Managing Partners: Felipe Pinilla, Juan Manuel González, Rodrigo Prieto
Partners: Felipe Pinilla, Juan Manuel González, Rodrigo Prieto, Ángela Caicedo, María Helena Padilla, Sandra Lizcano, Natalia Núñez, Oscar Martínez, Julián Rojas, Camilo Hermida and David Garzón
Number of worldwide partners: 10
Number of attorneys: 65
consolidate its leadership in the practice of urban and real estate law in the legal services market in Colombia, but has also made important achievements in other areas such as environmental law, corporate law & M&A, tax law, conflict resolution and litigation and public law, offering top quality knowledge and services to important natural and legal persons of great relevant in the business world inside the country and abroad. The excellent performance of the firm’s legal and technical team in the last year has not only translated into high levels of satisfaction among its clients, but has also allowed growth in the number of partners at the firm, going from 6 to 10, and also in the number of lawyers, going from 45 to 65. Recently, Sandra Lizcano, Natalia Núñez, María Helena Padilla, Oscar Martínez, Camilo Hermida and David Garzón were named as partners.
Due to the emergency caused by Covid-19, PGP has activated a special line of services called Crisis Legal Management (GLC for its Spanish acronym), which includes new services in the areas of Compliance, Labour Law, Health Law, Criminal Law, Insolvency, Environmental Law and Public Services.
Main Areas of Practice:
Urban & Real Estate Law:
The firm keeps and consolidates an undisputed leadership in this practice, headed by Juan Manuel González, Ángela Caicedo, Sandra Lizcano and Andrés Valencia, and considered number one by Chambers and Partners in the legal services market in Colombia. A highly skilled team of professionals in different disciplines provides advice and accompaniment for the design and development of urban and real estate projects throughout the national territory.
Corporate, Civil & Commercial:
It is one of the practices that have been gaining significant ground in the last year thanks to the arrival of new clients and its excellent results. The team, headed by Felipe Pinilla, Julián Rojas and Camilo Hermida, specialises in the design and implementation of companies and investment vehicles.
Conflict Resolution & Litigation:
Under the leadership of two experienced lawyers as are Felipe Pinilla and Oscar Martínez, the firm has been able to successfully defend the interests of important clients focusing on litigation prevention, but at the same time showing great knowledge that has allowed it to obtain favourable decisions from judicial courts. The team specialises in the accompaniment and representation of natural and legal persons in all kinds of processes and judicial and arbitral litigation.
Taxes, Fees & Contributions:
The prestige and leadership of a young and dynamic partner like María Helena Padilla, along with the extensive experience of Felipe Pinilla, have positioned this practice with great success and his team reflects a constant growth. This has been possible thanks to the high performance achieved by a group of experts in tax planning, with experience in all legal services related to taxes, fees and contributions.
Environmental & Utilities:
This is another top performing area of the firm, which stands out in the market for having specialised knowledge in Environmental Planning. Still, it has become wide-ranging, providing legal advice to other industries such as Mining, Oil & Gas, Energy, Infrastructure, Agroindustry, Pharmaceutical, among others; thanks to the comprehensive knowledge and experience of its team, which is headed by Natalia Núñez Vélez (former Legal Director of important multinational companies in Colombia and LATAM).
It is currently one of the most dynamic sectors in Colombia thanks to the construction of infrastructure through public private partnerships. The team, headed by David Garzón, provides advice and accompaniment for businesses in State contracting processes.
Languages: Spanish, English, French.
Since the mid-80s, the firm has worked with more than 10,000 persons and national and foreign companies in different areas of law. This experience and our lawyers are the basis of knowledge that allows producing results. Currently, PGP provides its services to important companies and institutions in different sectors such as construction, corporate, banking, government, guilds, religious institutions and education.