Luis Shirley is the Managing Partner of Shirley & Associates, as well as the founder of Shirley Trust Company Limited.
Education: Luis Shirley obtained his LL.B. from the University of Panama, School of Law in 1964, graduating Sigma Lambda. His thesis “Termination of Labour Contracts” prepared him for future achievements in Labour Law practice. He was admitted to the bar by the Supreme Court of Panama in 1964.
Areas of Practice: Further to his specialisation in Labour Law, Mr. Shirley is an expert in Corporate Law, Maritime Law and Civil Litigation.
Background: Luis Shirley was Professor of Political Science at the University of Panama, School of Law, from 1975 to 2002.
Mr. Shirley was President of the Delegation of the Republic of Panama to the Annual Conference of the International Labour Organisation for 1972-1975. During this period Luis Shirley was also Assistant Minister of Labour.
Mr. Shirley is fluent in English, Spanish and French.