"Our mission - To advise and assist in the solution of the problems and needs of our national and international clientele in diverse legal and corporate matters."
Icaza González-Ruiz & Alemán was founded under the name Lombardi E Icaza in the year 1920 by Dr. Juan Lombardi and Dr. Carlos Icaza A. In the year 1948, Dr. Francisco González Ruiz became a partner of the firm and in 1949, Dr. Roberto R Alemán also became a partner. After the demise of Dr. Lombardi, the name of the firm was changed, in 1950, to Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán.
Icaza González-Ruiz & Alemán is staffed with thirty six lawyers and more than 250 support personnel. Although engaged in the general practice of law, the firm emphasizes the following areas:
- Civil and Commercial Law
- Labor Law
- Banking Law
- Maritime Law & Admiralty
- Administrative Law
- International Commerce
- Litigation & ADR
- Insurance & Re-insurance
- Environmental Law
- Telecommunications & Energy
- Tenders & Bids
- Public Contracting and Privatizations
- Real Estate and Tourism
- Intellectual Property Practice and Litigation
- Immigration and Naturalization
- Consumer Protection & Competition Law
- Estate Planning (Trusts, Private Foundations, Wills)
Company formation: Panama, Anguilla, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands (BVI), Delaware (LLCs), Florida (LLCs), Cyprus, The Netherlands (CV), Marshall Islands, United Kingdom (LLP), Singapore, RAKs, among others.
To complement its international corporate services, the firm has established offices in the following jurisdictions:
British Virgin Islands: ICAZA, GONZÁLEZ-RUIZ & ALEMÁN (BVI) TRUST LTD was established in 1989 in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, with its own offices and with a license to engage in the organization and management of corporations, to conduct trust business and to act as a professional trustee of trusts.
Anguilla, West Indies: ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN (ANGUILLA) LIMITED, founded in 1999, with license to carry on the business of company management under the Company Management Ordinance 1994 of Anguilla.
Belize: ICAZA BELIZE TRUST CORP. LTD., founded in 2000, it is licensed for the organization and management of corporations according to the International Business Companies Act, 1990 of Belize.
Montevideo, Uruguay: ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN (SUR) S.A. is our affiliated office established in 2000 in Montevideo, Uruguay, to act as liaison between our South American clientele and our other offices.
Europe - Geneva and Lugano, Switzerland. These affiliated offices act as a liaison between our European clientele and Panama, BVI and our other offices. You may contact these offices regarding the organization and management of corporations in any of the jurisdictions we offer.
In addition to Spanish, our lawyers are fluent in English, French, German and Italian, which allows the firm to render a more efficient service to its international clientele.