Firm Profile > Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados > Bogota, Colombia

Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados
CARRERA 7, #71-21

Projects Tier 1

Undoubtedly a leading boutique’, Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados is experienced in the structuring and development of projects, infrastructure, public contracts and public procurement law, as well as ‘skillfully undertaking’ dispute resolution matters derived from projects activity. Led by Carlos Gustavo Arrieta, Álvaro Mantilla and Adriana Espinosa, the seven-strong team provides permanent legal assistance to various concessionaires – such as to Scania Latin America regarding the performance of its concession contract with Bogota’s public transport system, Transmilenio, and to Aerocali in relation to its concession contract with Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura for the structuring of a PPP initiative for the upgrading and administration of five airports. The team is also representing Concesionaria Panamericana in a punitive administrative procedure initiated by the Instituto de Infraestructura y Concesiones of Cundinamarca for an alleged breach of contract. Other 2018 mandates include advising Concesionaria Vial de los Andes on the execution and performance of at least six engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts for the construction of a four-lane highway. Clients include MGM Innova Capital, Concesionaria Vial del Pacífico, Grupo Aeroportuario del Caribe.


Since 1998, Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados has been a specialized law firm in Bogota, Colombia. It stands out for its team of professionals excelling in their fields of practice, all of whom have attended prestigious law schools in Colombia, and pursued higher education in particular legal matters in national and international top-rated schools. The members of Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados strive to provide clients with a global approach to their specific needs, by delivering timely and accurate legal information and providing global support with the development of their projects in Colombia.

The firm: Arrieta, Mantilla & Asociados is a boutique law firm that is characterized by its high-quality legal services, its personalized attention to clients, and its deep and detailed analysis of the cases that are assigned by its clients. The firm provides legal assistance in specialized areas of private and public law to local and multinational companies involved in the industrial, commercial and natural resources sectors; governmental agencies; investment banks; corporations and individuals. Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados represents a wide range of clientele, including important capital investors in projects related to mining, oil, gas, telecommunications and public services infrastructure projects in Colombia.

Department Name Email Telephone
Administrative law and public contracting Carlos Gustavo Arrieta Padilla
Administrative law and public contracting Alvaro Mantilla Padilla
Infrastructure and public services Alvaro Mantilla Padilla
Infrastructure and public services Adriana Maria Espinosa Piñeros
Mining – oil and gas Carlos Gustavo Arrieta Padilla
Mining – oil and gas Yady Catherine Villaquirán Castro
Corporate law and negotiations Alvaro Mantilla Padilla
Corporate law and negotiations Adriana Maria Espinosa Piñeros
Litigation Paula Andrea Ramos Arismendi
Litigation Alvaro Mantilla Padilla
Other fee-earners : 13
Total staff : 31
Partners : 5