Kharla Aizpurua Olmos

Kharla Aizpurua Olmos



  • Banking and Finance
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Projects

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Morgan & Morgan

Kharla Aizpurua Olmos is a Partner at Morgan & Morgan and works in the Corporate Law Department since 2008.

Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos mainly advises clients in domestic and cross-border financing transactions. She has been involved on matters pertaining to syndicated lending, project finance, securitization and public offerings.

Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos earned her experience as an associate in the Corporate Law Department of Garrigues, Tax and Legal Advisers in Madrid-Spain, focusing on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, project finance and securities matters.

Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos is also committed with pro bono activities of the firm. She regularly participates as volunteer in the Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in very low-income communities. Furthermore, she played a key role in the team responsible for drafting the bill to organize national volunteering in the Republic of Panama and serves as counsellor to different Panamanian NGOs.

Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos obtained an LL.B. from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain and a LL.M. from the Cornell Law School, University of Cornell, Ithaca, New York, USA. She has also completed a course in Business Management of NGOs from the University of Louisville in Panama and obtained a certification in Financial Skills for Practice and Management from the INIDEM Business School.

Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos is a member of the National Bar Association of Panama. In addition, she is an affiliate of WIP Panama, Panamanian chapter of Women in the Profession Program of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice of the New York Bar Association.
She is fluently in Spanish and English and has intermediate knowledge of French and basic German.

Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance | Energy and Natural Resources | Mergers and Acquisitions | Projects | Securities and Capital Markets


Special Regimes Relevant to Panamanian Startups
Morgan & Morgan, September 2020

At the beginning of astartup’slife,the use of financial resources in the most efficient way is of vital importance.It is for this reasonthatthe incentives that a country can provide to an entrepreneurand hisnewlyformed company can potentially determine how and how much that company willgrow...

Panama: The World of Turnkey Contracts, Partial Payment Accounts and Certificates of No Objection
Morgan & Morgan, July 2020

For a long time, we have heard in different social media, for various reasons, some more positive than others, information related to Turnkey Contracts and the State indebtedness resulting from the Partial Payment Accounts (in Spanish, “Cuentas de Pago Parcial”) and Certificates of No Objection (in Spanish, “Certificados de No Objeción”)...

The Creation of a Startup in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, July 2020

An entrepreneur has a lot to consider when starting a new business...