Durling, Roy C.

Durling, Roy C.

Partner
Panama

T +507 205 7041
F +507 205 7001
E rcdurling@arifa.com

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SUMMARY

Roy C. Durling joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner in 2001.

Mr. Durling advises clients in the oil and port industries in tax and regulatory matters, specially in aspects relating to the operation of companies within the oil free trade zone regime. Mr. Durling has represented major oil and energy companies before the Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Secretary of Energy, Maritime Authority and tax authorities.

A versatile lawyer with skills in a wide range of corporate and commercial law areas, Mr. Durling also counsels local and international clients in the fields of ship finance; mining, banking and finance; capital markets; corporations; doing business and multinationals in Panama; international business transactions; and aviation.

Mr. Durling has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the areas of banking and mining by Who’s Who Legal, and as leading shipping lawyer by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America.

Member of the Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM). Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Durling worked in New York from 1986 to 1990 with Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens (today, Holland & Knight LLP) in the area of asset-based financing.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, Cornell University (1986)

Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University (1983)

BOARDS AND LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Director of Rotary Club of Panama (1998-2000)

Fellow of the American Bar Foundation




BAR ADMISSION

  • Panama and New York

LANGUAGE

  • Spanish
  • English

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