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Juan Jose Angulo

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Angulo Marti´nez & Abogados

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Electric Energy, Regulatory, Corporate, M&A, Public Law


Founder and Managing Partner


Juan Jose is Founder and Managing Partner of the Firm. He has dedicated more than 10.000 hours to both an extensive analysis of electricity framework and legal counseling for local and foreign clients in most relevant energy projects in Colombia. He foresaw in 2011 the need of a new type of Law Firm more than measured by number of offices or lawyers, to be the firm of choice for clients due to a high level of specialization and exclusively focused in electric energy, as this being an industry reaching its maturity since the constitutional and legal reforms of the 90’s decade, about to experience two deep and core transitions: the non-hydro renewables incorporation and the prosumers' role in Market Dynamics.

Juan Jose currently advises more than 1000 MW in large wind farms and about to 250 MW in solar PV projects, among others matters, to participate of the first Renewable’s Auction to take place around early 2019. He also advises traditional Nat-Gas and Coal fired energy projects for the biggest energy groups in Colombia, some of their projects to be on the next 2019 Reliability Charge Auction, and also mid scale projects mostly rooftop PV. 

Juan Jose was elected in 2018 as member of the Board of Directors of Ser Colombia, the renewable’s association gathering local and foreign new players representing about USD$4B of investments in this recent market.

His expertise is comprehensive to all the activities and value chain of the electric sector, with focus on Regulatory, Contractual, Project Structuring, Taxes, Public Law, Merger, Acquisitions and Business Transactions.




Juan Jose serves as member of the Board of Directors of Ser Colombia for the term 2018-2020, elected with the highest votation within the Association's General Assembly. He was appointed Secretary of the Board (2018-2019) and Chairman of the Board of Directors (2019-2020) by both the General Assembly and the Board of Directors.


Georgetown University. Drafting Contracts in English – 2015
Universidad del Rosario. Post-graduate degree Master in Public Law – 2013
Universidad del Rosario. Law Degree – 2009


Juan Jose enjoys riding and breeding of horses.


Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Founded in 2016, boutique Angulo Martínez & Abogados specialises in the electricity market, with particular experience in renewables such as wind and solar power. The firm assisted Grupo Renovation with obtaining an environmental licence, the first of its kind due to the project’s large capacity, for a 212MW wind farm in the La Guajira region. It has previously assisted the client in four other wind projects and one solar project in the same region. Begonia Power and Grupo Renovation sought the practice’s legal support when presenting their 800MW wind farm project to the reliability charge auction held in February 2019. Founding partner Juan José Angulo ‘has proven knowledge and specific skills in designing and developing electricity projects according to regulations’ and the firm receives praise for attending to clients' needs quickly. Clients include Grupo Solaer, Grupo Manuelita and Ecopetrol spin-off Cenit.

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