Gómez-Pinzón

Bogotá Office

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Managing Partner: José Luis Suárez Parra
Partners: Adriana Moreno Márquez, Álvaro Andrés Díaz Palacios, Andrés Hoyos Ramírez, Daniel Londoño Pinzón, David Araque Quijano, Felipe Mariño Dueñas, Germán Villamil Pardo, José Luis Suárez Parra, Lina Uribe García, Mauricio Jaramillo Campuzano, Mauricio Piñeros Perdomo, Patricia Arrázola Bustillo, Paula Samper Salazar, Ricardo Fandiño De La Calle, William Araque Jaimes, Pablo Rabelly Mendoza, Natalia García Arenas, Ignacio Vélez Vergara, Juanita Pérez Botero, Juan David Quintero, José Luis Palacios
Number of partners: 21
Number of lawyers: 108
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Gómez-Pinzón is a law firm that provides multiple legal services in the different areas of the law to help its clients in making the best choices for their businesses. In Gómez-Pinzón, law is interpreted in a responsible and innovative manner, with a thorough work and always offering a reliable service with the highest quality. The firm provides its services in Colombia and abroad, through the responsible and innovative application of specialised knowledge that contributes to the success of the clients’ businesses. Its cross-border capabilities and the ability to combine true multidisciplinary leading teams in fourteen different law areas along with recognised top tier experts, makes Gómez-Pinzón a preferred choice for complex local and international transactions and disputes. The firm is proud of the unparalleled number of international transactions and disputes in which it has assisted local and international clients, but the firm’s main pride and added value comes from the undisputed landmarks that they have set in arbitrations and litigations and groundbreaking advisories it has rendered in capital markets deals and corporate transaction structures. Gómez-Pinzón Abogados is a member of the Affinitas Alliance, based in Latin America and composed of four leading law firms in each of the jurisdictions where they operate. The firms who firm the Affinitas Alliance are: Barros & Errázuriz in Chile, Mijares Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes in Mexico, and Miranda & Amado in Peru. Gómez-Pinzón stands out for being a transactional leader, but also for its strong commitment and passion for a fair society as well as the professional development and economic wellbeing of its partners and employees.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Administrative & Constitutional
■ Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
■ Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Dispute Resolution & Investment Protection
■ Energy & Natural Resources
■  Infrastructure
■  Intellectual Property & Competition
■ Labour
■ Pro Bono
■ Real Estate
■ Tax
■ Technology, Communications & Data Protection

Administrative & Constitutional:
Gómez-Pinzón has an expert team of partners and associates that supply services in constitutional opinions, administrative proceedings, administrative and contentious constitutional claims, legal actions and all forms of government procurement.
Key Clients: Metro de Bogotá, EVPP, Aguas de Bogotá, OHL Concesiones Colombia, Torrescámara, Valorcon, Avianca, Ecopetrol.
Contact: Paola Larrahondo Cuesta
Email: [email protected]

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:
The banking, finance and capital markets group is well-known locally and abroad as the leader in Colombia among its kind. The firm is a pioneer in the majority of the transactions, projects and innovative products of banking, finance and capital markets in which it is involved.
Key Clients: Bank of America, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Avianca, Banco Colpatria, Almacenes Éxito, Sura Asset Management, Banco Davivienda, BTG Pactual.
Contact: José Luis Suárez-Parra
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Ricardo Fandiño-De la Calle
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Daniel Londoño-Pinzón
Email: [email protected]

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:
The M&A group is one of a kind, capable of structuring large and complex corporate transactions, with the unique ability to undertake representations under various jurisdictions, including New York.
Key Clients: Ashmore Management Company Colombia, ExxonMobil, Maaji, Quala, Corredores Davivienda, UNE EPM. Trafigura, Mercantil Colpatria, Credivalores.
Contact: Andrés Hoyos-Ramírez
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Pablo Rabelly
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution & Investment Protection:
The firm has a team that clearly leads this field, handling national and international commercial and investment arbitrations and litigation cases with Colombian and foreign courts. The dispute resolution and investment protection partners are internationally recognised.
Key Clients: Inverluz, Protisa, General Motors Colmotores, Falabella, AJE Colombia, Huawei, Guerbet, Promix, Colliers International, Servientrega, Guinovart.
Contact: William Araque Jaimes
Email: [email protected]
Contact: David Araque Quijano
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Natural Resources:
The energy & natural resources practice from Gómez-Pinzón is leader in advising new businesses in mining, energy, oil and gas areas, and carrying out high level transactions in these sectors. This team incorporates the specialized advice in environmental matters and procedures for the different industries.
Key Clients: Ecopetrol, Canacol Energy Colombia, Oleoducto de Colombia, Confipetrol, Invenergy, Sunco, SCLEA, Trafigura, LG, ABB Ltda, AJE Group, Centelsa, Gases Industriales de Colombia.
Contact: Patricia Arrázola-Bustillo
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Germán Villamil Pardo
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Lina Uribe-García
Email: [email protected]

Infrastructure:
The firm has advised in the implementation of the most important infrastructure projects in Colombia, as well as in the structuring, acquisition and financing of public-private partnership initiatives (PPP/3Ps).
Contact: Paola Larrahondo-Cuesta
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property & Competition:
This group represents its clients on their businesses with respect to their trademarks, patents and designs, copyright, food and health registrations, also representing them on their disputes as to IP protection, counterfeiting and piracy.
Key Clients: Grupo Aval, Bancolombia, IGT Foreign Holdings Corporation, Pulzo.com, Kimberly Clark, Cementos Argos, Tigo UNE, Promotora de Café de Colombia, Skadden, Quala.
Contact: Mauricio Jaramillo Campuzano
Email: [email protected]

Labour:
The employment law group advises on individual labour law recruitment process, employment contracts, labour policies, remuneration structures and benefits, termination of employment contracts, and all matters related to human talent or situations that relate to the implementation of Colombian labour and migratory legislation.
Key Clients: Chemonics, Philips, Tetra Pak, Schaeffler Colombia, Honeywell Colombia S.A.S, Lexmark International Trading Corporation, Japan Tobacco International.
Contact: Patricia Vergara Gómez
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
The firm offers a comprehensive advice in real estate developments, acquisition and sale of properties, due diligence, project structuring, and all sector-related agreements; also, in the urban area the Firm has helped its clients in obtaining urban licenses, urban regulation studies, planning instruments, partial and renewal plans, among others.
Key Clients: PriceSmart, Mall Plaza, Ciudad Lagos de Torca Trust, Constructora Bolívar, Corredores Davivienda, Amarilo/ Constructora Colpatria, Holcim, Sunco Capital, Terracol, Medtronic.
Contact: Paula Samper-Salazar
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Felipe Mariño Dueñas
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
Gómez Pinzón has extensive experience, structuring all types of transactions and deals from the tax perspective, including estate planning, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, etc.
Key Clients: LATAM, Grupo Santodomingo, Avianca, Almacenes Éxito, Yanbal, Terranum, Emgesa, Congelados Agrícolas de Colombia.
Contact: Mauricio Piñeros Perdomo
Email: [email protected]
Contact:Álvaro Andrés Díaz
Email: [email protected]

Technology, Communications & Data Protection:
The firm advises on the implementation of comprehensive personal data protection programs through internal diagnostics and the design of structures for the cross-border information flow. The firm provides advice in regulatory matters and in actions before public entities and companies related to the provision of these kind of services.
Key Clients: GOOGLE, PayU Latam, Tetra Pak Ltda, Schlumberger Surenco, Cementos Argos.
Contact: Mauricio Jaramillo Campuzano
Email: [email protected]@gomezpinzon.com