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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded firm with an established regional reach, recognised for handling both transactional and regulatory real estate matters. Represents a local and multinational client base including real estate developers and investment funds, as well as companies active in the retail and energy spaces. Well equipped to advise on complex lease agreements and terminations, as well as acquisitions of real estate assets.

Strengths

A client appreciates that "they are a team of well-versed professionals who carefully examine every detail and solution to help us succeed in our cases," adding that a key strength of theirs is that "they are very agile and have a core expertise in the real estate arena."

Work highlights

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advised Parque Arauco on real estate and planning mandates relating to the development and construction of the Alegra Barranquilla shopping mall in Barranquilla.

Notable practitioners

Pre-eminent practitioner Juan Carlos Rocha is unanimously acclaimed by interviewees for being a frontrunner in the Colombian real estate arena. A client describes his service as "top-notch" and adds: "He is one of the best real estate lawyers I have worked with, and he stands out for his leadership skills." Another impressed client also praises "his excellent business acumen," as well as "his extremely meticulous approach to analysing cases."

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Overview

The area provides advice in all legal aspects related to the structuring and development of real estate projects.

With a solid reputation in the real estate sector (national and international), Real Estate Law has intervened in the most relevant operations of the last years, both in the Colombian market and in the Chilean market, covering, among others, the following aspects:

  • Structuring of projects and real estate investments as well as their financing.
  • Advice on the development of project management (covering all matters related to the construction, promotion, financing and investment of residential assets, offices, business parks, logistics, hotels, resorts, shopping centers).
  • Legal advice to investors, financiers, investment funds (institutional and private), real estate companies and end users.

Practice of Urban Law.

The area of ​​Urban Law advises public and private entities in the areas of planning, land management, implementation of planning and land management tools and procedures. We work in continuous and close collaboration with the area of ​​Real Estate Law which also has a great autonomy of advice and specific clientele.

The advice is made from multidisciplinary teams formed by lawyers specializing in urban, real estate, tax and environmental law.

We have advised the urban development of large tourist and hotel projects, residential, commercial and office and mixed and industrial, among others, both in the Colombian market and in the Chilean market.

Members

Rocha, Juan Carlos (Head of Department)

Lozano, Diana

Luna, Juan Miguel

Ramírez, Jaime

Clients

Anglo Gold Ashanti Colombia S.A.

Anglo Gold Ashanti y Gramalote Limited Colombia

Colvalor Propiedades Colombianas S.A.S.

Core Capital

Drummond Ltd Colombia.

Électricité de France - EDF

Fondo Inmobiliario Colombia - FIC

Grupo Argos S.A.

Grupo de Energía Bogotá S.A.

Grupo Luz y Fuerza Colombia

Grupo Luz y Fuerza S.A.S.

Grupo Patio (Chilean investment group).

H & M

Mondelez

Ospinas S.A.

Parque Arauco S.A.

Ripley Internacional

Ripley Internacional S.A.

Sociedad Aeroportuaria de la Costa - SACSA

Sociedad Portuaria de Santa Marta

Stanton

Tecnoglass

Terranum Corporativo S.A.S.

We Work

Yilcoque (Yildirim Group)

Industries

Construction & Materials

Real Estate

Retail

Real Estate

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

Real Estate


Juan Carlos Rocha
Band 1