Panama Attorney Named to International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers

London-based Who’s Who Legal has recognized Alvaro Aguilar of Lombardi Aguilar & Garcia as one of the world’s leading Corporate Tax lawyers, listing him in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers.

Panama, Panama, March 27, 2007 --( Who’s Who Legal has recognized Alvaro Aguilar of Lombardi Aguilar & Garcia as one of the world’s leading Corporate Tax lawyers, listing him in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers.

The book, published by London-based Who’s Who Legal, is a result of six months of independent research incorporating feedback from lawyers and in-house counsel, and covers 8000 private practice lawyers from over 100 national jurisdictions and covers 27 areas of corporate and commercial law.  The information is also available without charge from and is updated on a daily basis.

Managing Editor Callum Campbell said, “It is impossible to buy entry into this publication, only those lawyers who receive sufficient nominations from their peers are included. This book represents a truly global, highly qualitative survey of only the best corporate tax lawyers, based on exhaustive research.”  Research is conducted through conversations with private practice lawyers of repute in the practice area in question and in related fields, as well as with general counsel. Subsequent telephone and face-to-face interviews are conducted internationally to permit the refining of the listing to a selection of between 100 and 400 lawyers who, by general agreement, are considered the pre-eminent lawyers in the field.

The Who’s Who Legal series acts as a reference source for purchasers of legal services seeking to corroborate the reputations of expert lawyers recommended to them by another party.  Who’s Who Legal aims to reduce the short -term costs incurred in finding a lawyer, but more significantly, to minimise the transactional expense and risk of receiving poor counsel

About Alvaro Aguilar
Alvaro Aguilar is a partner at Lombardi Aguilar & Garcia and practises in the areas of corporate taxation, real estate and intellectual property matters.

Mr Aguilar has advised multinational and local clients in real estate purchases and development, international mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, real estate investment funds, joint ventures, trusts, foundations, software licensing, e-commerce, and electronic transfer of funds. Recent transactions include the purchase of real estate by a US retailer, purchase by a US finance entity of a stake in a Central American bank, tax arrangements and sale of a property to a Panama-US joint venture and structuring of a property management joint venture for US investors.

He graduated from Universidad Santa Maria law school in Panama and received his LLM in International Trade & Banking from Washington College of Law in Washington, DC.

About Lombardi Aguilar & Garcia
Lombardi Aguilar & Garcia was created as an alternative for clients worldwide who seek fast, innovative and effective solutions to their legal problems. The firm currently provides services to individual and corporate clients in Panama as well in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Its partners maintain a commitment with professional ethics and social responsibility by participating in the board of directors of groups such as the Panama Bar Association, the German Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) of Panama.

The firm centers its law practice in private client services and asset protection (Private Interest Foundations, Trusts), business structures (Offshore Corporations), tax planning, real estate and e-commerce. It also advices in areas of Law such as Corporate, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Maritime, Tax, and Immigration Law as well as related litigation that may arise.

For more information, contact +507 340-6444, e-mail aaguilar (at), or see: Lombardi Aguilar & Garcia

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