The Firm

Coronell, Lam & Asociados

We provide in an efficient manner a wide range of legal services allowing us to offer effective counseling in legal subjects such as: organization of corporations and foundations, legal procedures and transaction keys at the Colon Free Zone, transaction keys to operate in the special free port system of Colon, administrative procedures, mercantile agreements, registration of trademarks, patents, copyrights and others of the industrial property, successions, wills, real properties, civil lawsuits, family proceedings, immigration, labor and tax proceedings; criminal proceedings in the inquisitorial system and the accusatory penal system.


Our law firm was established in 1968 in the City of Colon, located in the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal.  In this area you can find the largest port facilities of the country and the Colon Free Zone, being first in importance and currently the largest in the Western Hemisphere of the American Continent.  Also you can find in this area the Special Free Port System of Colon, wherein purchase of allowed goods are exempted from entry and sales taxes.

One of the main purposes of the law firm is to offer a fast and efficient service to companies established or to be established in Panama, located abroad and all those persons visiting Panama, specially this important economic area of the country, home of the Colon Free Zone and the Colon Free Port.

To facilitate compliance with the new legislation on money laundering, we have established a new compliance department offering counseling services to companies for the implementation of prevention plans for this crime.

The international business developed in the area has allowed us to establish a network of correspondents worldwide, specially in Latin America.  For more than twenty-five (25) years and through this network, we maintain permanent contact with colleagues around the globe and with their partnership, offering a fast and efficient legal cooperation abroad.

The commercial activities developed in the Atlantic area of the country, specifically in the ports, have an annual movement of more than 7 million containers (TEU) and the Colon Free Zone has commercial transactions for more than ten billion dollars per year.  These activities have contributed to the development of an active industrial property department offering services in the registration of patents, industrial designs, trademarks, copyrights, to mention some.