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Legal Services

Baker McKenzie S.A.S.

Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Contact: Jaime Trujillo Caicedo, Partner
Av. 82 No. 10-62 7th Floor
Bogota D.C., Colombia
Phone: +57 (1) 634 1500 - 644 9595
Fax: +57 (1) 376 2211
Email: office.bogota@N0SPAM.bakermckenzie.com
Web: http://www.bakermckenzie.com/colombia

Baker McKenzie, the global leading law firm, offers extraordinary breadth and depth of experience in legal and commercial compliance in South America. With deep local knowledge and broad global capabilities across 77 jurisdictions, we help major Colombian organizations and inbound foreign investors seamlessly manage even the most complex local and cross-border transactions. Our office is organized into practice groups that cover the full spectrum of law, our services include: Antitrust & competition, banking & finance, corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, tax, commercial, energy, information technology, infrastructure law, mergers & acquisitions, oil & gas, privacy, public law, patents, real estate and regulatory law.

Cuesta & Asociados

Contact: Juan Carlos Cuesta Quintero, Partner and CEO
Calle 72 No. 10-7, office 603
Bogota D.C. - Colombia
Phone: 571-211-3097
Fax: 571-255-4538
Email: contacto@N0SPAM.cuestalawyers.com
Web: http://www.cuestalawyers.com/

Cuesta & Associates Ltd. is a business focused law firm established in 1988 in Bogotá, Colombia, our 25th anniversary, headquartered in Bogotá (the Capital) and a branch in Medellín (2nd largest city) and with a net of associated which allow us rending services in the main cities along the country.

Our legal services are related to:

- corporate law (establishing corporations or branches in Colombia, M&A, shareholders agreements, due diligences),
- commercial law (drafting and negotiating agreements),
- tax and duty tax law (advising on tax effects of any transaction),
- regulatory law (prosecuting and obtaining sanitary registrations for liquors, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, healthcare and cleaning, food, etc),
- intellectual property (trademarks, patents, copyrights), franchising, advertising,
- unfair competition and consumer law;
- information technology, telecommunications,
- mining
- alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation, arbitration). Litigation and enforcement.
- valuation other areas.

We render services for foreign clients doing business in Colombia or willing to do business mainly with a very well established team and information technology tools.

Due to confidentiality policies we do not disclose our clients. For further information please visit our web page at www.cuestalawyers.com or contact us to contacto@cuestalawyers.com

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas

Contact: Dario Cardenas, Partner
Cra 7 No 71 - 52. Torre B, Piso 9
Bogota DC, 00000 Colombia
Phone: 571 - 313 7800
Fax: 571 - 312 2410
Email: general.colombia@N0SPAM.dentons.com
Web: http://dentons.cardenas-cardenas.com/inicio

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas offers clients high quality, ethical commitment, and more than 100 years of experience as legal counsels offering business solutions across Latin America and beyond. We are the recipient of Chambers and Partners' 2015 Outstanding Client Service Award and virtually all of our partners are ranked in the top international directories of the world.

With a team of more than 100 people in our Colombia office, we offer clients a full practice portfolio of legal services in: Aviation Law; Banking and Finance; Competition and Antitrust; Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions; Employment and Labor; Infrastructure and PPP; Intellectual Property, Consumer Protection and Privacy; Litigation and Arbitration; Mining, Energy and Natural Resources; Public Law; Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy; Tax; and Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation.

Our team of legal professionals can meet the needs of foreign companies wishing to do business in Colombia, and regularly helps Colombia's best-known brands in various sectors do business throughout the world. Some of these clients include: Microsoft Corporation, JWT, Avianca, McGraw Hill, Ford, Tipiel, International Finance Corporation, Bavaria, GE Healthcare, Credit Suisse, Colombina, and Standard & Poor´s, among others.

Colombia is now home to the largest law firm in the world, bringing clients solutions across 24 sectors and 40 areas of practice with an unmatched team of more than 7,300 lawyers serving more than 55 countries, wherever a client wants to complete a deal or resolve a dispute.

Envesta S.A.S.

Contact: Monica Ordonez, Managing Partner
Calle 90 # 14 - 26 Office 401
Bogota Distrito Capital, Colombia
Phone: 57 1 601 7800
Email: info@N0SPAM.envesta.co
Web: https://www.envesta.co

Envesta is a legal consultancy firm focused on business development and corporate structuring with particular experience in adapting legal requirements to business projects. We serve both domestic and international companies in different industry sectors such as oil & gas, mining, energy, infrastructure, food, logistics, film, clothing, cosmetics amongst other markets. Having the experience of working across different industries has led us to become a dynamic firm with the ability to adapt to the needs and preferences of our customers.

We are a one-stop consultancy for foreign companies wanting to enter Latin American economies. Our team is multi-lingual and experienced in cross-cultural management, therefore we understand that it is critical for foreigners used to different types of business cultures to feel confident that as they develop their business in these culturally different markets, Envesta is a partner that understands both the American approach to business and the way Latin cultures interact.

We create added value to our customers by providing solutions for the consolidation of business to generate leverage on project development, growth and business expansion. We seek the most efficient way to provide actual support in the process of implementing the plans of each client to generate effectiveness in the proposed solutions.

Our practice includes: commercial, corporate, oil & gas, taxes, intellectual property, labor, foreign investment and international contracts.

Espindola International Consultants

Contact: Carlos Espindola-Scarpetta, Director
Calle 21 Norte No. 5AN-45, Piso 6, Edificio Gualcala
Cali - Valle, Colombia
Phone: 57-2- 488-0378
Fax: 57-2- 668-8895
Email: cespindola@N0SPAM.espindola-ic.com
Web: http://www.espindola-ic.com

Espindola International Consultants is one of Colombia's leading consulting Firms in International Trade and business, established in 1.979 as a versatile, flexible and competitive organization, covering a full range of legal and strategic consulting services in order to satisfy the demands of our local and international world-class clients. We have prepared extensively to guide Colombian, foreign companies, and businesses in the Inter American integration, particularly with the Free Trade Agreements signed between the United States, Colombia and the Latin American communities, and the reality of the integration with China.

Experts in the following Services: International Trade, International Commercial Law, Customs and Foreign Exchange Regulations, International Trade Agreements, Foreign Investment, Banking and Insurance, Maritime and Aviation, Corporate and International Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxation, Business Law, Franchises, Joint Ventures, Regulatory in Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Beverages and Food, Administrative Law, Dispute Resolutions, Audits in Customs and Trade Matters, Litigation in Customs and Foreign Trade matters, Exchange Control and International Trade Matters; Logistics and International Business Planning.

We have offices in Cali and Bogotá, Colombia, and correspondents in the principal economic centers of the world.



Contact: Gustavo Tamayo, Managing Partner
Calle 72 No. 5-83 Piso 6
Bogota Colombia
Phone: 571-326-4270
Fax: 571-606-9701
Email: gtamayo@N0SPAM.lloredacamacho.com
Web: http://www.lloredacamacho.com

LLOREDA CAMACHO & CO., also known as JOSE LLOREDA CAMACHO & CO, with an experience of more than 70 years, is widely recognized as a Colombian leading law firm that provides integral legal services to national and multinational companies doing business in Colombia. The firm places an emphasis on the preventative practice of law, helping our clients to achieve their goals by assessing their legal risks and building together innovative, effective and winning strategies. The firm also counts with correspondent offices and alliances around the country and worldwide, which allows it to offer superior services in different jurisdictions.
Partners: 8
Associates: 45
Of-Counsel: 2
Technical Advisors: 6
Other Contact: cmunoz@lloredacamacho.com


Carrera 11 A No 97 A – 19 OF 506 – 507
BOGOTA D.C. Colombia
Phone: +(571) 611-4444
Fax: +(571)3298201
Email: lufemago@N0SPAM.maciasabogados.com
Web: http://www.maciasabogados.com

Macías Gómez & Asociados Abogados S.A.S. was founded in 1997 as the first Colombian law firm specialized in Environmental Law and is nowadays the biggest law firm in Corporate Environmental Law in Colombia. For over 20 years, it has earned and maintained an exceptional reputation by providing practical and actionable legal solutions for Colombia’s most complex environmental challenges. Deeply rooted on strong corporate and ethical values, we have become one of the most preferred environmental law firms for local and foreign companies who currently do or intend to do business throughout Colombia.



Contact: Luis Alfredo Pinilla, Partner
Calle 95 No 15 – 33 Of 502
Bogota D.C., Colombia
Phone: (571) 703-0581 - (571) 623-2467
Fax: (571) 623-2517
Email: apinilla@N0SPAM.pinillalegal.com
Web: http://www.pinillalegal.com

Pinilla Plazas & Associates is a law office oriented to provide legal advice to foreign companies interested in doing business in Colombia. We count on a group of lawyers admitted to practice law in both countries.

Our law office has consolidated an international practice, with associates both in the USA and Colombia, that allows us to assist our clients in planning and projecting their business in Colombia. The firm has helped American companies to begin production in Colombia providing highly specialized international tax structures taking advantage of free trade zones and trade agreements.

Areas of practice:

-International business transactions,
-Corporate law,
-Commercial law
-Real estate
-Customs & Foreign exchange regulation,
-Non-tariff barriers,
-Industrial and intellectual property,
-Tax planning,
-Free trade zone regulation
-Immigration law.


Contact: Mónica De Narváez, Country Manager
Calle 93A No.13-24, 5 Floor
Bogota D.C. Colombia
Phone: 57-1-667-2632
Email: info@N0SPAM.sempertegui.com
Web: http://www.sempertegui.com/

The services of Sempértegui Ontaneda Abogados, an international law firm with offices in United States (Washington D.C., Ecuador and Colombia), are focused on meeting the needs of the foreign corporations who are considering Colombia as an investment destination. The team of professionals that integrates Sempértegui Ontaneda Abogados has decades of experience in the specialized representation of companies in the country, in each of the areas of service offered.

1. Assistance in the process of installation of the investment
a) Exploratory regulatory analysis for the specific investment.
b) Incorporation of the investment in Colombia
Once the first phase is executed and the decision to move forward with the foreign investment is made, Sempértegui Ontaneda Abogados executes all the necessary acts for the proper incorporation of the business in Colombia:
- Tax planning strategy, including the international component.
- Incorporation of the business, according to the model decided.
- Labor strategy and specific contracts.
- Foreign trade strategy for the applicable activity.
- Intellectual property protection.
- Obtaining migratory permits for foreign personnel.
- Insurance contracts negotiation.

2. Legal advice for the execution of projects
Our team is able to provide legal advice in all phases of projects in the following areas and industries:
- Energy (oil, gas, electricity, renewable energy) and extractive industry (mining).
- Public and private infrastructure Commercial and retail.
- Tourism.
- Banking and finance.
- Residential and commercial real estate.
- Healthcare and pharmaceutical.
- Agriculture and agrobusiness.
- Industry and manufacturing.
- Education.
- IT.

3. Investment in Latin America from Colombia.
Once the investment in Colombia is established, the firm advises clients in its expansion process in the region.


Contact: Juan Carlos Uribe, Partner
Calle 93B No. 12-48 of 401
Bogota D.C., 110221, Colombia
Phone: 57-1-601-9660
Fax: 57-1-611-4209
Email: tum@N0SPAM.tumnet.com
Web: http://www.tumnet.com/

The firm's legal practice and professional expertise covers all technical fields and matters pertaining to Corporate Law. Our specialty focuses in the areas of Industrial and Intellectual Property. Our proactive approach to client management, provided exclusively by market-proven senior partners, allows us to have an integral view of our client's issues. This results in optimizing our service and delivering results, which will help our clients’ corporate value in a cost effective manner.

Our legal expertise is complemented with services in the Management Consulting and International Business Development areas, which include: Scenario Strategic Planning Development, Corporate Governance, Organizational Design, Executive Talent Search and Management, Commercial Effectiveness Programs and Growth and Trade Strategies.

Members of: International Trademark Association (INTA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), International Association for the Protection of the Industrial Property (AIPPI), International Bar Association (IBA), Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), Licensing Executive Society (LES Colombia/Ecuador/ Perú), Asociación Colombiana para la Propiedad Industrial (ACPI), Centro Colombiano del Derecho de Autor (CECOLDA), Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Tributario (ICDT), Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá (CCB).

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