Roberto Alemán H continues to impress respondents with his exceptional work relating to private interest foundations operating in Panama.
Roberto R Alemán has been a partner at Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán since 1987, having joined as an associate in 1977.
He plays a key role in the corporate department, focusing on private clients, and the organisation and administration of corporations and private interest foundations in Panama.
Former roles include ambassador to Belgium and the European Economic Community (1990–1991); alternate director of Primer Banco del Istmo (1984–2006); director of the Juridical Commission at the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (1987–1988) and director of Cervecería Nacional and Refrescos Nacionales.
He graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, DC (1974), where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. He also earned a Juris Doctor at Louisiana State University (1977).
He is a member of the Panama Bar Association; the Union Club of Panama; the Yacht and Fishing Club of Panama; Multilaw, an association of independent law firms (chair, 2007–2009) and the Panama Golf Club.
Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and IFLR1000 have all recognised Mr Alemán as a leading lawyer in private client.
He is fluent in Spanish and English.