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Gómez-Pinzón Abogados (GPA), Pablo Rabelly Mendoza, Bogota, COLOMBIA

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Pablo Rabelly Mendoza

Work +57 1 319 2900 Ext. 208
Gómez-Pinzón Abogados (GPA)

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Partner, and co-director of Corporate/M&A practice.


In the development of his professional practice, he has been an advisor to national and multinational entities from various sectors of the economy, particularly in the elaboration and negotiation of various types of contracts, incorporation of companies and branches, participation in business reorganization processes that mainly include operations of merger, spin-off, transformation, liquidation and acquisition of companies.

Currently and since 2011, he works as a senior lawyer in the Corporate Law and Contracts Department, he was a senior associate of Corporate Law and Contracts at Prieto & Carrizosa Abogados, Deputy Director of the Litigation and Arbitration Department of Gómez-Pinzón Abogados. He was an associate lawyer in commercial, corporate, contract and litigation matters for Silva Piñeros & Gómez Abogados S.A., was General Secretary of IFI Leasing S.A. (Leasing Bancoldex), he held the position of Legal Director of IFI Leasing S.A., he worked as a lawyer of the Credit Establishment Division of the Financial Superintendence and as an Associate Lawyer in commercial matters and litigation at Cárdenas & Cárdenas Abogados.

As a member of the Corporate practice, he focuses his practice on meeting the needs of foreign and national investors interested in setting up vehicles in Colombia to carry out their business and providing permanent advice on day-to-day matters in corporate and contractual matters, essentially reorganization, accompaniment and advise in actions before the Superintendency of Companies. As part of his work, he advises companies such as Sandvik Colombia S.A.S., Ecopetrol, Chemonics International Inc., Arauco Park, Mall Plaza, Schlumberger Surenco S.A., Gtech Group, Termoyopal Group, Hacienda La Gloria Agroindustrial Group, among other companies.


Englosh, Spanish


IBA member.


Attorney from Universidad del Rosario; Specialist in Financial Law from Universidad de Los Andes.


Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Affinitas’ Colombian member firm, the full-service Gómez-Pinzón Abogados (GPA) has long been a mainstay of the corporate and transactional market. The 29-strong practice group is co-led by the highly regarded Andrés Hoyos; he led advice to Hydro Global Investment (co-owned by China Three Gorges Corporation and EDP Energias de Portugal) on the acquisition of 80% of the equity rights of Talasa Projectco and Talasa Conexion. Hoyos' fellow practice co-head, Pablo Rabelly, led the reorganisation of Mallplaza Colombia (part of Chile’s Mall Plaza group), involving the negotiation of investors' agreements with the minority shareholders of the various companies involved in the reorganisation and the incorporation of a private investment fund. Patricia ArrázolaNatalia García and Felipe Mariño are also key names in the practice. However, senior associates Ángela García Páez and Cristina Copete moved to Brigard Urrutia and Garrigues, respectively, in early 2019.

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