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Araújo Ibarra Consultores Internacionales

International Trade/WTO

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ColombiaLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Outstanding international trade and customs boutique with a highly respected position in the Colombian market. Remains a top choice for matters pertaining to free trade zone regulations, as well as the declaration and extension of free trade zone status. Expertise further encompasses anti-dumping matters and administrative proceedings before the DIAN. Palermo Sociedad Portuaria, Zona Franca Industrial del Casanare and Zofri are recent client additions.

Strengths

An impressed client lists the lawyers' key strengths as their "experience, track record and knowledge" in the practice area, further praising their good service and prudent advice.

Another interviewee values that "the work meets agreed deadlines, and when problems arise they analyse and solve issues within a reasonable timeframe."

Work highlights

Advised Zona Franca del Pacifico on its successful application for a free trade zone extension.

Notable practitioners

Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo retains an esteemed position in the market and receives positive endorsement from interviewees. One client highlights his "fantastic" work, while others appreciate that "he has really helped us to figure out how to implement different approaches." A market commentator labels him "without doubt, a highly experienced lawyer."Ibarra Pardo is an expert in free trade zone matters.

Ricardo López garners praise from various market sources who recognise his relevant expertise here. One interviewee in particular lauds that "his strength is customs; he is very solid in that area and has many years of experience."López regularly represents clients before the DIAN, disputing fines concerning breach of import requirements.

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Overview

Araújo Ibarra is the leading Colombian firm in investment and international trade mechanisms. We advise local and international businessmen, as well as governments and government agencies in identifying and seizing business opportunities combined with the design of strategies that enables them to increase their competitiveness in a globalized environment.

Through a global network of partners and an interdisciplinary team, we provide economic and legal advice in Free Zones / Special Economic Zones, Special Import-Export Systems “Plan Vallejo”, International Trade Strategy, Customs Law, Foreign Exchange, Transfer pricing, Trade Remedies and Commercial Policy (Anti-Dumping measures), Environment & Energy Law, Environmental-Technical Management, Projects Structuring, Corporate Law and Tax Planning.

We have led the optimization of some of the most important investment projects in the history of Colombia. In addition, we actively participate in the design of investment and foreign trade strategies in the main emerging economies of the world.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE 

International Trade.

Trade remedies and commercial policy

Environmental & Energy Development

Special Import-Export Systems “Plan Vallejo”

Innovation and internationalization strategies

Corporate law and M&A

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Telecommunications

Transportation

International Trade/WTO Department

Araújo Ibarra Consultores Internacionales

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Department location

Calle 98 No. 22-64 Of. 910

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

International Trade/WTO


Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo
Band 1
Ricardo López
Band 2