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Gómez-Pinzón

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Respected hydrocarbons and electricity department, experienced representing both public and private entities. Expertise in renewable energy projects  stands out, advising on tender processes and contracts, in addition to assisting international players investing in local energy companies. Fields a number of environment experts and well placed to counsel on health and safety, internal audits and regulatory compliance. Trina Solar, Actis and Hydroglobal are new clients.

Strengths

"They are very well recognised for their knowledge of the energy sector," a client reports, adding: "This is why we chose to work with them," and concluding: "They are efficient and punctual."

Work highlights

Provided counsel to Acciona Energia Chile on its purchase of five special purpose vehicles owned by Solargreen.

Notable practitioners

Germán Villamil Pardo is a longstanding presence in this practice area. He is commended as "a great practitioner" by one market onlooker. He is an oil and gas expert with experience advising on sector-specific M&A, production contracts and transportation issues.

Associate-to-watch José Luis Palacios is well regarded by interviewees for his power and oil and gas work. A client labels him "a skilled, diligent lawyer," adding that "he masters the work."

Associate-to-watch Lina Correa Posada is rated by a client as a great environment lawyer, and they say: "She remains on top of everything and is very to the point." Another adds: "Lina strives to understand our position the best she can."

Lina Uribe García "is very good and leads her team well," a client reports. Uribe García is well known for her environment practice, with one interviewee praising that "she handles this area perfectly," and another describing her as "a sharp lawyer."  She handles a range of environment matters, advising on waste disposal, air pollution and permitting.

Head of department Patricia Arrázola Bustillo garners praise from the market for her energy work. One client states: "She's very efficient, dedicated and a clear communicator," while another appreciates "her clear knowledge of the regulations," adding: "She is attentive to any doubts and remains in constant contact with clients."

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Overview

Our Energy & Natural Resources practice is a leader in advising new businesses and developing high-level transactions in the areas of mining, energy, and hydrocarbons.

In addition, we offer specialized advice on environmental matters and procedures for all industries.

The approach of this group is multidisciplinary, and this ensures that we provide comprehensive and efficient advice for the different stages of our clients' projects, who recognize us as essential for agile and safe decision-making. This includes the structuring of projects from their earliest stages,  corporate, regulatory, M&A, elaboration, and negotiation of contracts inherent to each project and to each industry sector, project financing processes,  arbitration, litigations and dispute resolution, as well as the realization of formalities and request of authorizations before administrative entities.

Clients

ABB

AJE Colombia

Calamarí LNG

Confipetrol

CREST Financial

Cryogas

Drypers Andina

Ecopetrol

Empresa Metro de Bogotá

Geopark

Glf Colombia

Ocensa

Oleoducto Bicentenario

Oleoducto de Colombia

PriceSmart

Protisa

Stanton S.A.S

Surtigas

Termocandelaria S.C.A. E.S.P.

Trafigura

Yanbal

Industries

Charities / Not for Profit

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Health Care

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities

Energy & Natural Resources Department

Gómez-Pinzón

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Department location

Calle 67 No. 7-35

Of. 1204

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Energy & Natural Resources


Germán Villamil Pardo
Band 3
José Luis Palacios
Associates to watch
Patricia Arrázola Bustillo
Band 3

Energy & Natural Resources: Environment


Lina Correa Posada
Associates to watch
Lina Uribe García
Band 2