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Miguel E. Urriola M. has more than twenty years of professional experience, focusing his practice in litigation, commercial and labour cases as well as in those concerning asset recovery.

He specializes in substantive civil, labour, consumer protection, public contracts and arbitration matters, among others.

Since 2005, he has participated as arbitrator in several arbitration proceedings at the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of Panama.

He was a partner of a prestigious law firm in Panama for sixteen years, representing local and international clients including multinational companies, family groups amongst others, in commercial, intellectual property, labour and consumer protection disputes, both in Civil Courts as well as in Commercial Courts.

In addition, Miguel is a distinguished negotiator of collective labour agreements in Panama.

He has been distinguished by prestigious international publications and directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and Who’s Who Legal in the area of dispute resolution.


  • University of Panama ,Panama(LL.B., 1994)
  • University of Science and Technology of Latin America, Panama (LL.M Corporative Law, 1999)
  • Santa Maria la Antigua University, Panama (LL.M., Labor Law 2007).
  • Las Americas University, Panama. (Diploma in Panamanian Labor Legislation and  Collective agreements Negotiations , 2005)


  • Spanish
  • English