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Posse Herrera Ruiz

Tax

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

Outstanding practice group boasting an important position at the forefront of the Colombian tax sphere. Active representing a high-profile multinational clientele on both contentious and non-contentious mandates. Highly experienced assisting with the tax structuring of complex corporate transactions, including share and asset acquisitions and joint venture agreements. Also found representing companies in controversy proceedings concerning revenue tax.

Notable practitioners

A client describes associate-to-watch Jaime Gómez as "very responsive and thorough, providing good tax analysis," while another interviewee adds that "he is a very dynamic person who looks for different ways to approach a transaction."

Up-and-coming individual Juan Camilo De Bedout is appreciated by a client: "He brings a new perspective and this has a lot of impact." Another interviewee adds that "he is very tenacious and committed to ensuring outcomes in litigation."

Up-and-coming lawyer Juan David Velasco is endorsed by interviewees for his tax planning work. Sources praise his "very technical knowledge of taxes." Clients further highlight: "He is always available and finds solutions to any problems that catch our eye."

Head of department Juan Guillermo Ruiz regularly assists leading corporations with demanding corporate tax mandates, spanning corporate acquisitions and structuring trusts. A client endorses his "strategic" tax advice, while another interviewee highlights that "he is an authority here, prestigious in Colombia of course, but also across the whole region."An observer adds: "Juan Guillermo is a great lawyer, managing clients and their business impeccably," noting: "He provides much peace of mind."

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Overview

Posse Herrera Ruiz´ tax practice is the one of the most recognized practices in Colombia. We provide comprehensive tax, customs and cross-border trade services associated with ongoing business operations and tax planning for investment projects. 

Our services include support for tax and customs filings and compliance, review of financial investment models for the purpose of optimizing tax liabilities, representation of national and foreign companies before Colombian authorities, with respect to filings, authorizations, appeals, tax benefit recognition and tax litigation through the following services:

  • Private Clients regarding trusts, state planning and tax compliace
  • Permanent tax assesment
  • Transactional tax
  • ​International Tax
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Litigation
  • Foreign exchange regime

Tax planning is an integral part of our comprehensive legal support for restructurings, sales and acquisitions of Colombian entities.

The firms´s International Trade and Customs area is active in  analyzing international treaties regarding double taxation and free trade, the development and approval of free-trade zones, the negotiation of stability agreements with the Colombian government, and the structuring of investment and private equity funds, trade remedies, regulatory permits, and advisory in international trade and customs and  litigation. 

Posse Herrera Ruiz is heavily involved in tax matters related to finance, capital markets, infrastructure, natural resources and energy.


Clients

Adidas

Airbus

Banmedica

Cencosud

Diageo

Femsa - Coca Cola

Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana

Itaú

Petrobras

Shell

Tata Motors

Terpel

Industries

Banks & Financial Institutions

Energy & Natural Resorces

Infrastructure

Insurance

Lifesciences & Health

Pharma

Private Equity Funds

Retail

Tax

Posse Herrera Ruiz

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Location

Carrera 7 No 71- 52

Torre A, Piso 5

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Tax


Jaime Gómez
Associates to watch
Juan Camilo De Bedout
Up and Coming
Juan David Velasco
Up and Coming
Juan Guillermo Ruiz
Band 1