Former Chief Officer of Investment and Trade in Services in the Republic of Panama joins Disan LLP bringing 10+ years of diverse expertise in public international law
WASHINGTON, DC – September 16, 2015 – International law firm Disan LLP is pleased to announce that Margie-Lys Jaime has joined the firm as an international counsel. Since opening its doors more than a year ago, Disan has held a keen focus on providing expert legal services throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The firm’s leadership is confident that Jaime will strengthen Disan’s public international law and sovereign states practice from its flagship Washington D.C. office, and enhance the firm’s ability to help corporate clients navigate the complexities of international treaties when structuring investments in the region.
Jaime comes to Disan with more than ten years of international law experience specialized in treaty negotiation and investor-state dispute settlement issues. She will focus on providing sovereign clients with expert advice on treaty negotiation, as well as investment and international dispute prevention and management. Jaime will be tasked with fortifying the firm’s capabilities for infrastructure projects involving public authorizations or concessions.
Margarita Sánchez, founding partner of Disan states: “We are beyond pleased to welcome Margie-Lys to our growing team. Her experience and knowledge will not only strengthen our sovereign state capabilities, but also our practice as a whole.”
Jaime is a former Chief Officer of Investment and Trade in Services of the Ministry of Trade and Industries in the Republic of Panama. Throughout her career, she has participated in free trade agreement negotiation rounds on trade in services, government procurement and investments. She has experience conducting consultations with public and private sectors, monitoring treaty implementation processes, and drafting statutory laws and other international compliance regulations. Jaime holds a PhD, three LL.Ms, a master’s degree in higher education, and a JD from universities in Panama, Paris, and Washington D.C. Jaime is licensed in Panama.
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About Disan LLP
Disan LLP is an international law firm based in Washington D.C. with a keen focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded in 2014 by award-winning attorney and entrepreneur Margarita Sanchez, the firm is dedicated to helping individuals and companies do safe, effective, complaint throughout these international regions. Disan focuses on providing a rich understanding of Latin American culture and round-the-clock dedication to its clients through the field of international law. Learn more about Disan at www.disanlegal.com.