Holness, Vivian D.

Holness, Vivian D.

Senior Associate

T +507 205 7046
E vholness@arifa.com

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Vivian D. Holness is an associate of the firm since 2006.

Ms. Holness is a highly effective labor lawyer advising private companies hiring foreign personnel in Panama on a wide range of immigration legal requirements and labor procedures.

As part of the ARIFA multidisciplinary team advising international companies doing business in Panama, Ms. Holness brings to the table her vast experience on the many labor and immigration benefits granted under the free zones & special economic zones regimes designed to attract and promote investments and logistics service, to identify the most tax-efficient special regimes options for her clients.


Master of Laws (Maestría en Derecho con énfasis en derecho comercial), magna cum laude, Latin American University of Science and Technology (2005) (concentration on commercial law)

Bachelor of Laws (Licenciatura en Derecho y Ciencias Políticas), sigma lambda, University of Panama (2003)


  • Panama


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese