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Prestigious boutique practice group with an impressive track record advising on a full range of mandates. Counsels clients on trade remedies, including anti-dumping investigations. Routinely represents clients before the DIAN, regarding classification of goods, certificates of origin and invoicing issues. Expertise extends to free trade zone matters. Services a stellar client roster of players hailing from the manufacturing, steel and pharmaceutical industries.
"They are specialists in international trade and customs," a client declares, praising their "flexible and timely" service. A source agrees: "They are customs specialists who know the area very well and keep us up to date with developments."
"The performance of the firm is excellent. They are very efficient and punctual," clients enthuse, adding: "They provide immediate attention and are always ready and willing to answer any questions or concerns we may have as clients."
Represented Pfizer in an appeal process regarding the validity of certificates of origin submitted for certain medicine.
Outstanding department head Gabriel Ibarra Pardo continues to enjoy a stellar reputation in this arena. A client states that "he is studious, rigorous and very dedicated to his clients." A client describes Ibarra Pardo as "an expert in customs and international trade," while another source states: "Gabriel is transparent and direct. His strengths are that he solves problems quickly and says what he thinks."
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The International Trade Practice is pioneer in trade remedies since the emergence of the antidumping and safeguards legislation in Colombia. Therefore, the firm possesses extensive and successful experience representing different industries, including metal mechanic, aluminum, OCTG, petrochemical, textile and footwear, agricultural, and agricultural tools industries, among others, within antidumping and safeguards investigations. Moreover, recently the practice presented the first countervailing duty petition in the history of Colombia.
Ibarra Abogados also provides counsel to both private and public sectors concerning the negotiation and application of regional and bilateral economic integration agreements, including the Andean Community, the Pacific Alliance, the Central American Common Market and several bilateral agreements.
Additionally, the customs area has extensive expertise regarding proceedings before the Colombian Customs Authority (DIAN for its acronym in Spanish) and litigation on customs matters before Colombian courts. On this matter, Ibarra Abogados provides legal counsel regarding customs classification issues, origin recognition and certificates, customs valuation, among others.
Ibarra Pardo, Gabriel (Head of Department)
Cortés Pastrana, Adriana
Suárez Ibarra, María Angélica
Torres Pérez, Natalia
Construction & Materials
Consumer Product Manufacturing
Food & Drink Producers
Forestry & Paper
Mining & Metals
Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences