Cesar Rivera

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Cesar is a Panamanian lawyer specializing in commercial and civil law, insurance and maritime litigation and arbitration. He has been advising on commercial, insurance and litigation for Banks, Insurance Companies, Trusts, and major Panamanian and international companies.


Cesar is a Panamanian lawyer with more than 25 years of legal experience.  He holds a Panama practicing certificate.

Cesar began his career at Rivera, Bolivar & Castañedas where he became partner and gained vast experience in advising clients on litigation for civil, commercial, maritime and insurance matters.

He qualified as a Panamanian lawyer in 1995, and received his LLM in Admiralty, with distinction from USMA in 1998.  Since then, he has been a Professor at USMA for six years (civil and commercial law) and ULACEX for four years (civil and bankruptcy law, and marine insurance); speaker at several seminaries; published several articles in La Estrella de Panamá (Panamanian Newspaper); member of the Maritime Chamber of Commerce and President of the Logistics and Transportation Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Panama).


Cesar is fluent in both Spanish and English.


Cesar enjoys time with his family and loves to play Golf anytime, anywhere.