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As a team led by professional Panama attorneys with more than 30 years of experience, we are dedicated to serving our clients with efficiency, excellence, and integrity.

Our firm partners place a great emphasis on giving individualized attention to each of our clients and only consider a job complete when a client is fully satisfied by the services we have rendered.

Lic. Francisco Javier Mata Donado

ATTORNEY | FIRM FOUNDER | PARTNER

francisco@matapitti.com  LinkedIn-Profile-Francisco

Main Areas of Practice: Practicing law in Panama since 1976. As founder and senior partner of the firm Francisco currently focus his practice in commercial and corporate law, maritime litigations, labor law and trials, Panama real estate law, as well as overseeing the firm various Panama based offshore legal services.

  • Born in San Jose, Costa Rica, 1952.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences, University of Panama, 1976.
  • Post-graduate studies at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain, 1976-1977.
  • Course of Administration for Corporate Lawyers, INCAE, 1978.
  • Participant, Academy of American and International Law, International and Comparative Law Center of the South-western Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas, 1982.
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Panamanian Association of Maritime Law, 1987-1988, 1994-1996.
  • Interim Judge of the Panama Maritime Court, 1996.
  • Arbitrator of the Conciliation and Arbitration Centre of Panama (CECAP).

Lic. Lourdes Pitti Sagrera

ATTORNEY | FIRM FOUNDER | PARTNER

lourdes@matapitti.com   LinkedIn-Profile-Lourdes

Main Areas of Practice: Practicing law since 1979, Lourdes has built up extensive experience with maritime law trials and negotiations also with migration law assisting international clients with the many programs Panama offer to obtain Panama residency. As a founder of M&P she is also an expert with our core area of practice which is focused in the panama offshore services such as incorporation and management of Panama offshore companies, offshore bank account referrals and procedures with private interest foundations

  • Born in David, Panama, 1954.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences in 1979.
  • Law Studies at the University of Panama and Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain.
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the Panamanian Association of Maritime Law
  • Authorized Public Translator (Spanish-English) since 1980.

Lic. Juan Carlos Mata

ATTORNEY | PARTNER SINCE 2004

jcmata@matapitti.com   LinkedIn-Profile-Juan-Carlos

Main Areas of Practice: With background studies in exterior commerce, international finances and offshore tax law, Juan Carlos has focused its legal practice since its beginning towards assisting global client with setting up and management of Panama Offshore Companies, Private Interest Foundations and its surrounding legal concerns. Juan Carlos has built up more than 10 years of experience working with the various Panama Offshore Services offered by the firm as well as asset protection consulting, offshore banking, vessel registrations and Panama trademark registrations.
  • Born in Panama City, Panama, 1981.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences in 2003.
  • Law Studies at the University Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama City, Panama.
  • International Tax Law postgraduate Studies at University Castilla La Mancha, Spain, 2005.
  • Postgraduate Studies in Exterior Commerce and International Finance, University of Barcelona 2005.
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • As a Managing Partner, Juan Carlos also oversees the permanent innovation of our firm internal processes, corporate design, our technology and communications platforms and relations with worldwide professional clients and law firms.

Lic. Cristina Mata

ATTORNEY | PARTNER SINCE 2009

cristina@matapitti.com   LinkedIn-Profile-Christina-Mata

Main Areas of Practice: Cristina currently focus its legal practice leading our firm Maritime Legal Services, such as Commercial and pleasure vessels registration under the Panama flag, coordination for vessels technical certificates and inspections. Cristina has also built up extensive experience working with worldwide ship owners and shipping companies with the general procedures through the Panama Maritime Authorities as well as incorporation of Panamanian Offshore Companies, Private Interest Foundations, trademark registrations and Panama real estate dealings.
  • Born in Panama City, Panama, 1986.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences in 2009.
  • Law School Studies at the University Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama City, Panama.
  • Authorized Public Translator (Spanish-English).
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • Cristina is also a recognized Ironman Triathlete.

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