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Legal Services

Abela Maldonado & Asociados Ltda

Contact: Andrew Abela, Manager
Calle 71 No 6-57, Ofic 302
Bogot D.C. Colombia
Phone: (571) 2553130/20/21
Fax: (571) 5449172
Email: aabela@N0SPAM.abelamaldonado.com
Web: http://www.abelamaldonado.com

Abela Maldonado & Asociados is a law firm which provides a wide range of legal services to its national and international clients. The experience of its attorneys exceeds 25 years with many fluent in Spanish, English and French. Our fields of expertise consists of commercial, civil, financial and administrative law, international contracts, foreign investments, oil and gas, litigation and arbitration.

Experts in the following Services: Civil and commercial law; project structuring; administrative law; transfer of technology; property law; civil, commercial and administrative litigation.
Other services provide: Aeronautic law, labor law, mining, and oil and gas law.

Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Contact: Jaime Trujillo Caicedo, Partner
Av. 82 No. 10-62 6th Floor
Bogota D.C., Colombia
Phone: +57 (1) 6341500 - 6449595
Fax: +57 (1) 3762211
Email: office.bogota@N0SPAM.bakermckenzie.com
Web: http://www.bakermckenzie.com/colombia

Baker & McKenzie offers extraordinary breadth and depth of experience in legal and commercial compliance in South America. With deep local knowledge and broad global capabilities across 75 jurisdictions, we help major Colombian organizations and inbound foreign investors seamlessly manage even the most complex local and cross-border transactions. Our office is organized into practice groups that cover the full spectrum of law, our services include: Antitrust & competition, banking & finance, corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, tax, commercial, energy, information technology, infrastructure law, mergers & acquisitions, oil & gas, privacy, public law, patents, real estate and regulatory law.

Brigard & Urrutia Abogados

Brigard & Urrutia Abogados

Contact: Carlos Umaña Trujillo, Partner
Calle 70A No. 4 - 41
Bogota Cundinamarca Colombia
Phone: 5713462011
Fax: 5713100609
Email: cumana@N0SPAM.bu.com.co
Web: http://www.bu.com.co

Brigard & Urrutia has been Colombia´s leading firm for 80 years. It provides legal advice and assistance in
all relevant areas of business law and representation in a wide range of matters, including transactional, no transactional, litigation and dispute resolution advice. All of its partners and associates are fluent in at least one language other than Spanish and many of them are admitted to practice in foreign jurisdictions (most notably
in the state of New York). The firm’s lawyers are graduates from the top universities in Colombia and law schools located in the United States and Europe.
The firm has an extensive record as a supplier of first rate legal services to a global clientele formed by industrial,commercial and service companies, banks and other financial institutions, private equity funds, insurance companies, as well as national and foreign government agencies and companies.
The team is comprised of 12 partners, three of whom are devoted to intellectual property, 150 associates, 24
paralegals and an administrative staff of more than 110 members. Brigard & Castro is the associate firm of
Brigard & Urrutia for intellectual property matters. Both firms are fully integrated into one organization.

Cardenas & Cardenas Abogados

Contact: Dario Cardenas, Partner
Cra 7 No 71 - 52. Torre B, Piso 9
Bogot DC, 00000 Colombia
Phone: 571 - 313 7800
Fax: 571 - 312 2410
Email: misaacs@N0SPAM.cardenasycardenas.com
Web: http://www.cardenasycardenas.com

Cárdenas & Cárdenas Abogados is primarily recognized for its commitment to understanding the needs of its customers by accompanying them as professional counselors. Since 1913 C&C has worked under standards of high ethical commitment and professionalism.
The firm is regularly involved in international transactions representing both national and international clients. Its structure allows broad international support through correspondent firms in over 150 cities.
Additionally, it has established a pro bono commitment, being a founding member of the Fundación Pro Bono Colombia.
Experts in the following Services: Commercial, civil, banking, finance, leasing, trust, corporate, corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions, foreign investment, intellectual property, information technology and entertainment law, administrative litigation and arbitration, securities, immigration, labor, mining and petroleum taxes, insolvency, competition law.
Other services provided: technology transfer, environment, privatizations, aviation law, bankruptcy procedures and international trade.
INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS: The firm’s international clients cover a wide array of sectors, including oil and mining, services, manufacturing and distribution, telecommunications, banks and other financial institutions such as the US Ex-IM Bank, multilateral agencies such as the Inter-American Development Bank and IFC, among others. Notable international clients include Xstrata Coal, Pacific Rubiales, CB Gold,NeoGas, Calyon, Pluspetrol, Barclays Bank, Rio Tinto, Alcatel, Ford Motor, Banco Federal, Hertz, Delta Air Lines, ISA,Colombina, SAB Miller,Kellogg Company, Farmatodo, Morgan Stanley & Co, Facebook Inc., Unicharm Corporation, Merck, Baxter International, Ferrero,Harsco Corporation, Reichhold Química, Omnimex Resources, Leawood Investments,Newell Rubbermaid, Sunbeam-Oster, Saint-Gobain, Microsoft,Repsol, Prisa, Technip,McGraw-Hill, Telesat, Fluor, Lincoln Electric, Kimberly Clark, Frugosa, Accenture,Assa Abloy, Mastercard,Cabot Corporation and DEG.

Cavelier Abogados


Contact: Adriana Zapata, Managing Partner
Cra 4 # 72-35
Bogota Cundinamarca, 8 Colombia
Phone: 571 3473611
Fax: 571 2118650
Email: cavelier@N0SPAM.cavelier.com; beatrizgomez@N0SPAM.cavelier.com
Web: http://www.cavelier.com

Founded in 1953 by German Cavelier, Cavelier Abogados is inspired by a vision of excellence and innovation. The passion for law, customer service and knowledge, planted the foundations for new generations, building one of the most prestigious law firms in the country.
With the latest technological and legal structure, the Firm provides legal services to its clients in various areas of law, both in Colombia and abroad, becoming a strategic partner for the development of their businesses.
In our offices in Bogota and Medellin, we have about 40 lawyers, bilingual and trilingual talents, highly specialized graduates of the best national and foreign universities, who have the support of more than 50 experts who provide administrative support and management.
Service lines:
CAVELIER ABOGADOS offers its services in four business units, based on deep local knowledge, and focused on a global business overview:
• Public Actions • Foreign Trade and Foreign Exchange • Public Procurement • Administrative Law • Commercial Law • Copyright Law • Competition Law • Consumer Law • Entertainment Law • Financial Law • Real Estate and Urban • International Law • Labor and Immigration Law • Mining and Energy Law • Health Law, Regulatory and Compliance • Corporate and Business Law • Tax Law • Mergers and Acquisitions • Geographical Indications • International Law • Foreign Investment • Litigation • Trademarks • Capital Markets • Exams and Defenses • Patents and New Creations • Processes to jurisdictional authorities and Administrative Law • Business Secrets • Alternative Dispute Resolution • Information Technology • Plant Varieties
San Fernando Plaza
Carrera 43 A No. 1-50
Torre Protección, Oficina 652
Medellin, Colombia
Teléfono (57-4) 604 4794
Fax (57-4) 604 4731

Cuesta & Asociados

Contact: Juan Carlos Cuesta Quintero, Partner and CEO
Calle 72 No. 10-7 of 603
BogotD.C BogotD.C, NA Colombia
Phone: 571-2113097
Fax: 571-2554538
Email: contacto@N0SPAM.cuestalawyers.com
Web: http://www.cuestalawyers.com/

Cuesta & Associates Ltd. is a business focused law firm established in 1988 in Bogotá, Colombia, our 25th anniversary, headquartered in Bogotá (the Capital) and a branch in Medellín (2nd largest city) and with a net of associated which allow us rending services in the main cities along the country.

Our legal services are related to:

- corporate law (establishing corporations or branches in Colombia, M&A, shareholders agreements, due diligences),
- commercial law (drafting and negotiating agreements),
- tax and duty tax law (advising on tax effects of any transaction),
- regulatory law (prosecuting and obtaining sanitary registrations for liquors, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, healthcare and cleaning, food, etc),
- intellectual property (trademarks, patents, copyrights), franchising, advertising,
- unfair competition and consumer law;
- information technology, telecommunications,
- mining
- alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation, arbitration). Litigation and enforcement.
- valuation other areas.

We render services for foreign clients doing business in Colombia or willing to do business mainly with a very well established team and information technology tools.

Due to confidentiality policies we do not disclose our clients. For further information please visit our web page at www.cuestalawyers.com or contact us to contacto@cuestalawyers.com

Espindola International Consultants

Contact: Carlos Espindola-Scarpetta, Director
Calle 21 Norte No. 5AN-45, Piso 6, Edificio Gualcal
Cali Valle, 00000 Colombia
Phone: 57-2- 488-0378
Fax: 57-2- 668 8895
Email: cespindola@N0SPAM.espindola-ic.com
Web: http://www.espindola-ic.com

Espindola International Consultants is one of Colombia's leading consulting Firms in International Trade and business, established in 1.979 as a versatile, flexible and competitive organization, covering a full range of legal and strategic consulting services in order to satisfy the demands of our local and international world-class clients. We have prepared extensively to guide Colombian, foreign companies, and businesses in the Inter American integration, particularly with the Free Trade Agreements signed between the United States, Colombia and the Latin American communities, and the reality of the integration with China.
Experts in the following Services: International Trade, International Commercial Law, Customs and Foreign Exchange Regulations, International Trade Agreements, Foreign Investment, Banking and Insurance, Maritime and Aviation, Corporate and International Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxation, Business Law, Franchises, Joint Ventures, Regulatory in Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Beverages and Food, Administrative Law, Dispute Resolutions, Audits in Customs and Trade Matters, Litigation in Customs and Foreign Trade matters, Exchange Control and International Trade Matters; Logistics and International Business Planning.
We have offices in Cali and Bogotá, Colombia, and correspondents in the principal economic centers of the world.


Contact: Gustavo Tamayo, Managing Partner
Calle 72 No. 5-83 Piso 6
Bogota Colombia
Phone: 571-3264270
Fax: 571-6069701
Email: gtamayo@N0SPAM.lloredacamacho.com
Web: http://www.lloredacamacho.com

Lloreda Camacho & Co. is a law firm that provides integral legal services to companies and organisations, contributing to their process of creation of value and support thereof. Since 1941 it has been the law firm selected by multinational companies and large Colombian corporations. The firm's philosophy of preventive law and thorough knowledge of our clients enable us to become a long term partner that accompanies and provides advise to them in an adequate and timely manner. We work as a team, dedicated with independence to the practice of law, seeking excellence through the satisfaction of our clients, service to the community and the personal fulfillment of all our members. Our firm seeks to become the trusted adviser of its clients. Number of partners:8, Number of other lawyers: 30, Number of of-counsel: 1, Number of technical advisers: 4

Contact: juribe@lloredacamacho.com


CALLE 95 No. 15-47 OF 501
BOGOTD.C. Colombia
Phone: +(571)6114444
Fax: +(571)6346275
Email: lufemago@N0SPAM.maciasabogados.com
Web: http://www.maciasabogados.com/home/1

Macías Gómez y Asociados Abogados was founded in 1997 as the first boutique law firm specializing in environmental law in Colombia. Since then, it has earned and maintained an exceptional reputation by providing practical and actionable legal solutions for Colombia’s most complex environmental challenges. Founded on our knowledge and experience of environmental issues, we have become one of the most preferred environmental Firms for local and foreign companies who are doing business in Colombia.



Contact: Luis Alfredo Pinilla, Partner
Calle 95 No 15 – 33 Of 404
Bogota, Colombia
Phone: (571) 7030581 - (571) 623 24 67
Fax: (571) 623 2517
Email: apinilla@N0SPAM.pinillalegal.com
Web: http://www.pinillalegal.com

Pinilla Plazas & Associates is a law office oriented to provide legal advice to foreign companies interested in doing business in Colombia. We count on a group of lawyers admitted to practice law in both countries.
Our law office has consolidated an international practice, with associates both in the USA and Colombia, that allows us to assist our clients in planning and projecting their business in Colombia. The firm has helped American companies to begin production in Colombia providing highly specialized international tax structures taking advantage of free trade zones and trade agreements.
Areas of practice:
-International business transactions,
-Corporate law,
-Commercial law
-Real estate
-Customs & Foreign exchange regulation,
-Non-tariff barriers,
-Industrial and intellectual property,
-Tax planning,
-Free trade zone regulation
-Immigration law.


Contact: Claudia Amore, Manager
Carrera 7 # 71-52 Torre A, Oficina 504
Bogotá D.C. Cundinamarca Colombia
Phone: (571) 325 7300
Fax: (571) 3257313
Email: claudia.amore@N0SPAM.phrlegal.com
Web: http://www.phrlegal.com

Posse Herrera Ruiz is a law firm using a multidisciplinary, systematic, approach to finding creative, prudent and value generating business solutions, providing full service which optimizes the clients’ return on investment, while minimizing risks.
Its partners have extensive and successful experience in energy and natural resources, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, tax and foreign trade, financial law, capital markets, dispute resolution, legal competition, intellectual property, infrastructure and public-private partnerships.


Contact: Juan Carlos Uribe, Parter
Calle 93B No .12-48 of 401
Bogota, 110221 Colombia
Phone: 57-1-601-9660
Fax: 57-1-611-4209
Email: tum@N0SPAM.tumnet.com
Web: http://www.tumnet.com/

The firm's legal practice and professional expertise covers all technical fields and matters pertaining to Corporate Law. Our specialty focuses in the areas of Industrial and Intellectual Property. Our proactive approach to client management, provided exclusively by market-proven senior partners, allows us to have an integral view of our client's issues. This results in optimizing our service and delivering results, which will help our clients’ corporate value in a cost effective manner.
Our legal expertise is complemented with services in the Management Consulting and International Business Development areas, which include: Scenario Strategic Planning Development, Corporate Governance, Organizational Design, Executive Talent Search and Management, Commercial Effectiveness Programs and Growth and Trade Strategies.
Members of: International Trademark Association (INTA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), International Association for the Protection of the Industrial Property (AIPPI), International Bar Association (IBA), Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), Licensing Executive Society (LES Colombia/Ecuador/ Perú), Asociación Colombiana para la Propiedad Industrial (ACPI), Centro Colombiano del Derecho de Autor (CECOLDA), Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Tributario (ICDT), Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá (CCB).


Contact: Martha Abdallah, Representante Legal
CL 67 No. 4 a 71
Bogota D.C., Colombia
Phone: 571-2495080
Fax: 571-2496363
Email: jtinoco@N0SPAM.uvpa.net
Web: http://uvpa.net/

Urdaneta, Vélez, Pearl & Abdallah Abogados is a Colombian law firm established in 2000. This firm provides advice in legal matters as well as in specialized services of lobbying and public affairs. The legal division deals with issues related to foreign investment to and from Colombia; project finance; contract formation, negotiation, and management with emphasis on issues of infrastructure, engineering and construction, joint ventures, distribution, agency and franchise agreements; and litigation and conflict resolution both at the national and international level.
The Governmental and Legislative Affairs Group, specializing in lobbying, is composed of experienced professionals. They understand and are familiar with the details of the political and legislative process, in a way that is unsurpassed by other firms.

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