Luis G Manzanares

Luis G Manzanares
MMG Tower, 23rd Floor
Ave Paseo del Mar, Costa del Este
Panama City
+507 265 7777
+507 265 7700


Who's Who Legal Central America - Private Client

Luis Manzanares is a partner at Morgan & Morgan and heads the firm's special structures team which helps clients create tax efficient multi-jurisdictions asset protection and distribution structures.

Mr Manzanares focuses his practice on estate planning and fiduciary services, as well as corporate services in multiple jurisdictions. His client portfolio includes banks and trust companies, and family businesses and companies, all of which require sophisticated, custom-made fiduciary solutions for the organisation and administration of private matters or specific business transactions.

Mr Manzanares has served as managing director of Morgan & Morgan Trust Corporation Limited, in the British Virgin Islands. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr Manzanares was head of legal and trust services, Dresdner Private Banking International (DPBI) in Panama.   

He was also co-founder and director of the Panamanian chapter of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP); former president of the Panamanian chapter of STEP; and treasurer of the BVI Association of Registered Agents.

Mr Manzanares is also involved in pro bono activities as he regularly assists the legal open houses organised by the firm in very low-income communities, providing free legal orientation on subjects such as family law, domestic violence, labour law, immigration, and litigation, among others.

WWL says: Luis Manzanares is “a superb lawyer” according to commentators, who commend his extensive knowledge of private client matters including trusts and estate planning.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Central America which can be purchased from our Shop.

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