Energy, Mining and Natural Resources: Highly specialized lawyers provide comprehensive legal advice for the development of projects in various fields such as mining, industry, energy, corporations, infrastructure and real estate, among others. “A law firm with several areas of specialization. This means that the client`s advice is not limited to concrete issues, but that a comprehensive assessment/advice can take place, taking into account other strategic legal issues. Competition: antitrust law, including regulatory investigations, antitrust litigation, M&A consultations, settlements, compliance reviews and legal reports. “Arturo Selman, Senior Partner, and his team have provided us with constant support, not only from a legal perspective, but also in meeting deadlines and answering questions.” “Jorge Vial – extensive experience and soft skills that, combined with his legal expertise, make him a renowned and trustworthy lawyer.” Dispute Resolution: Prevention and resolution of civil and criminal disputes with complex legal and technical issues for domestic and international clients from a wide variety of industries. NewsMarch 2019: Luis Fernando Macías, Juan Carlos Forero and Pamela Alarcón have joined Colombian member firm Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría. Mr. Macías has over 26 years of experience in corporate environmental law, environmental litigation, compliance and legal strategy and is recognized by Chambers as a Volume 1 in Environmental and Resource Law. Previously, he was first head of the legal department of the Colombian Ministry of the Environment, associate judge of the Columbia State Council, arbitrator at the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and university professor. In addition to a law degree, he also holds a master`s degree in political philosophy, Latin American political science and environmental law, as well as a doctorate in political science. Mr. Forero has over twenty years of experience in criminal law with a focus on corporate criminal law.
Previously, he served as Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General of Colombia and Associate Judge of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Colombia. He holds a law degree from the University of Rosario and a master`s degree in criminal law from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Finally, Mr. Alarcón specializes in criminal law, corporate criminal law, corruption, crime prevention and compliance, as well as risk analysis in corporate matters and criminal proceedings. She has extensive experience in white-collar criminal law as well as corruption and criminal compliance. Previously, she was an advisor in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General and a professor of corporate criminal law and compliance at the University of Rosario. She holds a law degree from Los Andes University and a master`s degree in human rights from the Carlos III University of Madrid. “Excellent client service, commitment and passion in the files they lead – detail and thoroughness in legal and strategic analysis.
» Individuals and family: long-term legal advice according to the highest international standards for entrepreneurial families in the development of estate planning structures. Main areas of practice:Banking, Finance and Capital Markets: Advising banks on syndicated financing, asset finance and project finance as well as on the development of innovative financial structures and products, representing underwriters and issuers in the placement of bonds and securities in Colombia and abroad. Competition: All aspects of antitrust law, including regulatory investigations, antitrust disputes, M&A consultations, settlements, compliance reviews and legal reports. Corporate/M&A: All aspects of corporate law, including corporate integration, tax matters, structuring and implementation of takeover bids and acquisitions and sales of listed companies, restructurings, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and restructuring proceedings. Criminal Law and Compliance: Extensive experience in developing defence strategies and promoting police, judicial and judicial investigations. The firm is also an expert in crisis control in criminal contingencies such as workplace accidents and corruption of officials. Dispute Resolution: Prevention and resolution of civil and criminal disputes with complex legal and technical issues for domestic and international clients from a wide range of industries in domestic and international institutional arbitration and ad hoc. Energy, Mining and Natural Resources: This area is composed of highly specialized lawyers who provide comprehensive advice on legal issues for the development of projects in various areas such as mining, industry, energy, corporations, infrastructure and real estate, among others.
Environment and Sustainable Development: The firm provides support for the development of legal strategies that enable clients to strengthen the legal management of environmental issues, thereby reducing the legal risks that may arise from its activities. In this sense, the firm`s advice and support on environmental matters aims to meet the needs of clients within the applicable regulatory framework. Infrastructure & Projects: Advising toll companies and ports as well as buyers and sellers; participation as a funding advisor; and privatization of public services and ports. Intellectual property/life sciences: All aspects of intellectual property, patents, trademarks, designs, utility models, copyrights, sports and entertainment matters, litigation, unfair competition, pharmaceutical licenses and health registrations. Labour and Employment Law: Litigation, collective bargaining, benefits, due diligence and audits, corporate restructuring, immigration, pensions, internal policies, salaries and benefits, taxation, health and safety. Private Clients & Family: Comprehensive long-term legal advice according to the highest international standards for entrepreneurial families in the development of estate planning structures that allow the redistribution of wealth between family members and different generations. Public Law: A long-standing public law department advising a wide range of clients in the private and public sectors, such as government agencies. Real Estate: Complex real estate issues such as shopping centre planning and construction, supermarket construction, real estate trusts, real estate leasing, long-term leases, due diligence, real estate guarantees, regulatory matters and local permits. Tax & International Trade: Structuring of national and international transactions and transactions relating to foreign trade, customs and foreign exchange, tax planning and customs advice, as well as tax disputes.