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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) 255-3130/20/21
Fax: (571) 544-9172
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) 634 1500 - 644 9595
Fax: +57 (1) 376 2211
Email: office.bogota@N0SPAM.bakermckenzie.com
Web: http://www.bakermckenzie.com/colombia

Baker & McKenzie, the global leading law firm, offers extraordinary breadth and depth of experience in legal and commercial compliance in South America. With deep local knowledge and broad global capabilities across 77 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.

Cardenas & Cardenas Abogados

Contact: Dario Cardenas, Partner
Cra 7 No 71 - 52. Torre B, Piso 9
Bogota 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.

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

Envesta S.A.S.

Contact: Monica Ordonez, Managing Partner
Carrera 14 # 90 - 31 Office 202
Bogota Distrito Capital Colombia
Phone: 57 1 601 7800
Email: monicaordonez@N0SPAM.envesta.co
Web: https://www.envesta.co

Envesta is a legal consultancy firm focused on business development and corporate structuring with particular experience in the oil & gas sector in Colombia. We also serve the mining, energy and infrastructure markets assisting domestic and international companies. Having the experience of working across different industries has led us to become a dynamic firm with the ability to adapt to the needs and preferences of our customers.

We are a one-stop consultancy for foreign companies wanting to enter Latin American economies. Our team is multi-lingual and experienced in cross-cultural management, therefore we understand that it is critical for foreigners used to different types of business cultures to feel confident that as they develop their business in these culturally different markets, Envesta is a partner that understands both the American approach to business and the way Latin cultures interact.

We create added value to our customers by providing solutions for the consolidation of business to generate leverage on project development, growth and business expansion. We seek the most efficient way to provide actual support in the process of implementing the plans of each client to generate effectiveness in the proposed solutions.

Our practice includes: commercial, corporate, oil & gas, mining, intellectual property, foreign investment and international contracts.

Espindola International Consultants

Contact: Carlos Espindola-Scarpetta, Director
Calle 21 Norte No. 5AN-45, Piso 6, Edificio Gualcala
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


Carrera 11 A No 97 A – 19 OF 506 – 507
BOGOTA D.C. Colombia from August 2015
Phone: +(571) 611-4444
Fax: +(571) 634-6275
Email: lufemago@N0SPAM.maciasabogados.com
Web: http://www.maciasabogados.com/home/1

Macías Gómez & Asociados Abogados S.A.S. was founded in 1997 as the first Colombian law firm specialized in Environmental Law and is nowadays the biggest law firm in Corporate Environmental Law in Colombia. For over 18 years, it has earned and maintained an exceptional reputation by providing practical and actionable legal solutions for Colombia’s most complex environmental challenges. Deeply rooted on strong corporate and ethical values, we have become one of the most preferred environmental law firms for local and foreign companies who currently do or intend to do business throughout Colombia.



Contact: Luis Alfredo Pinilla, Partner
Calle 95 No 15 – 33 Of 502
Bogota D.C., Colombia
Phone: (571) 703-0581 - (571) 623-2467
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, Marketing Manager
Carrera 7 # 71-52 Torre A, Oficina 504
Bogotá D.C. Cundinamarca Colombia
Phone: (571) 325 7300
Fax: (571) 325 7313
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, Partner
Calle 93B No. 12-48 of 401
Bogota D.C., 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).

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