Ricardo Cambra La Duke

Graduated in 1999 from the Santa María La Antigua University as a Law and Political Science graduate, he immediately began private law practice by joining a prominent law firm in Panama City as a Senior Associate.


After a few years in this firm, he decided to look for new professional goals and since 2001 has collaborated as a partner for other law firms. Subsequently, in 2007, he decided to found his own law firm, Cambra La Duke & Co.


Mr. Cambra focuses his legal practice on Corporate Law, Tax Law, Offshore and Onshore Company Constitution, Private Interest Foundations and Trusts, Trademarks and Patents, Asset Protection, Migration and Real Estate.


Among his experience in legal practice, Cambra has also drafted and reviewed commercial agreements and contracts (distribution, franchising and licensing agreements); he has participated in the negotiation and drafting of real estate contracts, as well as in the revision and drafting of labor contracts and internal work regulations for private companies; he has also conducted the due diligence processes for transactions and provided advisory services to individuals and companies in the Americas and Europe, around the aforementioned practice areas.


Being a true believer in continuing education, Mr. Cambra regularly attends local and international conferences, such as those organized by International Legal Training (New York, USA), the International Tax Planning Association, the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association, which deal with issues related to international transactions, Tax Planning, Due Diligence, Asset Protection, among many other subjects. He recently participated in a course on International Tax Law at the prestigious IBFD Tax Academy in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Cambra has also participated as a speaker in national and international conferences, such as “Panama: Offshore Tax Haven of the Americas” and “The Panama Private Interest Foundation: An Asset Protection Tool”. In addition, he has published articles in well-known publications.


In terms of language proficiency, Cambra is fluent in both Spanish and English. He is also a member of the National Bar Association of Panama, the European Association of Lawyers (AEA), the International Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association, and the International Trademark Association.