Patricia Vergara Gómez

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Patricia is the head of the Labor area of the firm, she has more than 25 years of experience in Labor, Social Security Law, Labor Litigation, and immigration matters.

Among her experience it is worth highlighting the advice on employment contracts, implementation of extralegal benefits and wage compensation plans, voluntary retirement plans, transfer of foreign workers to Colombia and Colombians abroad, labor audits, restructuring plans, comprehensive advice on social security and occupational health, industrial security, UGPP audits, judicial representation before the Supreme Court of Justice and immigration matters.

Patricia is a professor of labor law at the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of the Andes.


-Head of Labor Practice Area, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, since 2009.

-Senior Associate – Labor matters, Baker & McKenzie Abogados, 2006 -2007.

-Head of the Employment and Immigration Department, Brigard & Urrutia Abogados S.A.S., 1998 -2006.

-Labor Department Manager, Bavaria S.A., 1993 – 1998.

-Director of the Industrial Relations Department, INCELT S.A., 1990 – 1993.

-Head of the Personnel Department, Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá, 1986 – 1990.

Professional Memberships

-Bar association specialized in labor law, Colombia

-Javeriana University Bar Association, Colombia

-Member of ACRIP Legal Committee, Colombia

-Member of IBA (International Bar Association)