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CALLE 72 NO. 4-73, BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
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www.angulomartinez.com/

Juan Jose Angulo

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Angulo Marti´nez & Abogados

Work Department

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

Position

Founder and Managing Partner

Career

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.

Languages

Spanish
English

Member

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.

Education

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

Leisure

Juan Jose enjoys riding and breeding of horses.


Colombia

Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Founded in 2016, boutique Angulo Martínez & Abogados enters the rankings on the back of a strong caseload and significant presence in the renewable energy market, where it attracts praise for ‘the fact that they are specialized on energy law but also that it keeps an interest in its clients’ projects, does constant follow ups and is always on the lookout for updates in the regulation that can benefit its clients’ projects’. Founding partner Juan José Angulo assisted a client with the connection procedure to the National Interconnected System (and partial obtaining of it) for a 330 MW wind farm to be located in the Guajira area. Clients include Grupo Renovatio, Grupo Solaer and Grupo Manuelita.

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