LACCA Approved: Eric Britton

Arbitration Firm: Britton & Iglesias Panama
Tel: 507 388 4800

Eric has more than two decades practising law, focusing on commercial arbitration, locally and internationally, with emphasis on construction, energy, purchase-sales, distribution, public concessions, banking and finance, among others. Also provides counseling to foreign clients regarding how to best establish their investments in Panama, in terms of drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts and agreements for different commercial sectors.

He has served as legal counsel and arbitrator in multiple mediation processes based on the rules set by arbitration centres such as the centers of the Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, the Panamanian Chamber of Construction, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), UNCITRAL, and CIADI.

He is a member of the Panama Bar Association, the Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture, the governing board of the Arbitration Centre of the Panamanian Chamber of Construction, the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB) and the Latin American Arbitration group of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Eric has an LLB degree from the Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnologia (Panama, 1996), and an LLM in maritime law from the University of Tulane (USA, 1997). He took advanced studies in maritime arbitration at the Aegean Institute of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law (Rhodes, Greece, 1998), and specialised studies in contract law at the Universidad de Externado de Colombia (Colombia, 2007–2008), as well as specialising in construction law at Cambridge University (UK, 2014). He also holds a licence to practise law in the Republic of Colombia, issued by the Colombia’s Supreme Council of the Judiciary.


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