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Norton Rose Fulbright

EDIFICIO K2, 7° PISO, CALLE 97A, #9A - 50, BOGOTÁ DC, COLOMBIA
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Colombia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s ‘very professional and innovative team’ has a wide-ranging practice covering acquisition finance, banking and finance, debt capital markets, derivatives, financial services, project finance, and securitisation. A team headed by Jorge Neher advised Red Kite Mine (as lenders) in connection with a $250m secured debt facility to Continental Gold for the development of the Buriticá gold project. It also provided assistance to Gran Tierra Energía on its acquisition of junior oil and gas corporation Petroamerica Oil Corp for approximately $70m. Puma Energy, CODAD, OHL and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional are also clients. Practice head Luis Carlos Neira, Leopoldo Olavarría, Hernán Rodríguez and Ana Cristina Jaramillo are all noted for their expertise.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s corporate group is led by Ana Cristina Jaramillo, who has vast expertise in complex corporate restructuring and M&A deals. Jaramillo and the ‘experiencedLuis Carlos Neira recently advised Air Liquide on the purchase of a majority interest in medical industry corporation Oxymaster, while a team led by Hernán Rodríguez assisted IAMGOLD Corporation in the acquisition of several mining titles in the city of Antioquia. Jorge Neher and Leopoldo Olavarría are also key members of the practice.

Next generation lawyers

Ana Cristina Jaramillo - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

The ‘very competitive’ energy group at Norton Rose Fulbright attracts praise for its responsiveness, pragmatism and approachability, and counts among its clients substantial independent mining and oil and gas corporations. Venezuela-trained energy expert Jorge Neher acted for Touchstone Colombia in environmental licensing proceedings connected to several mining projects in the country. Head of mining Hernán Rodríguez led advice to Bluecrest on the sale of its mining interests in the country to a private investment fund. Leopoldo Olavarría, Luis Carlos Neira and senior associate Efraín Peña, who heads the environmental practice, are all key figures.

Leading lawyers

Jorge Neher - Norton Rose Fulbright

Luis Carlos Neira - Norton Rose Fulbright

Next generation lawyers

Efraín Peña - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright delivers ‘pragmatic advice using plain language’. Isabella Gandini is the key name in the practice, which advises clients in the oil and gas, mining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and technology sectors.

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Projects
Projects - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright acts for multinational corporations, banks, government bodies and multilateral institutions, and is particularly well-versed in 4G concession, infrastructure and energy projects. ‘Distinguished banking and finance expertLuis Carlos Neira leads the practice, with Jorge Neher, Leopoldo Olavarría and Hernán Rodríguez also recommended. The team advised Kentz Caribbean (SNC Lavalin) on the preliminary steps leading to the public bidding to repair the Cartagena and Barrancabermeja refineries; and is also assisting Air Liquide in relation to the establishment of an industrial facility in a free trade zone.

Leading lawyers

Luis Carlos Neira - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s tax team works for local and foreign clients on cross-border transactions, litigation, and the structuring and development of tax-efficient structures. It has advised clients such as Bridgestone, IAMGOLD and YPF.

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Venezuela

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