Leading banking and finance lawyer, Panama, Chambers Latin America (2011-2022)
ARIFA partner Estif Aparicio was ranked Band 1 for Banking and Finance in Panama by Chambers Latin America 2022.
"He is a very knowledgeable lawyer with top-tier experience in the banking area, particularly handling regulatory matters." A "reference in banking transactions." Chambers 2021.
"He's absolutely excellent; he has all the technical knowledge we need. He has tremendous capabilities and he's very hard-working. There's no doubt that he is someone at the highest level in Panama." Chambers 2019.
"I really respect him. He is top of the list for me, and I would always call him if I needed assistance with a banking matter. He is an outstanding lawyer not only due to his knowledge but also because of the way he treats others." "He is able to handle a huge number of cases whilst still providing us with an impeccable service." Chambers 2018.
"He is praised by sources for his involvement and capabilities in this field, and offers particular expertise in cross-border transactions." Chambers 2017.
According to Chambers 2016, clients have said: “A very practical and experienced lawyer who is committed to finding a solution that is compatible with everyone.”
In 2014, Chambers also noticed: "His advice is always very clear and reliable. He demonstrates a great deal of knowledge on financing, especially for projects and administrative issues."
About Chambers Latin America
Chambers Latin America is one in a series of guides by Chambers & Partners, offering insight into the top firms and lawyers worldwide, to the legal profession. A team of over 40 full-time researchers interviewed clients and leading practitioners worldwide, in order to assess the reputations and expertise of business lawyers covering the whole of the Latin America, over a period of 6 months. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client. Firms and individuals are ranked in bands.