Firm Profile > Cáez Muñoz Mejía Abogados (CMM) > Bogota, Colombia

Cáez Muñoz Mejía Abogados (CMM)
Cra 17 No. 89 – 31 Of. 403
Colombia

Corporate and M&A Tier 4

The result of the merger of three firms specialised in the fields of corporate/M&A, IP and dispute resolution, Cáez Muñoz Mejía Abogados (CMM) opened its doors in August 2018. Experienced in leading and structuring mergers, spinoffs, sales and acquisitions, the firm acts for national and international companies in an array of industries, with clients noting partners' accessibility and direct involvement. Managing partner Paula Muñoz is the key name in the six-strong practice. Founding partner José Luís Jerez  focuses on commercial and contractual matters. The firm also undertakes corporate litigation and arbitration, as well as, advising on the corporate crime, foreign exchange, tax and labour aspects of transactions. Associate director for oil and gas, Freddy Navarrete is also a key practice group member.

Testimonials

CMM Abogados is a firm with partners with a very good track record and experience that make the client feel like a priority. The relationship and direct involvement of the partners makes a great difference and is a differentiating element compared to large firms‘.

CMM Abogados stands out for the direct relationship and the efficient and agile response to the client’s needs. Inour particular case, Paula Muñoz has generated a lot of value for our company. Her frank, agile advice and reflection of her experience in M&A has been the differentiating element‘.

The firm has valid and professional lawyer and is capable of managing several aspects of any deal‘.

Paula Muñoz is an excellent lawyer, highly competent and professional. At the same time she is very pragmatic and look for the best business decision. She is also dedicated to the process and manages directly or anyway supervise all steps‘.

Key clients

Mannuli Rubber Group

TC Latin American Partners Colombia

Grupo Takami

Asesorías e Inversiones Benjamín

KraussMaffei Group

AVIS Colombia (Mareauto Colombia)

Natturale

E-léctrica

Adglow Corp

ADEA – Administradora de Archivos

Makser

Whiskey Films

Litigation Tier 4

Cáez Muñoz Mejía Abogados (CMM) acts in national and multijurisdictional litigation as well as in domestic commercial arbitration in relation to an array of -particularly regulated- sectors, including telecommunications, insurance, finance, and construction. The five-strong team is lead by Guillermo Caéz, who handles contractual and corporate disputes, in addition to torts, administrative cases and antitrust matters. Associate Antony Palacios is strongly engaged in disputes work and the team also receives support from the firm's intellectual property and corporate practices – the latter, notably also includes a corporate crime sub-practice.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

Guillermo Cáez stands out for his knowledge and permanent availability. He assumes cases personally and with his work team, they present and execute defence strategies that exceed the client’s expectations‘.

It is a full-service law firm made up of four partners and a total of 18 lawyers in the entire team. His specialties are M&A, dispute resolution, corporate criminal law, oil and gas, training law, tax, labour and real estate. It is an effective firm, in 2019 it managed to collect sums in excess of ten billion pesos in judicial and extrajudicial proceedings against contractors and insurance companies for breach of contract‘.

Key clients

Colombia Telecomunicaciones (Telefónica)

Spazio Premium

Opain

SBA Torres Andinas

Biomax

AVIS Colombia (Mareauto Colombia)

Lab Construcciones

Conenco

Santa Rita – Chile

Responding to their clients’ needs for a complete portfolio of legal services, three Legal Boutique Firms with wide experience, strategically merged to broaden the technical and legal scope of the services provided. As a result, Cáez Muñoz Mejía Abogados entered the big Law Firm’s Market in Colombia under guidelines of permanent innovation of customer service standards, and a continuous and strict follow-up of all matters confided to them by their clients.

Currently Cáez Muñoz Mejía Abogados provides legal advice in almost all areas of law including: corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, consumer protection, criminal law, dispute resolution, tax matters, labor law, energy law, real estate law, banking and finance, public services and oil & gas.

Our team stands because of (i) it´s attorneys’ broad experience in relevant cross-border and national transactions, (ii) partners are always available for their clients, (iii) team members provide excellent quality of work, and (iv) reasonable fee cost.

Although the work is distributed between the different lawyers, clients really appreciate noticing that the partners are always in charge of the deal or matter and can be easily reached.

Department Name Email Telephone
Founding Partner - Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Department and Co-Head of the Corporate Matters Department Paula Muñoz pmunoz@cmmlegal.co (57)(1) 702 19 24 / (57)(1) 805 49 21 / (57) 3102709676
Founding Partner - Head of the Intellectual Property Department and Co-Head of the Corporate Matters Department Jose Luis Jerez jjerez@cmmlegal.co (57)(1) 702 19 24 / (57)(1) 805 49 21 / (57) 3167404363
Founding Partner - Head of the Criminal Law and White Collar Crime Department Alejandro Mejía amejia@cmmlegal.co (57)(1) 702 19 24 / (57)(1) 805 49 21 / (57) 3158840029
Founding Partner - Head of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Department Guillermo Cáez gcaez@cmmlegal.co (57)(1) 702 19 24 / (57)(1) 805 49 21 / (57) 3102399181
Director of the Oil & Gas Department Freddy Navarrete fnavarrete@cmmlegal.co (57)(1) 702 19 24 / (57)(1) 805 49 21 / (57) 3203336865
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Guillermo Cáez  photo Mr Guillermo Cáez Founding Partner – Department Director
Mr Jose Luis Jerez  photo Mr Jose Luis Jerez Founding Partner – Department Director
Mr Alejandro Mejía  photo Mr Alejandro Mejía Founding Partner – Department Director
Mrs Paula Muñoz  photo Mrs Paula Muñoz Founding Partner – Department Director
Mr Freddy Navarrete  photo Mr Freddy Navarrete Director
Partners : 4
Associates : 11
Counsels : 3
Staff : 2
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