Carlos Molino, a principal partner at FABREGA MOLINO, heads the firm’s Immigration Department. He demonstrates exceptional proficiency in the corporate domain, with focused expertise in corporate and business law, estate planning, and private interest foundations.

With a comprehensive outlook, Carlos counsels a distinguished local and international clientele in structuring cross-border corporate frameworks for highly intricate transactions. He is an authority in devising national and international wealth management and administration schemes, encompassing diverse legal entities such as corporations, limited liability companies, anonymous societies, and private interest foundations.

In the realm of immigration law, Carlos is distinguished for delivering comprehensive solutions, from work and residency permits to visas and citizenship applications. His adeptness extends to advising multinational corporations establishing a presence in Panama under special economic regimes, ensuring a seamless and legally robust transition.

Furthermore, Carlos is acclaimed for his significant contributions as a keynote speaker at local and international gatherings organized by esteemed institutions such as the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the International Bar Association (IBA). His speaking engagements cover various topics, including migration, estate planning, and Panamanian corporate law, rendering him an influential and esteemed figure within the legal community.


  • University of Bradford, England (LL.M. in International Business Law, 2013).
  • University: Santa Maria la Antigua University, Panama, Republic of Panama (LL.B., 2010). As degree elective, attended a seminar on Contractual and non-contractual Civil Liability on Air Law and a Seminar on Information Technology: “Evidentiary Law and crimes”.
  • Legal English Course: September 2012 – B2 Higher Level – London School of Business & Finance (LSBF) School of English.


  • Spanish (Authorized Public Translator).
  • English (Authorized Public Translator).

Memberships & Associations

  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). Panama National Representative from the year 2018-2023.
  • Panama National Representative of the Tax Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).
  • America Chambers of Commerce and Industries of Panama.

Relevant Transactions

  • Legal advisers for multinational companies, for obtaining its incorporation, registrations, and operational formalities.
  • Legal adviser for the corporative transaction (merger and posterior cleavage) of Panama’s top flour company.
  • Legal advisers for families in estate planning offering the structuration solution through Panamanian private interest foundation.
  • We represent several multinational companies, including a company in the industrial and pharmaceutical sector and one of the biggest Consumer Packaged Goods Company to obtain a permanent or temporal visa to the Multinational Corporation staff.
  • We advise international consortium to obtain a temporary residence permit as expatriates employed by companies under contract with the government.
  • We represent Asian companies related to the logistics and transport sector to obtain residence permits as an executive of international companies whose functions have effects abroad (formerly known as the special temporary visitor).