Isabel Cristina Lopez

LOVILL - Panama

Founding Partner

Calle 74-E, Edificio Midtown SF74, Suite 1705
San Francisco, Panama City, Republic of Panama

+507 2153215

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Top 25 Latin American Women in Litigation

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Cristina is a founding partner of LOVILL, where she leads the team for dispute resolution, litigation, national and international arbitration.

She regularly represents and advises clients on international arbitrations under CeCAP, ICC and ICSID rules, among others. Cristina has been recognized by prestigious international guides such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal for her merits in complex international negotiations and disputes.

She is a designated Arbitrator at the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama and was the representative for Latin America of the International Chamber of Commerce ICC/YAF (2017-2019). Cristina specializes in leading teams in high -profile cases in infrastructure, logistics, finance, real estate, energy, telecommunications and representation of states, and has experience in national and international arbitrations. Her law and master degrees were carried out at the University of Oviedo (Spain), at Santa Maria La Antigua Catholic University of Panama, and at the University of Warwick, England through the Chevening scholarship from the British Council.

Cristina´s corporate practice has been as advisor and leading counsel for several corporations, multinationals and family offices in corporate transactions and day to day operations where she leads her team. Within the industries she has advised and has a deep understanding are; infrastructure, real estate, telecommunications, financial, energy, hotel, distribution and logistics, where she is very active due to her negotiation skills and business knowledge that provides and added value to her clients.

Cristina also participates as a panelist and speaker in several national and international organizations in relevant subjects that include law, corporate social responsibility, gender diversity and leadership. She has a commitment in promoting social impact and giving back through pro bono cases and promoting best practices in the exercise of the Rule of Law in Panama.


Updated June 2021