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Gallego Abogados
Calle 101 No. 12 – 42

Colombia > Corporate and M&A Tier 6

Ten-lawyer strong boutique Gallego Abogados has a emphasis on advising mid-market European and Colombian companies on corporate and M&A matters. In particular, the team is differentiated by its niche focus on representing German-speaking clients on local business law issues. Founding partner Helmuth Gallego fronts the group and is recognised for his activity in corporate, commercial and arbitration work. The group also includes firm deputy director Mónica Gutiérrez, whose practice spans corporate, tax and foreign investment; and senior lawyer Martha Neme, who has extensive experience in securities law.

Practice head(s):

Helmuth Gallego


It is a very competent and professional team, they are always aware of legal updates and their implications for industries.

Their greatest strength is their cordial and professional treatment.

The Gallego Abogados team is made up of a group of competent professionals who know the sector and the legislation in the field of action of Soluciones Integrales VER. Strong points: 1. Experience. We have the peace of mind of the solidity and experience of the firm. 2. Multidisciplinary team. It is made up of a group of professional experts in each subject. 3. Focused on results: Gallego Abogados is an ally in the development of our businesses. Seeks to generate added value. Skills: 1. Trust: As a company we feel safe and supported by the legal advice provided by Gallego Abogados. 2. Efficiency and greater responsiveness. 3. They are experts on the subject. 4. They are empathetic and always look for solutions. Gallego Abogados is a firm that has experience, is diverse and inclusive; and compare favourably with other firms. Its founding partner is empathetic to our needs.

What makes the lawyers at Gallego Abogados stand out is the professionalism and punctuality of their responses. Always attentive to answer us, they fulfill professional commitments, they are proactive and purposeful. Dr. Helmuth Gallego, as a founding partner, is a very well-prepared, correct person who provides advice in a timely and accurate manner. We have the peace of mind that his expertise is at our service. Dr. Mónica Gutierrez, as legal deputy director, not only provides us with legal advisory services, but also always seeks to keep us informed of regulatory developments, of what benefits and does not benefit the company. She always seeks to go one step further in a professional manner for the benefit of the client. Dr. Hasley Romero supports us in the review and participation of contractual processes. She is a person who knows the subject, who always seeks the success of the processes.’

Key clients

Busch Vaccuum Mexico

MA Lighting Latinoamerica

Soluciones Integrales Ver

Abo Wind Aktiengesellschaft

Herrenknecht Colombia

Wacker Colombia

Eglo Colombia Iluminación

Deutsch-Kolumbianische Industrie- und Handelskammer / Cámara de Industria y Comercio Colombo-Alemana

German Embassy

Sistema de Fachadas Colombia

Fundación UOC Colombia

Vitronic Dr-Ing Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme

Hafele Colombia

Human Forest

Marcon Global Services

CNV Internationaal

Work highlights

  • Advised an international client on the sale of an energy project in Colombia.
  • Advised a client on the structuring and sale of carbon credits under the REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) scheme.

Gallego Abogados is a Bogotá-based law firm that stands for legal expertise, scientific firmness, and more than 25 years of genuine sector experience in all areas of business and corporate law.

The focus of our practice is to address the legal needs of medium-sized and large European and Colombian companies integrally by taking into consideration the business scenarios of the different industries within the Colombian market. Our work aims to ensure legal security and conflict prevention to our clients, thereby guaranteeing the efficient use of human, technical and financial resources. We are especially recognized for our success advising German companies, by giving a unique perspective to the approach of the work and the implementation of the corporate policies in the Colombian context.

Our highly specialized, bilingual attorneys offer personalized attention in order to assist our clients and the specific needs of their venture in Colombia in the most efficient, cost-effective, and appropriate way. The professional team of Gallego Abogados is currently composed of 7 Senior Associates, all of whom have postgraduate studies in the country or abroad.

Gallego Abogados represents a broad array of national and international clients and is recognized for its uncompromising commitment to excellence, as well as its dedication to understanding the goals, needs, and business culture of our clients.

The mission of Gallego Abogados is to lead the venture of our clients to success with legal security. For this reason, we offer our clients professional support to ensure the smooth implementation of their projects and advocacy for their interests in Colombia while at the same time assuring an adequate business dynamic and conflict prevention.

The knowledge of the European culture and the particular circumstances of the Colombian market, as well as the professional formation and vast experience in the business sector of our attorneys, enable us to conduct the ventures of our clients towards success.

The clients of Gallego Abogados can expect customized legal consultancy under the highest international standards, as well as full commitment to their business interests.

The international nature of Gallego Abogados and its conviction for scientific work has strengthened its activity as a practice center for law students from different universities such as the Free University of Berlin, the University of Munich, the University of Muenster, and the University of Graz. In 2020, Gallego Abogados received 2 interns from the aforementioned universities.

Besides, Gallego Abogados is a key ally on legal matters with the main bi-national Chambers of Commerce of Colombia, such as the Colombian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Colombian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Colombian-Dutch Chamber of Commerce, the Colombian-Chilean Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Colombian-Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Colombian-British Chamber of Commerce, and the Commercial Section of the Embassy of Austria. With these allies, Gallego Abogados has a common purpose to support foreign investors and to provide a safe and trustworthy business.

Gallego Abogados ist eine in Bogotá ansässige Anwaltskanzlei, die für juristische Expertise, wissenschaftliche Standhaftigkeit und mehr als 25 Jahre authentische Branchenerfahrung in allen Bereichen des Wirtschafts- und Gesellschaftsrechts steht.

Der Schwerpunkt unserer Tätigkeit liegt darin, die rechtlichen Bedürfnisse mittlerer und großer europäischer und kolumbianischer Unternehmen ganzheitlich anzugehen, indem wir die Geschäftsszenarien der verschiedenen Branchen auf dem kolumbianischen Markt berücksichtigen. Unsere Arbeit zielt darauf ab, unseren Mandanten Rechtssicherheit und Konfliktprävention zu gewährleisten und dabei den effizienten Einsatz von personellen, technischen und finanziellen Ressourcen zu gewährleisten. Wir sind besonders anerkannt für unseren Erfolg bei der Beratung deutscher Unternehmen, indem wir dem Ansatz der Arbeit und der Umsetzung der Unternehmenspolitik im kolumbianischen Kontext eine einzigartige Perspektive geben.

Unsere hochspezialisierten, zweisprachigen Anwälte bieten persönliche Betreuung, um unsere Mandanten und die spezifischen Bedürfnisse ihres Unternehmens in Kolumbien auf die effizienteste, kostengünstigste und angemessenste Weise zu unterstützen. Das professionelle Team von Gallego Abogados besteht derzeit aus 7 Senior Associates, die alle ein Aufbaustudium im In- oder Ausland absolviert haben.

Gallego Abogados vertritt ein breites Spektrum nationaler und internationaler Kunden und ist bekannt für sein kompromissloses Engagement für Exzellenz sowie dafür, die Ziele, Bedürfnisse und Geschäftskultur unserer Kunden zu verstehen.

Die Mission von Gallego Abogados ist es, das Vorhaben unserer Mandanten rechtssicher zum Erfolg zu führen. Aus diesem Grund bieten wir unseren Kunden professionelle Unterstützung, um eine reibungslose Umsetzung ihrer Projekte und Interessenvertretung in Kolumbien zu gewährleisten und gleichzeitig eine angemessene Geschäftsdynamik und Konfliktprävention sicherzustellen.

Die Kenntnisse der europäischen Kultur und der besonderen Gegebenheiten des kolumbianischen Marktes sowie die fachliche Ausbildung und langjährige Branchenerfahrung unserer Anwälte ermöglichen es uns, die Unternehmungen unserer Mandanten erfolgreich umzusetzen.

Die Mandanten von Gallego Abogados können eine maßgeschneiderte Rechtsberatung nach höchsten internationalen Standards sowie ein uneingeschränktes Engagement für ihre Geschäftsinteressen erwarten.

Der internationale Charakter von Gallego Abogados und seine Überzeugung für wissenschaftliches Arbeiten haben seine Tätigkeit als Übungszentrum für Jurastudenten verschiedener Universitäten wie der Freien Universität Berlin, der Universität München, der Universität Münster und der Universität Graz gestärkt. 2020 nahm Gallego Abogados zwei Praktikanten von den oben genannten Universitäten auf.

Außerdem ist Gallego Abogados ein relevanter Partner in Rechtsangelegenheiten für die wichtigsten binationalen Handelskammern Kolumbiens wie die kolumbianisch-deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer, die kolumbianisch-amerikanische Handelskammer und die kolumbianisch-niederländische Handelskammer, die kolumbianisch-chilenische Industrie- und Handelskammer, die kolumbianisch-japanische Industrie- und Handelskammer, die kolumbianisch-britische Handelskammer und die Handelsabteilung der Botschaft von Österreich. Mit diesen Partnern hat Gallego Abogados das gemeinsame Ziel, ausländische Investoren zu unterstützen und ein sicheres und vertrauenswürdiges Geschäft zu ermöglichen.

Department Name Email Telephone
Director HELMUTH GALLEGO 6015522525
Deputy Director MONICA GUTIERREZ 6015522525
Senior Lawyer HASLEY ROMERO 6015522525
Photo Name Position Profile
HELMUTH MAURICIO  GALLEGO SANCHEZ photo PD Dr iur HELMUTH MAURICIO GALLEGO SANCHEZ Dr Gallego is the Managing Partner at Gallego Abogados and responsible for…
Monica Alejandra  Gutierrez Guzmán photo Dra Monica Alejandra Gutierrez Guzmán Mónica Gutiérrez is a Corporate Lawyer. She is the Deputy Director of…
HASLEY TERESA  ROMERO GOMEZ photo Dra HASLEY TERESA ROMERO GOMEZ Hasley Romero is a senior lawyer in our law firm since 2021…
German - Colombian Chamber of Commerce
International Referral
Colombian American Chamber of Commerce
Colombian Japanese Chamber of Commerce
Colombian Dutch Chamber of Commerce
Cámara de Industria y Comercio Argentino Alemana - AHK