Melhado & Webster
GISELLE MELHADO M.

Education:
  • Santa Maria la Antigua University, Rep. of Panama; Degree in Law and Political Sciences, 1998 (Magna Cum Laude).
  • Duke University, School of Law, LL.M. (Master of Laws), 1999
Professional Experience:
  • Ms. Melhado worked at Compañía Universal de Perfumería Francesa, S.A. (CHANEL Licensee) where she drafted contracts and legal memorandum related to distribution agreements and agreements regulating the company’s different points of sale in Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia Pacific.
  • Attorney at the Panamanian law firm Durling & Durling where she dealt with all aspects of Intellectual Property Law.
  • Attorney at the Panamanian law firm Sucre, Arias & Reyes where she served as an attorney to the law firm’s International Law Department.
  • Presently, one of the founder partners of Melhado & Webster.
Practice Areas:
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Taxation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contracts
Languages: English, Spanish and proficient in French and Italian.

Email: gmelhado@melhadowebster.com







ALLAN S. WEBSTER

Education:
  • Santa Maria la Antigua University, Rep. of Panama; School of Finance and Administrative Sciences, 1989-1990.
  • Santa Maria la Antigua University, Rep. of Panama; Degree in Law and Political Sciences, 1996.
  • Tulane University School of Law, LL.M. (Master of Laws), 1997.
Professional Experience:
  • Mr. Webster assisted in the coordination, implementation and execution of various maritime projects of the Panamanian governmental entity in charge of the administration, custody and maintenance of the land and real estate that reverted back to Panama in accordance with the Torrijos-Carter Treaties of 1977, which was formerly known as the Panama Canal Zone (A.R.I.);
  • Served as an attorney and tax consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Panama, assisting both local and international clients in tax and corporate issues, among others.
  • Worked for various years as an associate of the International and Corporate Department of Sucre, Arias & Reyes, a Panama based law firm.
  • Served as the Managing Director of the Panama office of Ferrell Schultz, a Miami based law firm, where he directed all of the Panama and Central America operations of the firm.
  • Presently, one of the founder partners of Melhado & Webster.
Areas of Practice:
  • Corporate Law and Offshore Vehicles
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Property Transactions
  • Tax Law
  • Maritime Law
Languages: English and Spanish

E-mail: awebster@melhadowebster.com
 
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