in Labour Law, 2007

Panama Bar Association

Panama Maritime Law Association

Ship Arrested

Panama Maritime Law Instructor, 2006

Certified Public Translator, 2001

“Maritime Injunctions: An Alternative to Ship Arrest in Panama.” The Arrest News, Ship Arrested, Julio 2021. Malaga, España.

“La suspensión de los efectos de los contratos de trabajo y sus implicaciones” Revista Mundo Social. Febrero 2021.

“Frequently Asked Questions on Ship Arrest” Paradigm Magazine (Primerus). 2019, EE. UU.

“Raising the Flag for Ship Efficiency” Ship Efficiency Review Magazine. Marzo 2016, Reino Unido.

“International Insurance Law and Regulation” Center for International Legal Studies. Salzburgo, Austria. Septiembre 2012.

“New Headquarters of Multinational Companies Law in Panama” Inter-Pacific Association (IPBA) Journal. September 2010.

“Labour and Employee Benefits Handbook (Panama) 2010/2011” Revista Practical Law Company (PLC), Reino Unido.

Spanish and English