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Yasser Williams

Posted on: February 21st, 2019 by 4ewebmaster No Comments

Yasser Williams has excelled at giving advice to multiple Panamanian and foreign companies, consortiums, business groups and high net worth investors in the areas of Real Estate Law, including Tourism Development and Shopping Centers; Environmental Law; Tax Law; Public Procurement; International Law and Corporate Law.

Before founding Williams & Williams, he practiced law in prestigious law firms and as in-house advisor, and external consultant as well, to companies related to the creation of real estate projects in Panama.

In the same way, Yasser Williams is recognized for his contribution to the promotion and development of the film industry in Panama and the region, being President of the non-profit Foundation IFF PANAMA, which conducts the Panama’s International Film Festival. He also provides legal advice to the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Association.

He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Law and Political Science School of Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua (USMA). Member of the Panamanian Bar Association and the National Association for the Reforestation and Allied of Panama.

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Juan Carlos Williams

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019 by 4ewebmaster No Comments

For over fifteen years, Juan Carlos Williams has advised companies in various fields, including family businesses and international organizations, not only in Panama but in the United States of America and Spain as well. His areas of expertise are Commercial and Corporate Law, International Law, Immigration and Establishment of foreign companies and special economic regimes.

Before founding Williams & Williams, he practiced law (in-house and external) and was the legal assistance of family offices, international organizations and international corporations in Panama, the United States and Spain.

He was a student intern of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain (MAE – AECI Program) of the Leader Scholarship Program of the Carolina Foundation and the Santander Group’s Cervantes Scholarship Program. Awarded as a Ten Outstanding Young Person (TOYP) by the Junior Chamber of Panama.

Juan Carlos Williams graduated from the Law and Political Science School of Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua (USMA); has a Postgraduate Degree in Financial Markets Law from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid (Spain); Finances from the Alcalá University (Spain) and Taxes from the Universidad Especializada del Contador Público Autorizado (UNESCPA University –Certified Public Accountant). He is also a graduate of the Leadership Program for Global Competitiveness at Georgetown University (USA).

Member of the Panamanian Bar Association and founder of the NGO “Enseña por Panamá”, member organization of the “Teach for All” network.

He has worked as a Private International Law and International Economic Law professor at Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua (USMA) and Universidad de Alta Dirección (ADEN).

Currently separated from the firm while acts as a public servant within the  The General Directorate of Revenues (DGI).

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Yulissa Williams

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019 by 4ewebmaster No Comments

With almost twenty years of experience, Yulissa is the current head of the firm’s Department of Labor Law, Immigration and Judicial Processes. During her career she has been part of recognized local law firms, financial companies and held office as the Senior Officer III for the Secretariat of the First Superior Civil Court of the Judicial Body and Secretary of Magistrate of the First Superior Court of Justice of the First Judicial District of Panama.

She carries out duties in representing national and foreign companies in simple executive, mortgage, ordinary processes and summary proceedings.  She also gives advice on labor and immigration matters.

Yulissa holds a degree in Law and Political Science from the Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua (Cum Laude). She is certified as Internal Auditor ISO 90001-2008, and has carried out continuous education on Prevention of Money Laundering, Criminal Procedure Law and Probative Law.

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Verónica Castillo Rojas

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019 by 4ewebmaster No Comments

Verónica is a member of the Department of Labor, Immigration and Judicial Processes of the firm, and from 2012 she has been working in the legal sector, assisting in labor, immigration, and intellectual property procedures.

She attended the Law and Political Science School of the Universidad de Panamá.

María de Lourdes Ellero

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019 by 4ewebmaster No Comments

Specialized in Family Law, from the Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogotá, Colombia. She earned her degree in Law and Political Science from Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnología (Panama).