Margie-Lys Jaime

Margie-Lys Jaime

Counsel, Infante & Pérez Almillano (IPAL)
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Margie-Lys Jaime, PhD., FCIArb, is of counsel at Infante & Pérez Almillano (Panama) and professor law at the University of Panama. Her practice includes international litigation, maritime disputes, commercial arbitration, investor-state dispute settlement and international trade. Currently, she is a legal adviser at the Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Panama, where she manages ISDS on behalf of the Republic of Panama before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

She received her PhD in law and LLM in International Economic Affairs Law from the University of Paris II (Pantheon-Assas), an LLM in arbitration and international business law from the University of Versailles (France), and an LLM in international business and economic law with a certificate in WTO Studies from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC.

She is admitted to practise law in Panama, the State of New York, US, and holds the Certificate of Aptitude for the legal profession (CAPA) in Paris, France. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (FCIArb), and the President of the Mediation and Arbitration Committee of the National Bar Association of Panama (2019–2023).

Margie-Lys is a professor of law at the University of Panama’s private law department. She is the author of a wide range of publications in her areas of expertise and has participated as speaker in a large number of forums internationally.

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