The Hatstone Group has launched a new Panamanian law firm, Hatstone Abogados.
Carl O'Shea (pictured), partner at the new firm, says: "Following requests from clients and intermediaries, Hatstone Abogados has been established to provide a fast and efficient service in relation to Panamanian companies, foundations, legal opinions and all corporate and commercial matters. In keeping with the philosophy and values of the Hatstone Group, private and corporate clients will enjoy a client focused partner-led service."
Panamanian partner Lizst Real says: "This is an exciting time for Panama which, as a jurisdiction, has a great deal to offer the international community. Competition is welcomed in Panama, which is working hard to increase its service levels. Hatstone Abogados aims to play its part in this.”
The Hatstone Group's head office is in Jersey from where Hatstone lawyers provides services across a range of core practice areas, including private client, corporate and commercial, investment funds, capital markets, litigation and wills and probate.
The group's third office is in Cape Town, South Africa, which is headed by Hannes Botha.