OUR TEAM

TEAM

Ricardo Cambra

Founding Partner

Founding partner of CLD Legal. With over 20 years of experience, he is an expert in company formation, Foundations, Trusts, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Taxes, and Intellectual Property.

RICARDO CAMBRA LA DUKE

 

Ricardo, with more than 20 years of experience in Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Taxes and Immigration, is our founding partner,

 

A true believer in continuing education, Ricardo regularly attends local and international conferences and seminars such as those organized by International Legal Training (New York), International Tax Planning Association, International Bar Association, IBFD in Amsterdam and the American Bar Association, which deal with topics related to international transactions, tax planning, due diligence, asset protection, among many others. He has recently participated in a refresher course in International Tax Law at the prestigious Maastricht University.

 

Likewise, he has participated as a speaker in conferences on topics such as: “Panama: Offshore Tax Haven of the Americas” and “The Panama Private Interest Foundation: An Asset Protection Tool” (The Foundation of Interest Private: A Tool for Asset Protection) and has published articles in well-known publications.

 

His working languages are Spanish and English.

 

Ricardo is a member of the National Bar Association of Panama, Association of European Attorneys (AEA),the International Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association, the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Trademark Association.

Nicole

Nicole Perez

Associate Lawyer

A lawyer with experience in registration and maintenance of Intellectual Property portfolios worldwide. Specialist in legal strategies for entrepreneurs.
Nicole has an investigation on the Protection of Software in Intellectual Property in Codified Law and Anglosaxon Law.

NICOLE BIANETH PÉREZ PÉREZ


Intellectual Property Lawyer graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors. I have four years of experience in legal practice, focused on the field of Intellectual Property. As a lawyer, my practice focuses on creating strategies for the protection and exploitation of intangible assets.


EXPERIENCE


ASSOCIATE LAWYER OF THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT - LEGAL CLD- OCTOBER 2018- PRESENT


Director of the Intellectual and Regulatory Property Department. As a lawyer, I am in charge of advising, strategy, protection and defense of intangible assets in all jurisdictions of the Caribbean, Central America, South and North America, as well as for entrepreneurs and multinational companies, in collaboration with colleagues from all parts of the continent. In addition, I am responsible for regulatory and data privacy matters.

 

MEMBERSHIPS


PANAMANIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATION - APADEPI - 2020


INTER-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - ASIPI— 2020


INTERNATIONAL BRANDS ASSOCIATION -INTA— 2019
Member of the Indigenous Peoples Law Committee for the period 2020-2021


BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE LAWYERS CHAPTER- AXXION- 2019

 

EDUCATION


MASTER IN LEGALTECH AND LAW MANAGEMENT - UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA 2020 - IN PROGRESS


DIPLOMA IN DATA PROTECTION - UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE PANAMA- 2019-2020


BACHELOR OF LAW AND POLITICAL SCIENCES- UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA SANTA MARÍA LA ANTIGUA- 2018
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors

 

PUBLICATIONS


Graduate Thesis: Protection of Software in Intellectual Property: comparative law of Anglo-Saxon law and codified law.


COURSES AND SEMINARS

  • XXI Work Sessions and Board of Directors- 2019- Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property- Lima, Peru.
  • 141 Annual Meeting- 2019- International Trademark Association INTA- Boston, United States
  • Regional Seminar “Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks” - 2018- IP KEY,
    Ministry of Commerce and Industries- Panama.
  • General Course on Intellectual Property- 2017- OMPI Academy

 LEADERSHIP AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES

  • Volunteer - Canal de Empresarias de Ciudad del Saber- 2019- 2020: training on Intellectual Property for its members
  • Lecture "Intellectual Property for your business" - National Union of Small and Medium Enterprises - UMPYME - 2019
  • Guest for training on Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights to Panamanian teams for Jessup Moot Court- Jessup Foundation - 2018
  • HATCH LATAM- 2017
  • Invited "Practical Workshop on Trademark Registration" XXII Congress of the Engineering Faculty
    Industrial of the Technological University of Panama - 2017
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Law Students Association - ADEUSMA- Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua - 2016-2017

Jose

José de la Peña

Founding Partner - CLD Guatemala

guatemala

With years of experience, José has made a name in Guatemala specializing in civil and maritime and port law. While also having worked at the Guatemala supreme court of justice.

Alejandro

Alejandro de la Fuente

Founding Partner - CLD Guatemala

guatemala

Alejandro, our business partner from Guatemala does local and international corporate practice management and specializes in the areas of Migration, Intellectual Property, Compliance, asset protection, and business structures.

Julian

Julián F. Martínez González

CLD España

spain

Julián F. Martínez has an extensive professional career, fundamentally linked to the areas of Civil, Commercial and Criminal Law. In recent years, his performance has been especially focused on consulting related to corporate and legal-financial activity.

His preparation, knowledge, professional vocation, experience and sense of loyalty make him not only a guarantee lawyer, but also a fervent defender of the interests of his clients.

Julián F. Martínez Gonzalez, has a Law Degree from the CU Luis Vives (Fundación San Pablo CEU), a Master in Law and Private Law from the Institute of Higher Studies of the San Pablo CEU Foundation and also a Master in International Business Law (MIBL) by the Instituto de Empresa & Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.


Julian, whose training and specialization is eminently mercantilist, already, from the beginning of his professional career, demonstrated a very significant inclination and vocation towards the international practice of Law.


Since then, more than two decades and five years ago, Julian has been directing and coordinating the commercial area of law firms, which in addition to being pioneers in their methods, have always been highly specialized in the practice of Private Law.


During this time, Julian, in his capacity as Managing Partner or Senior Associate of these firms, has participated in innumerable corporate structuring, merger and acquisition operations, nationally and internationally, and has always stood out for his great strategic and operational capacity.


Its clients include renowned international financial operators and investment funds, highly qualified and informed investors, prestigious companies linked to the pharmacy, marketing, telecommunications, construction and maintenance sectors, as well as a long list of liberal professionals from other fields that They trust your experience and knowledge.


Julian is also a trial attorney who, during his more than 27 years of practice, has participated in all types of commercial, arbitration and criminal proceedings, with an overwhelming success rate.


This circumstance, in addition to its corporate capabilities, has provided it with important recognition, in certain operators, at an international level in terms of recovery and consulting in the matter of complex insolvency situations, which has led it to design important operations of this nature in countries such as the United States of America, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Chile or Argentina, among others.


His preparation, knowledge, professional vocation, experience and sense of loyalty make him a guarantee lawyer, and a fervent defender of the interests of his clients, to such an extent that many of them have him incorporated into their structures as "Head of Legal” or Secretary of the Board of Directors.

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