Marlyn Narkis Assis joined the firm in 2006 when she obtained her certificate of competence, becoming associate in 2012. During her practice at MDU Legal, she gained valuable experience as corporate lawyer, specializing in corporate law, commercial law, real estate, trademark law, migration, health law and public procurement.
Her practice focuses on legal counsel and on supporting local and international companies in all the stages of the business, including the preparation of corporate documents and other issues related to the daily legal needs of the companies such as negotiating contracts, obtaining permits, licenses, or other administrative proceedings with the Panamanian authorities. She assists clients with the legal aspects of real estate and development transactions. She also acts as lawyer in a banking institution, by supervising their proceedings of due diligence.
She has represented our clients in legal affairs related to the Public Procurement Sector, including the preparation of public offers, legal assistance during the bidding procedures, claiming and defending the interests of the clients before the corresponding instances, legal support in the review and governmental contract negotiations, counsel in the writing and review of construction contracts and legal support during the development of projects, including her relationship with contractors and public institutions. Marlyn is the current treasurer of the Latin-American Chapter of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (“IWIRC”) and was acknowledged as a leading attorney in transactions law by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America.