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Latin America 2023
Colombia Public Law
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Band 3

1 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by Medellín & Durán Abogados

Medellín & Durán Abogados is a front-runner Public Law practice in Colombia, and it´s the only one that specializes in the state´s strategic defense, with a trajectory of more than 10 years in advising the Colombian State. The professional exercise of the firm focuses on diminishing the risks of the advised entities and planning diligently public contracts, preventing possible disciplinary, criminal, and fiscal liability of state agents.

The broad experience of the firm advising and defending public entities and the strong believe on being the state advocates, has been the key for the firms’ high success rate on highly important processes for the country.

Chambers Review

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Public Law - Colombia
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Medellín & Durán Abogados frequently handles a wide range of public law mandates relating to concession contracts and administrative procedures. The Bogotá-based team is sought out by State entities, as well as companies in the transportation and oil and gas sectors. Ministerio de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá and Avantel are among Medellín & Durán Abogados' new client wins.

Work Highlights

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  • Medellín & Durán Abogados' public law team represented Avantel in an administrative law mandate in Colombia.

Notable Practitioners

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Carlos Medellín
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Band 4

Co-head of department Carlos Medellín joins the rankings this year after receiving praise from clients and peers alike for his public law practice in Colombia. One of them reports: "Carlos Medellín gives timely services in highly complex processes related to the project."

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Carlos Medellín
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Members

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Adriana Medellín Cano

Andrés Felipe Bermont Barrera

Carlos Andrés Triana Buitrago

Carlos Medellín

Head of Department

Diana Carolina Zuluaga González

Mario Alejandro Carrillo Pineda

Mónica María Toledo Rojas

Rodrigo Antonio Durán Bustos

Head of Department

Clients

Provided by Medellín & Durán Abogados

Acueducto de Bogotá

Aeronáutica Civil

Aeropuerto del Café

Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá

Autoridad Nacional de Licencias Ambientales

CENIT

Catastro Distrital

Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá

Ecopetrol

Electricaribe

Empresas Públicas de Medellín

Escuela Superior de Administración Pública

Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional

Fondo Nacional de Garantías

Grupo Energía Bogotá

Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi

Metro Bogotá

Ministerio de Educación Nacional

Ministerio de Hacienda y Crédito Público

Ministerio de Transporte

Ministerio del Comercio

Ministerio del Deporte

REFICAR

Secretaría Distrital de Desarrollo Económico

Secretaría Distrital de Movilidad

Transmilenio

Transportadora de Gas Internacional

Industries

Provided by Medellín & Durán Abogados

Aviation

Corporate/Commercial

Disciplinary Law

Dispute Resolution

Energy & Natural Resources

Environment

Infrastructure

Public Law

Telecommunications