Mrs Lina Uribe García > Gómez-Pinzón Abogados (GPA) > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Gómez-Pinzón Abogados (GPA)
CALLE 67 NO. 7-35
OF. 1204
BOGOTÁ
Colombia
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Work Department

Environmental | Corporate/M&A

Position

Partner, head of Environmental practice and member of Corporate/M&A practice group.

Career

In her more than 20 years of experience, Lina has participated and led some of the most important Mergers & Acquisitions transactions that have taken place in the firm, including the merger of Bavaria and SABMiller, the sale of Carulla Vivero to Almacenes Éxito, the sale of Chrysler Colombia and the alliance of Avianca and Taca; Lina was also part of the team that advised Avianca on her IPO. Lina also has extensive experience in corporate transnational reorganizations acquired in her practice of Mergers & Acquisitions and corporate practice over the years.

Specifically, she has extensive experience in (i) obtaining licenses and permits. (ii) Preparing legal concepts and opinions. (iii) Administrative processes before environmental authorities. (iv) Advises related to environmental legal actions such as group actions and popular actions. (v) Advise in relation to the management and disposal of waste and hazardous substances and remediation actions in polluted areas.

Likewise, Lina has supervised due diligence investigations and negotiated contract clauses defining and allocating environmental risks in multiple mergers and acquisitions transactions, financings and transnational real estate developments and in Colombia.

Among the most representative clients in day-to-day environmental advisory issues, administrative processes and popular environmental actions are: GM Colmotores, Schlumberger, Termobarranquilla, Clorox, Colombia Natural Resources, Colombian Energy Development Co., among others.

Languages

English, Spanish

Memberships

IBA member

Education

Attorney from Universidad Javeriana; Specialist in Environmental Law from Universidad del Rosario; LL.M with distinction in Energy and Environment from Tulane University.