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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Energy & Natural Resources

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

Market-leading firm enjoying a stellar reputation for handling oil and gas mandates, as well as power generation issues. Active assisting clients with a range of significant regulatory and transactional matters, counselling on the acquisition of power plants, power purchase agreements and trade of natural gas. Expertise also encompasses related environmental due diligence, such as internal audits, field visits and representation before competent authorities.

Notable practitioners

Head of the environment and sustainable development practice group Luis Fernando Macías Gómez boasts a longstanding position in this area, being widely considered a leading environment practitioner. An interviewee lauds his "impressive" and "big picture" knowledge, while another singles him out as "without doubt one of the best environment lawyers in the country." A client is further enthused, stating that "he understands regulatory requirements and has a great strategic vision."

Sandra Manrique heads the energy practice group and garners praise from one client as "100% one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in this sector in Colombia."Manrique's practice spans both power and hydrocarbons. An interviewee states: "To have a partner like Sandra backing us up gives us confidence. She really knows the details of the regulations and the electricity sector." Another source adds: "She deals with matters intelligently."

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Overview

This area is composed of highly specialized lawyers who provide comprehensive advice on legal matters for the development of projects in different areas such as mining, industrial, energy, corporate, infrastructure and real estate, among others. The high degree of specialization, skill in the use and understanding of technical aspects associated with the respective specialties and coordination with other areas of our firm allows our area to provide multidisciplinary legal services of high quality and added value to government agencies and companies. Mainly, the group performed the following legal activities:

  • Support for Due Diligence processes under mergers and acquisitions or Project Finance processes.
  • Negotiations of transactions involving mining, environmental and energy relevant aspects.
  • Drafting and preparation of contracts used in related industries.
  • Environmental, energetic and mining litigation at judicial and administrative levels.
  • Compliance audits, covering legal and technical aspects (supported by multidisciplinary teams).
  • Advise for environmental impact assessments to investment projects, as well as in the process of obtaining other permits necessary for implementation and after their closing.
  • Support to granting processes of mining concessions; assistance regarding mining and surface land disputes, local community; indigenous matters, water rights; among others.

Members

Acosta, Alexander

Cajigas, Johanna

Gómez, María Alejandra

Gutiérrez, Juan Pablo

Macías Gómez, Luis Fernando

Manrique, Sandra

Páez, Iván

Clients

Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.

AES Chivor & CIA S.C.A. E.S.P.

ALTAAQA Global

AngloGold Ashanti Colombia S.A.

Brinsa S.A.

C.I. Frontier

Canacol Energy Inc.

Cemex Energy

Cenit

Corporación Soluciones Energéticas Cosenit

Corporación Soluciones Energéticas Integrales

Cox Energy

Ecopetrol S.A.

E-Lectrica

Flamingo Oil

Geopark Colombia

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Gran Tierra Energy

Hocol S.A.

Interamerican Development Bank

Interconexión Eléctrica S.A.

Lewis Energy Colombia Inc.

Macquire Capital (Mexico) S.A. de C.V.

Manuelita S.A.

Montagas S.A. E.S.P.

Neoen EnR Mexico

Phoenix Global Resources

Sloane Energy Group

Sociedad Portuaria Graneles del Golfo S.A.

Source South America One S de RL

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Termo Mechero Aguazul S.A. E.S.P.

Terpel Energía S.A. E.S.P.

Total EREN

Transportadora de Gas Internacional S.A. E.S.P. -TGI-

VITOL Colombia C.I. S.A.S.

Industries

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Utilities

Energy & Natural Resources

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Location

Carrera 9 No 74-08

Oficina 105

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

76600

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Colombia

Energy & Natural Resources


Luis Fernando Macías Gómez
Band 1
Sandra Manrique
Band 1