Contexto Legal Abogados

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Managing Partner: Guillermo Villegas
Number of partners: 6
Number of other lawyers: 26

Contacts
Corporate/M&A:
Guillermo Villegas 
Intellectual Property: Andrés Marquez
Antitrust Law: Andrés Marquez
Labour & Employment: Guillermo Villegas
Tax: Federico Escobar
Real Estate: Guillermo Villegas
Dispute Resolution: Guillermo Villegas
Insolvency: Juan Luis Escobar

Firm Overview:
Contexto Legal has more than 15 years of experience in the legal market, during which it has been recognised by clients and peers as the most important law firm in Medellín. The firm has an interdisciplinary team of lawyers that offer high value legal advice to clients and national and international companies in all legal sectors. Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate/M&A:
This practice advises in all aspects of corporate law, including corporate restructuring, joint ventures, spinoffs, mergers, M&A deals (due diligence, negotiation of transaction documents and coordination of the closing stages in the processes).
Key Clients: Mérieux Nutrisciences Corporation, Talma Servicios Aeroportarios S.A., Scribe Colombia, One Link, Compañía de Créditos Rápidos and Avon.

Intellectual Property:
The intellectual property practice advises national and international clients in all IP related matters. The firm has an excellent network of correspondents in Latin America, North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania. It is a member of multiple associations such as ACPI, COLFRANQUICIAS, ASIPI and the INTA.
Key Clients: RUTA N, Contegral, Ejército Nacional de Colombia, Ecoflora Agro, Industrias Médicas Sampedro, Gonvarri MS Colombia, Institución Universitaria Salazar y Herrera and Corporación Universidad de la Costa – CUC.

Labour & Employment:
Advises national and international clients in all employment matters, such as litigation, collective bargaining, due diligence, immigration, wages and benefits, etc.
Key Clients: Crepes and Waffles, Moldes Medellin, Eurocerámica, HMV Ingenieros, Getcom Colombia, Scribe Colombia, Viappiani de Colombia, Choucair Testing, Muma and Motoborda.

Tax:
The tax practice assists in the day-to-day running of national and international businesses and financial transactions, covering the financial, transportation, technology, environmental, and telecommunication industry sectors, among others. The team also assists in tax and exchange planning; its high-level of experience and expertise allows the firm to generate significant savings in business, familial and individual transactions.
Key Clients: Socoda, Insight Crime, International Flavors Fragrances.

Real Estate:
The firm advises both in the acquisition of real estate property and in real estate finance structuring. It also advises in project development involving public procurement, financial, tax and urban regulations.
Key Clients: Conjunto Inmobiliario San Fernando Plaza, 1,2 Tree, Muma, Jaguar Capital and Promotora Médica las Américas.

Dispute Resolution:
This practice advises clients in all types of litigation before national courts and arbitral panels.
Key Clients: Reforestadora el Guasimo and Laboratorio Médico Echavarría

International Work:
The firm provides legal advisory to international clients in all areas of practice. It has relevant experience in cross border M&A transactions, as well as in tax planning structures involving different jurisdictions.

Languages:
English, Spanish.

Clients:
Scribe Colombia; One Link; Avon; International Flavours & Fragrances; Talma Servicios Aeroportuarios S.A.; Compañía de Créditos Rápidos; Fondo de Garantías de Antioquia; Mérieux Nutrisciences Corporation; Avinal.

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Cra. 43A No. 5A – 113

South Tower, Floor 14

One Plaza Building

Medellin

Antioquia

Colombia

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