Firm Profile > Chemás & Asociados > BOGOTÁ, Colombia

Chemás & Asociados
CALLE 67 No 4-21

Litigation Tier 2

Held up for its 'depth, quality, dedication' and especially for achieving successful outcomes, the former Chemás Roldán & Asociados, now reincorporated as Chemás & Asociados has experience representing significant companies in intricate disputes related to transport, telecommunications, energy and public-service infrastructure projects. Led by administrative law and public procurement specialist Jorge Eduardo Chemás, whose long trajectory includes acting for Colombian state entities during their restructuring processes, the eight-strong team also features commercial, antitrust and consumer law litigation specialist Ingrid Soraya Ortiz as co-head. The group handles constitutional, administrative and contentious commercial issues, and is also experienced in the enforcement of arbitral awards.

Public law Tier 3

The former Chemás Roldán & Asociados has reincorporated as Chemás & Asociados following the October 2019 departure of Fernando Alberto Roldán to establish Roldán Uribe & Alvarez Abogados. Nevertheless, the primarily disputes-oriented boutique remains in great demand for its high-level expertise, client proximity and tailor-made advice and representation. Under the leadership of experienced litigator Jorge Eduardo Chemás, who 'stands out for his integrity, knowledge and proper handling of public procurement' matters, the firm has a strong track record acting for corporate clients in all administrative instances, as well as in civil courts and arbitral tribunals, and handling popular actions, fundamental constitutional rights cases (acciones de tutela) and fiscal responsibility. The group also advises on public procurement adjudications and licensing matters, along with general conflict resolution. Co-head Ingrid Soraya Ortiz specialises in contractual responsibility and Sergio Alejandro Chemás in administrative law and public procurement; both are names to note.



The practice serves the client in a very personalised way. Direct contact with the partner, which is very important to us, makes them unique in this market. In addition, the team immerses itself totally in the client’s area or sector, which leads them to better understand the market and also better serve the client’s needs‘.

Jorge Eduardo Chemás is a very experienced lawyer. He has a great capacity for analysis and comprehension, which allows him to strategically structure issues and thus better defend the client’s rights. His team also has developed these capacities under his leadership‘.

The firm has particular expertise in transportation infrastructure , with a long history and solidity on the subject. Their knowledge guarantees an impeccable handling of the process, obtaining, in our case, more than satisfactory results‘.

Ethical professionals with experience, sharp and committed to their clients without losing objectivity‘.

José Eduardo Chemás stands out for his integrity, knowledge and proper handling of public procurement issues, his concepts are concrete but deep and he is close to clients. His accompaniment makes a difference through his serenity and judgement‘.

Key clients

Autopistas De Santander

Grodco Ingenieros Civiles


Compañía Electrica De Sochagota

Concesión Santa Marta Paraguachón

Constructora Andrade Gutierrez


Ingenieros Constructores Gayco

Ingetec – Ingenieros Consultores Civiles Y Eléctricos

Malla Vial Del Valle

Pavcol – Pavimentos Colombia

Telefonica Mobiles


Termomechero Morro

Over the past 40 years, Chemás & Asociados has focused on providing personalized, tailor-made legal services to its clients with a notably high record of success in litigation and dispute resolution regarding in transportation, energy, oil and gas, telecommunications and the infrastructure sectors.

Our team has ample experience and a successful record in the legal representation of national and foreign corporations before national and international arbitration tribunals in which we have obtained results and/or exonerated our clients for over US$2.4 billion .

We have represented our clients against the “Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura – ANI”, “Instituto Nacional de Invias – INVIAS”, “Contraloría General de la República”, “Procuraduría General de la Nación”, numerous “Unidades Administrativas Especiales” and “Superintendencias” and “Comisiones de Regulación”, among others.

Likewise, our legal team has represented diverse corporations before the contentious administrative jurisdiction, civil jurisdiction, tribunals of arbitration and has also been their legal counsel in public procurement adjudications and licensing matters, along with conflict resolutions.

Chemas & Asociados strives for perfection making sure that all clients are properly represented throughout every step of the process to prevent and solve legal conflicts.

Our firm has strengthened its team to ensure that each client and case be permanently attended in order to provide a personalized, careful, detailed service that gives security, tranquility and confidence. Our vision is to continue growing in quality and attention covering topics of high complexity and interest.

Department Name Email Telephone
Head of Dispute Resolution and Managing Partner Jorge Eduardo Chemás Jaramillo 3105752056
Head of Anti-Trust Division and Member of Dispute Resolution Ingrid Ortiz
Head of Public Law and Member of Dispute Resolution Sergio Chemás 3118472009
Member of Dispute Resolution Team Nicolas Gomez
Member of Dispute Resolution Team Carlos Vera
Member of Dispute Resolution Team Nicolas España
Member of Dispute Resolution Team Sergio Morales
Member of Dispute Resolution Team Maria Antonia Ciro