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Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados

Carlos Gustavo Arrieta Padilla

Bogotá, Colombia Latin America Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Public Law , Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
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Department co-head Carlos Gustavo Arrieta Padilla garners extensive endorsement from market observers, with one source in particular stating: "He is amazing, just amazing. First of all, because he has all the experience in the world, he knows the regulations, the case law and why regulations were passed. As a past Attorney Inspector General he knows what he is talking about; I really trust his advice and views."
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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining - Colombia

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Founding partner Carlos Gustavo Arrieta Padilla is lauded by one client as "a magnificent professional who is widely knowledgeable of the mining sector," further praising that "he is permanently up to date." Another interviewee highly values Arrieta Padilla as "a very personable individual who with all his experience and great career still explains things very simply," adding: "He inspires confidence and a wish to work with him."
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Mr. Arrieta is a founding partner of Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados. He has issued expert recommendations regarding mining/oil and gas law, corporate law, administrative law, infrastructure and public services law, and public contracts and procurement. Moreover, Mr. Arrieta has litigated in the above mentioned areas, and served as an arbitrator in fiduciary, administrative, infraestructure and public disputes.

Career

Partner Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados (1998 to date). Agent for the Colombian government before the International Court of Justice (2013). Colombian Ambassador to The Netherlands (1994-1996). Colombian Attorney General (1990-1994). Justice, Council of State of Colombia (1990). Co-Justice, Constitutional Court of Colombia (1984). Faculty Dean, Law School, Universidad de Los Andes (1986-1989). Economic Law Professor; Mining and Oil and Gas Law Professor, Universidad de Los Andes (1978-1990).

Professional Memberships

Colombian Oil & Gas Bar Association. Ex Judges of High Courts Association. Arbitrator of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá. Directive Council, Permanent Court Arbitration.

Publications

"Towards a Colombian Gold Industry", Universidad de los Andes (1974). "El Principio de Derecho Administrativo", Universidad de los Andes (1988).

Personal

Universidad de los Andes, Law degree (1974). Harvard Law School, Harvard University, LLM,(1975). Languages: Spanish, English, and French.

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