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FIRM NAME:GHerrera Abogados & Asociados

Website: www.gha.com.co

Tel:(57) (2) 659-4075

Fax:(57) (2) 659-4075

Chairman: Gustavo Alberto Herrera Ávila

Managing Partners:Gustavo Alberto Herrera Ávila

Executive Partner & Legal Counsel: Gustavo Alberto Herrera Ávila

Number of other fee-earners:2

Number of partners:9

Number of lawyers:47

Languages:English, Spanish

Firm Overview

A firm widely recognised for the ability to handle and take on legal proceedings in all corners of the country and in all jurisdictions on behalf of international and national companies, especially insurance companies, in major litigation where civil or administrative liability is at issue.

Main Areas of Practice

Insurance:The area is well known for its corporate culture based on a commitment to fulfil the goals of clients in insurance law, with the utmost quality, integrity, resourcefulness and ethics.

9 Partners; 3 fee earners based in Colombia 

-Representation of HDI Seguros S.A. was structured in (i) denying the existence of an employment relationship between the deceased and Fundiciones Universo S.A., (ii) the absence of fault of the employer in the occurrence of the damage and the causal link between the fault and the damage caused because the incident occurred due to the exclusive fault of the victim and (iii) the absence of the assumptions established in article 216 of the CST. During the evidentiary process, testimonies were examined and documentary evidence was provided to demonstrate that the deceased was not an employee of the company that contracted the civil liability policy.

Partners involved in this work:Gustavo Alberto Herrera Ávila, Jasmín González Jurado.

Key Clients: Allianz Seguros S.A., Zurich Compañía de Seguros S.A., Suramericana S.A.

Contact: Gustavo Alberto Herrera Ávila Tel: 3155776200

Email: [email protected]

Corporate Law: GHA provide advice and support on corporate law in accordance with the corporate purpose, corporate governance, corporate ethics and transparency policies, reorganization procedures, mergers, acquisitions and other legal figures.

2 Partners; 5 fee earners based in Colombia 

-Representation of a moral person in the sale of its participation in a company of the aeronautic sector.

-Acquisition of an oil and gas company. Total amount: USD $2.000.000

-Structuring of a port company. Total amount: USD $3.000.000

Partners involved in this work: Gustavo Alberto Herrera Ávila, Miguel Agudelo Manrique.

Key Clients: Grupo Carvajal, Harinera del Valle, Cámara de Comercio de Palmira, Saint Gibain, Acción Fiduciaria, Inorca, Stewart International Health Group, Bravo Petroleum, Johanna Ortiz Zona Franca S.A.S., Organización Eficacia, BBVA Seguros, Axxa Colpatria, Meléndez S.A.

Contact: Miguel Agudelo Manrique Tel: 3173648900

Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property: The area implements different approaches to protect and manage creations and intangible assets, such as distinctive signs, inventions, industrial designs, copyrights, domain names, software and new technologies, among others.

2 Partners; 2 fee earners based in Colombia 

-Negotiation of software contracts between the companies Alentti and LHR.

-Successful trademark opposition of Smart Kids Education SAS against Jardin Infantil Smart Kids SAS.

Partners involved in this work: Gustavo Alberto Herrera Ávila, Luisa Herrera Sierra.

Key Clients: Alentti SAS, AZ Lógica, E-dental, Más Moda, Federación Nacional de Productores de Panela, INH Sports Wear

Contact: Luisa Herrera Sierra Tel: 3165559962

Email: [email protected]

Practice Areas and Offices

-Insurance

-Corporate

-Intellectual Property

-Consultancy

-Litigation

-Criminal Law

-Public Law

-Civil Liability

-Labour Law

Offices

Colombia: 

Bogotá 

Address: Cra 11ª #94ª-56. Office 402

Phone and fax number: (57) (1) 7436592

Email: [email protected]

Cali 

Address: AV 6ª A Bis 35N-100. Office 212

Phone and fax number: (57) (2) 6594075

Email: [email protected]